News tagged with sweetener

US removes saccharin from hazards list

The US government Tuesday removed the artificial sweetener saccharin, long believed to be a potential cancer-causing substance found in diet drinks and chewing gum, from its list of hazardous substances.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Health
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A (nano-) window that washes itself?

A coating on windows or solar panels that repels grime and dirt? Expanded battery storage capacities for the next electric car? New Tel Aviv University research, just published in Nature Nanotechnology, detail ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Red pandas reveal an unexpected (artificial) sweet tooth

Researchers from the Monell Center report that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. This unexpected affinity for an artificial sweetener may reflect structural ...

dateApr 15, 2009 in Other
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Energy drinks work -- in mysterious ways

Runners clutching bottles of energy drink are a common sight, and it has long been known that sugary drinks and sweets can significantly improve athletes' performance in endurance events. The question is how?

dateApr 15, 2009 in Medical research
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