Dietary
Growth Arrest Specific 7 protein allows cells to eat  PHYS.ORG · 17 minutes
Without hands or feet, a single human cell has little to protect itself from surrounding threats like bacteria or viruses. In this way, the cell membrane has evolved to be... more
Scientists enhance color and texture of cultured meat  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture and color of bovine muscle grown from... more
Scientists take new step toward the goal of growing cell-based meat for human consumption  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein... more
Crabs can solve and remember their way around a maze  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
A new study has revealed how common shore crabs can navigate their way around a complex maze and can even remember the route in order to find food. more
What to know about an inguinal hernia  MNT · 13 hours
An inguinal hernia is when part of the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for inguinal hernias, plus potential risks. more
New study reveals that crabs can solve and remember their way around a maze  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
A new Swansea University study has revealed how common shore crabs can navigate their way around a complex maze and... more
Scientists enhance color and texture of cultured meat  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Researchers are exploring the development of cultured meat found that the addition of the iron-carrying protein myoglobin improves the growth, texture and color of bovine muscle grown from cells in culture. This... more
Protein in blood protects against neuronal damage after brain hemorrhage  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Patients who survive a cerebral hemorrhage may suffer delayed severe brain damage caused by free hemoglobin, which comes from red blood cells and damages neurons. Researchers have now... more
Medical News Today: What to know about an inguinal hernia  MNT · 16 hours
An inguinal hernia is when part of the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for inguinal hernias,... more
More electronic device use tied to more sugar and caffeine in teens  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A new study found that more than 27% of teens exceed recommended sugar intake and 21% exceed recommended caffeine from soda and energy drinks.... more
Hope for stressed-out parents of extremely picky eaters  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
A new study published in the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Practice brings hope to parents who are at their wits’ end over their children’s refusal to eat one or more food groups. more
Researchers assess accuracy of lateral flow urine LAM test in detecting TB in HIV-positive people  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths in people living with HIV than any other disease, with more than 300,000... more
Single mutation dramatically changes structure, function of bacteria's transporter proteins  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Swapping a single amino acid in a simple bacterial protein changes its structure and function, revealing the effects of complex gene evolution, finds a new study published in... more
Novel agent flips on garbage disposal in neurons, eliminating toxic brain proteins in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Neuroscientists say they have developed and tested an agent that reduces the buildup of toxic proteins in animal models of... more
E. coli bacteria study may provide clues about drug resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
Swapping a single amino acid in a simple bacterial protein changes its structure and function, revealing the effects of complex gene evolution, finds a new study published in... more
Biological material boosts perovskite solar cell performance  nanowerk · 20 hours
Next-generation solar cells that mimic photosynthesis with biological material may give new meaning to the term 'green technology'. Adding the protein bacteriorhodopsin to perovskite solar cells boosted the efficiency of the devices in a... more
Single mutation dramatically changes structure and function of bacteria's transporter proteins  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Swapping a single amino acid in a simple bacterial protein changes its structure and function, revealing the effects of complex gene evolution, finds a new study.... more
All-organic farming could increase UK emissions: study  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
An all-out shift to organic farming in England and Wales could lead to a net increase in Britain's greenhouse gas emissions as a drop in yields would lead to higher food imports, scientists estimated... more
Biological material boosts solar cell performance  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Next-generation solar cells that mimic photosynthesis with biological material may give new meaning to the term 'green technology.' Adding the protein bacteriorhodopsin (bR) to perovskite solar cells boosted the efficiency of the devices in a series... more
Scientists discover mechanisms that protect tapeworms from being digested by their host  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
A team of scientists from Tyumen together with colleagues found and described previously unknown tapeworm proteins that suppress the activity of trypsin and efficiently... more
Farmer wages must be improved to prevent millions in India from malnutrition  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
A comprehensive study led by Colonel Divakaran Padma Kumar Pillay—a former Indian Army officer, severely wounded in counter insurgency operations—calls for an overhaul of... more
A blood factor involved in weight loss and aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Aging can be delayed through lifestyle changes (physical exercise, restricting calorie intake, etc.). Researchers have elucidated the properties of a molecule in the blood - GDF11 - whose mechanisms were... more
Transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes after antibiotics  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Antibiotic treatment is known to disrupt the community structure of intestinal microbes -- the 500 to 1,000 bacterial species that have a mainly beneficial influence in humans. A study now... more
