Dietary
From lab-grown meat to fermented fungus, here’s what corporate food VCs are serving up  TechCrunch · 20 hours
We put together a list of venture funds operated by some of the larger food and beverage producers, covering literally everything from... more
Lethal Listeria Outbreak: Why Is This Bug So Dangerous?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
One person has died in connection with a Listeria outbreak tied to sliced deli meats and cheeses. Why is this bacterium so dangerous? more
A specific gene-microbe interaction drives the development of Crohns disease-like colitis in mice  Science Magazine · 2 days
Bacterial dysbiosis is associated with Crohn’s disease (CD), a chronic intestinal inflammatory disorder thought to result from an abnormal immune response against... more
Warming: Plants are also stressed out  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
What will a three-degree-warmer world look like? When experiencing stress or damage from various sources, plants use chloroplast-to-nucleus communication to regulate gene expression and help them cope. Now, researchers have found that GUN1 -- a gene... more
Why eating ‘right’ could cause you to stray from your diet  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Recent research has shown that just a small amount of red and processed meat can cause cancer, but changing your diet is hard. So what’s the... more
Carnivorous Mammal Larger than Polar Bear Once Roamed Kenya  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A gigantic meat-eating mammal has been discovered — after its jaw, portions of its skull, and parts of... more
Fuel cells in bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The exchange of nitrogen between the atmosphere and organic matter is crucial for life on Earth because nitrogen is a major component of essential molecules such as proteins and DNA. One major route for this exchange, discovered only in the... more
Taming the genome's 'jumping' sequences  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The human genome is fascinating. Once predicted to contain about a hundred thousand protein-coding genes, it now seems that the number is closer to twenty thousand, and maybe less. And although our genome is made up of about... more
Multiple modes for selectivity of transmembrane transport  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
LMU researchers utilized a biophysical approach to understand how bacterial import proteins bind and selectively convey their cargoes across membranes. The results reveal an unexpectedly wide variety of transfer mechanisms. more
Research sheds light on how hepatitis B virus establishes chronic infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses, according to a study published... more
Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Saira Diaz uses her fingers to count the establishments selling fast food and sweets near the South Los Angeles home she shares with her parents and 13-year-old son. “There’s one,... more
Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia more
Medical News Today: Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer  MNT · 2 days
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. more
Meat and the environment: Do Canadians know what's at stake?  CBC · 2 days
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the the impact of meat-eating... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer cell proliferation and tumor growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
Revolutionary discovery paves new way for treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Cutting-edge discovery in the lab of Catherine Hunter, MD, from Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago offers a new... more
Groundbreaking experiment in pigs challenges the notion about brain damage  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The brain is more resilient than previously thought. In a groundbreaking experiment published in this week's issue of Nature, neuroscientists created an artificial circulation system that successfully restored... more
Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New North Carolina State University research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also... more
Molecular target UNC45A is essential for cancer but not normal cell proliferation  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Identifying a protein that plays a key role in cancer cell growth is a first step toward the development of a targeted cancer therapy.... more
KZFPs play a key role in the regulation of human genome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The human genome is fascinating. Once predicted to contain about a hundred thousand protein-coding genes, it now seems that the number is closer to twenty thousand,... more
New insights into how vitamin D affects immune system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Scientists have uncovered fresh insights into how vitamin D affects the immune system and might influence susceptibility to diseases such as multiple sclerosis. more
Preschoolers with chronic constipation tend to be picky eaters  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In the first study of its kind in the US, researchers found that normally developing preschool children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory issues that contribute to their difficulties with... more
Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the... more
New immune pathway involved in resistance to parasite worms found in undercooked pork  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have discovered that immune responses originally found to prevent fungal infections are also important in eliminating Trichinella spiralis, a round worm... more
How the hepatitis B virus establishes persistent infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research sheds light on how a hepatitis B viral protein stimulates the expansion of immune cells that impair antiviral responses. The findings potentially explain how the hepatitis B virus (HBV) establishes... more
Preliminary study suggests mercury not a risk in dog foods  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, recently investigated levels of methylmercury in a small sampling of commercial dog foods and found good news for dog owners. Of... more
Preliminary study suggests mercury not a risk in dog foods  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers recently investigated levels of methylmercury in a small sampling of commercial dog foods and found good news for dog owners. Of the 24 diets tested, only three... more
Ocean currents bring good news for reef fish  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study suggests reefs suffering coral bleaching can still be productive, as fish dependent on reefs get a bulk of their food delivered via the currents flowing past. more
Cell-killing proteins suppress listeria without killing cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
New research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also block certain bacterial infections without triggering the death of the host cells. more
Medical News Today: What are the nutritional benefits of peanuts?  MNT · 3 days
Peanuts are a high-protein, nutrient-rich snack. Raw peanuts and peanut butter are especially good for a person's health. In this article, we look at the nutritional profile and... more
Taming the genome's 'jumping' sequences  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have discovered how a family of proteins that regulates the activity of transposable elements in the genome allows them to make inheritable changes to the growing fetus. more
Giant tortoises migrate unpredictably in the face of climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers use GPS to track the timing and patterns of giant tortoise migration over multiple years. The tortoises often take the same migration routes over many years in... more
Review: Cozy's 'Drink Different' Molds Turn Your Ice Into Vintage Macs  MacRumors · 3 days
Cozy, a company that has a variety of clever solutions for managing Apple accessories,... more
Cell-killing proteins suppress listeria without killing cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New North Carolina State University research shows that key proteins known for their ability to prevent viral infections by inducing cell death can also block certain bacterial infections without triggering the death of the... more
Medical News Today: The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes  MNT · 3 days
Vegetables are good for anyone, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant compounds, but they can especially benefit people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is... more
Soylent now sells solid snack bars  TechCrunch · 3 days
Soylent is leaving liquids behind as it journeys deeper into the packaged food business with a selection of snack sized bars. The 100 calorie bar has 5 grams of plant protein, 36 nutrients and probiotics for... more
USDA launches pilot program allowing SNAP recipients to shop for groceries online  TechCrunch · 3 days
The USDA this morning announced the launch of a pilot program that will open up online grocery shopping to those on public assistance. During... more
Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear, with a skull... more
Studies identify mechanism key to removal of protein aggregates from cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have discovered the mechanism by which cells sense dysfunction of the proteasome—a cellular component that degrades unneeded or defective proteins—and respond... more
Fearsome ancient hyena-wolf was bigger than a polar bear  CBC · 3 days
Paleontologists have stumbled upon the fossils of one of the largest meat-eating mammals ever to walk the Earth... more
Multistep self-assembly opens door to new reconfigurable materials  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Self-assembling synthetic materials come together when tiny, uniform building blocks interact and form a structure. However, nature lets materials like proteins of varying size and shape assemble, allowing for complex architectures that... more
Turning an old enemy into a helpful friend  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Half our genome is basically foreign, derived from viruses. Obviously, the invasion of such foreign elements can deregulate critical biological processes, and lead to disease. This is why animals, including humans have... more
Nanoscale magnetic imaging of ferritin in a single cell  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
In life sciences, the ability to measure the distribution of biomolecules inside a cell in situ is an important investigative goal. Among a variety of techniques, scientists have used magnetic... more
New automated biological sample analysis systems to accelerate disease detection  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Professor Thomas Gervais of Polytechnique Montréal and his students Pierre-Alexandre Goyette and Étienne Boulais, in partnership with the team led by Professor David Juncker of McGill University, have... more
Wild bee species critical to pollination on the decline  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A new study has found that more than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinating fruits and vegetables across New England are on the decline more
Fossils found in museum drawer in Kenya belong to gigantic carnivore  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Paleontologists at Ohio University have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than any big cat stalking the world today. Larger than a polar bear,... more
Medical News Today: Are beans good for diabetes?  MNT · 3 days
Beans are a diabetes superfood. They can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce the risk of disease. Beans also provide protein, fiber, and vitamins. Learn more here. more
A comprehensive, centralized database of bovine milk compounds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Milk is a staple of the human diet, full of key nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, and vitamins. Cow's milk in particular is one of the most-used dairy products globally, with... more
