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Long sought-after flowering signal found
...plants (Science, August 12, 2005). The blossoms of cherry
trees are celebrated in many places including the ...at certain times of the year, the spring blooms of cherry
trees being but one example. Plants can use several cues from the environment to choose the season t...
Chemists forge a new form of iron
...it was very light sensitive and changed color from cherry
red to bright yellow when it was irradiated at 77 K (minus 321 F). We were really quite surprised when we found the first evidence that we had formed an iron VI ion." With the new compound in hand, the next steps will be to explore how it reacts with...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 20, 2006
...rs include that of soy, malt, natural rubber, mild cherry
and even taffy, according to a study scheduled for publication in the Sept. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society. ARTICLE #1 "Versatile, Fragrant, Convertible Isonitriles" DOWNLOAD PDF: http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/...
Cherries may help reduce metabolic syndrome and heart disease risk factors
...sented by University of Michigan researchers, used cherry
powder derived from tart cherries the variety fre...er health benefits. In the new study, whole tart cherry
powder was fed to two groups of rats as either 1 percent or 10 percent of their diet for 90 days. O...
A cherry on top: Tart cherries may alter heart/diabetes factors
... it. The researchers say the correlation between cherry
intake and significant changes in metabolic measur...y Marketing Institute, a trade association for the cherry
industry. CMI has no influence on the design, conduct or analysis of any U-M research it funds. Se...
8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure
...e Physalis viscosa, known as starhair ground cherry
Senna occidentalis, a very leafy tropical shrub whose seeds have been used in coffee; called septic weed Solanum nodiflorum, also known as white nightshade Tulbaghia violacea, a bulbous plant with hairless leaves often referred to a...
Global heartbeat control suggests therapy for beating heart failure
...yopathies, a finding that Gigure described as "the cherry
on the sundae for us." Those direct links to human disease suggest that drugs targeting ERR receptors might hold promise for novel heart therapies. "There are not many ways to prevent heart failure, but molecules that act on these receptors might b...