Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Tomates que producen tanta vitamina D como dos huevos
02/06/2022 - Esencial para que los huesos fijen el calcio,
Bleeding gums may be a sign you need more vitamin C in your diet
04/02/2021 - A new study overviews a plethora of marine litter monitoring survey data available for different regions of the world ocean, as well as modelling data, in order to determine if microplastic pollution...
Which beverages burst with umami potential?
04/02/2021 - In a new and first of its kind study, researchers study fermented beverages to find the one with the most umami flavor. Which one wins -- champagne, beer, wine or sake?
High doses of saccharin don't lead to diabetes in healthy adults, study finds
19/01/2021 - A new study has found that the sugar substitute saccharin doesn't lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults.
'Alarmingly high' vitamin D deficiency in the United Kingdom
16/12/2020 - A research group is defining a new sub-area of mobile technology that they call 'earable computing.' The team believes that earphones will be the next significant milestone in wearable...
Breakthrough optical sensor mimics human eye, a key step toward better AI
09/12/2020 - Inspired by light-sensing bacteria that thrive near hot oceanic vents, synthetic chemists use vitamin B12 to catalyze valuable hydrocarbons known as olefins, or alkenes. The mild process eliminates...
Kids' TV teaching children wrong lessons about pain
03/12/2020 - A new study has discovered that vitamin D regulates calcium in a section of the intestine that previously was thought not to have played a key role. The findings have important implications on how...
Vitamin D regulates calcium in intestine differently than previously thought
02/12/2020 - Designing a vehicle that can drive away the heat that is generated around it when traveling at hypersonic speeds requires an understanding of the thermal properties of the materials used to construct...
Study Reveals Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Vitamin D Levels
01/12/2020 - UC San Diego researchers discovered that the makeup of a person’s gut microbiome is linked to their levels of active vitamin D, and revealed a new understanding of vitamin D and how it’s...
Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants' DNA
10/11/2020 - Vitamin D status during pregnancy has multifaceted effects on maternal health. Researchers found that vitamin D sufficiency lowered the expression of placental genes related to preeclampsia - a...
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ
04/11/2020 - For farmers in rural Zambia, payday comes just once a year, at harvest time. This fact impacts nearly every aspect of their lives, but until now researchers hadn't realized the true extent.
New remote sensing technique could bring key planetary mineral into focus
03/11/2020 - A study showed that mothers' vitamin D levels during pregnancy were associated with their children's IQ, suggesting that higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may lead to greater childhood...
Exposure to vitamin D in the womb might minimize risk of high blood pressure for children born to mothers with preeclampsia
06/10/2020 - Children appear to be at greater risk of having high blood pressure when their mothers had the high blood pressure condition called preeclampsia during pregnancy -- but this adverse association may...
Research shows how a diet change might help US veterans with Gulf War illness
01/09/2020 - A new study shows the results from a dietary intervention in U.S. veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness, a neurological disorder in veterans who served in the Persian Gulf War from 1990 to 1991.
Physicists take stop-action images of light-driven molecular reaction
23/07/2020 - Physicists have taken extremely fast snapshots of light-induced molecular ring-opening reactions -- similar to those that help a human body produce vitamin D from sunlight.
Salt substitution could prevent almost half a million deaths from CVD in China
01/06/2020 - A nationwide intervention to replace regular household salt with potassium-enriched salt substitutes in China could prevent nearly half a million cardiovascular deaths per year, according to a new...
Too much salt weakens the immune system
02/04/2020 - A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human...
Lower-sodium turkey breast wins sensory test over full-salt option
02/04/2020 - Food scientists produced a lower-salt processed turkey that consumers in a blind sensory test preferred to a full-salt version, according to a new study.
Ball-and-chain inactivation of ion channels visualized by cryo-electron microscopy
25/03/2020 - Ion channels, which allow potassium and sodium ions to flow in and out of cells, are crucial in neuronal 'firing' in the central nervous system and for brain and heart function. These...
New study debunks notion that salt consumption contributes to weight loss
26/02/2020 - Researchers found that reducing sodium intake in adults with elevated blood pressure or hypertension decreased thirst, urine volume and blood pressure, but did not affect metabolic energy needs....
Glutamate in the brain has unexpected qualities, researchers show with new analysis method
26/02/2020 - Researchers have achieved something long thought almost impossible -- counting the molecules of the neurotransmitter glutamate released when a signal is transferred between two brain cells. With a...