News tagged with hot peppers

Turning down the heat

A new pepper variety has been developed with a high capsinoid content to make it less pungent while maintaining all the natural health benefits of the fruit, according to researchers with the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

dateJul 09, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Russian-born billionaire buys Warner Music

Russian-American billionaire Len Blavatnik's Access Industries won a bidding war on Friday for Warner Music Group, buying the storied music company for $3.3 billion in an all-cash transaction.

dateMay 06, 2011 in Business
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U of M licenses unique plant protection product

Adapting a chemical used to deliver medicines through the skin, University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) scientist Tom Levar has developed a way to protect plants from browsing by deer and mice by delivering a natural hot pepper ...

dateAug 19, 2010 in Other
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Does hotter mean healthier?

Phytophthora blight, caused by Phytophthora capsici, is a major plant disease that affects many crop species worldwide, including chile peppers in New Mexico. Farmers' observations suggested that Phytophthora capsici caused ...

dateFeb 03, 2009 in
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