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2013-02-26 12:34:10

In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid and the Slovenian Forestry Institute, researchers in the Basque Country have documented two new species of Hydnum, commonly known as ox tongue mushrooms, as part of their study published in the 'Mycologia' journal. This genus is known because many of its fungi are edible. Spanish researchers have headed the discovery of two mushroom species belonging to the Hydnum genus, a type of fungus commonly used in cooking. "During our...

2013-02-22 12:25:59

Sourdough bread resists mold, unlike conventionally leavened bread. Now Michael Gaenzle and colleagues of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, show why. During sourdough production, bacteria convert the linoleic acid in bread flour to a compound that has powerful antifungal activity. The research, which could improve the taste of bread, is published online ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The major benefits from the research are twofold: better tasting...

2013-02-20 23:02:48

Jordan Rubin, Founder of Beyond Organic, said "I´m shocked it´s taken this long for anyone to develop a natural fermentation process that can be applied to herbs, amplifying their ability to impact health." (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Beyond Organic, the newest brain child of health coach, author and educator, Jordan Rubin, has just released the newest in what is quickly becoming a long line of revolutionary products. Terrain is basically vinegar made from herbs rather than rice or...

2013-02-07 23:01:30

Health Choice Limited in New Zealand is pleased to announce its Cordyceps supplement can now be purchased online through Amazon.com. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 In an effort to provide Cordysen to health-conscious people all over the world, Health Choice Limited in New Zealand is pleased to announce its Cordyceps supplement can now be purchased online through Amazon.com. "We wanted to ensure this great product could reach anyone who wanted to take advantage of its...

2013-01-24 23:00:32

Yeast Infection No More is a newly updated guide developed by Linda Allen, who promises to bring people the Candida treatment to help them combat the yeast infection forever. A full Yeast Infection No More review in a series of health reviews shows if the program is helpful. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 The founder of "Yeast Infection No More" is Linda Allen, who promises to give users the Candida treatment that can help them get rid of the problem permanently. The builder suffered...

2013-01-19 23:00:27

Following an article about a local vegetarian opening an all-vegetarian deli, Quorn Foods Inc., responds with comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013 On January 19, 2013, Quorn Foods Inc. responds to a University City Patch article by Denise Bertacchi regarding a local foodie opening an all-vegetarian deli for the food lovers diet. According to the University City Patch article, “Natasha Kwan decided to go vegetarian when she was just nine years old. She made the decision...

Endangered Frogs Saved By Genetic Matchmaking
2013-01-08 16:47:00

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute What if Noah got it wrong? What if he paired a male and a female animal thinking they were the same species, and then discovered they were not the same and could not produce offspring? As researchers from the Smithsonian's Panama Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Project race to save frogs from a devastating disease by breeding them in captivity, a genetic test averts mating mix-ups. At the El Valle Amphibian Conservation Center, project...

2012-12-26 05:00:11

Following an article sharing Nigel Slater´s meat-free Christmas meals, Quorn Foods Inc. offers their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, Quorn Foods Inc. offers their comments on a Guardian article by Nigel Slater regarding his easy vegetarian recipes for Christmas. According to the Guardian article, “Not everyone wants to eat meat at Christmas, while others simply like something vegetable-based as a side dish for the wealth of seasonal cold...

2012-12-16 05:02:07

Following an article about the Dalai Lama encouraging vegetarian lifestyles, Quorn Foods Inc. responds with comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 On December 15, 2012, Quorn Foods Inc. commented on an Examiner article by Kae Davis regarding news of the Dalai Lama promoting healthy food choices and the vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Examiner article, “Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society of the United States, joined the Dalai Lama on Nov. 28 at an event...

2012-11-16 16:23:54

Bonita Springs, Fla., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- VR Laboratories LLC today announced they have selected a lead product candidate based on preclinical activity to target Candida albicans (C. albicans). C. albicans is the most common yeast species that causes candidiasis, commonly referred to as yeast infections. Candidiasis includes topical infections such as thrush as well as systemic and potentially life-threatening invasive diseases. (Photo:...


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Golden Flangetail, Sinictinogomphus clavatus
2013-07-17 10:14:24

The golden flangetail (Sinictinogomphus clavatus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that extends from Nepal to eastern Russian and Vietnam. Its range includes China, Japan, Korea, and Thailand. It prefers to reside in areas with standing water sources like lakes, ponds, and man-made reservoirs. It is the sole member of its genus, Sinictinogomphus, and is thought to have a stable population. The golden flangetail has no known threats and is not declining in number,...

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