Dietary
Would you eat meat grown from cells in a laboratory? Here's how it works  PHYS.ORG · 30 minutes
For many of us, eating a meal containing meat is a normal part of daily life. But if we dig... more
Researchers develop new system that creates 'virtual taste realities'  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The fly hasn't eaten for an entire day and it's starving. Finally, it finds a pile of edible gelatinous goo. It begins eating when suddenly a green light appears, and... more
Low-Carb Diet Benefits People with Metabolic Syndrome Independent of Weight Loss  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight shows that metabolic... more
Promising strategies to control bad food choices  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
What's the best way to prevent children from overloading on bad food choices? Flinders University researchers have found that promoting substitution is the answer to turn around children's excessive consumption of nutrient-poor foods and... more
New chemoimmunotherapy regimen for aggressive form of lymphoma gets FDA approval  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug... more
Texas A&M researchers receive grant to develop super-repellent, anti-fouling food surfaces  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, TEES, were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of... more
Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults at... more
Study identifies proteins that interact with processes regulating gene p53  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation of normal anti-cancer functions,... more
Food insufficiency, impulsivity, drinking, and childhood trauma related to IPV perpetration  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
Intimate partner violence (IPV) – commonly known as domestic violence, and long associated with drinking – is a significant public health problem. more
Plant-based diet may be effective treatment for Crohn's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Eating a plant-based diet may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease, according to a case study published in the journal Nutrients. more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
FDA approves new drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. more
Plants may be transmitting superbugs to people  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Antibiotic-resistant infections are a threat to global public health, food safety and an economic burden. To prevent these infections, it is critical to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes are transmitted from both... more
Medical News Today: Researchers find protein that might prevent, reverse diabetes  MNT · 2 days
A recent study using human fat cells and a mouse model identifies a protein within fat cells that might help treat diabetes and perhaps prevent it. more
Kids held by Border Patrol describe disturbing conditions  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Lawyers for migrant children arriving in the U.S. say interviews with kids at several Customs and Border Protection stations exposed disturbing conditions, including inadequate food, water, sanitation or childcare. more
Intratumoral activation of the necroptotic pathway components RIPK1 and RIPK3 potentiates antitumor immunity  Science Magazine · 3 days
Although the signaling events that induce different forms of programmed cell death are well defined, the subsequent immune responses to dying cells... more
Medical News Today: How strength training may help people with diabetes  MNT · 3 days
Strength training helps improve markers of metabolic health, such as insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels, in mice with diabetes. more
Researchers develop model of intestinal infection that could advance vaccine development  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium, which causes a diarrheal disease, is very good at infecting humans. It's the leading cause of waterborne disease from recreational waters in... more
Dental microwear provides clues to dietary habits of lepidosauria  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
High-resolution microscopic images of the surface of dental enamel of lepidosauria, which is a subclass of reptile including monitor lizards, iguanas, lizards and tuatara, allow scientists to determine their dietary... more
Fungus produces highly effective surfactant  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Mortierella alpina lives in the soil and likes to keep cool. This fungus, which belongs to the zygomycetes, grows best at temperatures of 10 to 15 degrees C and occurs mainly in alpine or arctic habitats. In biotechnology,... more
More insights into transport protein used by cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Certain cancer cells depend on exporting the metabolite lactate, which accumulates during the generation on energy. Lactate plays an important role in many biochemical and cellular processes. more
Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sortilin, which is a protein expressed on the surface of nerve cells, plays a crucial role in pain development in laboratory mice - and in all likelihood in humans as well. more
High levels of acid in processed foods could affect fetus' developing brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, the need to find what causes the disorder becomes more urgent every day.... more
Marine microbiology: Successful extremists  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In nutrient-poor deep-sea sediments, microbes belonging to the Archaea have outcompeted bacterial microorganisms for millions of years. Their ability to efficiently scavenge dead cells makes them the basal producers in the food chain. more
Medical News Today: What to know about bruising easily  MNT · 3 days
Possible causes of easy bruising include certain medications, liver disease, and vitamin deficiencies. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more about why some people may bruise more... more
