Archive: 04/28/2008

Researchers unveil a new class of fatty acids

CSIRO researchers have discovered a new class of fatty acids – alpha-hydroxy polyacetylenic fatty acids – that could be used as sensors for detecting changes in temperature and mechanical stress loads.

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A dash of salt grows healthier tomatoes

Watering tomatoes with diluted seawater can boost their content of disease-fighting antioxidants and may lead to healthier salads, appetizers, and other tomato-based foods, scientists in Italy report. Their ...

Apr 28, 2008 4.5 / 5 (26) 1