Antibiotic treatment can cause transient and long-term disruption of gut microbes  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 hours
Trillions of microbes in the intestine aid human health, including digestion of breast milk, breaking down fiber and helping control the immune system. more
Recipe for making a fruitfly  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Researchers have used mass spectroscopy to determine the absolute copy numbers of nuclear proteins and histone modifications in the Drosophila embryo. The results provide new insights into the mechanisms of animal development. more
New methods can reduce emissions from the textile industry  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Both animal and plant cells depend on autophagy in which damaged or superfluous cell material is removed. The degradation of substrates is done by proteins. In animals, it takes place... more
Bacteria use selfish strategy to get ahead in the human gut  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
A species of bacteria found in the human gut gains a competitive advantage by keeping sugar nutrients to itself, scientists have discovered. more
From wood to fish feed: How to transform forestry residues into animal feed  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
The continued demand for food rich in protein and nutrition has highlighted the importance of fisheries and aquaculture. A report by the... more
Biological material boosts solar cell performance  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Next-generation solar cells that mimic photosynthesis with biological material may give new meaning to the term "green technology." Adding the protein bacteriorhodopsin (bR) to perovskite solar cells boosted the efficiency of the devices in a series... more
Money motivates in reducing food waste, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
One of the biggest deterrents to wasting food is getting people to think about what else those wasted dollars could be spent on, according to a Western-led report. more
New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Results of a new phase 2 clinical trial using technology developed at Northwestern Medicine show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten in individuals with celiac disease. The findings may... more
Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?  MNT · 2 days
A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep the gut microbiota healthy. more
How rat-eating monkeys help keep palm oil plants alive  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Found as an ingredient in many processed and packaged foods, palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil. Now, researchers have discovered an unlikely ally for palm oil production:... more
Healthiest gut bacteria with plant-based or Mediterranean diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study shows that specific foods that are supplied by either a plant-based or a Mediterranean-type diet can protect the gut against inflammatory disorders, by selectively promoting the growth of anti-inflammatory... more
Medical News Today: Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue  MNT · 2 days
Swapping sugar and saturated fat for vegetables and smoothies can diminish the impact of sleep deprivation, according to new findings. more
Medical News Today: Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?  MNT · 2 days
A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep... more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about clear urine  MNT · 2 days
Clear or very pale urine is usually a sign of proper hydration. In this article, learn more about the possible causes of clear urine and when... more
Cantabio, LIH jointly investigate DJ-1 targeting compounds in immune associated diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
DJ-1 is well known as an important target for the treatment of a number of diseases such as Parkinson's disease. Cantabio has been developing novel small... more
Fasting may increase motivation for exercise by surging "hunger hormone" ghrelin  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers have found that when mice are provided with limited access to food, the levels of food and satiety hormone ghrelin rises. This causes increase in... more
Discovery about DNA-reeling bacteria can help inform strategies to stop bacterial infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study from Indiana University has revealed a previously unknown role a protein plays in helping bacteria reel in DNA in their environment... more
Haptoglobin binds hemoglobin that causes brain damage after cerebral hemorrhage  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Patients who survive a cerebral hemorrhage may suffer delayed severe brain damage caused by free hemoglobin, which comes from red blood cells and damages neurons. Researchers at the... more
Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A research team has created a third approach to engineering proteins that uses deep learning to distill the fundamental features of proteins directly from their amino acid sequence... more
Dozens of elephants die in Zimbabwe drought  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
At least 55 elephants have died in a month in Zimbabwe due to a lack of food and water, its wildlife agency said Monday, as the country faces one of the worst droughts in... more
Defining the centromere  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Centromeres are the chromosomal domains at which the kinetochore, a protein complex required for the correct separation of chromosomes during mitosis and meiosis, is assembled. The incorporation of the histone variant CenH3 into centromeric nucleosomes is a prerequisite for the... more
Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Synthetic biologists have taken evolution of proteins into their own hands by changing some that occur in nature or even by synthesizing them from scratch. Such engineered proteins... more
New CRISPR genome editing system offers a wide range of versatility in human cells  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A team from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach by combining two... more
New CRISPR genome editing system offers a wide range of versatility in human cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A team has developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach by combining two of the most important proteins in molecular biology... more
Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk  NPR · 2 days
Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia. more
DNA-reeling bacteria yield new insight on how superbugs acquire drug-resistance  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new study from Indiana University has revealed a previously unknown role a protein plays in helping bacteria reel in DNA in their environment—like a fisherman pulling up... more
DNA-reeling bacteria yield new insight on how superbugs acquire drug-resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A study has revealed a protein's role in helping bacteria 'reel in' DNA from their environment to acquire new traits, such as antibiotic resistance. more
How rat-eating monkeys help keep palm oil plants alive  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Found as an ingredient in many processed and packaged foods, palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology on October 21 have discovered... more
New knowledge of the muscular system important for future treatment of diseases  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
When a muscle is activated, it is the proteins myosin and actin that go to work. Myosin molecules take hold of actin molecules and... more
From biomedicine to buzz pollination: why we need a plan 'bee'  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
With Extinction Rebellion's mass bee-themed 'die ins' hitting the international news, we're reminded again that our bees are facing many threats—from climate change and loss of... more
How Antarctic krill fertilize the oceans and even store carbon  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Krill are best known as whale food. But few people realize that these small, shrimp-like creatures are also important to the health of the ocean and the atmosphere.... more
We need to understand the culture of whales so we can save them  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
We often think of culture as solely human. We think of our music, our clothes, our food, our languages. However, culture stretches... more
GAS7 protein allows cells to eat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Phagocytosis can be viewed as a primitive immune system used by all cells. When a pathogen is near the cell, the cell membrane will deform to engulf the pathogen and dispose of it. Researchers have found... more
How cells protect themselves from mitochondrial defects  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Cells need powerhouses known as mitochondria to utilize the energy stored in our food. Most of the proteins required for this powerhouse function are encoded in the nucleus and transported into the mitochondria after... more
Real texture for lab-grown meat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have grown rabbit and cow muscles cells on edible gelatin scaffolds that mimic the texture and consistency of meat, demonstrating that realistic meat products may eventually be produced without the need to raise and slaughter animals. more
Environmental challenges and future perspectives of metal-oxide nanoparticles  nanowerk · 2 days
The increase in production and applications of metal-oxide nanoparticles (MO-NPs) raises concerns for the environment as well as for human health. The terrestrial environment, especially soil, is expected to be the largest... more
Lab-grown meat: Researchers grow muscle cells on edible fibers  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Lab-grown or cultured meat could revolutionize food production, providing a greener, more sustainable, more ethical alternative to large-scale meat production. But getting lab-grown meat from the petri dish to the... more
Timing of food may be nearly as important as how much we eat  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Most of what we believe about eating and health stems from decades of research based on a simple premise: The amount of... more
SNAP provides a model for ensuring a right to food  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is effective in addressing the right... more
Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. The study suggests that a surge in levels... more
Soil on Moon and Mars Likely to Support Crops  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Researchers at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands have produced crops in Mars and Moon soil simulant... more
SNAP is effective in addressing the right to food  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. In some cases, this is encapsulated into a constitutionally formalized "right to food". more
Medical News Today: Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know  MNT · 5 days
A vegan keto diet is a very low carbohydrate diet that does not include any animal products. Learn about the possible benefits and risks and what... more
Poor urban consumers willing to pay a premium for more nutritious food, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Ugandans and Kenyans in poor urban households are willing to pay a premium for more nutritious flour, new research shows. more
How does taurine affect the body?  MNT · 5 days
Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential risks of taurine. more
Medical News Today: How does taurine affect the body?  MNT · 5 days
Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential... more
Medical News Today: Some keto diets may exacerbate skin inflammation  MNT · 5 days
A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems. more
Intrinsically disordered proteins access a range of hysteretic phase separation behaviors  Science Magazine · 5 days
The phase separation behavior of intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) is thought of as analogous to that of polymers that undergo equilibrium lower or upper critical solution... more
Lifestyle is a threat to gut bacteria: Ötzi proves it, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The evolution of dietary and hygienic habits in Western countries is associated with a decrease in the bacteria that help in digestion. These very... more
More than just whale food: Krill's influence on carbon dioxide and global climate  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Antarctic krill are well-known for their role at the base of the Southern Ocean food web, where they're food for marine predators... more
