Dietary
The gut bacteria of four Himalayan populations differ based on their dietary lifestyles, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of...
Cucumber water is helpful for promoting hydration, weight loss, and lower blood pressure. It is simple to make, and cucumbers are rich in vitamins A and...
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Scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that a mysterious family of cellular proteins called OSCAs and TMEM63s are a novel class of mechanosensitive ion channels.
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When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes of the composition and function of gut...
a spike in underage vaping prompts fda to restrict flavored e cigarette products
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially announced plans to limit the sale of sweet-flavored e-cigarette products in places where people under the...
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Many Black Friday deals will begin as Thanksgiving is winding down in the US...
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As part of a balanced diet, almonds and almond milk are good options for people with diabetes. These nuts are rich in protein, healthful fats, and fiber but...
A study using animal-attached technology to measure food consumption in four very different wild vertebrates has revealed that animals using a high-risk strategy to find rarer food are...
The sight or smell of something delicious is often enough to get your mouth watering, but the physiological response to food perception may go well beyond your salivary...
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The Peptides and Proteins lab at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) has published a paper in Chemical Communications describing the use of a peptide derived from chlorotoxin, found in...
VIDEO Many of us are used to encountering ants scampering across a sidewalk, a trail path or even in our kitchen floor. But...
fortnite s frantic food fight is its best mode yet
New modes slip in and out of Fortnite at an incredible pace. There’s been everything from dance battles...
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Scientists from VIB and Ghent University under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Jenny Russinova have uncovered a novel mechanism in plants that controls an important decision...
Researchers have found that a protein in the cell membranes of sperm plays a key role in how they find their way to eggs. The PMCA protein may also help...
Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have constructed protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial...
Researchers have found that a protein in the cell membranes of sperm plays a key role in how...
1 in 41 men will die of prostate cancer. But sticking a needle through your rectum into your prostate to screen for cancer brings along a...
Uber has reported a quarterly loss of $1.07bn (£820m) as it pumped money into bikes, scooters and food deliveries.
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Ride-share company Uber on Wednesday said that its net loss topped a billion dollars in the recently ended quarter as it pumped money into bikes, scooters, freight and...
How do you prepare for a crisis? When does the general public have to be notified of a risk? And how should authorities deal...
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The treatment of intestinal infections caused by some strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli, present in unsanitized or contaminated foods, may have a new ally.
Hot water treatment may help improve inflammation and blood sugar (glucose) levels in people who are unable to exercise, according to a new study....
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for...
A South American tribe living in near-total isolation with no Western dietary influences showed no increase in average blood pressure...
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A team of researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine have been awarded $3.4 million by the National Institutes of Health to...
Salad startup and retailer Sweetgreen recently raised a $200 million Series H round led by Fidelity that valued the company at more than $1 billion. This round brings Sweetgreen’s total amount of funding to $365 million. With this...
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Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.
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The researchers say this effect may improve the success of obesity treatment, especially among people with high insulin secretion (insulin level 30 minutes after consuming a standard amount of glucose).
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Researchers have developed a wireless system that leverages the cheap RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potential food contamination -- with no hardware modifications needed. With the...
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If a food item isn't safe to eat, it's best to find that out before someone eats it. But manual testing of every jar and bottle isn't possible, even when a threat, like the recent baby...
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With Thanksgiving approaching, food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices as a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey expands
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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With the increasing resistance of many Gram-negative bacteria to existing classes of antibiotics, identifying new paradigms in antimicrobial discovery is an important...
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Glycogen is the primary storage form of glucose. Glycogen synthesis and breakdown are tightly controlled by glycogen synthase (GYS) and...
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Oral administration of therapeutic peptides is hindered by poor absorption across the gastrointestinal barrier and extensive degradation by proteolytic enzymes. Here, we investigated the...
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Researchers at Tokyo Tech have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized...
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Many life-saving medicines, including insulin, antibodies and vaccines, are derived from living cells. These "biologics" can be difficult to obtain and store on the battlefield or in remote areas. That's why scientists are trying to develop portable systems that can...
