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Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative
...r record crop, and analysts expect that China will devour
most of it. But there are complaints. Growers in the state of Mato Grosso amassed 14.5 billion US dollars in debt in the last two years. Farmers say they can no longer afford storage space, forcing them to sell their crops as soon as harvested, ra...
Cannibalistic Signals Help Mammalian Embryos Develop Normally
...malian// development. Autophagy is the way cells devour
their own unwanted or damaged parts. It was known to be active in cell death that occurs during normal embryonic development, but its precise role was unclear. Some thought it might contribute to cell death or actually help keep cells alive. The ...
Permanent Weight Loss Requires Transition to Healthy Eating
...eating is a distraction that often leads people to devour
more than necessary. Also, when pots of steaming food remain on the table, people tend to reach for more. It's not as easy to do that if the food remains in the kitchen. An initial drop in weight that is noticeable on the scale is important for mot...
The Science of Solar Eclipse
... but an embodiment of a dragon or demon, trying to devour
the Sun, held in high regard. These myths were soon replaced by scientific knowledge as a mechanistic, logical view of the universe grew. It soon marked the dawn of a new subject called astrophysics. It is now known that a Solar eclipse occurs when ...
Molecule aids fight E. Coli Infections
..., the macrophages lost their ability to detect and devour
the E. coli microbes -- but not another type of bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus, which also can cause food poisoning. This pointed to the protein's essential role in enabling the macrophages to react specifically to so-called gram-negative bac...
Lemons Could Give Relief For Patients Suffering From Asthma
...nd animals . Ozone scavengers are substances that devour
ozone. Researchers believed these substances could be the key to preventing asthma. They conducted experiments exposing rats with induced asthma-like symptoms to limonene. Limonene is the main component in citrus oil. The lung function of the rats sh...