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Scientists learn to mask ginseng bitterness


December 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Do you find ginseng bitter? Well, you won't anymore for University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks."Consumers ... Read more...

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Tool to trace metabolism of cancer-fighting tomato compounds developed


November 30th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): The University of Illinois scientists, who suggested that eating tomatoes reduces risk of prostate cancer, have developed a tool that may help trace the metabolism of tomato carotenoids ... Read more...

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A new and simple sensor to sniff out shoe bombs


October 20th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple sensor to detect an explosive used in shoe bombs.This finding by the University of Illinois scientists could lead to inexpensive, easy-to-use devices for ... Read more...

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Now, crunchy and spicy soy snacks to boost nutrition in Indian kids


October 20th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Soy, although an inexpensive and complete vegetable protein, doesn't find too many takers because of its bland taste, but University of Illinois scientists have joined forces with an ... Read more...

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Breast milk regulates intestinal development


May 13th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Breast milk is indeed best for your infant. A new study found that bioactive components in breast milk regulate the development of the intestinal tract of the newborn. ... Read more...

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Flaxseed-rich diet decreases severity of ovarian cancer in chickens


May 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): After spending five years researching on ovarian cancer in chicken models, University of Illinois scientists have discovered that a diet enriched with flaxseed decreases severity of the deadly ... Read more...

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Lack of omega-6 fatty acid associated with severe dermatitis


April 13th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A specific omega-6 fatty acid may be critical to maintaining skin health, according to University of Illinois scientists."In experiments with mice, we knocked out a gene responsible for ... Read more...

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Visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria, viruses in the dark


January 20th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): An American study has found that that a new visible light photocatalyst kills bacteria and viruses, even when the light is turned off.The technique, developed by University of ... Read more...

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Plastic chemical may cause fertility defects in adults


July 9th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study on mice has revealed that exposure to chemical bisphenol A (BPA), commonly found in plastic household items like plastic cans and bottles, can cause fertility ... Read more...

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Gene linked to muscular dystrophy-related vision problems identified


April 21st, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): University of Illinois scientists have identified a new gene linked to vision loss in common form of muscular dystrophy.Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD, is the world's third most ... Read more...

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Scientists make new drug agent that kills multiple enzymes in cancer pathway


March 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): An international team of researchers have come up with a new anti-cancer agent that is about 200 times more active in killing cancer cells than other drugs used ... Read more...

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Foldable, stretchable, silicon circuits that conform to many shapes created


March 28th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 28 (ANI): University of Illinois scientists have developed new foldable and stretchable silicon integrated circuits that can be wound around various complex shapes without a reduction in their ... Read more...

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