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Acid-resistant bug doesn't give in to alcohol either
...his organism has this weird growth habit of making vinegar
from ethanol (alcohol), which means it's highly resistant to ethanol, which very few things grow in, and resistant to acetic acid (vinegar), which even fewer things grow in," Kappock said. "Important enzymes in this bug r...
Wider use of simpler cervical cancer screening could benefit women in developing countries
An easy, inexpensive method using ordinary vinegar
in screening women for cervical cancer could be ap...Institute. He said that the screening method using vinegar
known as VIA (the acronym for visual inspection with acetic acid) should be seen as an alternative...
The latest information coming from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
...low glycemic load foodsinclude salads with oil and vinegar
dressing, high fat granola cereal,and most fresh fruits and vegetables. Glycemic load may not be the'be-all, end-all' of weight-loss diets for everyone," says Roberts, whois also a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science andPolicy at Tu...
NJIT chemists cook up new strain of carbon nanotubes
...groups, similar to those present in acetic acid or vinegar
and salts of sulfuric acid, respectively. " "These nanotubes therefore behave as poly-electrolytes or salts of polymers," said Iqbal. "These poly-electrolytes can be dissolved in solvents such as water or even more easily in acidic water and alcohols...
Vinegar increases killing power of bleach
Adding white vinegar
to diluted household bleach greatly increases the ...ufactured and stored. A small amount of household vinegar
is sufficient to lower the pH of bleach to an acidic range," says Miner. Miner and his colleagues...
Ecosystem of vanishing lake yields valuable bacterium
... in a tank with Halomonas campisalis, add sugar or vinegar
for food and let it perk away to create nitrogen," Peyton said. It might sound simple, but it's taken years of painstaking laboratory work to grow, identify, and characterize all the unique capabilities of Halomonas campisalis. It could take years m...
Sour taste make you pucker? It may be in your genes
... to sour taste may find foods containing lemons or vinegar
off-putting, whereas the same foods may be better accepted by a person whose genes make them less sensitive. Wise comments, These taste perceptions presumably evolved because they have a significant impact on food choice and therefore nutrition. I...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 1, 2007
...y Research The ingredient that helps give salt & vinegar
potato chips that tangy snap is the key to a new waterproof coating for protecting concrete from water damage, according to a study scheduled for the current (August 1) issue of ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research , a bi-weekly journal. ...