News tagged with sugar

How sweet can you get?

A sweeter version of a widely used plant-derived sweetener is on the way. Researchers have found a way to make thaumatin—one of the sweetest natural sugar substitutes on the market—even sweeter.

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Studying climate change impact on maple syrup quality

As maple sugaring season approaches, plant ecologist Kristina Stinson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a two-year, $149,800 grant to study the impact of climate change on the quantity and quality ...

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Ecology
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Earthworms could be a threat to biodiversity

The humble earthworm may be a threat to plant diversity in natural ecosystems, says a study just published by researchers from Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke. Their work found an association between the presence ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Ecology
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