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ASU research shows connection between testosterone, dietary antioxidants and bird coloration

...stly as previously thought, so long as animals can nutritionally offset the immune detriments of testosterone. They may even experience a net health benefit as a result,” explained McGraw, who studies the functions of naturally occurring chemicals in birds and their relationship to the birds’ colors and health. ...

Studies force new view on biology of flavonoids

... fruits and vegetables that had been thought to be nutritionally important for their antioxidant activity, actually have little or no value in that role, according to an analysis by scientists in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. However, these same compounds may indeed benefit human health,...

100 percent juices found as beneficial to health as fruits and vegetables

...rchers add that the positioning of juices as being nutritionally inferior to whole fruits and vegetables in relationship to chronic disease development is “unjustified?and that policies which suggest otherwise about fruit and vegetable juices should be re-examined. The researchers who authored the paper “Can pu...

Genomic comparison of lactic acid bacteria published

...efficient carbon and nitrogen acquisition from the nutritionally rich environments they inhabit and reflect a limited range of biosynthetic capabilities promising broad industrial applications. Lactic acid-producing bacteria play a key role in the production of fermented foods and beverages, accounting for tens ...

Study suggests evolutionary link between diet, brain size in orangutans

...hers' report said. The scientists found that the nutritionally well-off Sumatran orangutans differed most strikingly from Pongo pygmaeus morio, one of the three subspecies occupying the island of Borneo. The morio subspecies lives in the northeastern part of the island where soils are poorer, access to fruit is ...

DNA: Bacteria's survival ration

...been linked to chronic infections, also may harbor nutritionally competent germs. If researchers succeeded in turning off nutritional competence in such pathogens, as Finkel did in E. coli, the advance might lay the groundwork for a new class of genetic antibiotics. The study did not prove that all DNA decay is ...

Alaska seal pup diet may hold key to decline of population

...al levels, she said. "We don't want to put them in nutritionally stressed situation that would harm them," Polasek ...each sexual maturation and mature females that are nutritionally stressed may not reproduce, offering clues to why some harbor seal populations are falling, Polasek ...

Thinner and younger

Can eating a low-calorie yet nutritionally balanced diet extend human life? Preliminary research suggests it might, so researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are launching a long-term study to find out. In an editorial in the April 5 issue of the Journal of the ...

Study finds that nutritionally enhanced rice reduces iron deficiency

...rs in ten convents in the Philippines included the nutritionally enhanced rice in their diets. After 9 months, the women had significantly higher levels of total body iron in their blood. "This study documents a major breakthrough in the battle to prevent micronutrient malnutrition," said Dr. Robert Zeigler, di...

A bug's life: Exceptional genomic stability yet rapid protein evolution in a carpenter ant mutualist

... to inhabit unique ecological niches and thrive on nutritionally unbalanced food sources. This mutualistic association is thought to contribute to the astounding ecological success of Camponotus, which, with approximately 1,000 species, represents the second largest ant genus. By sequencing the genomes of symbiot...

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