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Revealing Cranberries Beneficial Properties in Fighting UTIs
News   May 09, 2019

Many people have heard that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent urinary tract infections. Now, researchers have identified cranberry oligosaccharides in the urine of cranberry-fed pigs that could be responsible for this activity.

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Pellet-fed Stoves Cut Air Pollutants by 90%
News   May 09, 2019

A new cookstove design, which makes use of compressed wood pellets, reduces air pollution by about 90% for a range of contaminants associated with health problems and climate change.

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Fooling the Metabolism for Better Health
News   May 08, 2019

Blocking the action of an enzyme involved in protein digestion may improve metabolic health, according to a new study.

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Why You Love Coffee and Beer
News   May 03, 2019

Why do you swig bitter, dark roast coffee or hoppy beer while your coworker guzzles sweet cola? Scientists searched for variations in our taste genes that could explain our beverage preferences, because understanding those preferences could indicate ways to intervene in people's diets.

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Can We Stop the “Energy Engines” of Cancer?
News   May 02, 2019

Researchers have used the powerful tool of cryo-electron microscopy to determine the mechanism regulating the energy engines of cancer.

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Unlocking “Fast Burning” Fat Cells May Help Weight Loss
News   May 01, 2019

Researchers have discovered differences in fat cells that could potentially identify people predisposed to metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular and fatty liver disease.

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An Unprecedented Look Into Flight-enabling Muscle Architecture
News   May 01, 2019

A new three-dimensional model of the skeletal muscles responsible for bird flight provides the most comprehensive and detailed picture of anatomy to date.

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It's Oil the Same to Us
News   Apr 30, 2019

Research has shown that key omega-3 fatty acids within GM plant oils are taken up and processed by the body in exactly the same way as when fish oils are eaten.

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Asthmatic Lungs Never Forget
News   Apr 30, 2019

Specialized T memory lymphocytes in the lungs that react to inhaled allergens cause attacks of allergic asthma, according to a recent study.

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Far-reaching Consequences of Ocean Acidification
News   Apr 30, 2019

Ocean acidification could have serious consequences for the millions of people globally whose lives depend on coastal protection, fisheries and aquaculture, a new publication suggests.

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