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2010-06-04 09:40:51

Scientists have for the first time determined the complete genome sequence of a brown alga and opened a new door to the understanding of multicellularity and photosynthesis.

2010-05-14 09:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer action movies may call for suspension of disbelief from audiences, but one superhero's penchant for a chlorophyll-rich drink to detoxify his body has real benefits, according to one medical expert. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100514/LA04961) "Chlorophyll has been shown to help reduce contaminants found in everyday life and that build up in the body over time," explains Mark Drucker, M.D.

2010-04-26 16:19:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Chlorella Corporation, an international manufacturer of premium human and animal-grade chlorella green food products, confirmed today that its sponsored study, "Anti-inflammatory Effect of Chlorella pyrenoidosa on Chronic Dermatitis in Beagles," showed significant observed improvement in dogs suffering from this agitated dermal condition. The four-week, veterinary-supervised study involved subjects suffering from pre-existing dermatitis, symptoms...

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2010-04-16 08:31:19

A multicellular green alga, Volvox carteri, may have finally unlocked the secrets behind the evolution of different sexes.

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2010-03-13 08:38:55

Using green algae to produce hydrocarbon oil for biofuel production is nothing new; nature has been doing so for hundreds of millions of years, according a Texas AgriLife Research scientist.

2010-03-01 19:09:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' dietary habits have been scrutinized for being dependent on processed, refined and incomplete foods. This has left many Americans to reassess the foods they eat and essentially reconstruct their personal food pyramids.

2010-01-28 13:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of a new year, there is often a renewed focus on personal health and nutrition. According to experts, two key areas for health-conscious consumers this year are prebiotics and immune health.

2009-08-31 17:17:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer winds down, school schedules may not be top-of-mind for empty-nesters.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.