Energy Drinks: A Conversation

Energy Drinks: A Conversation

(burbling noises) – I think we can do it. (bleep) – Hey everyone, I’m Shirin. – And I’m Myles. The hosts of Above the Noise. The show that cuts through the hype and digs into the facts behind the headlines. (upbeat electronic music) – So today we’re going to be talking about energy drinks. And Read more about Energy Drinks: A Conversation[…]

Does Beer Actually Help Breastfeeding?

Does Beer Actually Help Breastfeeding?

We all know that it’s a bad idea to drink alcohol when you’re pregnant – it can cause problems with the pregnancy and with the baby’s health. But have you heard from people that it might be okay, or even helpful, for a mother to drink beer while breastfeeding? Some people say drinking beer supposedly Read more about Does Beer Actually Help Breastfeeding?[…]

Tracing the Genetic Lineage of Beer

Tracing the Genetic Lineage of Beer

[Justin Fay] “This is where we grow our yeast, in an incubator.” In our lab one of our primary focuses is on what the genetic basis of evolutionary change is. We work on the budding yeast that is used to make beer, bread, and wine. “So these are four different strains and in this freezer Read more about Tracing the Genetic Lineage of Beer[…]

New strategy to enhance the efficiency of cereal straw for biofuel production

New strategy to enhance the efficiency of cereal straw for biofuel production

Commonly used for feeding animals, burning and baling, straw is known as one of the three Canton Treasures. What many don’t know is that it can also be used as a raw material to produce biofuel. Increasing demand for biofuel in recent years has prompted the use of cellulose from non-edible plant materials like sugarcane Read more about New strategy to enhance the efficiency of cereal straw for biofuel production[…]

What does the Bible say about Alcohol?

What does the Bible say about Alcohol?

What does the Bible say about drinking alcohol? Wine, beer, liquor… Bottom line, the bible says it’s ok to drink, but drink responsibly. I’ll tell you what, let’s take a look at what the Bible actually says. This is out of the book of Ephesians: “And don’t get drunk with wine, which leads to reckless Read more about What does the Bible say about Alcohol?[…]

Cellulosic ethanol may be better for environment

Cellulosic ethanol may be better for environment

There’s a good chance you have some ethanol in your car or truck’s gas tank. That corn-based fuel has served as a building block for future generations of bio-fuels. University of Minnesota bio-fuels expert Jason Hill, talks more about what these new bio-fuels are and the enormous potential they hold for the future of renewable Read more about Cellulosic ethanol may be better for environment[…]

Aradia Herbst-Gervasoni – Pituitary Cancer and its Relationship to Ethanol and Estrogen

Aradia Herbst-Gervasoni – Pituitary Cancer and its Relationship to Ethanol and Estrogen

(music playing) Aradia Herbst-Gervasoni: I’m currently working at the Endocrine Research Facility at Cook Campus. Endocrinology is a science that studies the way the body communicates through hormones and I’m looking at something that’s called G-proteins, and G-proteins are proteins that are used in this communication, so when a hormone comes together with the outside Read more about Aradia Herbst-Gervasoni – Pituitary Cancer and its Relationship to Ethanol and Estrogen[…]

Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP

Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP

>>As you know, drinking too much alcohol may cause you liver damage and it leads to liver cirrhosis and then cancer. So, you know, the goal of our laboratory at the National Institute of Health is trying to understand how alcohol drinking causes liver damage and liver cancer. Particularly we want to know how immune Read more about Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP[…]

Eco-Business: Let's create a better world

Eco-Business: Let's create a better world

hello this is Robin Hicks from econ ssaem in West Kalimantan Indonesia hello and welcome to the annual meeting of the new champions here in Tianjin in China the world is undergoing unprecedented change from the rise of nationalistic sentiments and terrorism attacks to worsening climate change and rising inequality it seems like that uses Read more about Eco-Business: Let's create a better world[…]