Diabetes is a chronic and incurable illness linked to blood sugar that has traditionally been divided into type 1 and type 2. Type 2 accounts for the vast majority of...
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Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals.
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New research on highly aggressive pancreatic cancers finds that a protein fuels cancer cells to the extent that they become 'addicted' to it.
Keeping weight off may be about more than just "calories in and calories out."
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Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.
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According to a recent meta-analysis, soy protein is equally effective as animal protein in building muscle mass and strength. Undertaking resistance exercise is key in increasing...
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Allbirds, the shoe startup that entered the unicorn club last month following a $50 million funding round, has unveiled its latest feet holders. Dubbed the Tree Topper, the high-top sneaker marks Allbirds’...
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Shopping in your supermarket's produce section is like strolling through a museum of humanity's greatest inventions. Perfect ears of golden sweet corn;...
VIDEO Palm oil can be found in food and cosmetics everywhere: in fact, half of the world's population uses palm oil in food....
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You probably learned this basic lesson of biology in elementary school: Plants are self-feeders. These so-called autotrophs use the sun's energy and water to turn carbon dioxide from the air...
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Microplastics have been recorded in a range of zooplankton species, and they are already causing problems for these tiny - but vitally important - animals, even before the plastic particles make their way through the food web. A new...
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fortnite introduces new food fight mode for a limited time
VIDEO Epic Games has announced that Fortnite is getting a new mode, dubbed Food Fight, as part...
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The African elephantnose fish generates weak electrical pulses to navigate its environment. This localization sense bears an astonishing similarity to vision, as a study by the University of...
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Researchers have found that high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, sometimes referred to as "good" cholesterol, is transported from the outer wall to the interior of cells by a protein that helps create a "bridge" between...
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First humans, now seals: Microplastics are in everyone's digestive tract.
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ford teaming up with walmart and postmates on robot deliveries
Ford is joining forces with Walmart and Postmates to create a grocery delivery service using self-driving...
A defining feature of Parkinson's disease is the clumps of alpha-synuclein protein that accumulate in the brain's motor control area, destroying dopamine-producing...
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Ford is partnering with Walmart and Postmates to test the business of delivering goods like groceries and pet food using self-driving vehicles. The pilot project is...
As a child growing up in Mexico, Carlos Santibanez-Lopez feared the scorpions that would often decorate the walls and ceilings of his home in search of a warm place with plenty of food.
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Fortnite for Android, iOS, PS4, Xbox One, and PC gets a new update that brings a new limited time mode...
Scientists have succeeded in constructing protein nanotubes from tiny scaffolds made by cross-linking of engineered protein crystals. The achievement could accelerate the development of artificial enzymes, nano-sized carriers and delivery...
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that around 45 million tons of phosphorus fertilizers will be used around the world in 2018.
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During the holiday season, it can be difficult for even the most determined of us to stick to a healthy diet. A piece of...
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The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for...
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First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?
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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease closely track with changes in eating patterns, even only after a month or so.
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While it has long been recognized that mutated gene NPM1 plays an important role in acute myeloid leukemia, no one has determined how the normal and the mutated...
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As an indicator of the impacts of climate change, Arctic sea ice is hard to beat. Scientists have observed the frozen polar ocean advance and retreat at this most sensitive region of the Earth over decades...
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juul cuts flavored nicotine supply to stores and shutters its social media
E-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop supplying over 90,000 brick-and-mortar stores with its fruity and dessert-flavored pods, the company announced today. It’s also quitting...
This Thursday, crystallizing proteins from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a dizzying virtual-reality system, ultratiny membranes and the "Refabricator" — a device that turns waste into...
VIDEO Living cells depend absolutely on tubulin, a protein that forms hollow tube-like polymers, called microtubules, that form scaffolding for moving materials inside the cell. Tubulin-based microtubule scaffolding allows cells to move, keeps things in place or moves them around. When...
