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Cranberry Harvest underway in USA

It's cranberry harvest time across parts of the northern USA and Canada. Eating raw cranberries is probably the most nutritious way to consume these healthful bright red berries. Dried cranberries, while also nutritious (and as with similar dried fruits) are usually sweetened ...

05 Oct '18 | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

Featured product of the day:

Instant Anatomy

by Robert H. Whitaker and‎ Neil R. Borley

A handy and clearly laid-out reference book for students of nursing, medicine, radiology and osteopathy and other bodywork therapies. See also the companion website at www.instantanatomy.net.

This week features human anatomy books.

Angel Thought for 19th April:

Share an Angel thought or experience when inspired to do so. It may help others, as well as reminding you of Angelic protection.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

What is herbalism ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

Today's Study Tip:

Get to know your own learning style. Do you learn best with sound or silence, with others or alone ?

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Aries, often referred to and depicted as the ram, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, citrine and red aventurine.

Aquarians are often considered impulsive and action-oriented. They like to get going and get things done. When particularly determined they can seem excessively outspoken.

How metabolic pathways work

Some interesting aspects of how metabolic pathways work include:

  • modifying biochemicals in small steps, rather than a single reaction
  • each step being a chemical reaction catalyzed a specific enzyme
  • chemical equilibrium might never be reached due to continuing reactions / changes
  • the efficient location of reactants in physical space

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

The higher prevalence of hypertension in black compared with white Americans has been linked with fried and highly processed food - 5 Oct '18

By 2043 obesity might exceed smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in women - 25 Sep '18

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 Jul '18

Wire-bristle grill brush danger for summer BBQs - 3 Jul '18

Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations - 20 Jun '18

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

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