Dietary
Medical News Today: Hair breakage: 10 causes and ways to repair  MNT · 1 hour
Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle,... more
Sub-optimal food allergy knowledge and attitudes among restaurant staff  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
A new study of restaurant staff reveals low levels of food allergy knowledge and negative attitudes about serving people with food allergies, while exploring key factors that might influence such... more
With flower preferences, bees have a big gap between the sexes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
For scores of wild bee species, females and males visit very different flowers for food -- a discovery that could be important for conservation efforts. Indeed,... more
Treating addiction: Cryo-EM technology enables the 'impossible'  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Scientists used a compound found in a shrub native to Africa to reveal the three major shapes of the serotonin transporter, a protein in the brain linked to anxiety and depression. The discovery opens... more
How 'bad cholesterol' enters artery walls  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers have determined how circulating ''bad cholesterol'' enters artery walls to cause the plaque that narrows the blood vessels and leads to heart attacks and strokes. more
Photoacoustic endoscopy could improve Crohn's disease treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A newly developed endoscope could give doctors a better view of intestinal changes caused by Crohn's disease. This additional information would help improve treatment of the painful and debilitating form of inflammatory bowel disease,... more
Montreal 'going to war' against single-use plastic and styrofoam food containers  CBC · 5 hours
Mayor Valérie Plante says a bylaw banning styrofoam and plastics will be passed by... more
Global warming hits sea creatures hardest  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, a unique study found. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish... more
The neurobiology of noshing: Why is it so easy to overeat calorie-rich tasty foods?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
When you eat something super tasty, ever wonder why you really don't want to stop even though you know you've... more
Could a popular food ingredient raise the risk for diabetes and obesity?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Consumption of propionate, a food ingredient that's widely used in baked goods, animal feeds, and artificial flavorings, appears to increase levels of several hormones... more
BRAF protein modification could slow tumor growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 hours
Researchers have discovered a signaling pathway between cytokines and BRAF that promotes tumor growth. The finding could provide a potential therapeutic target. more
With flower preferences, bees have a big gap between the sexes  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
For scores of wild bee species, females and males visit very different flowers for food—a discovery that could be important for conservation efforts, according to Rutgers-led... more
Blocking BRAF ubiquitination may be an effective treatment approach in melanoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
The protein BRAF is a key player in the development of many different types of cancer, including melanoma. more
Mediterranean diet deters overeating, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A new study finds that nonhuman primates on a Mediterranean diet chose not to eat all the food available to them and maintained a normal weight. more
Bumblebee numbers dwindling, and one study points to picky diets - CNET  CNET · 8 hours
The next step will be to research why some bumblebee species are more finicky eaters than others. more
A Common Food Additive Is Linked to Insulin Resistance. Here's What That Means  LIVE SCIENCE · 8 hours
A common food additive called propionate could alter metabolism in ways that could increase the risk of diabetes, a preliminary study suggests. more
Improved WIC food packages reduced obesity risk for children, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A decade ago, the U.S. federal government overhauled nutrition standards for food packages in its primary food assistance program for young mothers and their children. The... more
Integrator complex proteins are crucial for healthy brain development in fruit flies, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
A study by Duke-NUS Medical School has found that members of the multiprotein 'Integrator complex', known for its role in... more
RUNX represses Pmp22 to drive neurofibromagenesis  Science Magazine · 8 hours
Patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) are predisposed to develop neurofibromas, but the underlying molecular mechanisms of neurofibromagenesis are not fully understood. We showed dual genetic deletion of Runx1 and Runx3 in Schwann cells (SCs) and... more
PRC2 recruitment and H3K27me3 deposition at FLC require FCA binding of COOLAIR  Science Magazine · 8 hours
The cold-induced antisense transcript COOLAIR represses FLOWERING LOCUS C (FLC) transcription with increased H3K27me3 and decreased H3K36me3 levels in response to cold temperatures. However,... more
Recall: Nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible E coli  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
A Georgia company has recalled nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible contamination with bacteria that can cause food poisoning more
Treating addiction: Cryo-EM technology enables the 'impossible'  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Scientists used a compound found in a shrub native to Africa to reveal the three major shapes of the serotonin transporter, a protein in the brain linked to anxiety and depression. more
Medical News Today: What to know about diabetic shock  MNT · 10 hours
Diabetic shock occurs when a person’s blood sugar levels become dangerously low. Diabetic shock is not a medical term, but people sometimes use it to refer to severe hypoglycemia. This... more