AI makes key protein research a million times faster - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Computers can be trained to figure out how these key building blocks of life work, a Harvard researcher finds. more
Switch from hunting to herding recorded in ancient urine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study begins to resolve the scale and pace of change during the first phases of animal domestication beyond the Fertile Crescent. To reconstruct this history, the authors turned... more
Chipotle customers are saying their accounts have been hacked  TechCrunch · 4 days
A stream of Chipotle customers have said their accounts have been hacked and are reporting fraudulent orders charged to their credit cards — sometimes totaling hundreds of dollars. Customers have... more
Factors behind embryonic stem cell state  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
An international collaboration has found for the first time that two new epigenetic regulators, TAF5L and TAF6L, maintain self-renewal of embryonic stem cells. The scientists also found that these proteins activate c-Myc (a well-known cancer gene),... more
Genetics behind the evolution of flightless birds  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Based on the analysis of the genomes of more than a dozen flightless birds, including an extinct moa, researchers found that while different species show wide variety in the protein-coding portions of their genome,... more
Vitamin D study sheds light on immune system effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have uncovered fresh insights into how vitamin D affects the immune system and might influence susceptibility to diseases such as multiple sclerosis. more
Researchers pinpoint tumor-related protein, slow progression of cancers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new study has identified a potential strategy for treating multiple forms of cancerous tumors: targeting a protein that maliciously rewires immune cells and impedes cancer therapies. The researchers showed that inhibiting... more
New study targets Achilles' heel of pancreatic cancer, with promising results  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Advanced pancreatic cancer is often symptomless, leading to late diagnosis only after metastases have spread throughout the body. Now, researchers have uncovered the role of a... more
New deep-learning approach predicts protein structure from amino acid sequence  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A scientist has used a form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning to predict the 3D structure of effectively any protein based on its amino acid sequence.... more
Urine salts elucidate Early Neolithic animal management at Asıklı Höyük, Turkey  Science Magazine · 4 days
The process of sheep and goat (caprine) domestication began by 9000 to 8000 BCE in Southwest Asia. The early Neolithic site at Asıklı Höyük in central... more
Multiple Reviewers Facing Broken Galaxy Fold Devices After Just Days of Use  MacRumors · 4 days
Samsung this week provided reviewers with Galaxy Fold devices for some hands-on time, and it appears the folding smartphone may be suffering from some... more
Funerary customs, diet, and social behavior in a pre-Roman Italian Celtic community  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Analysis of human remains from a Pre-Roman Celtic cemetery in Italy shows variations in funerary treatment between individuals that could be related to social... more
Switch from hunting to herding recorded in ancient pee  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The transition from hunting and gathering to farming and herding is considered a crucial turning point in the history of humanity. Scholars think the intensive food production that came along... more
Uber Eats Gains Apple Pay Support  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple Pay is now available as a payment option in the Uber Eats food delivery app for the first time, allowing users who make... more
The Exit: an AI startup’s McPivot  TechCrunch · 4 days
Five years ago, Dynamic Yield was courting an investment from The New York Times as it looked to shift how publishers paywalled their content. Last month, Chicago-based fast food king McDonald’s bought the Israeli company for... more
Apple Pay comes to Uber Eats in nearly 20 markets  TechCrunch · 4 days
Apple Pay has been a payment option in Uber’s app since fall 2014, but the payment option hadn’t made its way over to Uber’s food delivery app, Uber... more
New deep-learning approach predicts protein structure from amino acid sequence  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Nearly every fundamental biological process necessary for life is carried out by proteins. They create and maintain the shapes of cells and tissues; constitute the enzymes that catalyze... more
Healthy hearts need two proteins working together  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Two proteins that bind to stress hormones work together to maintain a healthy heart in mice, according to scientists. These proteins, stress hormone receptors known as the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) and mineralocorticoid receptor (MR),... more
A comprehensive look at cow's milk  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Milk is a staple of the human diet, full of key nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, and vitamins. Cow's milk in particular is one of the most-used dairy products globally, with over 800 million tons... more
Asian elephant outlives stegodon—advantage due to diverse diet  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Together with their Chinese colleagues, Senckenberg scientists studied the feeding habits of the Asian elephant and its extinct relative, the stegodon, during the Pleistocene. They reached the conclusion that the Asian elephant... more