Low-carb diet may reverse metabolic syndrome independent of weight loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don't lose any weight, a new study suggests. more
Post-Soviet food system changes led to greenhouse gas reductions  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Changes in agriculture, trade, food production and consumption after the collapse of the Soviet Union led to a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, a new study has found. more
Sugars that coat proteins are a possible drug target for pancreatitis  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
CA19-9 is a complex sugar structure that coats proteins. Elevated levels of CA19-9 was found to cause inflammation in the pancreas in mice and promote rapid... more
Treatment for common cause of diarrhea more promising  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have figured out how to grow the intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium in the lab, an achievement that will speed efforts to treat or prevent diarrhea caused by the parasite. more
McMaster researchers map toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest... more
Trends and challenges in robot manipulation  Science Magazine · 4 days
Dexterous manipulation is one of the primary goals in robotics. Robots with this capability could sort and package objects, chop vegetables, and fold clothes. As robots come to work side by side with humans, they must... more
Biological adaptations in the Arctic cervid, the reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)  Science Magazine · 4 days
The reindeer is an Arctic species that exhibits distinctive biological characteristics, for which the underlying genetic basis remains largely unknown. We compared the genomes of reindeer against those... more
Akkermansia muciniphila induces intestinal adaptive immune responses during homeostasis  Science Magazine · 4 days
Intestinal adaptive immune responses influence host health, yet only a few intestinal bacteria species that induce cognate adaptive immune responses during homeostasis have been identified. Here, we show that Akkermansia... more
Structural identification of a hotspot on CFTR for potentiation  Science Magazine · 4 days
Cystic fibrosis is a fatal disease caused by mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). Two main categories of drugs are being developed: correctors that improve folding of... more
Researchers study super-repellent nanosurfaces for safer fruits, vegetables  nanowerk · 4 days
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture in the U.S. awarded a grant to study and develop super-repellent and anti-fouling surfaces for foods. more
Vanilla makes milk beverages seem sweeter  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Adding vanilla to sweetened milk makes consumers think the beverage is sweeter, allowing the amount of added sugar to be reduced, according to new researchers, who will use the concept to develop a reduced-sugar chocolate milk... more
Low-carb diet may reduce diabetes risk independent of weight loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A low-carb diet may have benefits for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes even if they don't lose any weight, a new study suggests. more
Researchers study super-repellent surfaces for safer fruits, vegetables  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, TEES, were recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study and... more
One step closer to chronic pain relief  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
While effective drugs against chronic pain are not just around the corner, researchers have succeeded in identifying a protein as a future potential target for medicinal drugs. Basic research shows that blocking a protein... more
Vanilla makes milk beverages seem sweeter  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Adding vanilla to sweetened milk makes consumers think the beverage is sweeter, allowing the amount of added sugar to be reduced, according to Penn State researchers, who will use the concept to develop a reduced-sugar chocolate... more
Plants' oil-production accelerator also activates the brakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists studying plant biochemistry recently made a surprising discovery: They found that a protein that turns on oil synthesis also activates a protein that puts the brakes on the same process. They describe how... more
Vitamin D may not help your heart  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
While previous research has suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study has found that taking vitamin D supplements did... more
Paleontologists Find Strange Microbes in Dinosaur Fossils  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
In a new study published in the journal eLife, an international team of paleontologists looked for preserved collagen proteins and DNA in... more
'Substantial' decline in obesity rates among pre-schoolers in the US  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Obesity rates among pre-schoolers who receive government food aid are in decline, according to data extracted from a US nutrition program more
Vitamin D supplementation may not reduce the risk of heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Scientists have confirmed that taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. more
Scientists map toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest... more
Scientists discover seemingly paradoxical mechanism for regulating oil synthesis  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Scientists studying plant biochemistry at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory recently made a surprising discovery: They found that a protein that turns on oil synthesis also activates... more
Growing a better seaweed to fuel the future  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
"Thirteen point two." One scientist calls out the measurement; another jots it down in her data sheet. It's hot and stuffy in the lab, and the pungent smell of seaweed is inescapable... more
