Amy Lovett

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How Math Can Tell You When to Move On in Life

Moderation seems to be a better approach than greed—for foragers, at least.<p>One of the grand questions in life is when it’s time to move on. Whether you’re a hunter-gatherer rapidly depleting the berries in your area or an oil company considering leaving one well to start up another, from the point …

30 Days Of Meals You Can Eat During A Sugar Detox

I gave up all added sugar and artificial sweeteners for an entire month and actually didn't hate it. Here's everything I ate along the way.

Healthy Eating

19 Mouthwatering Recipe Ideas To Try With Your Favorite Person

Let's eat.

Cooking

Meal Prep: Here Lies The Secret To Eating Healthy All Week Long

You want these recipes.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and</i> …

Healthy Eating

Where Buddhism and Science Meet: Teachings, Commentary, and News

Now more than ever, Buddhists are using scientific tools and scientists are using Buddhist wisdom to uncover truths about the universe. Here, we …

This slow-motion video of random objects being destroyed in the desert is a major stress reliever

Judge all you please, but tearing up stuff is a perfectly healthy human response to stress. There’s no harm in obliterating an inanimate object that …

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known For Ages: Consciousness is Everywhere

A new theory in neuroscience suggests consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. The theory, called Integrated …

Consciousness

Yukai Du transports us to galaxies far, far away in TED-Ed animation

Animator Yukai Du has created a short film for TED-Ed about the Hubble telescope and how in 1995 it captured over 150 hours of one area revealing …

Animation

The Forgotten Domain of the Gut Microbiome - The Extremo Files

By Jeffrey Marlow | February 28, 2017 12:36 pm<p>Which microbes could be helping this mountain gorilla digest its food? (Image: Jeffrey Marlow)<p>Over the …

Hacking Our Cells to Produce Solar Power Could Make Humans Heal Faster

Kinda like Wolverine.<p>Much like a gas-powered car, the human body relies on carbon-based fuels for energy. But for automobile engines and our cellular engines alike, burning carbon has intrinsic inefficiencies.<p>If we could upgrade our cells to run on solar power, the age-old restrictions of using …

How Astronomy Has Opened the Gates to Humanity’s Greatest Inventions

<b>Alex Filippenko:</b> One can wonder why does astronomy, or any sort of abstract pure research for that matter, make any difference to us – to the typical …

This Picture Has No Red Pixels—So Why Do the Strawberries Still Look Red?

Color constancy continues to confound us.<p>This weekend marked the two-year anniversary of The Dress: the unfathomably viral photo of a dress that divided the internet for more than a week in 2015 over whether it was blue and black, or white and gold. So it's appropriate that, on this auspicious …

Terminal cancer patients in complete remission after one gene therapy treatment

A groundbreaking gene therapy treatment which boosts a patient's own immune cells has been shown to clear disease from one third of terminal patients.<p>US pharmaceutical company Kite Pharma released results from the first six months of its trial of the new treatment, called CAR-T cell therapy.<p>Some 36 …

Cancer

Biologists Just Discovered a Simple Way to Make Cancer Cells Self-Destruct

A team of 22 biologists just made a huge breakthrough in cancer research.<p>The scientists from California Institute of Technology and UC San Diego …

Cancer

The Week in Review: Seven Earth-Size Planets Discovered

Astronomers discovered at least seven planets orbiting a star 40 light-years or 235 trillion miles from Earth, according to a study published Wednesday. The Earth-sized planets are all temperate, which means they may have water and the potential to support life.<p>“Answering the question ‘are we …

Universe