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2014-01-16 23:03:30

Mariner Biomedical introduces the newest addition to their line of outdoor skin protection products. Deter Exposure Defense provides effective protection against wind, cold, heat, sun, and low humidity. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced they will unveil their latest product, Deter Exposure Defense, at the upcoming Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City. The company’s new multifunctional product provides an effective defense against the...

2010-11-29 18:52:38

The University of Illinois scientists who linked eating tomatoes with a reduced risk of prostate cancer have developed a tool that will help them trace the metabolism of tomato carotenoids in the human body. And they've secured funding from the National Institutes of Health to do it. "Scientists believe that carotenoids"”the pigments that give the red, yellow, and orange colors to some fruits and vegetables"”provide the cancer-preventive benefits in tomatoes, but we don't know...

2010-10-04 22:54:01

A natural variation shows promise for increasing provitamin A in cassava roots using transgenic or conventional methods The roots of cassava (Manihot esculenta) serve as the primary source of carbohydrates in the diets of people in many arid regions of the world, including more than 250 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Unfortunately the roots of commercial cassava cultivars are quite low in micronutrients, and micronutrient deficiencies are widespread in these regions. In addition to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.