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Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...s, bread, other forms of cereals, potatoes, beans, nuts and seeds with olive oil as an important fat source, and low to moderate amounts of dairy, fish and poultry. "There have been studies looking at diet and exercise to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease," said primary investigator Robert J. Petre...

Corn grain mould used as pesticide

...aimed. "It can scarcely be prevented that maize or nuts will be infected to a certain extent with brown mould," Sebastian Kiewnick emphasises. "We can only influence which strain of aspergillus grows on it: a dangerous producer of toxins ?or the non-toxic variant." ...

Brains response to visual stimuli helps us to focus on what we should see, rather than all there is to see

...t neuroscientists "are really getting down to real nuts and bolts of cell type specificity, meaning that different types of neurons have different function, just like different blood cells perform different roles," he said. "We are not satisfied any more just to say what happens within a brain area. It is...

Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Watching evolution in action

...05 would still be uncovering new details about the nuts and bolts of his theory -- how does evolution actually work in the world of influenza genes and chimpanzee genes and stickleback fish armor? Studies that follow evolution in action claim top honors as the Breakthrough of the Year, named by Science ...

Underlying cause of massive pinyon pine die-off revealed

..." Breshears said. He added that the lack of pinyon nuts will have negative effects on wildlife and on people who harvest the nuts for food and for sale. Rich said, "The fate of the pinyon-juniper forest depends on what happens ne...

Wild Gorillas Handy with a Stick

...use sticks to fish for termites and rocks to crack nuts in the wild; orangutans use sticks to extract seed... The largest of the great apes, gorillas can gnash nuts between their teeth and simply smash termite mounds to release their denizens. But now, as part of ...

Use of stone hammers sheds light on geographic patterns of chimpanzee tool use

...roon, use stone hammers to crack open hard-shelled nuts to access the nutrient-rich seeds. The findings ar...there. The new finding that chimpanzees crack open nuts more than 1700 km east of the supposed barrier challenges this long-accepted model. According to the...

Researcher gives hard thoughts on soft inheritance

... discount epigenetic inheritance. The biochemical nuts and bolts are there to support it. The big questions to resolve are how many epigenetic changes are induced by the environment, what types of phenotypes result from these changes, and how many of these epigenetic changes are inherited." ...

Birds found to plan for the future

...the experiment they were suddenly given whole pine nuts suitable for caching in the evening. The researche...served that the jays consistently cached most pine nuts in the tray in the ‘no breakfast?compartment, anticipating that they would not be fed in the followi...

The chimpanzee stone age

...ce that chimpanzees from West Africa were cracking nuts with stone tools before the advent of agriculture,...ed show the hallmarks of use as tools for smashing nuts when compared to ancient human or modern chimpanzee stone tools. Also, they found several types of s...

Pistachios lower cholesterol, provide antioxidants

...DL which may indicate that the lutein in pistachio nuts improves the risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing serum oxidized LDL. "Our study has shown that pistachios, eaten with a heart healthy diet, may decrease a person's CVD risk profile," says Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of ...

Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart

Incorporating macadamia nuts into a heart healthy diet can reduce cardiovascula... Penn State researchers. "We looked at macadamia nuts because they are not currently included in the health claim for tree nuts, while other tree nuts are...

A new plant-bacterial symbiotic mechanism promising for crop applications

...are crucial for human diet (soybean, peas, ground nuts and so on…) and as animal feed (alfalfa, clover, sainfoin). In addition, cultivation of legumes living in symbiotic association with bacteria can contribute to vegetation regeneration schemes on soils depleted in nitrogen owing to overexploitation, ...

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