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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.
Fastest-evolved regions of the human genome diverged rapidly after split from chimpanzee ancestor

Fastest-evolved regions of the human genome diverged rapidly after split from chimpanzee ancestor

Combination of microscopy and DNA analysis yields new insights into polar cod’s diet

Combination of microscopy and DNA analysis yields new insights into polar cod’s diet

The mechanism behind the satiating effect of milk protein

The mechanism behind the satiating effect of milk protein

Studies highlight bacteria accelerate the leukemia development in mice through specific viruses

Studies highlight bacteria accelerate the leukemia development in mice through specific viruses

New sample pre-treatment method enables efficient protein recovery

New sample pre-treatment method enables efficient protein recovery

Scientists demonstrate how stomach stem cells switch from one state to the other upon injury

Scientists demonstrate how stomach stem cells switch from one state to the other upon injury

eTesting cannabis for impurities and contaminants

eTesting cannabis for impurities and contaminants

Researchers discover a protein that protects the pancreas from self-digestion

Researchers discover a protein that protects the pancreas from self-digestion

Scientists discover a special cell in salivary glands that is likely crucial for oral health

Scientists discover a special cell in salivary glands that is likely crucial for oral health

Innovative sample preparation method for fast and easy protein analysis

Innovative sample preparation method for fast and easy protein analysis

Researchers study the impact of broad-spectrum antibiotics on the infants’ microbiome

Researchers study the impact of broad-spectrum antibiotics on the infants’ microbiome

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Researchers take a deep dive in understanding “dark proteome”

Researchers take a deep dive in understanding “dark proteome”

Researchers discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

Researchers discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Researchers create a healthier form of starch in the cassava plant

Researchers create a healthier form of starch in the cassava plant

Experts determine the molecular structure of a gut protein

Experts determine the molecular structure of a gut protein

Feeding Cows Seaweed to Reduce Climate Change

Feeding Cows Seaweed to Reduce Climate Change

Type A immunoglobulins play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

Type A immunoglobulins play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

Researchers improve understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying stomach’s acid pump

Researchers improve understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying stomach’s acid pump