Dietary
Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply  NEWS MEDICAL · 31 minutes
A team of researchers has found that a dangerous type of parasite that affects the brain, maintains a stable supply of essential nutrients as it replicates in the... more
People with higher multimorbidity scores have faster brain decline, greater suicide risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Having arthritis, or diabetes, or heart disease can change a person's life, getting in the way of daily activities and requiring special diets and... more
New probe can identify and latch onto proteins on surface of endoplasmic reticulum  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two main... more
Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and... more
Scientists chart course toward a new world of synthetic biology  SCIENCE DAILY · 9 hours
A team has compiled a roadmap for the future of synthetic or engineering biology, based on the input of 80 leaders in the field from more than 30... more
Neutrons get a wider angle on DNA and RNA to advance 3-D models  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland are using neutrons at Oak Ridge National... more
Stabilizing nations' food production through crop diversity  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
With increasing demand for food from the planet's growing population and climate change threatening the stability of food systems across the world, University of Minnesota research examined how the diversity of crops at the... more
Structure of the saxiphilin:saxitoxin (STX) complex reveals a convergent molecular recognition strategy for paralytic toxins  Science Magazine · 14 hours
Dinoflagelates and cyanobacteria produce saxitoxin (STX), a lethal bis-guanidinium neurotoxin causing paralytic shellfish poisoning. A number of metazoans... more
Frog protein may mitigate dangers posed by toxic marine microbes  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
A new study from UC San Francisco suggests that a protein found in the common bullfrog may one day be used to detect and neutralize a poisonous compound... more
[Research Articles] Targeting pancreatic islet PTP1B improves islet graft revascularization and transplant outcomes  Science Magazine · 14 hours
Deficient vascularization is a major driver of early islet graft loss and one of the primary reasons for the failure of islet... more
Medical News Today: How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer  MNT · 14 hours
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows. more
YouTube partners with Universal to upgrade nearly 1,000 classic music videos to HD  TechCrunch · 14 hours
YouTube has teamed up with Universal Music Group to remaster nearly a thousand classic music videos, the companies announced today, including those... more
Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A multicentric translational research study carried out by groups of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, the University of Barcelona,... more
Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have... more
Unearthing the sweet potato proteome  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
The sweet, starchy orange sweet potatoes are tasty and nutritious ingredients for fries, casseroles and pies. Although humans have been cultivating sweet potatoes for thousands of years, scientists still don't know much about the protein makeup of these... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants,... more
Directed evolution comes to plants  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
A new platform for speeding up and controlling the evolution of proteins inside living plants has been developed by a KAUST-led team. more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has introduced a new rule in its advertising code which bans adverts which feature gender stereotypes "that are likely to cause harm, or... more
Electrons take alternative route to prevent plant stress  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Plants are susceptible to stress, and with the global impact of climate change and humanity's growing demand for food, it's crucial to understand what causes plant stress and stress tolerance. When plants... more
Adequate protein intake linked with reduced risk of frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Adequate intake of protein is associated with a reduced risk of frailty and prefrailty in older women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio... more
Sleep patterns can predict Alzheimer’s pathology later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer’s pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study of older men and women published in JNeurosci. These findings could lead... more
ChIP-seq kit maximizes chromatin-antibody binding and capture  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
Optimizing protein orientation for maximum chromatin-antibody binding and capture enables Chromatrap® ChIP-seq kits to offer market leading sensitivity. more
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste  ABC NEWS · 21 hours
In Germany, growing numbers of people are using modern technology such as phone apps to help reduce food waste in an effort to cut down on climate-wrecking carbon... more
Meero raises $230 million for its on-demand photo platform  TechCrunch · 1 day
Chances are you always look at photos before you order food in your favorite food delivery app, or before you book a hotel room. French startup Meero wants to make... more
New spectroscopic approach investigates difficult-to-observe protein structures  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Combining research-oriented teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration pays off: Researchers at the University of Konstanz develop a novel spectroscopic approach to investigate hitherto difficult-to-observe protein structures. more