Health benefits of exercise can be increased by working out before breakfast, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
According to a new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, health scientists at the Universities of... more
Cod or haddock? Study looks at 'name bias' and fisheries sustainability  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Could you taste the difference between cod and other whitefish, such as haddock or hake, if you didn't know what you were eating? The answer may... more
A new approach to reconstructing protein evolution  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
There are an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 proteins at work in cells, where they carry out numerable functions, says computational molecular biologist Roman Sloutsky at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. "One of the central... more
Enhanced beverages are gaining strong market position, despite awareness of high sugar content  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Enhanced beverages are gaining a strong market position, especially since consumers are seeking out products that benefit their health. more
Vaping propylene glycol and vegetable glycerine may lead to lung inflammation  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers have found that using e-cigarettes with the e-liquid refills containing propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerine (VG) may lead to inflammation of the lungs over... more
Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
While couples often change their lifestyle in order to conceive faster, including crash diets, a new study in mice throws up the possibility that this kind of extreme dietary modification by the father might... more
Study shows link between high-fat diet and earlier appearance of Alzheimer's markers in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Once it begins, Alzheimer's disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the... more
Medical News Today: Why raw dog food could be harmful for pets and owners alike  MNT · 6 days
Researchers have found that some raw dog food products harbor harmful bacteria that could cause infections both in... more
Keto diet may cause skin problems  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers from Austria have found that ketogenic diets could affect psoriasis-like skin inflammation in mice. They noted that keto diets including medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) such as coconut along with omega-3 fatty acids obtained from nuts and... more
Researchers find behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Does yo-yo dieting drive compulsive eating? There may be a connection. According to Boston University School of Medicine researchers the chronic cyclic pattern of overeating followed by undereating,... more
What Is Activated Charcoal?  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
You might want to reconsider including activated charcoal in your food, beverages or cosmetics. more
Raw pet food a risk for humans and animals  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The team wrote, “Feeding pets raw meat-based diets (RMBDs) has become increasingly popular but may constitute a risk due to the contamination with pathogenic and antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) bacteria.” more
Cystic fibrosis carriers at increased risk of digestive symptoms  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have found that carriers of the most common genetic variant that causes cystic fibrosis experience some symptoms similar to those of people with cystic fibrosis. These findings were enabled... more
Architecture of African swine fever virus and implications for viral assembly  Science Magazine · 6 days
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a giant and complex DNA virus that causes a highly contagious and often lethal swine disease without vaccine available. Using... more
Sphingosine 1-phosphate: Lipid signaling in pathology and therapy  Science Magazine · 6 days
Sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P), a metabolic product of cell membrane sphingolipids, is bound to extracellular chaperones, is enriched in circulatory fluids, and binds to G protein–coupled S1P receptors (S1PRs) to regulate embryonic development,... more
Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Does yo-yo dieting drive compulsive eating? There may be a connection. According to researchers the chronic cyclic pattern of overeating followed by undereating, reduces the brain's ability to... more
3D printed chocolate without temperature control  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new approach to the 3D printing of chocolate using cold extrusion instead of conventional hot-melt extrusion method eliminates the need for stringent temperature controls, offering wider potential for 3D printing temperature-sensitive food. more
Deep water sites off the US northeast coast are suitable for offshore blue mussel farms  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Offshore mussel farm sites need to have the right temperature, food availability, and the right currents. According to... more
Deep water sites off the US northeast coast are suitable for offshore blue mussel farms  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Offshore mussel farm sites need to have the right temperature, food availability, and the right currents. According to... more
How do ketogenic diets affect skin inflammation?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Not all fats are equal in how they affect our skin, according to a new study. The investigators found that different ketogenic diets impacted skin inflammation differently in psoriasiform-like skin inflammation in mice. Ketogenic... more
Structural protein essential for ciliary harmony in comb jellies  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers from the University of Tsukuba's Shimoda Marine Research Center and the Japanese National Institute for Basic Biology have identified a protein that keeps millions of tiny surface organelles moving... more
Study reveals how collapse of protein processes is driver of aging and death  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Cells undergo natural aging and death, processes that impact a multitude of cellular factors. A new Stony Brook University-led study, to be... more
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