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Vitamin C transporter gene discovery in mice

... pregnant women should strive for five servings of fresh fruits and vegetables daily in their diet....

Black raspberries a potentially powerful agent in fight against colon cancer

... have as much nutritional content as fresh berries do, but the freeze-dri... large bowls -- or four cups -- of fresh black raspberries each day, he said. That may seem a bit extreme. People need to...

American Cancer Society funds Space Station scientist who studies how good cells turn bad

...on be busy analyzing a new batch of 35 experiments fresh from the Space Station. These crystals are of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase, or MnSOD, an enzyme that is an anti-oxidant and plays a role in diseases associated with aging such as diabetes, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. Analysis in her O...

Gene thats key to cloning success also hints at serious hurdles to reproductive cloning

... sporadic expression in cloned mouse embryos casts fresh doubt on prospects for reproductive human cloning. The findings, by a team led by K. John McLaughlin and Hans R. Schler of Penns School of Veterinary Medicine, are described in the May 15 issue of the journal Genes & Development. Despite the succes...

Happy 80th birthday, vitamin E!

...tmeal and muesli, pancakes and muffins, salads and fresh berry and yogurt desserts," Kerr said. "In this way we have concentrated energy with powerful nutrition benefits, along with great t aste, a roma, c olor and t exture which I call T.A.C.T. We literally scatter it on our food from sun up to suppe...

First primate archaeological dig uncovers new tool development links

...hammers to open nuts in western Africa may provide fresh clues to how tools developed among human ancestors. A paper published in the May 24 issue of the journal Science documents the first archaeological examination of a non-human primate workplace and establishes new links between the use of tools by ch...

Metals the 'new renewables'

...ne cannot meet the increasing need for metals, and fresh metal and minerals will be required for many generations to come" says Dr Rankin. Lifecycle analyses of key metals by CSIRO from mining to the point of manufacture has shown that there is significant scope for savings in energy, global warming potent...

Science editor explores the role of environmental change on global security

... of the Atlantic was lowered by a big injection of fresh water in the north as the result of rapidly melting glaciers. "All that, I think, is very much at the stage of theory," he noted. Kennedy also pointed to studies predicting that climate change will cause malaria and other pathogens to spread across ...

Complex gene-swapping spawns a form of lymphoma

...cations, cause pro-B cell lymphoma in mice offer a fresh perspective on how cancers arise from an increased "dosage" of specific genes or regions of the genome. The studies are reported in the June 28, 2002, issue of the journal Cell by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Frederick W. Al...

Making the most of lymphopenia

...e technique involves administering an injection of fresh immune cells to replace the ones that die immediat...onies of those cancer cells. In the technique, the fresh immune cells immediately begin to multiply and, because they see the cancer cells, they are rapidly ...

Healthy dessert: 'peaches and phytochemicals'

...ic Research Service, more than half of that being fresh fruit such as that grown in Texas. But peach breed...in market windows, or times during the season when fresh peaches are otherwise not available to consumers in local grocery stores. Byrne has spent his caree...

ASU researcher puts recalled Firestone tires to good use

... a small amount of the inexpensive crumb rubber to fresh concrete can improve strength and durability. Crum...f just 20 pounds of crumb rubber per cubic yard of fresh PCC were added, all 5 million scrap tires produced annually in Arizona could be recycled into strong...

New microscope technology allows study of biomolecules interacting with minerals

...ock off those toxic metals, which then pollute the fresh water, marine environment, or semi-humid soil where these interactions most frequently occur." Kendall has attached a siderophore to the microscopic plank or cantilever used in an atomic force microscope (AFM). The siderophore molecule is lowered tow...

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...Microbiology. In the study scientists contaminated fresh apple cider with the Cryptosporidium parvum parasi...ts without affecting the organoleptic qualities of fresh cider while being cost-effective for small cider mills," said researchers. "UV treatment of apple c...

Cornell researchers turn conventional thinking about canned corn on its ear

...vegetables have lower nutritional value than sweet fresh produce," Liu said. This is because processing leads to a decrease in vitamin C -- an antioxidant that prevents cell and tissue damage and purportedly gives fruits and vegetables their disease-preventing abilities. But Liu's ongoing investigation of...

Cooking sweet corn boosts disease-fighting nutrients

...and vegetables have a lower nutritional value than fresh produce. Those original notions seem to be false, as cooked sweet corn retains its antioxidant activity, despite the loss of vitamin C," says Rui Hai Liu, Cornell assistant professor of food science, the lead author on the article, "Processed Sweet C...

Shark fin soup: Scientists now can tell which kind of shark

...he test proved effective for dried fins as well as fresh samples. Shivji and his colleagues can now identify up to 10 species with genetic testing, and plan to be able eventually to test for 35 species of commercially exploited shark. The difficulties in identifying species solely from their fins have r...

Waddenzee fresher than ever

...erlands Institute for Sea Research. Along with the fresh water, more nitrate and phosphate are entering the... During the past 140 years the average quantity of fresh water in the Waddenzee has doubled. This is due to a strong increase in the water supply from the IJ...

Alzheimer's disease may originate in the brain's white matter

... the gray matter. The new findings could provide a fresh direction for Alzheimer's research in this neglected part of the brain, offering the potential for early diagnosis and enhanced therapies. The results are reported in the Sept. 17 print edition of Biochemistry, a peer-reviewed journal of the American...

Illinois lands research center for advanced water purification

...ated 1 billion people do not have access to clean, fresh water. Each year, 5 million people die of waterbo...salt separates out, offering a potential supply of fresh water. Scientists will investigate techniques to efficiently split these materials into clean drink...

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