The basal forebrain may hold clues to food avoidance behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
After fasting for 24 hours the typical laboratory mouse spends much time eating. Surprisingly, this is not what Jay M. Patel saw when he was studying basal forebrain... more
Medical News Today: Rheumatoid factor: What to know  MNT · 1 day
Rheumatoid factor is an immune system protein. Doctors can measure its levels using a blood test to help diagnose autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis. Here, we explain the test, normal rheumatoid factor... more
Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A brain circuit in the mouse basal forebrain that is involved in perceiving the outside world, connects with and overrides feeding behaviors regulated by the hypothalamus. more
The Same Exact Foods Affect Each Person's Gut Bacteria Differently  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Diet can influence the gut microbiome, but the same food can have the opposite effect on different people. more
Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists went looking for preserved collagen, the protein in bone and skin, in dinosaur fossils. They didn't find the protein, but they did find huge colonies of modern bacteria living inside the dinosaur bones. more
Medical News Today: Garden snails may have secret weapons against aggressive bacteria  MNT · 2 days
Researchers have discovered four previously unknown proteins in snail mucus, at least three of which have the potential to fight harmful bacteria. more
Food neophobia may raise the risk of developing lifestyle diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality, increase the risk factors associated with chronic diseases, and thus increase the risk of developing... more
US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy more
Food neophobia may increase the risk of lifestyle diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Your parents were right: You should always try all foods! Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality and increase the risk factors associated with... more
Key protein: Lab solves HOIL-1 mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The mysterious function of a key protein has been revealed. more
Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Bad news, Jurassic Park fans—the odds of scientists cloning a dinosaur from ancient DNA are pretty much zero. That's because DNA breaks down over time and isn't stable enough to stay intact for millions... more
Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. more
Experimental drug can encourage bone growth in children with dwarfism  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers report that an experimental drug called vosoritide, which interferes with certain proteins that block bone growth, allowed the average annual growth rate to increase in a study... more
Gold adds the shine of reversible assembly to protein cages  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
An international team has shown the reversible self-assembly of protein cages using gold ions to direct the process. The team designed protein building blocks that formed 3D structures... more
Gold adds the shine of reversible assembly to protein cages  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Protein cages—capsule-like structures made up of numerous protein molecules—perform roles in nature that have inspired their application in areas such as drug delivery. Their controlled assembly is therefore... more
Artificial peptide bond formation provides clues to creation of life on Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The main constituents of cells, tissue, organs, and whole organisms are proteins, which are built by the addition of amino acids one after another... more
Study reveals new genomic roots of ecological adaptation in polar bear evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Scientists have shed new light on the genomic foundation of the polar bear's ecological adaption by pinpointing rapid changes in the bear's gene copy... more
Turning the switch on biofuels  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Plant cell walls contain a renewable, nearly limitless supply of sugar that can be used in the production of chemicals and biofuels. However, retrieving these sugars isn't all that easy. more
Bone-Crushing Hyenas Lived in Canada's Arctic During the Last Ice Age  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also... more
Gold adds the shine of reversible assembly to protein cages  nanowerk · 2 days
An international team reports the gold led reversible self-assembly of 3D cages from engineered proteins. more
The rise of the gig economy helps London-based insurtech Zego to raise $42M  TechCrunch · 2 days
A couple of years ago London-based startup Zego realised gig-economy workers would need insurance, and went on to raise a very healthy... more
FDA approves first non-insulin drug for treatment of pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older... more
A 'health number' that could tell about prostate disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
When it comes to staying on top of your health, doctors often tell you how important it is to "know your numbers." Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can... more
Breastmilk antibody necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh finds that an antibody in breastmilk is necessary to prevent necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)- an often deadly... more
Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Affecting around 115,000 people in the UK alone, Crohn's disease is a lifelong condition which sees parts of the digestive system become inflamed. more
Possible targets to help tackle Crohn's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
