Tag: "consumers" at biology news
Migration study finds that sweeping management changes are needed to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna
...dwide, especially in Japan where sushi and sashimi consumers
have been known to pay up to $45 a pound for the popular delicacy. In fact, the price for a single giant tuna in the Tokyo fish market has even exceeded $100,000. Little wonder that these animals continue to endure relentless hunting pressure from fi...
Researchers discover new longer-living flower
...me available to flower growers in fall 2005 and to consumers
Polymer expert writes text about better, inexpensive ways to create plastic
...lastic) that contains fillers," said Xanthos. "But consumers
use them daily. For example, look under your car hood. Fillers exist near almost any part of your engine. That's because filled plastics in some cases are better to use than metals. Near a car engine, for example, fillers can increase heat stabil...
What do 'ecolabels' tell about food?
...colabels describe them as a tool for eco-conscious consumers
to support environmentally responsible agriculture and differentiate certain products from their competition. For example, France uses the "Label Rouge" ecolabel to indicate a free-range environment for poultry, but it also provides detailed informat...
New processing method reduces peanut allergenicity
...s a need to inactivate peanut allergens to protect consumers
from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction," says Jianmei Yu, a researcher on the study. In the United States, the most significant rise in food allergies has been attributed to peanuts and other nuts. The allergenicity of peanuts is due ...
Study of high-pressure process to inactivate Norwalk virus underway
...roviruses. Most importantly, the study should make consumers
safer from foodborne infectious disease. Other funded research projects under way in the lab include "Use of High Hydrostatic Pressure Treatments to Eliminate Vegatative Pathogens in Fresh Crabmeat and Spores and Spore Forming Pathogens in Fresh Crab...
Cell's power plants also sense low oxygen
...many decades, because mitochondria are the primary consumers
of oxygen in the cell," she said. "However, the idea was discarded, because it appears that the mitochondrion still functions perfectly well in a range of oxygen concentrations where it is known that limiting oxygen results in an accumulation of HIF....
Biodiversity works both ways
...f microbial organisms affected both the biomass of consumers
and their prey. Furthermore, given the highest div... concluded that biodiversity of both producers and consumers
can be important for the transfer of energy and biomass to higher trophic levels. This should be con...
Hybrids are becoming mainstream
... with smaller vehicle options, are being joined by consumers
wanting to keep their SUVs or large sedans---and not get stung by rising gas prices," Berman said. "Hybrids have quickly shifted from a feel-good ideological purchase to a bottom-line, cost-conscious decision. Hybrids cars are clearly going mainstrea...
Controlling wildlife trade key to preventing health crises, study says
...ons. Along the way, hunters, middle marketers, and consumers
experience either direct or indirect contact with each animal traded. The pathogens, and even commonly benign microbes these animals carry are sometimes transmitted to other species, including humans, in the process. Domestic animals and wild scaven...
Ethanol and biodiesel from crops not worth the energy
... federal and state subsidies that are passed on to consumers
and the costs associated with environmental pollution or degradation, these figures were not included in the analysis. "The United State desperately needs a liquid fuel replacement for oil in the near future," says Pimentel, "but producing ethanol o...
Chemical Society meeting Aug. 28 - Sept. 1 features variety of multidisciplinary research
...t some particles might pose health hazards. Today, consumers
are looking for added benefits from traditional "beauty" products such as moisturization and sun protection. Researchers will offer solutions to the problem of incorporating nanoparticle sunscreens into water for silicone liquid makeup. The symposium...
Happy and passive means more productive animals
...ich leads to a successful situation for producers, consumers
and animals," he said. The old adage that athletes are born and not made may be even truer of animals. "If you're born with really, really passive genes, it will be hard for you to become nasty and aggressive," Muir said. "Animals don't have the abil...
Crisis in African fish supplies looms, experts warn Africa leaders
...onal security for both producers (more income) and consumers
(better quality and more quantity). 4. Increase benefits from fish trade Local and regional fish trade is already substantial but has the potential to grow. Regional cooperation and appropriate national policies can provide a major market stimulus ...
Highlights from the September Journal of the American Dietetic Asociation
...in adult men and women. The study found breakfast consumers
are "more likely to be older, female, white, non-smoking, regular exercisers and trying to control their weight." According to the authors: "Effective weight management as measured by BMI <25 was more strongly associated with ready-to-eat cereal ...
American Dietetic Association 2005 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
... preventing disease from innovative ways to reach consumers
with healthful-eating messages to reasons for dietary supplement use in this country In each of these critical areas and more, the top authorities will be at America's Center for the world's largest gathering of food and nutrition experts 10,000 di...
Native plant eaters have gourmet palates
... the evolutionary history between plants and their consumers
is an important predictor of plant edibility. Park...otic plants over natives. Three of the four exotic consumers
again had no preference. "Now we had essentially four separate studies with 11 herbivores and over 3...
'Patient-choice' C-section rate rises 36%: HealthGrades study
...itals, which HealthGrades posts free of charge for consumers
at www.healthgrades.com . The ratings are designe...rs HealthGrades has been conducting this study, so consumers
are making their preferences known." The rise of 36.6 percent in the nation's "patient-choice" C-sec...
Viagra's hidden help for wildlife
...conservationists told us we were nave and that TCM consumers
were unwilling to use a product outside their own ...ng a headache or the many other ailments for which consumers
still prefer TCM treatments. Furthermore, Viagra differs from many other Western drugs, in that the ...
Sustainable agriculture: Canadian institute offers definition, recommends path
...." The paper says such a move would cost Canadian consumers
just one-fifth of 1 percent of disposable income. ...rocess interference (MPI) which would indicate to consumers
how far a product has evolved from its natural state, including the use of crop protection materials...
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