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The African elephantnose fish generates weak electrical pulses to navigate its environment. This localization sense apparently shows an astonishing similarity to vision, as a study now shows. The study demonstrates that different objects have...
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In a recently published feeding trial in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, scientists investigated the potential protective effect of cranberries on the gut microbiome with an animal-based diet.
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Spelt is an ancient grain that people can use in place of wheat. Learn about the health benefits of spelt, including its protein content, and how to use...
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A new study shows that food insecurity in pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder may be associated with increased risk for their infants receiving...
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Oil is still the most economically attractive resource for fuels and basic chemicals that can be used to manufacture everyday products such as plastic bottles and detergent. New biotechnological processes aim to simplify the use of renewable biomass as an...
In a world of vast consumer choice, ambiguous product descriptions and self-appointed experts, parents face a minefield when picking out food, toys or other products for their children. A new qualitative study indicates that...
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A new study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. Clinical trial based...
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Researchers from the University of Granada belonging to the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center and the Faculty of Business and Economics...
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Low-dose treatment with trimethylamine N-oxide — a compound linked with the consumption of fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet...
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In a world of vast consumer choice, ambiguous product descriptions and self-appointed experts, parents face a minefield when picking out food, toys or other products for their children. A new...
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Some types of fish can be a good source of high-quality protein and other nutrients. Some of the best fish to eat include wild-caught...
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A new type of use-by label for milk bottles that decomposes as the liquid inside goes sour could appear on...
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tovala launches a lighter redesigned second generation smart oven
Tovala announced the second version of its eponymous oven today, featuring a complete redesign and a new version...
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Think of energy metabolism like a party popper: Ripping something apart releases a bang. Most of...
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Diets rich in fiber have long been associated with an array of positive outcomes, chief among them healthy hearts and arteries protected...
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A study of 23 flowers used in cooking shows a lack of chemical and toxicological data, which makes it impossible to set a limit for safe...
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A new study conducted among more than 177,000 students suggests that insufficient sleep duration is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle...
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The protein klotho has been shown to promote longevity and counteract aging-related impairments. Having more klotho seems to allow for longer and healthier lives, whereas a depletion of this molecule...
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Researchers are recommending doctors be more aggressive with statins to lower cholesterol.
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released...
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Diets rich in fiber have long been associated with an array of positive outcomes, chief among them healthy hearts and arteries protected from the ravages of...
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A new study has revealed new insights into ancient fishing throughout history, including what type of fish people were regularly eating as part of their diet.
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Researchers shed light on the protein complexes and processes that enable microtubules to bind to the centromeres of chromosomes and redistribute them to the daughter cells during mitosis. Via experiments...
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Scientists have developed a means of printing transistor-based glucose sensors directly onto a catheter attached to a wearable pump. Diabetics can program the pump to deliver insulin and glucagon, the hormones they...
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Orangutans spontaneously make hook tools out of a straight piece of wire, using them to ‘fish’ for food. Orangutans are...
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Two large new clinical trials have examined the benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements for staving off heart...
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From water bottles and food containers to toys and tubing, many modern materials are made of plastics. And while we produce about 110 million tons per year of synthetic polymers like polyethylene and polypropylene worldwide for...
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An international team of researchers discovers two proteins essential to the development of skeletal muscle.
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Tiger Global has returned to backing early-stage Indian startups after it wrote a $3 million check for CheckMate, a U.S.-Indian...
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A team led by UC Davis researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal...
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Researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal remains based on protein traces from...
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New research studies adhesiveness in ants as a way to improve synthetic adhesives
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Fortnite introduces new Food Fight mode for a limited time
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Palm oil boycott could actually increase deforestation – sustainable products are the solution
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Visualizing 'unfurling' microtubule growth
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One way to reduce food waste: Use it to make soil healthier
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How roaches fight off wasps that turn their victims into zombies
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Justin Bieber’s bizarre burrito incident reminds us not to believe everything online
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MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders
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World hunger has risen for three straight years, and climate change is a cause
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