There is no precise cure for digestive condition Crohn's disease, and causes are believed to vary. But one indicator of the condition -- an abnormal reaction of the immune system to certain bacteria in... more
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.... more
Researchers study how climate change affects crops in India  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Kyle Davis is an environmental data scientist whose research seeks to increase food supplies in developing countries. He combines techniques from environmental science and data science to understand patterns in... more
Dundee lab solves HOIL-1 mystery  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The mysterious function of a key protein has been revealed following a breakthrough by University of Dundee scientists. more
Study reveals new genomic roots of ecological adaptation in polar bear evolution  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Vanderbilt University and Clark University have shed new light on the genomic foundation of the polar bear's... more
Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A recent study highlights the fact that the economic benefits of commodity export for primate habitat countries has been limited relative to... more
Cell biology: Preventing drugs from being transported out of the cell  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are... more
Rinsing system in stomach protects the teeth of ruminants  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
When they graze, goats, sheep and cows often ingest bits of earth that can be damaging to their teeth. Researchers have now shown how the animals protect themselves against dental... more
Rinsing system in stomach protects the teeth of ruminants  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When they graze, goats, sheep and cows often ingest bits of earth that can be damaging to their teeth. Researchers from the University of Zurich have now shown how the... more
Turning up the heat on pathogenic bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Pathogenic bacteria come alive at the metabolic level when they enter the warmth of the human gut, firing up genes that encode toxins and other compounds harmful to our bodies. A KAUST-led study shows... more
Preventing drugs from being transported from cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
An international research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are present, for instance, in the cell membranes... more
Small bioengineered implant promises long-lasting relief from Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
People suffering from Type 1 diabetes are set to benefit from an innovative therapy being developed in an EU-funded project that promises to restore the body's ability to... more
Designing a crystallization chamber  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Marialucia Longo and Tobias Schrader at the Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) based at FRM II in Garching, Germany have been designing and testing a crystallization chamber to grow large protein crystals. more
Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A recent study published in the peer-reviewed journal PeerJ—the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences highlights the fact that the economic benefits... more
Researchers develop technique to track proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum in cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers from Kanazawa University on the development of a technique to closely track a specific protein on the surfaces of... more
Researchers develop DNA nanorobots that target breast cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
According to the Mayo Clinic, about 20% of breast cancers make abnormally high levels of a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). more
A vegan meat revolution could save the planet  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A few years ago, convincing meat-free "meat" was nothing more than a distant dream for most consumers. Meat substitutes in supermarkets lacked variety and quality. Plant-based burgers were few and far between... more
Modified enzyme can increase second-generation ethanol production  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
One of the main challenges of second-generation biofuel production is identifying enzymes produced by microorganisms for use in a cocktail of enzymes to catalyze biomass hydrolysis in which the enzymes act together to break... more
Innovative technique uses sensory nanoparticles to detect disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Like dipping a donut hole in powdered sugar, nanoparticles collect a unique coating of proteins from the blood. In a new study, researchers present a nanoparticle sensor array that they are developing... more
Scientists delay aging using protein found in young mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Scientists have shown that a protein which is abundant in the blood of young mice can delay the aging process of older mice. more
Early cancer detection with sensory protein corona 'fingerprints'  nanowerk · 3 days
When nanoparticles enter the blood stream or other biological fluids, they are quickly surrounded by a layer of proteins. This so-called protein corona on the nanoparticles hinders interactions between the targeting ligands... more
Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new renal biomarker was presented at the ERA-EDTA Congress last year: that shows that urinary DKK3 might help to identify patients who are at risk of progressive chronic kidney disease. more
VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Lead VITALE investigator Dr Marie Courbebaisse (Paris, France), commented, Our study shows that currently recommended doses of vitamin D are not sufficient... more
