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spinach extract
2014-09-04 08:09:09

A spinach extract containing green leaf membranes called thylakoids decreases hedonic hunger with up to 95% - and increases weight loss with 43%. This has been shown in a recently published long-term human study at Lund University in Sweden.

sun influences climate
2014-08-20 03:00:09

A new study from Lund University in Sweden has, for the first time, reconstructed solar activity during the last ice age. The study shows that the regional climate is influenced by the sun and offers opportunities to better predict future climate conditions in certain regions.

2014-07-14 23:04:22

University to Contract with EBSCO for Subscription Services in Addition to Databases and EBSCO Discovery Service™ Ipswich, Mass.

2014-05-27 08:23:01

Lund's Department of Chemical Engineering will be conducting sustainability development research related to the production of fuels and chemicals from biomass feedstocks MILFORD, Ohio,

2014-04-04 12:35:32

Using magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumor cells to 'self-destruct' sounds like science fiction, but could be a future part of cancer treatment.

fern fossil
2014-03-24 07:26:02

Researchers from Lund University and the Swedish Museum of Natural History have made a unique discovery in a well-preserved fern that lived 180 million years ago.

Lingonberries Halt Effects Of A High-Fat Diet
2014-01-23 12:20:55

Lingonberries almost completely prevented weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, a study at Lund University in Sweden has found - whereas the ‘super berry’ açai led to increased weight gain. The Scandinavian berries also produced lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol.

2013-10-02 12:54:14

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time managed to measure the internal pressure that enables the herpes virus to infect cells in the human body.

2013-08-28 10:46:43

Fifteen years ago, a hematologist came to Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., with a puzzle: Multiple generations of an East Texas family suffered from a moderately severe bleeding disorder, but it wasn’t hemophilia.

2013-07-29 16:37:29

After a breast cancer operation, the removed tumor is always examined, as its subtype can provide an indication of how aggressive the disease is.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.