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2009-01-12 09:42:06

Black raspberries not only taste delicious, and now scientists say they may also help ward off cancer.

2009-01-08 16:22:18

Anthocyanins, a class of flavonoids in black raspberries, inhibited cancer growth in the esophagus of rats, U.S. researchers said. Gary D.

2009-01-08 11:05:00

A study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, identifies components of black raspberries with chemopreventive potential.

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2008-12-31 10:30:00

Leukemia cells are no match for grape seed extract, according to a team of researchers from the University of Kentucky.

2008-12-03 14:30:00

Low erosive effect on teeth and antioxidants provide health benefits CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the average size soft drink is 20 ounces and contains 17 teaspoons of sugar.

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2008-10-26 15:35:00

Scientists have expressed genes from snapdragon in tomatoes to grow purple tomatoes high in health-protecting anthocyanins.

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2008-09-23 15:15:00

An Italian study, the first outcome of a large epidemiological investigation, finds new beneficial effects of chocolate in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

2008-08-09 03:00:24

By Owens, Daniel K Alerding, Anne B; Crosby, Kevin C; Bandara, Aloka B; Westwood, James H; Winkel, Brenda S J The genome of Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) contains five sequences with high similarity to FLAVONOL SYNTHASE1 (AtFLS1), a previously characterized flavonol synthase gene that plays a central role in flavonoid metabolism.

2008-08-06 12:00:58

By Heather McPherson, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Aug. 6--Grab a seat. The weekly buffet of noshes and nonsense is open. Take time for tea.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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