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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

Researchers apply a novel technique to improve understanding of liver disease, immune activation

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity

G protein-coupled receptors help humans taste, smell, and regulate mood and immunity

Study determines mechanisms underlying abnormal development of nervous system in Hirschsprung disease

Study determines mechanisms underlying abnormal development of nervous system in Hirschsprung disease

Expanded screening method can help detect life-threatening complications in preterm babies

Expanded screening method can help detect life-threatening complications in preterm babies

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

Survival probabilities are higher in patients who underwent complex pancreatic surgery

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

Breadfruit flour found to be a healthy alternative to other starches for modern foods

Tobacco plant promotes tissue adhesion and can maintain grafts between different species

Tobacco plant promotes tissue adhesion and can maintain grafts between different species

A new approach to study the role of Neandertal DNA during development

A new approach to study the role of Neandertal DNA during development

PCR Biosystems introduces RiboShield RNase Inhibitor for use in RNA-sensitive applications

PCR Biosystems introduces RiboShield RNase Inhibitor for use in RNA-sensitive applications

An ingestible capsule for sampling of gut microbiota and biomarkers

An ingestible capsule for sampling of gut microbiota and biomarkers

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

Probiotics may help manage obesity in younger population

Probiotics may help manage obesity in younger population

Common class of drugs may be associated with increased risk of cognitive decline

Common class of drugs may be associated with increased risk of cognitive decline

Study may lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Study may lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Study: Frequent use of antimicrobial drugs impairs bacterial diversity in saliva

Pupil size predicts death and hospital readmission in patients with heart failure

Pupil size predicts death and hospital readmission in patients with heart failure

Researchers investigate the survivability of E. coli bacteria based on fast or slow growth

Researchers investigate the survivability of E. coli bacteria based on fast or slow growth

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Study uncovers how the gut communicates with spinal cord and brain

Study uncovers how the gut communicates with spinal cord and brain

Study: Sensitivity of neuronal network influences the brain’s response to stimulus

Study: Sensitivity of neuronal network influences the brain’s response to stimulus