Boosting muscle stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy and aging muscles  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Scientists have uncovered a molecular signaling pathway involving Stat3 and Fam3a proteins that regulates how muscle stem cells decide whether to self-renew or differentiate -- an... more
The Leukemia Atlas: Researchers unveil proteins that signal disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. To improve that survival rate, researchers have created an online atlas... more
A comprehensive look at cow's milk  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Milk is a staple of the human diet, full of key nutrients such as protein, carbohydrates, fats, and vitamins. Cow's milk in particular is one of the most-used dairy products globally, with over 800 million tons... more
Researchers look to extend shelf life of nutritious vegetables  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama hope to provide agricultural solutions that assist a class of nutritious vegetables... more
Online atlas created to identify, classify protein signatures present at AML diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Only about one in four people diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) survive five years after the initial diagnosis. more
Timing of food intake influences molecular clock in the liver of mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The timing of food intake is a major factor driving the rhythmic expression of most genes in the mouse liver, researchers report April 16... more
Food engineering with microstructured fibers  nanowerk · 4 days
An approach based on multi-material thermal drawing for the fabrication of a variety of fully edible fibers as a novel platform for the tailoring of healthy food production. more
The sticky science of underwater adhesives  nanowerk · 4 days
Mussel foot protein is sticky; engineering researchers can make it stickier. more
Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
UT Southwestern researchers have found that a protein in the body's innate immune system that responds to gut microbes can suppress the most common type of... more
FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today ordered the manufacturers of all remaining surgical mesh products indicated for... more
Two proteins act in concert to maintain a healthy heart in mice, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Two proteins that bind to stress hormones work together to maintain a healthy heart in mice, according to scientists at... more
Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Ketogenic diet or keto diet has been in the news as a trending diet option for weight watchers and those who wish to lose those extra pounds. more
Medical News Today: Urethral stricture: Everything you need to know  MNT · 4 days
Urethral stricture refers to scarring on the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. Learn more about urethral stricture here. more
TED 2019: The $50 lab burger transforming food  BBC · 5 days
TED fellow Bruce Friedrich tells the TED conference about his vision for the future of food. more
Medical News Today: Is pineapple good for diabetes?  MNT · 5 days
Pineapple has a higher glycemic index (GI) score than other fruits, but people with diabetes can still include it as part of a healthful diet. In this article, we look at how... more
‘Added sugar’ food labels may prevent heart disease and diabetes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
Nutrition labeling changes that highlight sugar added to food or drink may have large benefits for public health, researchers say. more
Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Synthetic protein blocks toxic beta-amyloid  MNT · 5 days
Scientists have designed a protein that folds into alpha sheets that can block toxic beta-amyloid in brain cells before it forms into large clumps. more
Alzheimer's: Synthetic protein blocks toxic beta-amyloid  MNT · 5 days
Scientists have designed a protein that folds into alpha sheets that can block toxic beta-amyloid in brain cells before it forms into large clumps. more
In mice, feeding time influences the liver's biological clock  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
The timing of food intake is a major factor driving the rhythmic expression of most genes in the mouse liver, researchers report. The findings demonstrate that body-wide signals driven by... more
Scientists crack the code to regenerate plant tissues  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A group of scientists have discovered a new way to regenerate flowering plant tissues, opening possibilities of mitigating global food shortage problem. more
In mice, feeding time influences the liver's biological clock  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The timing of food intake is a major factor driving the rhythmic expression of most genes in the mouse liver, researchers report April 16th in the journal Cell Reports. The... more
New study proves for the first time that intestinal bacteria grow in pregnant women  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Bar-Ilan University researchers have found that these bacteria "sense" pregnancy and "understand" the need to move to the next generation... more
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New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing
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New imaging technique reveals 'burst' of activity before cell death
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All those Game of Thrones season 8 food tie-ins turn my stomach - CNET
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Cell death may be triggered by 'hit-and-run' interaction
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An industrialized global food supply chain threatens human health – here's how to improve it
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Cannibal worms recognize their children—and don’t eat them as a result
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Chemists design faster production process for essential sugars
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Protein 'spat out' by cancer cells promotes tumor growth
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