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Magic Beans -- Anti-obesity soya could help prevent diabetes
...o at Hanyang University, Seoul, allowed 32 rats to gorge
on a fatty diet, supplemented with various levels of black soya. The results showed that, after two weeks, those getting 10% of their energy from black soya had gained half as much weight as those in the control group. Total blood cholesterol fell b...
Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how
...species has a veritable food processor, letting it gorge
on a hot spring buffet all day. "The findings show the continued value of microbial genome sequencing for exploring the useful capabilities of the vast realm of microbial life on Earth," says Ari Patrinos, director of the Office of Biological and E...
A frog's life is food for thought
...ch as the green-striped burrowing frog are able to gorge
themselves on huge meals without overwhelming their digestive system. "Nothing was known about their digestive physiology when I first started this project and for an animal that can starve for up to four years it is really interesting when you rela...