A new route for plant nutrient delivery  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Agriculture around the globe requires new solutions for food and water sustainability. With more frequent climate extremes, growing populations, increased food demand, and global crop threats, environmental engineers are searching for solutions to manage... more
Apps Help Find Unsold Food in Attempt to Reduce Waste  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
These apps are part of a growing number of services using technology to help reduce food waste. more
Medical News Today: Nutrition: Even identical twins respond differently to food  MNT · 4 days
The largest ongoing nutrition study reveals important differences in how people respond to food and why personalized diets are the future of nutrition. more
Synthetic biology roadmap could set research agenda for next 10 years  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new roadmap for synthetic biology could help to set research goals for improving food production, public health and the environment. more
Marine extremophiles: The basal level of the food chain  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In nutrient-poor deep-sea sediments, microbes belonging to Archaea have outcompeted bacterial microorganisms for millions of years. Efficiently scavenging dead cells makes them the basal producers in the food chain. more
Using the power of math to improve food texture, consistency  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The word starch brings to mind for many people either a food component or something used to stiffen clothing—but its use covers much territory. Starch is used in... more
Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A team of researchers has found that a dangerous type of parasite that affects the brain, maintains a stable supply of essential nutrients as it replicates in the... more
People with higher multimorbidity scores have faster brain decline, greater suicide risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Having arthritis, or diabetes, or heart disease can change a person's life, getting in the way of daily activities and requiring special diets and... more
New probe can identify and latch onto proteins on surface of endoplasmic reticulum  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two main... more
Cancer patients taking statin medication has lower risk of suffering a stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following radiation therapy of the chest, neck or head had significantly reduced risk of suffering a stroke, and... more
Scientists chart course toward a new world of synthetic biology  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A team has compiled a roadmap for the future of synthetic or engineering biology, based on the input of 80 leaders in the field from more than 30... more
Neutrons get a wider angle on DNA and RNA to advance 3-D models  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland are using neutrons at Oak Ridge National... more
Stabilizing nations' food production through crop diversity  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
With increasing demand for food from the planet's growing population and climate change threatening the stability of food systems across the world, University of Minnesota research examined how the diversity of crops at the... more
Structure of the saxiphilin:saxitoxin (STX) complex reveals a convergent molecular recognition strategy for paralytic toxins  Science Magazine · 5 days
Dinoflagelates and cyanobacteria produce saxitoxin (STX), a lethal bis-guanidinium neurotoxin causing paralytic shellfish poisoning. A number of metazoans... more
Frog protein may mitigate dangers posed by toxic marine microbes  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new study from UC San Francisco suggests that a protein found in the common bullfrog may one day be used to detect and neutralize a poisonous compound... more
[Research Articles] Targeting pancreatic islet PTP1B improves islet graft revascularization and transplant outcomes  Science Magazine · 5 days
Deficient vascularization is a major driver of early islet graft loss and one of the primary reasons for the failure of islet... more
Medical News Today: How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer  MNT · 5 days
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows. more
YouTube partners with Universal to upgrade nearly 1,000 classic music videos to HD  TechCrunch · 5 days
YouTube has teamed up with Universal Music Group to remaster nearly a thousand classic music videos, the companies announced today, including those... more
Dietary supplement improves neuronal function of a patient with atypical Rett syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A multicentric translational research study carried out by groups of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Sant Joan de Déu Hospital, the University of Barcelona,... more
Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have... more
Unearthing the sweet potato proteome  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The sweet, starchy orange sweet potatoes are tasty and nutritious ingredients for fries, casseroles and pies. Although humans have been cultivating sweet potatoes for thousands of years, scientists still don't know much about the protein makeup of these... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Sigma receptors are proteins found mainly on the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Mapping and measuring proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Sigma receptors are proteins found on mainly the surface of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in certain cells. Sigma-1 and sigma-2 are the two... more
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants,... more
Directed evolution comes to plants  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new platform for speeding up and controlling the evolution of proteins inside living plants has been developed by a KAUST-led team. more
