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For plant-based proteins, soy is a smart choice

Soy—the versatile protein source that comes from the species of legumes known as soybeans—is becoming a popular alternative to meat and dairy products, and for good reason. Whether you are trying to eat healthier, eat ...

Higher wheat yields and protein content on the horizon

A team of international researchers has discovered a way to produce higher quality wheat. The scientists from the University of Adelaide and the UK's John Innes Centre have identified a genetic driver that improves yield ...

Researchers identify key complex for ribosome generation

UT Southwestern researchers have identified a four-protein complex that appears to play a key role in generating ribosomes—organelles that serve as protein factories for cells—as well as a surprising part in neurodevelopmental ...

X-rays will make plant diets of the future more tasty

Imagine taking your favorite treat—a Mars bar or cream puff—and beaming it with X-rays to map out what makes it so delicious. Then, picture being able to transfer some of those magnificent qualities and tastes to healthier, ...

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