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Red delicious, Northern Spy apples have most antioxidants, chemists find

Some apples might do a better job of keeping the doctor away t...wallop of disease-fighting antioxidants than other apples studied. The researchers, led by Rong Tsao, Ph.D., of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Guelph, O...

Bronx Zoo bears are new Samsonite gorillas

...ronx Zoo keepers threw a bear canister filled with apples into the popular Bear Den exhibit, home of the zoo's four adult grizzly bears. The bears attempted to open, claw, crush, and bite their way into the container. After some 30 minutes of effort, the bears lost interest, leaving the scratched but still ...

Attention shoppers: Researchers find neurons that encode the value of different goods

...ues on a common scale allows comparing goods, like apples and oranges, that otherwise lack a natural basis f...ce. For example, OFC neurons encoding the value of apples and oranges would do so regardless of whether the apple is offered on the right and the orange on th...

UC Davis researchers reveal apples' protective ways

...rs have discovered one way in which flavonoid-rich apples inhibit the kinds of cellular activity that leads ...of TNF. "Our study showed that the flavonoids in apples and apple juice can inhibit signals in this pathway that would otherwise damage or kill cells in the...

Bacteria give up secrets in war waged on plants

...rom bacterial speck in tomatoes and fire blight in apples and pears can devastate crops. Human bacterial pathogens use a similar basic principle to cause diseases. "Bacterial diseases are generally difficult to control," said He, who works in the MSU-Department of Energy Plant Research Laboratory. "Molecu...

Gut reaction: Researchers define the colon's genome

...s and thus is found in most edible plants, such as apples and carrots. The new study advances the growing field of metagenomics, or the study of many genomes found in a given ecosystem. Scientists at TIGR and elsewhere have recently scooped up whole environmental samples, from soil to sea, to study the di...

Found -- the apple gene for red

... have located the gene that controls the colour of apples ?a discovery that may lead to bright new apple var...ter how good it might taste. "As well as giving apples their rosy red hue, anthocyanins are also antioxidants with healthy attributes, giving us plenty of ...

P(acman) takes a bite out of deciphering Drosophila DNA

...e from another gene. “You are really comparing apples and oranges when you do this,?said Bellen. The technique is also limited to small DNA chunks. “Koen set out to develop a new transgenesis system using the three techniques,?said Bellen. The bacterial artificial chromosome, or BAC, he used allow...

Studies force new view on biology of flavonoids

...m their color ?they make lemons yellow and certain apples red. They are also found in some other foods, such as coffee, tea, wine, beer and chocolate, and studies in recent years had indicated that they had strong antioxidant activity ?and because of that, they might be important to biological function and ...

World's leading scientists announce creation of 'Encyclopedia of Life'

...nect scientific communities concerned with ants to apples to zebras. As part of its work, the Encyclopedia of Life will collaborate and partner with a wide range of organizations, individuals, and experts to help strengthen the Encyclopedia and its impact on communities throughout the world. "The solid...

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