New Food Pyramid Is Aimed at Kids
...s is a great tool for all parents of preschoolers but particularly those of finicky
eaters. It's loaded with great ideas and suggestions for families so they c...ase.
Among the MyPyramid for Preschoolers tips to help parents deal with finicky
Set reasonable limits for the start and end of a meal. When you...
New laser method reproduces art masterworks to protein patterns
...gy to replicate the brain's complex cellular environment. It's a major discovery, since the new laser technology can encourage and guide the growth of finicky
"We have created a system that can fabricate complex methods to grow cells," says Santiago Costantino, the study's lead author and a sc...
Aflac Duck Gives Back
...ative that will support 35
children's hospitals across the nation."
This year, as in years past, the Holiday Duck is dressed to thrill even
the most finicky
shoppers in its wintry garb, and it is likely to soar off
of shelves. Since 2001, Aflac has sold thousands of Holiday Ducks, raising
more than $2 mill...
Nutrition Moves Up on Mom's Purchasing Agenda
...t right is a timeless challenge for parents, and
according to the survey, more than half (58 percent) of moms surveyed would
describe their child as a finicky
eater. "Doctoring up" a child's meal may
pay off, since more than six in 10 (61 percent) moms agree that kids turn
away food based on its appearance.
We Love Our Pets and Grieve When They Die
... Try not to unintentionally reinforce behavioral changes -- If the pet's appetite is picky, don't keep changing its food, which will make it more finicky
-- Don't overcompensate for the loss with extra attention to the surviving pet, which could lead to separation anxiety -- Don't rush out and get...
New Technique Dissects Stem Cells' Picky Likes, Dislikes
... is perhaps one of biological science's toughest assignments: keeping their tiny research subjects under control.
Stem cells have notoriously finicky
tastes, and despite a decade of advances, researchers are still honing the conditions under which the cells will continue dividing indefinitely in cul...
Cricket's finicky mating behavior boosts biodiversity
Biologists at Lehigh University and the University of Maryland have identified a cricket living in Hawaii's forests as the world's fastest-evolving invertebrate.
mating behavior appears to be the driving force behind the speedy speciation of the Laupala cricket, the scientists wrote in t...
How plants avoid feeling the burn
...nges of the experiment came down to the human endurance of taking thousands of measurements over an intense, six month period. "We needed to keep this finicky
molecule away from the light, so sometimes, the microscope room became like a cave, where I was sitting for hours and hours in the dark," said Fisher....
How Fruitflies Know It's Time for Lunch
...l energy requirements but respond to internal and external signals carrying information about the quality of food. The researchers also noted that the finicky
pumpless (ppl) mutants, which have a feeding defect similar to klu, overexpress hug.
Behavioral studies confirmed that too much hug reduces food in...
Making the most of stem cells
But now Palecek, along with colleagues Juan de Pablo and Lin Ji, are putting the finishing touches on a new method for preserving and storing the finicky
cells. The work, presented today (March 30) at a meeting of the American Chemical Society, promises to greatly amplify the number of cells that surviv...