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Ronnie LaCombe IAmScience

RONNIE LACOMBE IAMSCIENCE

Ronnie LaCombe, a Ph. D candidate in biological sciences at MU, stands near her lab station in D Cornelison's lab in Bond LSC. | photo...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP BARS

These vegan, gluten-free simple peanut butter chocolate chip copycat larabars are the perfect delicious and nutritious snack option.

 
 
 
Chia Pudding 3 Ways

CHIA PUDDING 3 WAYS

Chia seeds have become a popular go-to health food in the wellness world. Chia seeds can be seen everywhere on Instagram, sprinkled...

Screening for Disease or Toxins in a Drop of Blood

SCREENING FOR DISEASE OR TOXINS IN A DROP OF BLOOD

Newomics' multinozzle emitter The promise of being able to quickly and accurately screen for diseases or chemical contaminants in...

 
 
 
Calling All Fall-Lovers: Pumpkin Can Help You Lose Weight - Here's How

CALLING ALL FALL-LOVERS: PUMPKIN CAN HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT - HERE'S HOW

It's that time of year when everything has a pumpkin spin on it, whether it's a latte, a body lotion, or a protein bar. Little did...

These Pumpkin Pie Protein Bars Taste Like Dessert With Just 1 Gram of Sugar

THESE PUMPKIN PIE PROTEIN BARS TASTE LIKE DESSERT WITH JUST 1 GRAM OF SUGAR

Indulging in pumpkin pie this time of year used to be synonymous with a cheat day or letting your diet slide for a minute, but a new...

 
 
 
Beyond Biofuels: Berkeley Lab Facility a Catalyst for Broader Bio-based Economy

BEYOND BIOFUELS: BERKELEY LAB FACILITY A CATALYST FOR BROADER BIO-BASED ECONOMY

When the Department of Energy's Advanced Biofuels Process Development Unit at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory commenced operations...

 
 
 

OVEREXPRESSION OF SERINE ACETYLTRANSFERASE IN MAIZE LEAVES INCREASES SEED-SPECIFIC METHIONINE-RICH ZEINS

Summary Maize kernels do not contain enough of the essential sulfur-amino acid methionine to serve as a complete diet for animals,...

SEQUENCE AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF INTESTINAL ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE FROM LATEOLABRAX MACULATUS

Abstract Alkaline phosphatases belong to a class of phosphate transferases that dephosphorylate lipopolysaccharide , adenosine triphosphate,...

 
 
 
Popular Acid Reflux Medication Linked to Chronic Liver Disease

POPULAR ACID REFLUX MEDICATION LINKED TO CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE

Proton-pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the world. In fact, one study estimates Americans...

Protein Prevents Burning of Fats and Weight Loss

PROTEIN PREVENTS BURNING OF FATS AND WEIGHT LOSS

Protein MKK6 blocks the conversion of white fat into brown fat and makes a person unable to lose weight. Elimination of this protein...

 
 
 
Seattle Biotech Blaze Bioscience Adds $16M for Clinical Trial Work

SEATTLE BIOTECH BLAZE BIOSCIENCE ADDS $16M FOR CLINICAL TRIAL WORK

Blaze Bioscience, a Seattle-based biotech that's developing “tumor paint” to help surgeons differentiate healthy tissue from tumors...

Merck Abandons Plans to Seek FDA Approval of Cholesterol Drug

MERCK ABANDONS PLANS TO SEEK FDA APPROVAL OF CHOLESTEROL DRUG

Merck is pulling the plug on a cholesterol-lowering drug that met its main goal in a clinical trial but still raised questions about...

 
 
 
Extra-Umami, High-Protein Kelp Jerky is Your New Beef Jerky Alternative

EXTRA-UMAMI, HIGH-PROTEIN KELP JERKY IS YOUR NEW BEEF JERKY ALTERNATIVE

Food This animal-free, sustainable seaweed snack is designed to taste savory and delicious without beef's high environmental impact A...

Quorn is just as good as building your muscles as meat

QUORN IS JUST AS GOOD AS BUILDING YOUR MUSCLES AS MEAT

Quorn, which is adored by vegetarians, has high 'bioavailability' - meaning it contains more protein that can be used, experts at Exeter...

 
 
 
Beta blockers not needed for heart attack survivors taking these drugs

BETA BLOCKERS NOT NEEDED FOR HEART ATTACK SURVIVORS TAKING THESE DRUGS

Beta blockers are not needed after a heart attack if heart attack survivors are taking ACE inhibitors and statins, according to a new...

KalVista, Merck Partnership on Blindness Drug Sends Shares Skyward

KALVISTA, MERCK PARTNERSHIP ON BLINDNESS DRUG SENDS SHARES SKYWARD

KalVista Pharmaceuticals has inked a partnership with pharmaceutical giant Merck for its lead drug, an experimental treatment for a...

 
 
 
Liquid Biopsies Help Predict Response to Cancer Treatment

LIQUID BIOPSIES HELP PREDICT RESPONSE TO CANCER TREATMENT

Use of DNA shed from tumors used as a biomarker to track response of cancer patients to checkpoint inhibitor therapy.

PATHWAY ANALYSIS WITH SIGNALING HYPERGRAPHS

Signaling pathways play an important role in the cell's response to its environment. Signaling pathways are often represented as directed...