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Domoic Acid: The Amnesic Shellfish Toxin that...what was I saying?

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Is 22q13 deletion syndrome a ciliopathy ?

What makes humans special?

There are different ways we, as humans, think of ourselves as special.  Of course, our children are special.  That goes without any further discussion.   1.514 kata lagi


MSG: Healthy or Not?

“MSG” unlike the popular internet slang meaning “message” actually stands for Monosodium Glutamate. Monosodium gultamate (MSG) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer commonly added to Chinese food, canned vegetables, soups and processed meats. 312 kata lagi


SXC responsible for boosting levels of glutamate in brains of glioma patients which in high amounts kill healthy cells

University of Alabama at Birmingham says that a chemical pathway that may be associated with seizures and shorter patient survival in some patients with malignant glioma, the most common and deadly form of brain tumor, has been identified by researchers. 242 kata lagi


Making Fake Meat Real: How Scientists are Tricking Your Tongue

Fake meat is often associated with a tough, flavorless texture that is added to dishes to provide protein. However, fake meat is no longer just glutinous balls or tofu hidden beneath sauces. 765 kata lagi

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Beginning an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Changing your eating habits is a whole process. If you are aware of the reasons why you are doing it, it will be very much easier. 392 kata lagi

Anti-inflammatory Diet