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2009-08-14 12:51:43

Mango pits, usually thrown away after processing, could be used as a food preservative against the pathogen Listeria, a Canadian scientist said. Tannins found in mango pits and grape seeds have been found effective against Listeria, a pathogen found in food that last year was linked to the deaths of 21 Canadians, University of Alberta researcher Christina Engles said. Mango pits could be turned into a natural food preservative rather than being burned or thrown away after processing, she...

2009-06-03 14:27:21

The UD research team found that Phragmites delivers a one-two chemical knock-out punch to snuff out its victims, and the poison becomes even more toxic in the presence of the sun's ultraviolet rays.

2007-04-18 03:00:27

By Adams, J B; Brown, H M Discoloration in fruits and vegetables is reviewed in relation to the chemical and biochemical causes of black, brown, red, yellow, and green discolorations.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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