Tag: "sprouts" at biology news
Newly discovered killer cell fights cancer
...tion is quite astonishing," says Pardoll. The cell sprouts
long, hairy tentacles called dendrites. It uses its "arms" to increase the amount of surface area it reaches to communicate and interact with other immune cells. In the next step of their investigation, the scientists tracked the location of fluore...
Cloning the smell of the seaside
... petrels. It acts as a homing scent ?like Brussels sprouts
at the Christmas dinner table! - and the birds sniff out their plankton food in the lonely oceans at astonishingly low concentrations. Scientists have known about DMS for many years but the genes responsible for its production have never before be...
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
... boiling for 30 minutes was: broccoli 77%, Brussel sprouts
58%, cauliflower 75% and green cabbage 65%. The effects of other cooking methods were investigated: steaming for 0?0 min, microwave cooking for 0? min and stir-fry cooking for 0? min. All three methods gave no significant loss of total glucosinol...