Cultivation of space-grown lettuce on board the International Space Station (ISS) could be a viable dietary supplement for astronauts, potentially replacing processed, pre-packaged space rations, a study shows.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified an amino acid found in plant- and animal-based protein sources like meat, beans and soy that is linked to the development of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack, stroke and death.
The first reference database that pools metagenomic and metatranscriptomic data from the vaginal microbiome will, according to researchers, aid in understanding the microorganisms’ role in reproduction and health.
Gut microbiome differences among elite athletes may be due to certain training or exercise types, say researchers, who believe these changes could help identify an optimal gut microbiome for a certain sport.
Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...