Food Safety

NASA’s Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope helps us see gamma rays, which humans cannot see with the naked eye. This image shows gamma rays from the Milky Way. Source: NASA via Wikimedia Commons

Gamma Rays: Helper or Hazard?

Gamma rays might make you think of cancer, harmful radiation or superheroes. But gamma rays have lots of uses: food safety, manufacturing and even medicine!
Student uses a pipet to extract DNA with other students looking on.

Fish Market Survey

Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!