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A natural chemical found in strawberries boosts memory in healthy mice
...once kids are beyond mom's watchful eye, the hated greens
often go the way of Barbie dolls and power rangers. Now, there's another reason to reach for colorful fruits past adolescence. Fisetin, a naturally occurring flavonoid commonly found in strawberries and other fruits and vegetables, stimulates signal...
New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water
... and "ready to eat" vegetables, particularly leafy greens
like lettuce and spinach, as well as fruit, according to Kniel. "Sometimes on farms, wash-water is recirculated, so this technology could help prevent plant pathogens from spreading to other plants," she said. This UD research underscores the i...
Scientists genetically engineer tomatoes with enhanced folate content
and beans aren't the only foods that pack a punch of folate, the vitamin essential for a healthy start to pregnancy. Researchers now have used genetic engineering--manipulating an organism's genes--to make tomatoes with a full day's worth of the nut...