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Centuries ago, the ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated a political and economic openness between the nations of Eurasia. But this network also opened...
by Boyce Thompson Institute
9:12am
8.15.2017
Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body,...
by Penn State University
1:42pm
8.11.2017
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When sweet taste and calories do not align, the body’s metabolism is fooled, a finding that may help explain the link between artificial sweetener use and...
by Yale University
9:03am
8.11.2017
Can chemicals that are added to breakfast cereals and other everyday products make you obese? Growing evidence from animal experiments suggests the answer may...
by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
9:34am
8.10.2017
Onions release a compound called lachrymatory factor (LF), which makes the eyes sting and water. Scientists know that a certain enzyme causes this irritating...
by American Chemical Society
12:33pm
8.2.2017
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Researchers have found that microbial species living on cheese have transferred thousands of genes between each other. They also identified regional hotspots...
by University of California, San Diego
9:29am
7.25.2017
Researchers have successfully elucidated the three-dimensional structure of phytoene desaturase in rice, along with the mechanism of phytoene transformation.
by Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
10:45am
7.21.2017
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The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published.
by University of Sussex
9:29am
7.17.2017
Some people love to eat a juicy, seedless watermelon for a tasty, refreshing snack during a hot, Florida summer day. Scientists have found a way to stave off...
by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
2:14pm
7.12.2017
A fine wine has an ideal balance of ingredients. Too much or too little of a component could mean the difference between a wine with a sweet and fruity aroma...
by American Chemical Society
1:40pm
7.12.2017
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Two separate studies, both published in the Annals of Internal Medicine this week, reached similar conclusions: consuming at least a cup of coffee daily was...
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2:16pm
7.11.2017
Those who crave brownies or hot cocoa may be happy to hear that heroes too small to be seen may help to protect the world’s chocolate supply.
by Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
9:14am
7.10.2017
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A genetic modification process has resulted in the identification and selection of banana genes that could be used to enhance pro-vitamin A in banana fruit.
by Queensland University of Technology
9:50am
7.7.2017
Two researchers have developed a sour beer that is infused with a probiotic strain of bacteria, Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain is known to neutralize...
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2:12pm
6.30.2017
Scientists from around the globe are investigating drought-resistant crops, in hopes of mitigating potential effects of climate change on important food and...
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2:15pm
6.27.2017
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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
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...
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11:55am
6.23.2017
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"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
Researchers have identified an antioxidant – richly occurring in broccoli – as a new anti-diabetic substance.
by SAHLGRENSKA ACADEMY
2:37pm
6.16.2017
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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“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
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
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