Proteins stand up to nerve cell regression  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Fruit fly studies reveal proteins that promote healthy nervous system development by preventing the reversal of nerve cell differentiation. more
Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
A special focus on rogue proteins may hold future promise in stopping the progression of nerve cell destruction in people... more
Could self-braking trolley stop children causing chaos?  Sky News · 13 hours
A shopping trolley that is able to brake automatically when a possible collision is detected has been invented to prevent children causing chaos as their parents do the food shop. more
Smelling with your tongue  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Scientists report that functional olfactory receptors, the sensors that detect odors in the nose, are also present in human taste cells found on the tongue. The findings suggest that interactions between the senses of smell and taste, the primary components... more
How hacking photosynthesis could fight deforestation and famine  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
You might not be able to stomach soybeans for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but the animals you eat do. Cultivation of the staple crop takes up an area five times the size... more
Surviving Mars 'Green Planet' update drops on May 16, space farming in tow  Windows Central · 13 hours
Have you ever wondered what Mars would look like fully terraformed? Surviving Mars is an addictive and satisfying sci-fi city builder, set... more
Children often turn to sugary drinks instead of water, increasing the risk of obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new study has found that children who do not drink water often choose to drink sugary beverages instead, increasing... more
Factors affecting absorption of ‘sunshine vitamin’ during spring/summer months  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Following the hottest Easter Monday on record in the UK, we can easily be lulled into a false sense of security when it comes to our bodies’ vitamin D levels. more
Porvair Sciences offers highly effective P3 microplate for biological sample clean-up  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The Protein Crash technique used by the Porvair Sciences P3 microplate is highly effective at removing proteins from biological samples prior to analysis. more
Mediterranean Diet May Protect against Overeating and NAFLD  SCI-NEWS.COM · 15 hours
In a study on crab-eating macaques (Macaca fascicularis), a team of researchers at Wake Forest University found that the primates... more
Newly identified skin-gut communication helps illuminate link between food allergy and eczema  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells--immune cells involved in allergic reactions--in the... more
Feces transplantation is effective and provides economic benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Healthy donor feces is a life-saving therapy. In addition, the treatment provides huge cost savings. When used in the right intestines, feces transplantations saves at least USD 1.2 million (EUR 1.1 million)... more
Can we solve the riddle of the coral reef halos?  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Coral reefs worldwide are threatened by a variety of human impacts. Fishing is among the most pressing threats to reefs, because it occurs on most reef systems and... more
Medical News Today: How is the pancreas involved in diabetes?  MNT · 1 day
The pancreas plays a strong role in diabetes because it produces insulin and helps regulate blood sugar levels. In this article, we look into the links between diabetes... more
More evidence that blood tests can detect the risk of Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study confirms that a simple blood test can reveal whether there is accelerating nerve cell damage in the brain. The researchers analyzed neurofilament light... more
‘Audacious’ science ideas win huge funding boosts after selection by TED group  Science Magazine · 1 day
Protein design team and other science projects raise tens of millions of dollars from a network of donors more
New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new protein-based sensor that changes its fluorescence when... more
New sensor detects rare metals used in smartphones  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A more efficient and cost-effective way to detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, could be possible with a new protein-based sensor that changes its fluorescence when... more
Scientists propose new theory on Alzheimer's, amyloid connection  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
'Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's or is it just an accomplice?' Researchers devised a multi-functional reporter for amyloid precursor protein and tracked its localization and mobility, noticing a strange... more
Scratching the skin primes the gut for allergic reactions to food, mouse study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scratching the skin triggers a series of immune responses culminating in an increased number of activated mast cells -- immune... more
How light triggers brain activity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Optogenetics uses light to control brain processes. It is based on light-controlled proteins such as channelrhodopsin-2, an ion channel that opens when it's exposed to light, thus activating cellular processes. The researchers have now shed light on its... more
Medical News Today: Can a blood pressure drug protect the brain from Parkinson's?  MNT · 1 day
At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's... more
Can a blood pressure drug protect the brain from Parkinson's?  MNT · 1 day
At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's disease from mouse brains. more
Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have analyzed population genomics and metagenomics to investigate the microbiome evolution of Bacteroides... more
