Spleen May Help Heart Recover From Disease
It's much more obscure than, say, the liver or kidneys, but the spleen still takes up a lot of space. In humans, it's about the size of a large eggplant
and shaped like a kidney, Swirski said.
Scientists have known that the spleen recycles red blood cells and scans the blood for germs. "It serves as...
Chinese-food Lovers, Beware
...after the egg rolls (200 calories and 400 milligrams of sodium).
A plate of stir-fried greens has 900 calories and 2,200 milligrams of sodium. And eggplant
in garlic sauce has 1,000 calories and 2,000 milligrams of sodium.
“We were shocked. We assumed the vegetables were all low in calories", nutritio...
Eggplant in Medical Products
Allergen, Food, Eggplant
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Eggplant in Biological News
Researchers help develop pest-resistant eggplant for South Asia
Cornell researchers and Sathguru Management Consultants of India have successfully led an international consortium through the first phase of developing a pest-resistant eggplant. By about 2009 this eggplant
is expected to be the first genetically engineered food crop in South Asia. Farmers have g...
Crop scientists discover gene that controls fruit shape
...ffecting glucosinolate levels in tomato, since these metabolites are not produced in plants of the Solanaceous family (which includes tomato, peppers, eggplant
and other popular crops), van der Knaap explained. But there appears to be a common link between the two genes, which is that they may be regulating t...
Bitter taste identifies poisons in foods
...e-containing vegetables include watercress, broccoli, bok choy, kale, kohlrabi, and turnip; the 11 non-glucosinolate foods included radicchio, endive, eggplant
and spinach. Subjects with the sensitive PAV/PAV form of the receptor rated the glucosinolate-containing vegetables as 60% more bitter than did subje...
Eggplant in Biological Technology
Is Google's cafeteria a competitive weapon?
...ople in the world and its menu offers no less of a global all-star lineup.
It includes scrumptious-sounding dishes such as Ahi Tuna & Avocado Poke, eggplant
Ratatouille, Pollo en Huerto, Seared Day Boat Scallops in Green Coconut Curry Sauce, Arugula with Dried Apricots, Sauted Wild Mushrooms, Spinach Lenti...