Tag Archives: fruit

Some homemade simple tools and their use in handling of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster

AoS. Some homemade simple tools

Drosophila melanogaster is a model organism widely used in biological research and biology education. Transferring adult flies is a common but difficult practice as flies fly. A set of homemade tools can be used to tackle this

Fruit of the heirloom: ancient non-commercial plant varieties as superior sources of health-beneficial compounds

Lands subtracted to intense urbanization are home of a rich biodiversity, which is well exemplified by the occurrence of many different plant species. Plants thriving in such areas have established a perfect synergy with the local environment,

Can taking part in a fruit and vegetable research trial improve longer term fruit and vegetable intake in older adults?

Increasing fruit and vegetable intake is widely accepted as being an important part of a healthy lifestyle and is often encouraged for the prevention of chronic health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, certain cancers and diabetes.  Although public