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Red Wine Compound Reduces Cancer Risk
2012-12-05 13:18:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study that´s bound to be popular with red wine drinkers, British researchers from the University of Leicester have found that resveratrol, a chemical found in the popular beverage, could reduce the risk of cancer. Using laboratory models, the scientists were able to suggest that a daily dose of resveratrol, equivalent to two glasses of red wine, can decrease the risk of bowel cancer by 50 percent. Based on these calculations,...

Grapes Ripeness Indicated Using Computer Imaging
2012-11-30 15:33:36

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology [ Watch The Video ] Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed a technique for estimating grape composition and variety using computer imaging. They have also put forward an index for identifying the ripeness of seeds without the need for chemical analysis. This new method can help to decide the best moment for picking. The normal procedure for identifying the sugar content of grapes involves chemical...

Grapes Promote Healthy Living
2012-10-11 05:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Raisins. Grapes. Grape Juice. These are just a few grape products that could do the body good. According to a recent study, the consumption of grapes among adults and children resulted in healthier diets and improved nutrition. In particular, researchers pooled the data of over 21,800 adults and children, many who were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) that took place between 2003 and 2008....

2012-10-11 04:01:13

Distinguished Research Team Mobilizing to Help Alleviate Diseases that Costs Vineyards $200 Million Annually Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 With trunk diseases devastating grape vineyards and other crops throughout the nation, $1.8 million in federal research funding has been secured in what is viewed as a major step to rid agriculture of this costly epidemic, the National Grape & Wine Initiative (NGWI) announced today. “Trunk diseases are the single biggest reason for...

2012-09-06 23:02:38

The 2012 Grapes in the Garden wine and food tasting event is scheduled for the afternoon of September 30. Grapes in the Garden raises awareness and funds to support programs offered by Mary Washington Hospice. Fredericskburg, VA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Grapes in the Garden is the annual wine and food tasting event to raise awareness and funds to support the following programs offered by Mary Washington Hospice:     Free Community Grief Counseling & Support...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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