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2009-07-03 14:46:42

Genetic engineering could make grapevines immune to a common virus that now results in smaller grapes and crop loss, German scientists said. Modified plants have produced antibodies against Grapevine fanleaf virus, caused by the vine louse, or rust mite, researchers at the Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, in Aachen, said. These antibodies 'recognize' the viruses and prevent them from spreading in the plant and causing damage, said Dr.

2009-07-02 11:45:00

Viruses can cost winegrowers an entire harvest. If they infest the grapevines, even pesticides are often no use. What’s more, these chemicals are harmful to the environment.

2009-06-29 04:00:00

SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ --- A newly-produced 8-minute online film introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM), the newly formulated dietary supplement that, for the first time, addresses both cellular and connective tissue aging. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/longevinex/38884/ The film addresses the current rage -- resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) pills.

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2009-06-12 13:10:00

Research now shows that wines produced in the Lone Star State share the anti-cancer traits known to exist in wines from other producing regions.

2009-06-12 07:37:34

For nearly 200 years, red wine has been touted for its unmatched health benefits.

2009-04-27 07:44:00

The secret to a healthy heart may now include grapes, recently shown to lower blood pressure, lessen signs of heart muscle damage, and cause an overall better functioning in the heart.

2009-04-23 09:44:00

New Research Highlights Raisin Health Benefits Beyond Basic Nutrition NEW ORLEANS, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology conference in New Orleans suggest raisin and dried fruit consumption are associated with a decreased likelihood of abdominal obesity.

2009-04-22 23:41:17

A grape-enriched diet may help prevent the downhill sequence of heart failure brought on by years of high blood pressure, U.S. researchers suggest. E.

2009-04-20 13:29:00

LEWISVILLE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Muscadine grape skin powder, from Muscadine Naturals, Inc, (http://www.muscadinenaturals.com/), provided significant protection against radiation damage in an independent study conducted on mice.

2009-03-26 10:13:00

FEATURES 50-EPISODE WEB SERIES WITH ESPN'S KENNY MAYNE OgilvyEntertainment, Reveille and MSN Partner to Create Original Men's Lifestyle Series NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a departure for a traditional cereal brand, Post Grape-Nuts is launching an integrated marketing campaign created by Ogilvy New York that specifically targets men, titled "That Takes Grape Nuts." The cornerstone of this initiative is an original 50-episode web series titled 'The Guy's Manual.' The series is...


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