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk of preterm birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at increased risk of delivering their baby prematurely. The risk increases as blood sugar levels... more
Medical News Today: Plant-based diet cuts heart failure risk by over 40 percent  MNT · 1 day
New research examines how five major dietary patterns may affect the risk of developing heart failure among people without heart disease. more
Meet B. fragilis, a bacterium that moves into your gut and evolves to make itself at home  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
MIT researchers have analyzed population genomics and metagenomics to investigate the microbiome evolution of... more
Researchers describe the mechanism of a protein upon infection of the 'Fasciola hepatica'  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Fasciola hepatica is a parasite that causes on average 3.2 million in losses in the agricultural sector every year worldwide. It is... more
Will ocean seafood farming sink or swim? Study evaluates its potential  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Seafood farming in the ocean—or marine aquaculture—is the fastest growing sector of the global food system, and it shows no sign of slowing. Open-ocean farms have... more
The Vegan Society: EU ban on 'meaty' names for veggie food products would affect public sector  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A vegan charity has warned the proposals to ban the use of traditional names like ‘burger’... more
Improved WIC food packages reduced obesity risk for children, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Sweeping changes designed to make a major federal food assistance program more nutritious for low-income families were effective in reducing obesity risk for 4-year-olds who had... more
Amazon and Casino to roll out grocery delivery in France  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
US online retailer Amazon and French food giant Casino said Tuesday they would roll out their partnership in rapid delivery of groceries to further French cities in the... more
Large-scale forest carbon sequestration could cause food prices to skyrocket  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The Paris Agreement calls for reducing greenhouse gases enough to keep global temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius from preindustrial levels. This could be done by... more
Not drinking water linked with consuming more calories from sugar-sweetened beverages  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
This study examined how drinking water was associated with the amount of calories children, adolescents and young adults consume from sugar-sweetened beverages, including sodas, fruit drinks... more
Neuroscientists propose new theory about amyloid precursor protein connection in Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. According to the Alzheimer's Association, every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops... more
Researchers identify circulating proteins associated with progression of diabetic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
In a breakthrough study published today in Nature Medicine, researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a group of 17 circulating inflammatory proteins that are consistently... more
Abdominal etching can help patients to get classic 'six-pack abs' physique  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. more
With abdominal etching, plastic surgeons help patients get 'six-pack abs'  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal... more
New novel circulating proteins involved in progression of DKD to ESRD  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Seventeen proteins, called the Kidney Risk Inflammatory Signature (KRIS), could allow doctors to determine the risk of progression to end stage renal disease in a patient... more
Sugar entering the brain during septic shock causes memory loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The loss of memory and cognitive function known to afflict survivors of septic shock is the result of a sugar that is released into the blood stream and... more
Plant-based diets associated with lower risk of heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks... more
Study identifies possible therapeutic effects of curcumin on stomach cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Curcumin is widely used to impart color and flavor to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma... more
Not drinking water may increase children's consumption of sugary drinks  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Kids and young adults who drink no water throughout the day may consume twice the amount of calories from sugary drinks than those who drink water, according to... more
Beyond Meat prices its public offering  TechCrunch · 2 days
Beyond Meat, the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has priced its initial public offering. The company is looking to raise roughly $200 million in the stock sale... more
Hole-forming protein could help control cancer growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Sometimes cells need to die. The process of cell death is encoded within the genome of all higher organisms to kill off cancerous cells, and as a normal part of development to shape a... more
Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University in cooperation with colleagues from Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Switzerland, and Sweden for the first time studied proteins, which constitute WNT signaling pathway... more
Beyond Meat files for a public offering  TechCrunch · 2 days
Beyond Meat, the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has filed for an initial public offering. The company is looking to raise roughly $200 million in... more
Was the restaurant really that bad—or was it just the rain?  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
