News tagged with nuts

Gypsies, graveyards and mysterious plants

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist has confirmed the identity of a strange grass-like sedge discovered in a Mississippi graveyard, and believes the appearance of the potentially invasive plant is linked to ...

Oct 19, 2011
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Research improves the bolted joints in airplanes

A research project at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid that analyzes the bolted joints used in the aeronautical industry has determined the optimum force that should be applied so that they may better withstand ...

Jun 13, 2011
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Frito-Lay study forecasts changing snack preferences

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take a peek in your co-worker's desk, your child's backpack or your friend's glove compartment. Chances are you'll find a bag of chips, nuts or breakfast bars. Time-constrained Americans are snacking on popcorn, ...

Nov 12, 2010
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New test traces allergens quickly

Institute of Food Safety and the chair group Physical Chemistry and Colloid Sciences, both of which are part of Wageningen University in the Netherlands, have together developed an allergen test. This test quickly, efficiently, ...

Sep 15, 2010
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Pistachios offer multiple benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists.

May 20, 2010
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New Web site aims to deepen public knowledge of omega-3s

Hoping to broaden understanding about the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids, a Purdue University-based international consortium has launched a Web site and newsletter campaign to educate the public, physicians and veterinarians. ...

Aug 19, 2009
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Study sheds light on squirrel psychology

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability of grey squirrels to learn from observing others is highlighted in a new study. The research shows how squirrels can quickly learn from watching their peers, particularly if it ...

Jul 28, 2009
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