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University of Illinois scientist helping processors keep E. coli out of meat
...she said. "But consumers should realize that the cook
is the last point of control for eliminating these toxic organisms," she added. "If meat is cooked until it's well done, you won't have a problem. These organisms are living cells, and they're fairly easily destroyed by heat, even E. coli 0157:H7,"...
A humble aquarium fish may be the key to new therapies for birth defects
...hese wonderful tools," said Gitlin. "I feel like a cook
that walks into this wonderfully equipped kitchen and realizes there all these wonderful recipes that he can prepare!" The researchers explored the effect on embryo development of varying the amount of copper available and disabling different piece...
Columbia University receives $16.9 million NIEHS award to study arsenic in ground water
...as 100 million people worldwide regularly drink or cook
with well water with arsenic concentrations greater than 10 micrograms per liter (g/L) or 10 parts per billion (ppb), the World Health Organization's maximum exposure level. Until the early 1970s, people in Bangladesh generally did not drink well wat...
To stem disease, keep cats indoors, stop feeding strays, scientist urges
...Ill. -- Keep pet cats inside, stop feeding strays, cook
meat sufficiently and reconsider the way the veterinary profession and public health agencies think -- and teach -- about the zoonotic pathogen Toxoplasma gondii. Such are the recommendations of Milton M. McAllister, a professor of pathobiology in th...
Highlights from the October Journal of the American Dietetic Asociation
...pular reasons were "I don't know how to prepare or cook
them" and "I dislike their taste." Other reasons included "I don't believe they are healthier for me than other foods" and "They are difficult to find." The researchers conclude that "a subset of women may be consuming soy for misguided reasons or n...
Vampires beware: Scripps scientists describe molecular basis of raw garlic's pungency
...nt of cooks for thousands of years, but almost any cook
will tell you there's a major difference: raw garl...the pungency of raw garlic than just smell. As any cook
can tell you, the flavor of raw garlic is markedly different than the flavor of roasted garlic, whic...
'Free-for-all' illegal logging of mahogany in Peruvian parks, says Duke-based monitoring group
...tigators also talked to a woman who said she was a cook
in that camp, which appeared unpopulated at the ti...mp from the plane, then spoke to two loggers and a cook
who had been working in this camp." In their report, Fagan and Shoobridge wrote that some camps are ...
Gorilla diet tips -- Have we 'evolved to eat mush'?
...size. The first human ancestor probably learned to cook
to spare his little teeth, Lucas said. After all, a cooked potato can reduce stress to molars by up to 82 percent, compared with a raw potato. Peter S. Ungar of the University of Arkansas also studies dental evidence to understand the evolution of th...
Scientists ID molecular 'switch' in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats
...g and margarine, baked goods, and the oils used to cook
french fries and other fast food. Studies have shown that trans fats not only raise LDL levels in the bloodstream but lower high-density lipoproteins (HDL, or "good" cholesterol) and may have even stronger adverse effects than do saturated fats. The ...
Want to petrify wood without waiting a few million years? Try this
...radually cranked up to 1,400 degrees centigrade to cook
for two hours, then let cool in argon to room temperature. Presto. Instant petrified wood, the silica taking up permanent residence with the carbon left in the cellulose to form a new silicon carbide, or SiC, ceramic. The material "replicates exactly...
Research turning up the heat on fowl bacteria
...t it. In the meantime, they encourage consumers to cook
poultry products thoroughly and carefully wash their hands, pots, utensils, counters and anything else that comes in contact with raw poultry....