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2012-08-24 23:01:12

Purchase "Medically Tested" products from a dermatologist to ensure stability and effectiveness.

2012-08-24 00:38:02

The discovery of a 'switch' that modifies a gene known to be essential for normal heart development could explain variations in the severity of birth defects in children with DiGeorge syndrome.

2012-08-21 00:44:40

A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter.

2012-06-25 21:27:19

Older women with insufficient levels of Vitamin D gained more weight than those with sufficient levels of the vitamin.

2012-06-19 13:52:59

Biochemists at the University of California, Riverside report a new role for vitamin C in plants: promoting the production of twins and even triplets in plant seeds.

2012-06-18 05:43:26

In 2008, 39 million people in the U.S. were 65 or older. How much longer will they live? A new study could help them tack on a few more years!


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Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.