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Eat Yourself Sozzled: Tracking the Alcohol in Red Wine Sauce

Can you get intoxicated by pouring beer or wine into your sauce or stew? New research provides the answer...

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The God Shot: Banish Prostate Cancer with Espresso

Drinking more than 3 Italian-style coffee cups a day reduces prostate cancer risk by more than 50 percent...

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Shell Beans, Not Schools: In Search of the WIld Fava Bean

Seeds from a site in Northern Israel are the ancestors of today's fava beans...

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Life In the Fast Lane (to A&E): Energy Drinks and Alcohol

Energy drinks mask alcohol's effects, and could increase injury risk ...

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Brainbeans! Caffeine Could Help Diminish Dementia

Caffeine boosts enzyme that could protect against dementia...

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Oceans of Lucre: Towards a Lasting ‘Blue Economy’

Marine ecologist offers suggestions for achieving a strong, lasting 'blue economy' ...

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How Music Triggers the Brain’s Own Opioids

McGill scientists show brain's own opioids involved in musical pleasure...

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Pregnant? Avoid Liquorice.

Liquorice can have long-term harmful effects on foetal development...

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Can We Make Tomatoes Tasty Again?

Genetic selection for more sizable tomatoes has cost sweetness and flavor. How do we get it back?...

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Cheaper than Cryogenics: How Chili Peppers Decrease Mortality

Study finds association between eating hot peppers and decreased mortality ...

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To Mow a Meadow (Green Scythe Fair)

Remember where your food comes from. Remember the hands that toiled for you....

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Why Exactly Does Vitamin C Kill Cancer?

Low levels of catalase enzyme make cancer cells vulnerable to high-dose vitamin C...

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Chicken – Finger Lickin’ Caring and Intelligent

Review looks at studies on chicken intelligence, social development and emotions...

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Tracking Global Warming With Mother of Pearl : The Ocean’s Tree-Rings

Ocean temperatures faithfully recorded in mother-of-pearl ...

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Tastes Like Cabbage: The Deep Origins of Cooked Veggies

Earliest evidence discovered of plants cooked in ancient pottery ...

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Bustin’ Bad Cholesterol With Red Cabbage

Red cabbage microgreens lower 'bad' cholesterol in animal study ...

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Eat Yourself Thin (by chowing revolting sweet potato waste)

The secret slimming effect of sweet potato waste...

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Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff: Exposing Ancient Cereal Cultivation

Prehistoric plant remains highlight diverse origins of cereal domestication ...

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Want Smart and Legal Mood-Enhancement (for Men)? Read On

The key to a better mood for young men is found in walnuts...

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Ham – A Touch TOO Heston?

Magnetic Resonance Imaging to predict the salt content of Iberian ham ...

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Tastes Like Chicken? Wiggly Meat and the Rise of Edible Insects

The buzz about edible bugs: Can they replace beef? ...

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You WILL Go Into The Round Hole! Genomics Creates Climateproof Grapes

Genomics breakthrough paves way for climate-tolerant wine grape varieties ...

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Global Sustainability : Futile Surface-Scratching or Hope for the Future?

Global sustainability projects offer hope for the future ...

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Drop It, Bin It: Floor Food is Bad Food

Sometimes bacteria transfer in less than a second...

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Black is the New Pink. Black Pigs, Better Bacon

New mutation found that suggests humans across the world have selected and bred black pigs...

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Gene Sequencing Shows the History of Beer Yeast

Newly applied sequencing techniques reveal the history of beer yeast...

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The Myth of the Mediterranean Diet is Fact. Almost

Mediterranean diet associated with lower risk of death in cardiovascular disease patients ...

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Heads Up For a Load of Hieronymous Bosch

Sneaky September Madrid getaway? Add Bosch at the Prado for some cultural heft...

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For Happy Sons, Avoid These Plastics in Pregnancy

Prenatal Bisphenol A exposure linked to anxiety and depression in boys ...

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Nibble More Nuts To Reduce Inflammation

Frequent nut consumption associated with less inflammation ...

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