Researchers examine transport mechanism of bacterial membrane protein  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An international research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. more
Indigestion remedy improves survival in people with late-stage CKD  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Defined as serum bicarbonate less than 22 mmol/L, metabolic acidosis is common in people with CKD stages 4-5 (eGFR more
Online shopping interventions could help customers make healthier choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online,... more
New discovery could improve therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein could play a major role in combating heart... more
Heat wave hits Iraq—and sparks begin to fly  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Hospital ventilators shut down, football matches with obligatory water breaks and food spoiling in fridges without power: Iraq's notorious summer has arrived. more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D supplements may not prevent type 2 diabetes  MNT · 4 days
A large-scale new trial of over 2,000 adults found that taking vitamin D supplements does not help prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. more
5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads more
Medical News Today: What is the difference between veganism and vegetarianism?  MNT · 5 days
Vegetarians and vegans do not eat meat and fish. While many vegetarians choose to consume eggs and dairy products, vegans do not consume these animal byproducts.... more
Discovery could lead to improved therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers found that the protein sarcospan can play a major role in combating heart failure in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. more
IL-23-producing IL-10R{alpha}-deficient gut macrophages elicit an IL-22-driven proinflammatory epithelial cell response  Science Magazine · 6 days
Cytokines maintain intestinal health, but precise intercellular communication networks remain poorly understood. Macrophages are immune sentinels of the intestinal tissue and are critical for gut homeostasis.... more
Trimethylamine N-oxide-derived zwitterionic polymers: A new class of ultralow fouling bioinspired materials  Science Magazine · 6 days
Materials that resist nonspecific protein adsorption are needed for many applications. However, few are able to achieve ultralow fouling in complex biological milieu. Zwitterionic... more
Medical News Today: Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults  MNT · 6 days
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs. more
Scientists develop 'mini-brain' model of human prion disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have used human skin cells to create what they believe is the first cerebral organoid system, or 'mini-brain,' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is a fatal neurodegenerative brain disease... more
Researchers take two steps toward green fuel  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have developed a two-step method to more efficiently break down carbohydrates into their single sugar components, a critical process in producing green fuel. more
Researchers take two steps toward green fuel  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
An international collaboration led by scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) , Japan, has developed a two-step method to more efficiently break down carbohydrates into their single sugar components, a critical... more
Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
What's good for our bones may also help stop cancer cells that develop resistance to multiple chemotherapy drugs. more
A rapid, easy-to-use DNA amplification method at 37 Celcius  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Scientists in Japan have developed a way of amplifying DNA on a scale suitable for use in the emerging fields of DNA-based computing and molecular robotics. By enabling highly sensitive... more
A rapid, easy-to-use DNA amplification method at 37°C  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists have developed a way of amplifying DNA on a scale suitable for use in the emerging fields of DNA-based computing and molecular robotics. By enabling highly sensitive nucleic acid detection, their... more
Medical News Today: Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths  MNT · 6 days
New research estimates that an insufficient intake of fruits and vegetables is likely to be behind millions of cardiovascular deaths... more
Mutations in fetal genome may contribute to premature birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Mutations in the gene that codes for SLIT2, a protein expressed in fetal cells in placentas and involved in directing the growth of the fetal nervous system, may contribute to... more
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Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes
PHYS.ORG
A vegan meat revolution could save the planet
PHYS.ORG
iPhone plus nanoscale porous silicon equals cheap, simple home diagnostics
PHYS.ORG
Researchers discover meat-eating plant in Ontario, Canada
PHYS.ORG
How old are your organs? To scientists' surprise, organs are a mix of young and old cells
SCIENCE DAILY
Video gamers design brand new proteins
SCIENCE DAILY
What does a koala's nose know? A bit about food, and a lot about making friends
PHYS.ORG
Watch an elephant ‘count’ simply by using its sense of smell
Science Magazine
At-line Food Production Analysis using an Innovative NIR Spectrometer
NEWS MEDICAL
How bacteria nearly killed by antibiotics can recover — and gain resistance
SCIENCE-NEWS
Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat
PHYS.ORG
Ford’s vision for package delivery is a robot that folds up into the back of a self-driving car
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