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40 min ago | Examiner.com

Culinary cultural conservation is economic botany when it comes to nutrition

Epicurious' Around the World in 80 Dishes takes you to Puerto Rico with a demonstration of a recipe for Mofongo prepared by Chef Sergio Remolina of The Culinary Institute of America.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, PlayV, Atari, Around the World in, Video Games, Culinary Institute of America, Vegetarian

4 hrs ago | Washington University in St. Louis

Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Larry J. Shapiro, MD, , executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, congratulates Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, at his installation as the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology.

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Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, Health

8 hrs ago | Oxford Times

The Oxford Times: university of oxford logo

It will help firms co-operate, encouraging the area to discover more in the life sciences sector - any discipline that focuses on living organisms, such as biology, zoology and biochemistry.

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10 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Esteemed Cell Biologist Selected to Receive America's Most Distinguished Prize in Medicine

Scientist's 'monumental' discoveries underlie one of the largest fields in modern biomedical research, including efforts to treat cancer and neurodegenerative diseases Scientist's 'monumental' discoveries underlie one of the largest fields in modern biomedical research, including efforts to treat cancer and neurodegenerative diseases ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Cell Biology

10 hrs ago | NatureNews

Biologist defiant over stem-cell method

The lead author of two hotly debated stem-cell papers made a tearful plea for forgiveness last week after her employer found her guilty of misconduct.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Science, Cambridge, MA

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

Blood test aims to predict breast cancer's return

A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Johns Hopkins University, Genetics, Science, Duarte, CA

15 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Allergies Are the Real Midlife Crisis

Allergies are mysterious things, especially considering they affect more than 50 million people in the United States.

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Related Topix: Allergy and Immunology, Medicine, Immunology, Science, Medical College of Wisconsin

19 hrs ago | Science Daily

Reduction in HPV in young women in England following national immunization program

A reduction in two High Risk human papillomavirus types in sexually-active young women in England has been seen, following the introduction of a national immunization program.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Microbiology, Science, Vaccinations

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bradenton.com

Experts: Excess sugar consumption leads to a host of diseases

Soft drinks contain more sugar than people think. An average 12-fluid ounce can of soda has 40 grams of sugar, or the equivalent of 20 sugar cubes.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Science, Men in Black 3, Life, Food, Nutrition, Dieting, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

FDA Approves Merck's GRASTEK (Timothy Grass Pollen Allergen Extract)...

Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved GRASTEK Tablet for Sublingual Use [2800 Bioequivalent Allergy Units ].

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pollen, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Merck , Healthcare Industry, Allergy, Conjunctivitis, Immunology, Science

The News

Microbiology and fried chicken

My chemistry teacher taught me many things. Mostly, we studied chemistry. Occasionally, he would get off the subject and we would discuss some other scientific topic.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Science, Life, Food, Pizza, Dining

Scientific Blogging

Ferns Borrowed Genes To Flourish In Low Light

During the age of the dinosaurs, the arrival of flowering plants as competitors could have spelled doom for the ancient fern lineage.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Duke University

Stanford

Gene panel effectively screens dozens of genes for cancer-associated mutations, study finds

James Ford led a study that shows how multiple-gene panels can be a quick, low-cost screening method to look for a few gene variants known to be associated with specific cancers.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Science, Oncology

PhysOrg Weblog

Plague alters cell death to kill host

Northwestern Medicine scientists are continuing to unravel the molecular changes that underlie one of the world's deadliest and most infamous respiratory infections.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Microbiology, Science

EurekAlert!

Plague alters cell death to kill host

Northwestern Medicine scientists are continuing to unravel the molecular changes that underlie one of the world's deadliest and most infamous respiratory infections.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Microbiology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

CBS Local

Archeologist Explains Why Job Opportunities In His Field Are Expected To Spike In Los Angeles

Over the next eight years, those who study human life, history and culture are expected to unearth a cornucopia of vocational opportunities.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Marymount University, Loyola Marymount University, Plant Biology, Santa Clara University

RedOrbit

Botanists Baffled By Stunning Growth Of 'Space...

A cherry tree sapling growing from seeds that were sent to space by Japanese scientists in 2008 has stunned botanists with its astonishing growth, as its buds have appeared about six years earlier than usual.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Science, Science / Technology, Space

Scientific American

Hunger Gains: A New Idea of Why Eating Less Increases Life Span

Nematode worms, fruit flies, mice and other lab animals live longer, healthier lives when they eat less than they otherwise would if more food were available.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Famine, Natural Disasters, Science

Examiner.com

How did beer-brewing yeast get from South America to Bavaria 500 years ago?

The first synthetic yeast chromosome has been created by an international team of scientists.

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Related Topix: Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Beer, Drink, Genetics, Medicine, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Try these spring health tips

According to a study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, allergy sufferers with persistent stress experience more allergy flare-ups.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Science, Life, Holidays, Easter, Traditional, Ethnic, Food, Chocolate, Vitamin C, Supplement, Nutrition

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