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'Portion distortion' may contribute to expanding waistlines, study reports
...red to be a typical portion of each meal item on a buffet
table2. To follow this model, Schwartz and co-author, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, PhD, RD, enrolled 177 young adults to participate. All were invited to attend one meal, selecting typical portions of a total of eight meal items at breakfast or six at lunc...
Surf's up -- and one coastal microbe has adapted
...gh the water. Algae and other organisms enjoy this buffet
of nutrients, which include pollutants from farm run-off and other human activity. All this gritty biomass alters the sunlight that seeps into the ocean layers, challenging organisms that photosynthesize, including cyanobacterium. In contrast to the ...
Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how
...e food processor, letting it gorge on a hot spring buffet
all day. "The findings show the continued value of microbial genome sequencing for exploring the useful capabilities of the vast realm of microbial life on Earth," says Ari Patrinos, director of the Office of Biological and Environmental Research, p...
The right hitchhiker can save an aphid's life
...nside aphids, turning them into an all-you-can-eat buffet
for the larval wasps. The aphids vary in their resistance to the wasps, which scientists had chalked up to genetic differences between aphids. But it's not in their genes at all -- the wasp-resistant aphids owe their lives to the symbiotic bacteria c...
Beer-drinking rats count calories better than many people, UF researchers say
...day won't just be on the playing field, but in the buffet