Ken Lavers

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Enzymes That Make Cancers Dangerous Guide Nanoparticles to Release Drugs

Written by AZoNano<p>Scientists have designed nanoparticles that release drugs in the presence of a class of proteins that enable cancers to …

University of California

The Chemistry of Ice Cream – Components, Structure, & Flavour

Click to enlarge<p>Ice cream is a mainstay of summer – for many, a trip to the beach would be incomplete without one. Despite its seeming simplicity, …

Molecular Metal-Free Alternative Catalyst for Fuel Cells

Written by AZoNano<p>In the quest for better, less expensive ways to store and use energy, platinum and other precious metals play an important role. …

Energy

Coolest chemical substances humans have discovered

Scientists are creating and discovering new materials all the time, but few are so jaw-droppingly cool that they deserve to be recognized.<p>From …

The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like ...…

<b>The Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like</b> ... YESSSSS!!!!!! ... "What I tell patients is, if you like coffee, go ahead and drink as much as you want and can," says Dr. Peter Martin, director of the Institute for Coffee Studies at Vanderbilt University. He's even developed a metric for monitoring your dosage: If you are having trouble sleeping, cut back on your last cup of the day. From there, he says, "If you drink that much, it's not going to do you any harm, and it might actually help …

6 Vitamin C Benefits You Need to Know About

Shutterstock<p>It Helps You Lose Weight<p>You burn 30 percent more fat during a bout of moderate exercise when you have adequate levels of vitamin C …

15 Healthy Foods That Are High in Vitamin C

1<p>Why You Need Vitamin C<p>Vitamin C is essential for normal growth and maintenance of most of the tissues of your body, including collagen, which is …

Nutrition

5 Foods with More Vitamin C Than an Orange

The citrus fruit doesn't have a monopoly on this essential nutrient.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vitamin C has never been proven to cure the common cold. Still, it's a must-have nutrient: It's essential for the growth and repair of numerous body tissues, and it helps the body make collagen, the …

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Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant essential for everyday health. You need vitamin C to ward off damaging free radicals that destroy healthy cells throughout your body. Vitamin C also keeps your immune system strong, helps wounds heal properly and aids the absorption of a certain type of iron. …

Vitamin C Linked With Reduced Stroke Risk

Making sure you get enough vitamin C could help protect you from stroke, a small new study suggests.<p>Research presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology shows that risk of hemorrhagic stroke -- which is more deadly, but rarer, than ischemic stroke -- is lower among people …

Large Hadron Collider finds long-sought signs of rare particle decays

Smashing protons together in search of strange particles, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva say they've discovered signs of particle decays that have long been predicted, but have never before been seen.<p>The decay pattern of the two B mesons, described in the journal Nature, could …

Physics