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Game of life allows all mating strategies

...g the lizard mating season, the biologists watched orange "bullies," the aggressive and highly territorial males with natural orange coloring on their throats, as they guarded their harems and mated with multiple females. (Side-blot...

New treatment makes fruit juices safer

...uld not tell the difference between fresh-squeezed orange juice and carbon dioxide-treated juice, Marshall s... it also improves the appearance of fresh-squeezed orange juice. The process deactivates an enzyme that causes the juice to separate into a transparent, water...

Healthy gums are likely to lie behind milk mustaches

..., yogurt and cheese, dark green veggies, fortified orange juice, as well as rice and beans. "A relationship between calcium intake and periodontal disease makes sense in light of other new research linking osteoporosis with tooth loss," said Jack Caton, D.D.S., M.S., president of the American Academy of Per...

Putting a price tag on paradise

...mate, to offer human enjoyment and even to recycle orange peels. Such efforts are being rewarded with innovative financial mechanisms, whose scope and variety are expected to grow." Daily points to New York City's 1996 decision to improve its drinking water by investing $1.5 billion to restore the Catskill ...

Women failing to take vitamin that helps prevent serious birth defects, survey finds

...igh in folic acid, such as leafy green vegetables, orange juice, and beans, and enriched grain products fortified with the vitamin. Today's survey follows up three previous March of Dimes polls of women's knowledge and behavior on issues related to healthy pregnancy. It was conducted for the March of Dimes...

New UF study shows value of folate for older women

...3 to 85 consumed a folate-rich diet, consisting of orange juice and foods fortified with folic acid, contain...y. "Food sources containing natural folate include orange juice, the most popular source of natural folate in the American diet, as well as dark green leafy v...

UCSF researchers find link between vitamin C and gallbladder disease

...ery low vitamin C intakes, approximately one large orange per day could raise their vitamin C blood leve... already are getting high enough amounts, an extra orange will make a smaller difference. Blood levels reach a plateau at approximately 1,000 mg of v...

Some carotenoids specifically target colon cancer

... broccoli, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, oranges and orange juice, celery, greens and eggs. In explaining the apparently potent antioxidant effect of lutein and zeaxanthin, the authors point to their biochemical effectiveness as scavengers of oxygen radical species, as well as their reaction with cell membran...

20th century marks achievements in food science and technology

...roducts first fortified with folic acid (1998) and orange juice with calcium. Some significant achievements of the century span several decades, such as food enrichment (nutrients lost in processing added back to food) and fortification (addition of nutrients not originally present in foods) to help deliver...

Smells may trigger alcohol craving, and relapse, among alcoholics

...raining rats to recognize the smells of banana and orange may not seem too exciting to most people, but for ...they consumed alcohol, and the smell of quinine or orange was presented when they consumed quinine. During this "discrimination" phase, the rats quickly lear...

Lemur 'Juliet' may be new subspecies; no mate for 'Romeo'

...ore uniformly darker than Romeo's, and without the orange that is characteristic of his species, propithecus diadema diadema," said Glander. "The newly rescued animals also have distinctive white 'eyeglasses' of fur encircling their eyes, and their faces are shaped differently." The primatologists realize...

Science, technology, and the future: Panel discussion to be held November 1, 1999

...gton, DC Metro Station: Metro Center (red, orange and blue lines) PARTICIPANTS: Charles Arntzen, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research Erich Bloch, The Washington Advisory Group Rita Colwell, National Science Foundation Esther Dyson, EDventure Holdings James Ellenbogen, Principal Sc...

Changing children's diets today could reduce bone problems 70 years from now

...ugh: yogurt, cheese, pudding and calcium-fortified orange juice and cereals."Calcium from food sources may have a greater impact on bone density thancalcium supplements," says Dr. Zemel. "This study will give us measurableresults for that impact, in addition to helping us test methods to changechildren's ea...

FDA mandate for folic acid fortification may decrease the incidence of Down syndrome

...afy dark green vegetables, beans, peas, liver, and orange juice. Previous studieshave proven that inadequate folate status at the time of conception increases the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida -- the leading causeof childhood paralysis. In 1998, the US-FDA mandated that 140 micrograms of ...

Chemistry of alcoholism, vitamin C and stress addiction antibodies, futurefoods, preventing brain cell death, children's environmental health risks

...ies on the repellentproperties of catnip and osage orange (also known as hedgeapple) against Germancockroaches could lead to new natural products that might keep roaches fromcoming out of the walls. (See page 68, AGRO 123, Wednesday, August 25, 8:30a.m., (poster session), Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A i...

Astrobiologist to hunt small game in Siberia

...iatoms, bacteria, fungi, and even mosses. "I found orange mosses covered with black films of cyanobacteria growing on theice of the Matanuska Glacier in Alaska. Rock debris broken from mountains androck surfaces by the moving ice and may also be captured in the ice and promoteice bubble ecosystems. Tracki...

Vitamin C levels linked to amount of lead in blood

... be higher. As a pointof reference, a medium size orange contains 60 to 80 mg of vitamin C, and onecup of freshly squeezed orange juice has about 120 mg of the vitamin. According to Simon, there are very few negative effects of to...

The Sagan criteria for life revisited

...ms (Oceanus Procellarum) is the extensive blue and orange area on the left, and white lines radiate from the...ences - blue hues reveal titanium rich areas while orange and purple colors show regions relatively poor in titanium and iron. More information. While Eart...

Purdue Students Win $4,500 For Vegetarian Gelatin Dessert

...is made from seaweed. The students preparedcherry, orange and lemon flavors of their gelatin for the contest. Mulvaney says she and Howard developed the product after thinking about thedietary needs of patients in hospitals. "Many sick people can only have a clearliquid diet while they are in the hospit...

Columbia Researchers Synthesize Compound With Possible Link To MacularDegeneration; Work Is Critical To Pinpointing Causes Of Disease, Scientists Say

...tion was opened whenscientists found a fluorescent orange pigment that accumulates in retinalpigment epithelial cells, or RPE cells, that line the retina and support theeye's photoreceptive rods and cones. Several years ago, ophthalmologist GraigEldred of the University of Missouri-Columbia, using donor ey...

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