There are a few things that will result in poor customer reviews of a restaurant: bad service, bad food—and bad weather. more
Hole-forming protein may suppress tumor growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A gene called gasdermin E, which is downregulated in many cancers, aids cells in dying in an unexpected way, and may also suppress tumor growth. more
Was the restaurant really that bad -- Or was it just the rain?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
There are a few things that will result in poor customer reviews of a restaurant: bad service, bad food -- and bad... more
Mechanism of a protein upon infection of the 'Fasciola hepatica'  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The study also validated ten reference genes in sheep that allow for studying how the immune system behaves when facing this disease. more
Researchers identify new allergen responsible for allergy to durum wheat  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An international team of researchers, in which a female researcher from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid is involved, has identified one of the main causes of food allergy in... more
Tencent’s latest investment is an app that teaches grannies in China to dance  TechCrunch · 3 days
Besides churning out video games for China’s young generations, Tencent has also been attuned to the need of silver-haired users: its latest... more
Scientists Dig Into Hard Questions About The Fluorinated Pollutants Known As PFAS  NPR · 3 days
PFAS are a family of chemicals accumulating in the soil, rivers, drinking water and the human body. How much exposure to these substances in... more
Medical News Today: Replacing red meat with plant protein reduces heart disease risk  MNT · 3 days
A study of data from 36 trials suggests that eating plant-based proteins, such as nuts, instead of red meat may help reduce... more
FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device to treat ADHD  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. more
FDA grants approval of first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted final approval of the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray, commonly known as Narcan,... more
Try these tasty CBD gummies for just $30!  Windows Central · 3 days
CBD has blown up in popularity lately. The hemp-derived supplement is still being researched to discover it's best uses but early studies have suggested that CBD is great for treating anxiety, chronic... more
From lab-grown meat to fermented fungus, here’s what corporate food VCs are serving up  TechCrunch · 4 days
We put together a list of venture funds operated by some of the larger food and beverage producers, covering literally everything from... more
Lethal Listeria Outbreak: Why Is This Bug So Dangerous?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
One person has died in connection with a Listeria outbreak tied to sliced deli meats and cheeses. Why is this bacterium so dangerous? more
A specific gene-microbe interaction drives the development of Crohns disease-like colitis in mice  Science Magazine · 5 days
Bacterial dysbiosis is associated with Crohn’s disease (CD), a chronic intestinal inflammatory disorder thought to result from an abnormal immune response against... more
Warming: Plants are also stressed out  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
What will a three-degree-warmer world look like? When experiencing stress or damage from various sources, plants use chloroplast-to-nucleus communication to regulate gene expression and help them cope. Now, researchers have found that GUN1 -- a gene... more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
Carnivorous Mammal Larger than Polar Bear Once Roamed Kenya  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A gigantic meat-eating mammal has been discovered — after its jaw, portions of its skull, and parts of... more
Fuel cells in bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The exchange of nitrogen between the atmosphere and organic matter is crucial for life on Earth because nitrogen is a major component of essential molecules such as proteins and DNA. One major route for this exchange, discovered only in the... more
Taming the genome's 'jumping' sequences  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The human genome is fascinating. Once predicted to contain about a hundred thousand protein-coding genes, it now seems that the number is closer to twenty thousand, and maybe less. And although our genome is made up of about... more
Multiple modes for selectivity of transmembrane transport  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
LMU researchers utilized a biophysical approach to understand how bacterial import proteins bind and selectively convey their cargoes across membranes. The results reveal an unexpectedly wide variety of transfer mechanisms. more
CaffeineE. ColiFDAE. Coli Outbreak
Bumblebee numbers dwindling, and one study points to picky diets - CNET
CNET
Factors affecting absorption of ‘sunshine vitamin’ during spring/summer months
NEWS MEDICAL
Stop what you’re doing, and gaze upon this PC made out of pasta
THE VERGE
Ensuring 100% Accuracy in Antibody Protein Sequencing
NEWS MEDICAL
Spinning new targets for accelerators
PHYS.ORG
New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing
PHYS.ORG
New imaging technique reveals 'burst' of activity before cell death
PHYS.ORG
All those Game of Thrones season 8 food tie-ins turn my stomach - CNET
CNET
Cell death may be triggered by 'hit-and-run' interaction
PHYS.ORG
An industrialized global food supply chain threatens human health – here's how to improve it
PHYS.ORG
Video: A successful mission starts with nutrition
PHYS.ORG
Cannibal worms recognize their children—and don’t eat them as a result
Science Magazine
Zooming in on an inner-cell DNA repair shop
PHYS.ORG
Burger King begins selling the meatless Impossible Whopper
THE VERGE
Chemists design faster production process for essential sugars
PHYS.ORG
Protein 'spat out' by cancer cells promotes tumor growth
SCIENCE DAILY
Fresh