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Scientists Finally Understand How Black Dahlia Gets Its Color
2012-11-23 13:47:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The distinctive coloring of a black dahlia is based on an increased accumulation of anthocyanins as a result of drastically reduced concentrations of flavones, according to a study published in the journal BMC Plant Biology. The dahlia is a popular garden flower, and continuous breed of it has led to 20,000 varieties, many of them showing red hues. The molecular mechanisms for a spectrum of dahlias are already well known,...

Chocolate Flavonoids Improve Memory In Pond Snails
2012-09-27 08:48:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snails are hardly the creature one might think about when reading about how “superfoods” improve memory. But for University of Calgary researchers, these molluscs were the perfect candidates to study how epicatechin, a flavonoid found in chocolate, affects the memory. Ken Lukowiak, a researcher at Calgary, was skeptical when undergraduate Lee Fruson first hypothesized about how dietary factors affect memory. “I...

2012-06-23 23:01:47

Recent research conducted by several medical research centers as well as new uses for Hawthorn documented at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com have confirmed that there are many new health benefits that this super fruit product can provide from cardiovascular to respiratory improvements for many medical patients across the globe. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 The health benefits of Hawthorn Berries have been documented well since early medical trials were completed in the...

2012-05-08 20:51:15

Research findings offer a new direction for a therapeutic agent to prevent stroke, heart attack A compound called rutin, commonly found in fruits and vegetables and sold over the counter as a dietary supplement, has been shown to inhibit the formation of blood clots in an animal model of thrombosis. These new findings, led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and published in today's on-line issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI), identify a...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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