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2011-09-13 12:41:17

Consider that some strains of algae produce toxins lethal to wildlife, fish and plants.

2011-09-07 14:01:50

Oxygen-consuming organisms obtain energy through cellular respiration, which is the transformation of carbohydrates and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water.

2011-09-01 12:49:48

Microbes are omnipresent on earth. They are found as free-living microorganisms as well as in communities with other higher organisms.

2011-08-31 20:12:30

Scientists from the University of York have played a pivotal role in a discovery which could finally unlock the full potential of waste plant matter to replace oil as a fuel source.

2011-07-26 03:40:00

HOUSTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year the American public spends billions of dollars on food and beverages that are toxic to the body and devoid of natural enzymes. These may include processed, microwaved or cooked food, meat, cereal grains, milk, gluten, soy, refined sugar, and more.

2011-06-30 17:58:14

When a cell divides, the genetic information in the chromosomes must be passed on error-free to the daughter cells.

2011-06-27 08:15:00

JUPITER, Fla., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

2011-05-27 07:05:58

A natural product called DLPC (dilauroyl phosphatidylcholine) increases sensitivity to insulin and reduces fatty liver in mice, leading Baylor College of Medicine researchers to believe it may provide a treatment for prediabetic patients.

2011-05-26 20:59:54

Researchers have discovered a tiny protein without which the soil and lab-dwelling worm C. elegans can't deliver iron-rich heme taken in from their diets to the rest of their bodies or to their developing embryos.

2011-05-26 20:58:20

Using a tiny bloodless worm, University of Maryland Associate Professor Iqbal Hamza and his team have discovered a large piece in the puzzle of how humans, and other organisms, safely move iron around in the body.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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