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‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

77617 The antioxidant effects of coffee by-products are 500 times greater than those found in vitamin C and could be employed to create functional foods with significant health benefits, a new research has found.   Coffee silverskin (the epidermis of the coffee bean) is usually removed during processing, after the beans have been dried, while… Seguir Leyendo ‘Coffee waste’ could lead to new nutritious foods

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New data helps astronomers unravel mystery of Dark Matter’s nature

74961 A study has provided a deeper insight into the nature of the Dark Matter, which amounts to more than 80 percent of the universe, according to the indirect evidence provided by its gravitational effects.   In the project by University of Granada, scientists have used stars as particle physics labs: thanks to the high… Seguir Leyendo New data helps astronomers unravel mystery of Dark Matter’s nature

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Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

75302 Washington: After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA’s Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.   The tunable laser spectrometer in the SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) instrument of the Curiosity robot has unequivocally… Seguir Leyendo Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

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Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

75302 Washington: After an exhaustive analysis of data obtained during 605 Martian days, NASA’s Curiosity rover has confirmed the presence of methane on Mars environment which may hint that life once existed on the Red Planet.   The tunable laser spectrometer in the SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) instrument of the Curiosity robot has unequivocally… Seguir Leyendo Methane on Mars hints life existed there: NASA

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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… 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… Seguir Leyendo How pollution could make you obese

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Artificial skin grown from umbilical cord stem cells

68546 Washington: Scientists have artificially-grown skin for major burn patients, since the skin could be stored in tissue banks and made available when needed. Spanish scientists, from the Tissue Engineering Research Group, from the Dept. of Histology at the University of Granada, have managed, for the first time, to grow artificial skin from stem cells… Seguir Leyendo Artificial skin grown from umbilical cord stem cells

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Gorging on chocolates can actually help you lose weight!

68455 London: A new research has found that consuming chocolates can actually help one shed off the extra kilos, as it speeds up the metabolism, which burns more calories. Scientists from the University of Granada, Spain, discovered that people who ate large amounts of chocolate had far lower levels of fat, regardless of whether they… Seguir Leyendo Gorging on chocolates can actually help you lose weight!

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How brain of gambling addicts work

67143 Researchers at University of Granada have tried to study similarities and differences in psychological profile and brain function when comparing cocaine addicts and gambling addicts. The study reveals that gambling addicts present brain function abnormalities affecting their decision-making capacity. In two articles, they confirm that cocaine has cumulative prejudicial effects on the functioning of… Seguir Leyendo How brain of gambling addicts work

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Its official! Nibbling on chocolates can help you fight the flab

68455 Researchers have scientifically disproven the old belief that eating chocolate is fattening, as their new study has shown that higher consumption of chocolate is associated with lower levels of total fat (fat deposited all over the body) and central fat (abdominal), independently of whether or not the individual participates in regular physical activity and… Seguir Leyendo Its official! Nibbling on chocolates can help you fight the flab