The superfruit that may end starvation, blindness

A tomato is a fruit (but legally a vegetable), an eggplant is a berry, and a strawberry is not a berry, but an avocado is and…this is all very difficult to keep up with. While technical definitions of fruit (er, vegetables?) may be hard to understand, there are some things that are pretty easy. A […]

Tox Tuesday: Salicylates

[ SPANISH ] When taking aspirin for pain or fever, the most active component of the drug is acetylsalicylic acid. Aspirin is a member of the salicylates family and will eventually be metabolized to salicylic acid when taken. Salicylic acid’s anti-inflammatory properties are not just for aches and pains, the anti-inflammatory acid is also used […]

What you need to know this Monday

Ever wonder what is going on in the world that you ought to know? We’ve compiled some links that we’re looking at this morning to get your latest news about life sciences and the animal and food industries.

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