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A breath mint made from... coffee?

...your mouth, strong enough to startle your co-workers too. But intriguing new research from Tel Aviv University by renowned breath specialist Prof. mel Rosenberg of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine finds that a coffee extract can inhibit the bacteria that lead to bad breath. New laboratory tests have...

Are you okay to kiss?

...cientists believed that only one population of bacteria (the Gram-negative ones) break down the proteins in the mouth and produce foul odor. But Prof. mel Rosenberg and Dr. Nir Sterer of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine recently discovered that the other population of bacteria (the Gram-positive ones) ...

Hispanic women and breast cancer: An understudied group

...ena Martinez, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at The University of Arizona mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and co-leader of the Cancer Pre... presented by Rachel Zenuk, a graduate student at The University of Arizona mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, suggests that breast cancer ma...

Feeling hot, hot, hot: New study suggests ways to control fever-induced seizures

...researchers showed it is possible to induce an extremely rapid protection of neural function during heat stress. Queen's biologists Gary Armstrong and mel Robertson exposed locusts to increasing heat while monitoring the neural circuit that controls breathing. At approximately 30˚C (about three minu...

Biodegradable napkin -- featuring sensitive nanofibers -- may quickly detect biohazards

... wouldn't require that someone be highly trained to use it, and it could be activated for whatever you want to find," said Margaret Frey, the Lois and mel Tukman Assistant Professor of Fiber Science and Apparel Design at Cornell. "So if you're working in a meat-packing plant, for instance, you could swip...

Fruit fly reveals a potential connection between dementia and cancer

...ave demonstrated an intriguing link between neuronal death and proteins previously associated with cancer. The findings are reported by Vik Khurana, mel Feany, and colleagues from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Burnham Institute. Neurons in the brain generally do not d...
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(Date:4/24/2014)... Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have identified the structural ... discriminate between viral and endogenous RNAs in living ... control of cellular metabolism and hijack cellular resources ... is dependent on viral RNA molecules that are ... viruses) and/or newly synthesized in the host cell, ...
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