David Tuttman

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A Brief and Bizarre History of Artificial Sweeteners

It all began with chlorine and coal tar<p>Synthetic sweeteners seem like a miracle food. They require no land for growing, no smoke-belching refineries, …

Diabetes

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10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

Why Do Cooks Love the Instant Pot? I Bought One to Find Out

People have fallen in love with their Instant Pots.<p>They may like their blenders, cherish their slow cookers and need their food processors.<p>But the Instant Pot — a device that combines an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker and yogurt maker in one handy unit — sends even mild-mannered …

Slow Cookers

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Telomere

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Anxiety Disorder

I tried to figure out why I've been able to be creative and productive, even in my darkest times.<p>There is a certain kind of bro who is always wearing a fedora, even if he isn't wearing a fedora. I can smell a fedora-bro from 10,000 miles away. I can detect him via email, internet comment, or even a …

Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo — raising the possibility of interspecies organ transplants

For the first time, scientists have grown an embryo that is part-pig, part-human.<p>The experiment, described Thursday in the journal Cell, involves injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig, then implanting the embryo in the uterus of a sow and allowing it to grow. After four weeks, the …

Genetics

Robert Reich: 7 hard truths Democrats must acknowledge if they want a better future

If Dems don’t understand these truths and fail to do what’s needed, a third party will emerge to fill the void<p>The ongoing contest between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic Party continues to divide Democrats. It’s urgent Democrats stop squabbling and recognize seven …

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Sales Of Livestock Antibiotics Are Still Growing

Doctors say the overuse of antibiotics on farms presents a massive public health risk.<p>Even as scientists sound the alarm that overusing antibiotics on farms is contributing to the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, sales continue to rise.<p>According to new data released by the Food and Drug …

Agriculture

Eat like you give a fuck

<b>TO SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER</b><p><b>WE'RE GIVING AWAY</b><p><b>SHARP KNIVES TO STRANGERS</b><p>Listen, that knife in your kitchen is a real piece of shit. We know it, you know it, …

Holiday Recipes

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

New research may help explain why dietary changes are often effective when treating inflammatory conditions.<p>An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say …

Medical Research

30 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016

Required reading.<p>Between the deaths of greats like Prince and Muhammed Ali, the destruction in Aleppo and the circus that was the U.S. presidential election, 2016 was the year of <i>one awful thing after another.</i><p>But despite the awfulness, stellar writing by people of color provided clarity, comfort and …

Trump Says No Deals While in Office; Sons Will Run Company

President-elect Donald Trump gave his first clues as to how he’ll step away from his businesses, saying he would put his two sons Don and Eric in …

Protect your privacy during Trump’s reign: A hacker’s guide to being cyber-safe

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, …

Information Systems

Bee's knees: a new $4m effort aims to stop the death spiral of honeybees

General Mills is co-funding a project with the federal government to restore the habitat of pollinators such as bees and butterflies on North American farms<p>On the 33-acre Prairie Drifter Farm in central Minnesota, farmers Joan and Nick Olson are cultivating more than just organic vegetables. …

Ecology

Eric Holder To Lead Democrats' New Redistricting Effort

He hinted that President Barack Obama might also work on this when he's out of office.<p>WASHINGTON ― Former Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that he will be the chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a new organization meant to act as a hub for Democratic Party …

Government

Donald Trump, Loser-in-Chief

Our next president cannot stand that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote – and America will suffer for it<p>Donald Trump lost the vote for president by …

Donald Trump

This Texas Man Has A Message For American Muslims In A Donald Trump Presidency

“You Belong. Stay Strong. Be Blessed. We Are One America.”<p>One small sign; one big message.<p>A Texas man was photographed holding a sign on the side of a road outside the Islamic Center of Irving, near Dallas, reading: “You Belong. Stay Strong. Be Blessed. We Are One America.”<p>A passerby snapped a …

Religion

Frightened by Donald Trump? You don’t know the half of it

Many of his staffers are from an opaque corporate misinformation network. We must understand this if we are to have any hope of fighting back against them<p>Yes, Donald Trump’s politics are incoherent. But those who surround him know just what they want, and his lack of clarity enhances their power. …

Donald Trump

How You Can Help Save The Bees -- Even In Winter

Bees are vital to food security. Let's give the critters a helping hand.<p>America’s bees haven’t had the best year.<p>Last month, seven species of Hawaiian bees were declared endangered in the United States — a first for the insect. There are fears that the rusty-patched bumble bee, endemic to North …

Insects

Smoky “Baked” Beans

Need a no-fail dish for Thanksgiving? These beans fit the bill! Don’t let the title fool you. These beans are made on the stove, but reminiscent of …

Spices

Donald Trump Personally Blasts the Press

The fantasy of the normalization of Donald Trump—the idea that a demagogic candidate would somehow be transformed into a statesman of poise and deliberation after his Election Day victory—should now be a distant memory, an illusion shattered.<p>First came the obsessive Twitter rants directed at …

Donald Trump

Forget Canada. Stay and Fight for American Democracy.

Before the election, like many liberals, I made a lot of jokes about moving to Canada. It was a way for people to deal with our anxiety. It’s not …

George W. Bush

Ebola was just the beginning. An epidemic is coming and the world is not ready

Are we ready for the 'Big One'; the next virus epidemic that is going to hit the world? Director of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine …