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More prenatal choline needed

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/01/220103145558.htm The link talks about the benefits in child attention after mothers take about twice as much choline as recommended during pregnancy.

Cold-hardy houseplants

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This thread is to list and talk about cold-hardy houseplants. Of course, it's not going to be as cold in a house as it will be outdoors, but if you want to be sure that putting your plant in a windowsill during the winter isn't going to make it suffer, I imagine the plants in this list might wor...read more

Xenobots

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211129155020.htm This is about how they used frog cells to make self-replicating living xenobots.

Environmentally friendly glitter

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/11/211111130330.htm

Wonderberry nutrition

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://ift.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1541-4337.12756 The above article is about African nightshades in sub-Saharan Africa, and it's fascinating. It mentions some of Solanum retroflexum's nutritional value (its leaves in particular). I only refer to Solanum retroflexum as wonde...read more

Why World Cat Day is confusing

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, someone wished us a happy World Cat Day, today (and the same time last year, if I remember right). I looked it up, and Google kept telling me it wasn't today (but that it was August 8th). I did the same thing last year (to no avail at the time); this year, I discovered the problem: It'...read more

Study says ketones improve brain function of obese individuals

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211005101908.htm The article above talks about how taking ketones (I'm not sure which kind or what amounts) three times a day for fourteen days helped to improve things like working memory, processing speed, and brain circulation (blood flow to th...read more

Nematodes produce milk for their young?

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211005124704.htm This essentially says that Caenorhabditis elegans nematodes produce a milk-like substance for their young (and sacrifice themselves in the process). It's very interesting. They think this might have implications for slowing human ...read more

Blood clotting markers associated with long COVID

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/08/210816125717.htm
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This post is meant to catalog the following nutritional components of foods: * Carotenoids * Antioxidants * Flavonoids * Chlorophyll * Acids * Fats/oils * Sugars (the kinds--not the amounts, per se) * Useful phytochemicals * Remarkable mineral levels * Remarkable vitamin levels Note...read more

How to measure carotenoids in tomatoes and such

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.researchgate.net/post/How_do_you_measure_Chlorophyll_and_Carotenoids_of_tomato_fruits_by_spectrophotometer

Language and music learning go together, both ways

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/08/210803105546.htm music_ foreign_language

Tomato analysis 2021

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
• Pearler_A3 is sweet and mushy with some tang • Pearler_A4 has a sharp bite. • Costoluto Florentino has a bitter aftertaste and is firm. Squirts if you're not careful. • Bash_A: Cool (not warm) pleasant flavor. No acrid taste in the blossom scar. Red fruit. • Clad_A: Some fruit low flavor a...read more

2021 tomato fruit harvest counts

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I plan to edit this post as the fruits accumulate. Normal fruit count / bad uneaten ripe fruits / edible BER fruits (tossed BER fruits, squished unripe fruits and such aren't counted). The normal fruit count includes fruits with bad parts where the rest is intended to be used, but not BER fruits...read more

Pseudo-teriyaki eggs

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Today, a relative and I made a modified version of the following recipe, an it turned out great: https://vegetables.boards.net/post/537/thread Here's approximately what we did: Ingredients: • 6 eggs • Sesame oil (to oil the pan) • ½ teaspoon cinnamon • ½ teaspoon fenugreek • ¾ teas...read more

Pizza-dipping sauce recipe

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I made a good pizza dipping sauce with some home-canned tomatoes, on 2 June 2021 : a quart of home-canned tomatoes, as well as granulated garlic, onion powder, basil, pink sea salt, black pepper, paprika, and two fresh sage leaves, with extra virgin olive oil added when it was nearly done). If y...read more

Eating pineapple can reduce eye floaters

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3712403

Fertilizer foliar spray application rates

in Plant
by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Note: See the following link for the latest edition of this post: https://www.tomatojunction.com/post57158.html#p57158 This thread is for declaring and experimenting with foliar spray application rates of fertilizer, minerals, and such. My pump sprayer is 51oz (although it's advertised as 4...read more

Does black pepper really stop a wound from bleeding?

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I saw a video that portrayed someone putting black pepper on a medium wound to stop it from bleeding. I cut myself, today (on a pineapple can while washing it); it was bleeding a surprising amount for not being a major cut. So, I decided to try the black pepper. I sprinkled it on. It didn...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://phys.org/news/2021-06-discovery-human-cells-rna-sequences.html This article is about how RNA can be used to repair or rewrite DNA. They don't actually talk about genetic engineering directly (hence how I asked the subject as a question). So, do we need to worry about those mRNA vac...read more

Plant ID and matriarchal lineage-tracking system

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.tomatojunction.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=2616 See the link above for the most recent version, but here's a copy/paste of it at the time of this edit (19 Jun 2021): I've invented a system to help keep track of which plants are which, and where they came from. You don't hav...read more

Meaning of aerial roots in Thanksgiving cactuses

in Thanksgiving Cactus
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://gardenerspath.com/plants/houseplants/christmas-cactus-roots/
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/vaccinating-mice-may-finally-slow-lyme-disease/ The above article is about research into vaccinating white-footed mice (via food--not needles) in order to lower the incidence of lyme disease. Not only does it protect the mice, but when infected ticks...read more

Inhaled COVID-19 treatment and preventative

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210526150210.htm

Pan-Coronavirus and pan-Influenza vaccines

in COVID-19
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
• https://www.embs.org/pulse/articles/one-shot-wonder-a-vaccine-against-all-coronaviruses/ • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210527204230.htm If you need some hope, check these out.
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