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2013-07-19 16:23:52

A new study reports that subdiaphragmatic vagotomy reduces intake of sweet-tasting solutions in rats, and eliminate the hedonic perception produced by sucrose and saccharin in rats.

Sucralose Influences Blood Sugar Insulin Levels
2013-05-30 10:08:49

A new study has found that the sweetener sucralose, commercially marketed as Splenda, can affect how the body processes sugar.

Global Sugar Intake Behind The Rise In Type 2 Diabetes
2013-02-28 09:00:41

More than 350 million people worldwide are believed to have diabetes, and for years health experts have debated on what the exact driver of the illness is. While sugar intake has been viewed as a culprit in many eyes, scientists have long refuted that conjecture and attributed the global health crisis to too much overall food intake and obesity.

Micro Fuel-Cells May Turn Insects Into Spies
2012-01-10 11:01:18

Is this the stuff that sci-fi movies are made of? Researchers have been working to outfit insects with tiny electronic sensors in hopes of creating insects that can be used in applications ranging from search-and-rescue to espionage.

2012-01-06 14:43:53

An insect's internal chemicals can be converted to electricity, potentially providing power for sensors, recording devices or to control the bug.

2011-12-09 11:52:42

Food prices are soaring at the same time as the Earth's population is nearing 9 billion.

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2011-07-25 14:05:11

Flying in the face of years of scientific belief, University of Illinois researchers have demonstrated that sugar doesn't melt, it decomposes.

2011-06-10 19:00:00

BREA, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Niutang Chemical, a leading global manufacturer of sucralose, aspartame and other food additives, pharmaceutical intermediates and curing agents, has expanded its U.S.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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