NMR Technology in the Authentication and Identification of Hungarian Wines
Hungary produces wine of considerable value. The Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture was keen to protect the investment made by the country’s wine manufacturers and guarantee the value of the product. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) has been used in wine screening across Western Europe very successfully to authenticate and protect wines but this is the ﬁrst time the technology has been employed in Eastern Europe.
The dawn of forensic DNA analysis has had a large part to play in the evolution of criminal and private investigations. Even the smallest residues can be used to place someone at a crime scene or determine how people are related to one another. Forensic DNA analysis doesn’t stop with people either, law enforcers are using the techniques to combat smuggling of animals and exotic woods too.READ MORE