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The UK Advertising Standards Authority has introduced a new rule in its advertising code which bans adverts which feature gender stereotypes "that are likely to cause harm, or... more
Electrons take alternative route to prevent plant stress  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Plants are susceptible to stress, and with the global impact of climate change and humanity's growing demand for food, it's crucial to understand what causes plant stress and stress tolerance. When plants... more
Adequate protein intake linked with reduced risk of frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Adequate intake of protein is associated with a reduced risk of frailty and prefrailty in older women, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio... more
Sleep patterns can predict Alzheimer’s pathology later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer’s pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study of older men and women published in JNeurosci. These findings could lead... more
ChIP-seq kit maximizes chromatin-antibody binding and capture  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Optimizing protein orientation for maximum chromatin-antibody binding and capture enables Chromatrap® ChIP-seq kits to offer market leading sensitivity. more
Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste  ABC NEWS · 5 days
In Germany, growing numbers of people are using modern technology such as phone apps to help reduce food waste in an effort to cut down on climate-wrecking carbon... more
Meero raises $230 million for its on-demand photo platform  TechCrunch · 5 days
Chances are you always look at photos before you order food in your favorite food delivery app, or before you book a hotel room. French startup Meero wants to make... more
New spectroscopic approach investigates difficult-to-observe protein structures  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Combining research-oriented teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration pays off: Researchers at the University of Konstanz develop a novel spectroscopic approach to investigate hitherto difficult-to-observe protein structures. more
The basal forebrain may hold clues to food avoidance behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
After fasting for 24 hours the typical laboratory mouse spends much time eating. Surprisingly, this is not what Jay M. Patel saw when he was studying basal forebrain... more
Medical News Today: Rheumatoid factor: What to know  MNT · 5 days
Rheumatoid factor is an immune system protein. Doctors can measure its levels using a blood test to help diagnose autoimmune conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis. Here, we explain the test, normal rheumatoid factor... more
Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A brain circuit in the mouse basal forebrain that is involved in perceiving the outside world, connects with and overrides feeding behaviors regulated by the hypothalamus. more
The Same Exact Foods Affect Each Person's Gut Bacteria Differently  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Diet can influence the gut microbiome, but the same food can have the opposite effect on different people. more
Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists went looking for preserved collagen, the protein in bone and skin, in dinosaur fossils. They didn't find the protein, but they did find huge colonies of modern bacteria living inside the dinosaur bones. more
Medical News Today: Garden snails may have secret weapons against aggressive bacteria  MNT · 6 days
Researchers have discovered four previously unknown proteins in snail mucus, at least three of which have the potential to fight harmful bacteria. more
Food neophobia may raise the risk of developing lifestyle diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality, increase the risk factors associated with chronic diseases, and thus increase the risk of developing... more
US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy more
Food neophobia may increase the risk of lifestyle diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Your parents were right: You should always try all foods! Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality and increase the risk factors associated with... more
Key protein: Lab solves HOIL-1 mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The mysterious function of a key protein has been revealed. more
Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Bad news, Jurassic Park fans—the odds of scientists cloning a dinosaur from ancient DNA are pretty much zero. That's because DNA breaks down over time and isn't stable enough to stay intact for millions... more
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Would you eat meat grown from cells in a laboratory? Here's how it works
PHYS.ORG
Researchers study super-repellent surfaces for safer fruits, vegetables
PHYS.ORG
Using the power of math to improve food texture, consistency
PHYS.ORG
Growing a better seaweed to fuel the future
PHYS.ORG
A new route for plant nutrient delivery
PHYS.ORG
Meat is masculine: how food advertising perpetuates harmful gender stereotypes
PHYS.ORG
A vegan meat revolution could save the planet
PHYS.ORG
iPhone plus nanoscale porous silicon equals cheap, simple home diagnostics
PHYS.ORG
Researchers discover meat-eating plant in Ontario, Canada
PHYS.ORG
How old are your organs? To scientists' surprise, organs are a mix of young and old cells
SCIENCE DAILY
What does a koala's nose know? A bit about food, and a lot about making friends
PHYS.ORG
Video gamers design brand new proteins
SCIENCE DAILY
Watch an elephant ‘count’ simply by using its sense of smell
Science Magazine
At-line Food Production Analysis using an Innovative NIR Spectrometer
NEWS MEDICAL
How bacteria nearly killed by antibiotics can recover — and gain resistance
SCIENCE-NEWS
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