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Sodium plays key role in tissue regeneration

Sodium gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Now biologists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences have discovered that sodium also plays a key role in initiating a regenerative ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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When life gives you weeds, make a salad

August was known by early Anglo-Saxons as "weed month," for this is the month broadleaf weed growth accelerates, even on this continent. These weeds are emulating the grasses that took off so abundantly last winter.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Chicken producers debate 'natural' label

(AP) -- A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as "natural" has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines.

dateJul 30, 2010 in Health
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Bacteria munch up alumina impurities

Previously unknown species of naturally-occurring bacteria have the potential to save the alumina and aluminium industries millions of dollars while helping to reduce their impact on the environment, microbiologist Naomi ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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