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Scientists from around the globe are investigating drought-resistant crops, in hopes of mitigating potential effects of climate change on important food and...
2:15pm
6.27.2017
Flowering crops, such as beans and cotton, offer their sweetest nectar to recruit colonizing ants in a strategy that balances their need for defense and to...
by University of Edinburgh
3:24pm
6.23.2017
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A new study found that eating fish at least twice per week correlated with lower rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and less swelling and tenderness in...
11:55am
6.23.2017
"Buy local" sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in...
by American Chemical Society
9:17am
6.21.2017
The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers...
by Temple University Health System
9:08am
6.21.2017
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Researchers have identified an antioxidant – richly occurring in broccoli – as a new anti-diabetic substance.
by SAHLGRENSKA ACADEMY
2:37pm
6.16.2017
The next time you walk down the produce aisle of your grocery store, you may want to reach for red onions if you are looking to fight off cancer.
by University of Guelph
9:50am
6.8.2017
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A compound found in olive oil may help to prevent cancer developing in the brain, a study shows. Research into oleic acid – the primary ingredient in olive oil...
by University of Edinburgh
9:40am
6.6.2017
Activating neurons in an area of the brain not previously associated with feeding can produce binge-eating behavior in mice, a new Yale study finds.
by Yale University
2:52pm
6.5.2017
As the United Nations Oceans Conference convenes in New York, a new paper calls on marine scientists to focus on social issues such as human rights violations...
by University of Washington
3:10pm
6.2.2017
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Researchers quantified the activity of two natural forms of vitamin K in dairy products of various fat contents and found that common U.S. dairy items,...
by Tufts University
2:59pm
6.2.2017
Rice bran, the outer covering of the rice grain, has high nutritional value and is a rich source of proteins, fats, minerals and micronutrients such as B...
by BioMed Central
9:53am
6.2.2017
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Epigenetic changes are chemical modifications that turn our genes off or on. Researchers now show that tea consumption in women leads to epigenetic changes in...
by Uppsala University
10:01am
5.31.2017
“Don’t play with your food” is a saying that researchers are taking with a grain or two of salt. The team is finding ways to make the dining experience...
by MIT
9:20am
5.26.2017
Certain fatty acids are not just part of a healthy diet. They can also neutralize the harmful listeria bacterium, a new study shows.
by University of Southern Denmark
2:43pm
5.23.2017
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Scientists aimed to evaluate the influence of different cooking methods (boiling, microwaving, grilling and frying) on proximate composition, betaglucans...
by FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology
9:41am
5.22.2017
Though most scientists say they're safe, GMOs still face fierce opposition from critics. But what about the federal agencies that can approve or shoot down...
by American Chemical Society
2:35pm
5.18.2017
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Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to...
2:33pm
5.18.2017
In just a few years, there will be 9 billion people on the Earth. All those mouths will demand food – and especially animal protein. But the current waste...
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9:56am
5.11.2017
A natural compound found in grape seed extract could be used to strengthen dentin — the tissue beneath a tooth’s enamel — and increase the life of resin...
by University of Illinois at Chicago
9:41am
5.10.2017
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In January 2016, the EU imposed a maximum limit of inorganic arsenic on manufacturers in a bid to mitigate associated health risks. But researchers found that...
by Queen's University Belfast
2:34pm
5.4.2017
Researchers have now found out how wine compounds are protective against neuronal death: they should pass through your stomach first.
by Frontiers
2:31pm
5.3.2017
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Why are some of us addicted to sugary sweets and treats? A new study says gene variants may be the culprit. Researchers found that individuals with a variant...
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12:57pm
5.3.2017
Since water and ethanol, along with tasty flavors, have different boiling points, they can be separated by carefully heating the mash that starts off every...
by American Chemical Society
9:32am
5.3.2017
Caffeine in Italian-style coffee seems to protect men from prostate cancer, contends a group of Italian researchers. Three or more cups of the coffee lowers...
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@SethAugenstein
10:06am
4.26.2017
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You wouldn't think chili peppers and marijuana have much in common. But when eaten, both interact with the same receptor in our stomachs, according to a new...
by University of Connecticut
9:02am
4.25.2017
Anti-cancer compounds in rocket salad leaves have been found to increase during postharvest shelf life, countering the idea that nutritional content decreases...
by University of Reading
2:01pm
4.24.2017
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Researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income...
by Michigan State University
2:44pm
4.21.2017
Spermidine—a compound found in foods like aged cheese, mushrooms, soy products, legumes, corn and whole grains—seems to prevent (at least in animal models)...
by Texas A&M University
1:53pm
4.20.2017
Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain,...
by Wake Forest University
9:21am
4.19.2017
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