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2014-01-20 09:42:42

A new class of molecules called acyldepsipeptides — ADEPs — may provide a new way to attack bacteria that have developed resistance to antibiotics. Researchers at Brown and MIT have discovered a way to increase the potency of ADEPs by up to 1,200 times. Their findings appear in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. As concerns about bacterial resistance to antibiotics grow, researchers are racing to find new kinds of drugs to replace ones that are no longer effective. One...

2014-01-16 16:27:32

Data Suggest Americans Are Missing the Mark When It Comes to Balanced Morning Nutrition WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind exploration of social data conducted by the National "got milk?"® Milk Mustache Campaign in conjunction with social media analytics firm Crimson Hexagon has found that many Americans are skipping breakfast in the morning, and that the foods that they eat and tweet about may be missing the mark when it comes to balanced nutrition. The...

2014-01-16 16:23:51

Data Suggest U.S. Spanish Speakers May be Missing the Mark When It Comes to Balanced Morning Nutrition WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind exploration of social data conducted by the National got milk? Milk Mustache Campaign in conjunction with digital analytics tool Crimson Hexagon has found that more than 50% of people who tweet in Spanish attribute missing or skipping breakfast in the morning to a range of reasons from not having enough time or waking up...

New Imaging Technique Captures Vibrations Of Proteins, Tiny Motions Critical To Human Life
2014-01-16 15:44:38

University at Buffalo Like the strings on a violin or the pipes of an organ, the proteins in the human body vibrate in different patterns, scientists have long suspected. Now, a new study provides what researchers say is the first conclusive evidence that this is true. Using a technique they developed based on terahertz near-field microscopy, scientists from the University at Buffalo and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI) have for the first time observed in detail the...

2014-01-14 23:25:44

NuGo Stronger is an innovative gluten-free sports protein bar designed for athletes for optimal performance. NuGo Stronger’s unique proprietary protein blend, powered by rBGH-Free whey protein, provides delicious, high quality sports nutrition for bodybuilding, muscle and fitness, workouts, competition, and weight management. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 NuGo Nutrition launches NuGo Stronger, the first high protein, lower sugar sports protein bar that has all the elements...

2014-01-14 08:30:47

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to health professionals and nutritionists, protein is the cornerstone of a healthy and balanced diet. Chicken is one of the best sources of what nutritionists call "high-quality" protein. The body uses it to create new cells, repair existing ones and produce the enzymes necessary to boost metabolism and promote healthy digestion. To read more about the importance of protein in your diet, see this article by the National Chicken Council....

2014-01-08 23:01:12

Florida Dairy Farmers offers tips to help turn New Year’s resolutions into lifestyle revolutions. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The beginning of the new year marks the resurgence of New Year’s resolutions, many of which focus on improving finances, relationships and yes, health. If getting on track nutritionally is at the top of the 2014 priority list, be sure to make dairy foods a part of the New Year’s wellness plan. It’s widely known that combining proper nutrition...

2013-12-23 23:03:01

With an ever-expanding retail distribution, Dead Sea Moringa will now be available to consumers globally. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Dead Sea Moringa—an exclusive nutritional supplement that is cultivated in Israel and contains many unique and enriched properties when compared to any other Moringa product available—is now globally expanding its retail distribution. Moringa is considered by many as the most nutrient-rich plant food source found on earth. It naturally...

2013-12-18 11:31:40

In a sort of biological "spooky action at a distance," water in a cell slows down in the tightest confines between proteins and develops the ability to affect other proteins much farther away, University of Michigan researchers have discovered. On a fundamental level, the findings show some of the complex and unexpected ways that water behaves inside cells. In a practical sense, they could provide insights into how and why proteins clump together in diseases such as Alzheimer's and...

2013-12-11 13:05:26

Long considered a weed in North America, Camelina sativa is increasingly valued as an oilseed crop. Researchers at the University of Illinois are now studying its nutritional value when used as part of weanling pigs' diets. When oil is extracted from the camelina seeds, using either solvent extraction or expeller pressing, the oil is then used in fuel production. The defatted meal that is produced during this process is high in protein and may be fed to livestock, but there is very...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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