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‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

77617 Coffee silverskin (the epidermis of the coffee bean) is usually removed during processing, after the beans have been dried, while the coffee grounds are normally directly discarded.   It has traditionally been assumed that these by-products – coffee grounds and coffee silverskin — have few practical uses and applications. So they end up in… Seguir Leyendo ‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

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Teens who regularly play football are more focused

77473 The University of Granada, which oversees Cimcyc, announced on Tuesday the findings of a study that sampled 75 male and female adolescents, half of whom played football regularly, reports Efe.   The subjects took questionnaires and performed tests to determine their aerobic fitness, in addition to undergoing a task specifically designed to assess alertness… Seguir Leyendo Teens who regularly play football are more focused

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How pollution could make you obese

74859 “We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain. These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed the… Seguir Leyendo How pollution could make you obese

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How pollution could make you obese

74859 “We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain. These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed the… Seguir Leyendo How pollution could make you obese

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Low cost system could cut size of wastewater treatment plants by half

– Low cost system could cut size of wastewater treatment plants by half Madrid : Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have developed a low cost technology to obtain water of high quality that also claims to reduce unwanted mud production. The scientists say their wastewater treatment system has three clear advantages with… Seguir Leyendo Low cost system could cut size of wastewater treatment plants by half

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Study may pave way for tailor-made antidepressants

– Study may pave way for tailor-made antidepressants A new study has confirmed a link between serotonin transporter gene and exposure to threatening life events in the onset of depression, thus backing up the relation between genetic and environmental factors in this mental disorder. One of the environmental risk factors more often related to depression… Seguir Leyendo Study may pave way for tailor-made antidepressants

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