Archive: 08/1/2007

Scientists find why red beans and rice can be nauseating

People cry foul when fowl is undercooked, but what about red beans and rice? Scientists have discovered how lectins, a family of proteins believed to be a natural insecticide that is abundant in undercooked legumes and grains, ...

Aug 01, 2007 4.5 / 5 (21) 0

Shining light on pancreatic cancer

Using novel light-scattering techniques, researchers have found the first evidence that early stage pancreatic cancer causes subtle changes in part of the small intestine. The easily monitored marker may ultimately ...

Aug 01, 2007 4.5 / 5 (6) 0
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