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2010-07-09 07:42:20

One of the most pivotal steps in evolution-the transition from unicellular to multicellular organisms-may not have required as much retooling as commonly believed.

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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.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.