Systemic Review Reveals Diabetes/Probiotics Link

Probiotics decrease serum cholesterol levels, prevent insulin resistance The term probiotic refers to dietary supplements and foods that contain “beneficial” or “friendly” bacteria. The organisms themselves are also called probiotics. Image: berkeleywellness.com   Probiotics play a huge role in digestion and help boost immune response Many of us are ignorant about the importance and benefits…

Dolores River Rafting Is Back!

A New Perspective from the Beautiful Dolores River via Rafting By Molly Mickel, March 16, 2017: For the first time in over a decade the Dolores River will receive consistent flow releases from McPhee reservoir. That means consistent rafting on this extremely special and unique river. A true classic western river, the Dolores is on…

Road Runner Has New Wheels

The Durango-Grand Junction bus route gets an upgrade The Colorado Department of Transportation has leased a newer bus to serve the Durango-Grand Junction inter-city bus route. The bus has been serving the Bustang regional service operated by CDOT on I 25 and I 70. It will replace a 1999 bus. The bus comes equipped with…

Engineers Design “Tree-on-a-Chip”

Microfluidic device generates passive hydraulic power Engineers have designed a microfluidic device they call a “tree-on-a-chip,” which mimics the pumping mechanism of trees and other plants. Image: news.mit.edu Requires no moving parts or external pumps, able to pump water and sugars through chip at steady flow rate for days March 20, 2017: Trees and other…