Food/Bev

A new study shows that bilingual speakers' ability to speak a second language is improved after they have consumed a low dose of alcohol.
by University of Liverpool
2:19pm
10.18.2017
Food fraud is everywhere. In the aftermath of the horsemeat scandal in Europe, and with cases reported around the world, awareness is high. Food fraud can take...
by Sylvain Charlebois, Professor in Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University
10:20am
10.17.2017
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In a study, when mice ate broccoli with their regular diet, they were better able to tolerate digestive issues similar to symptoms of leaky gut and colitis...
by Penn State University
9:20am
10.16.2017
A new test allows accurate, rapid testing for Salmonella bacteria, one of the leading causes of food-borne illness across all regions of the world.
by Cornell University
2:39pm
10.5.2017
Researchers have found that mice on a fatty diet who were given high levels of fructose in their diet suffered much worse metabolic effects than those given...
by Joselin Diabetes Center
2:26pm
10.4.2017
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Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the gut.
by UCLA
9:31am
10.4.2017
The next time you bite into that perfect, sweet and succulent watermelon, you may want to appreciate that it's a product of millions of years of evolution in...
by Molecular Biology and Evolution
1:54pm
9.28.2017
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Broccoli is becoming more popular with the American consumer, providing plenty of nutrients in the diet. But it isn't easy getting this cool-weather vegetable...
by Agricultural Research Service
2:19pm
9.27.2017
A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and...
by Brian Melley, Associated Press
9:32am
9.26.2017
Everyone seems to swear by a different pancake recipe. How can you griddle up the perfect pancakes for your Saturday morning breakfast?
by American Chemical Society
2:16pm
9.25.2017
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A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs,...
by Penn State
9:24am
9.22.2017
Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment...
by American Chemical Society
9:04am
9.20.2017
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Researchers in Denmark are the first in the world to have analyzed whole grains with long near-infrared wavelengths using a new type of light source, the...
by University of Copenhagen
2:10pm
9.19.2017
Researchers have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the evening.
by University of Adelaide
2:44pm
9.15.2017
A research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps the body secrete more insulin, a central signaling molecule in the body that...
by Virginia Tech
9:15am
9.13.2017
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have called on a diverse group of scientists to accomplish an ambitious and complex task:...
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8:37am
9.13.2017
It’s one of the great health debates: the hazards or benefits of small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy remains intensely contested. But there is a “paucity...
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2:49pm
9.12.2017
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There are an estimated 300,000 species of plants in the world, producing roughly more than a million metabolites. Plants use these molecules to grow,...
by Michigan State University
2:18pm
8.31.2017
Plant-based sensors that measure the thickness and electrical capacitance of leaves show great promise for telling farmers when to activate their irrigation...
by Penn State University
9:29am
8.30.2017
Research with more than 135,000 people across five continents has shown that a diet that includes a moderate intake of fat and fruits and vegetables, and...
by McMaster University
9:01am
8.29.2017
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Caffeine, the widely consumed stimulant and igniter of sluggish mornings, has been found to temper taste buds temporarily, making food and drink seem less...
by Cornell University
9:06am
8.28.2017
What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off. But researchers have discovered certain compounds found in cocoa...
by Brigham Young University
9:42am
8.25.2017
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Chemical analysis conducted on ancient pottery could dramatically predate the commencement of winemaking in Italy. A large storage jar from the Copper Age (...
by University of South Florida
2:25pm
8.24.2017
The least appreciated part of an avocado could soon undergo a trash-to-treasure transformation. Scientists report that avocado seed husks are hidden gold mines...
by American Chemical Society
10:00am
8.21.2017
A new study by a pair of Swedish scientists has proven the answer to "neat, over ice, or water" at a molecular level: a few drops of water in whiskey helps...
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2:05pm
8.18.2017
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Have your coffee without spilling the milk: researchers developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the...
by Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
9:50am
8.17.2017
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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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