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2011-01-27 09:34:33

Color change confirms a new way to harvest energy from sunlight Professor Richard Watt and his chemistry students suspected that a common protein could potentially react with sunlight and harvest its energy "“ similar to what chlorophyll does during photosynthesis. The story of how they proved it sounds as colorful as the legend of the leprechaun who hid his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. They started with citric acid from oranges and mixed it with the protein. Next they...

2009-09-03 12:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Markets for Fermentation Ingredients http://www.reportlinker.com/p0128137/World-Markets-for-Fermentation-Ingredients.html This Report States: The global market for fermentation products is expected to increase from $15.9 billion in 2008 to $22.4 billion by the end of 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0%. Amino acids have the largest share of...

2009-07-20 00:44:28

Popular beverages -- such as sodas and citric juices -- may be causing teeth to erode, a U.S. dentist says. Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny of Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia says in an article published in General Dentistry excessive consumption of highly acidic beverages such as carbonated drinks can cause tooth structure to wear away. Dental erosion is a demineralization process that affects hard dental tissues such as enamel and dentin, Bassiouny says in a statement. Bassiouny...

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2009-07-17 13:35:00

Researchers have warned people to beware of the damage that acidic beverages have on teeth. Yet, for some, the damage and problems associated with drinking sodas, citric juices or certain tea may have already begun to take effect. The question remains: What can be done to restore teeth already affected? In a recent study that appeared in the May/June 2009 issue of General Dentistry, the AGD's clinical, peer-reviewed journal, lead author, Mohamed A. Bassiouny, DMD, MSc., PhD, outlined the...

2009-07-09 09:00:00

BEIJING, July 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com (http://www.himfr.com/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, predicts that fruit vinegar beverages will be sharing a considerable portion in the lucrative soft drinks market. Fruit vinegar beverages have become a new growth point in the beverage market. China's fruit vinegar beverages have shocking market potential, that over the next few years, fruit vinegar beverages in...

2009-06-18 10:30:00

ATLANTA, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemstar Corporation, a global leader in food safety and sanitation solutions, has developed a liquid fruit and vegetable wash that is safer to store, handle, and use than products that contain peroxyacetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, or chlorine. Specially formulated with generally recognized as safe (GRAS) ingredients, Chemstar Liquid Fruit and Vegetable Wash reflects the company's GREENSTAR Commitment(TM) to create products that are environmentally friendly....

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2009-02-24 15:50:59

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found how a citric acid-based Achilles heel used by a pathogen that attacks the popular African Violet house plant could be exploited not just to save African Violets but also to provide a potentially effective treatment for Anthrax. The researchers examined how a chemical structure is assembled in a bacterial pathogen called Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Dickya dadantii) that afflicts plants "“ particularly the African Violet which often...

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2008-11-26 09:30:25

Low erosive effect on teeth and antioxidants provide health benefits Today, the average size soft drink is 20 ounces and contains 17 teaspoons of sugar. More startling is that some citric acids found in fruit drinks are more erosive than hydrochloric or sulfuric acid"”which is also known as battery acid. These refined sugars and acids found in soda and citrus juice promote tooth erosion, which wears away the hard part of the teeth, or the enamel. Once tooth enamel is lost, it's gone...

2008-10-29 12:00:28

Power-Trition LLC, one of America's leading nutritional supplement companies, has launched its latest product, Trimfizz(R), with its own web site, www.trimfizz.com. The site includes a toll-free number (1-866- 860-9808) for factory-direct ordering. For a limited time to introduce this new product, Power-Trition is offering a month's supply of Trimfizz(R) at a $10 saving, with free shipping. Trimfizz (R) is called "The Champagne of Weight Loss Systems" because of the effervescence of each...

2008-06-27 06:02:46

By Terry, Leon In the first of a six-part series from Cranfield University's Plant Science Laboratory, Dr Leon Terry looks at research on strawberry quality and using biosensors for fresh-produce quality assessment Strawberries are one of the most important horticultural crops grown in the UK. The rapid growth in sales over the past decade has been underpinned by ongoing research and development both in the UK and overseas. However, technology transfer between research establishments and...


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