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    17-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711231

Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic in Rice

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption.

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12-Apr-2019 10:15 AM EDT
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    16-Apr-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711367

New Research Identifies Microbes That May Reduce Allergy-Like Reactions to Some Ripened Cheeses

Iowa State University

A small percentage of humans can suffer allergy-like reactions to certain varieties of ripened cheese due to histamine, a byproduct of the prolonged fermentation process. An ISU researcher is studying bacterial strains that could reduce histamine, allowing susceptible diners to enjoy the cheese without unpleasant side effects.

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15-Apr-2019 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711165

Clarkson University, ESF to Partner in New Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions

Clarkson University

Clarkson University and SUNY ESF will launch New York State's new Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions.

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11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710993

Specialist Enzymes Make E. coli Antibiotic Resistant at Low pH

Washington University in St. Louis

New research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests that many "redundant" enzymes are actually specialists that ensure maximal growth across different environments. Further, these enzymes were found to increase E. coli’s resistance to antibiotics at low pH conditions, such as those found in the GI tract or urinary tract — raising concerns that current antibiotic susceptibility tests are inadequate.

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9-Apr-2019 10:30 AM EDT
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    3-Apr-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 709020

Making Lead Pipes Safe (Video)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Lead leaching from pipes into the water supply is a serious public health concern. If water sources or treatments are changed, the new chemistry can cause previously safe water distribution systems to begin releasing lead, as the crisis in Flint, Michigan, demonstrated.

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19-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710232

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: Avoid Wasting Food

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips to help reduce food waste by planning your meals with the food you already have and storing leftovers safely.

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26-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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    25-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 710024

New Mechanism of Action Found for Agricultural Pesticide Fludioxonil

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A fungicide commonly used by the agricultural industry to protect grains, fruit and vegetables from mold damage seems to kill fungi by a previously uncharacterized mechanism that delivers a metabolic shock to cells, new research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds.

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21-Mar-2019 11:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709565

New Scientific Study Confirms Health Concerns About Glyphosate-Based Herbicides

Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

The exposure to glyphosate-based herbicides has been linked to endocrine and developmental effects by a new scientific pilot study.

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13-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709363

Unique Interface and Unexpected Behavior Help Explain How Heavy Metals Act

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Three types of water molecules form around a platinum-based ion, offering insights for waste processing and metal refining.

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12-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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