Scientists in the US have shed light on how sugars are transferred
from a plant's leaves to other parts of its structure, findings
that could enable genetic engineering in the future to help plants
cope with climate change.
Scientists at Nestlé's research centre have demonstrated that plant
sterols, added to foods to reduce cholesterol absorption, also
reduce the body's ability to absorb the carotenoid beta-carotene
and vitamin E. But this...