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5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

Plants

Fantasy art: the future of energy and water technology - in pictures

They look like designs from the pages of a futurist’s notepad, but the concepts below are some of the finalists in the biennial public art contest held by the Land Art Generator Initiative (Lagi).<p>These ideas illustrate the possibility of marrying aesthetics with renewable energy and water …

Land Art

Organic Food: What to Know Before You Buy

We take a look at some of the issues spoiling the organic food industry and offer advice on making the best choices.<p>Whole Foods sells it, Trader …

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Zika Prevention Is a Matter of National Security

A recent poll suggested 77% of Americans are not significantly concerned about Zika, and Congress went on summer recess without authorizing President …

Public Health

The Best Animated Movies for Adults

Some are ridiculous, some are sad. Some pair well with drugs. But none of these are for kids.<p>Ever since Pixar released the masterful <i>Toy Story</i> on an unsuspecting public, animated films have taken on a new kind of life in the American cinematic landscape. No longer content to be opiates for masses of …

Animation

Calculating solutions to combat Zika

Discovery<p><b>NSF-funded mathematician playing pivotal role in disease mitigation</b><p>Mathematicians have created a virtual world to study a new approach to …

Public Health

A satellite in space just saw ghostly auroras dance above Earth

From the ground, auroras look like beautifully colored curtains of light dancing in the sky, but from above, the northern and southern lights take on …

Trees on farms: The missing link in carbon accounting - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

While tropical forests continued to decline, a remarkable change is happening: tree cover on agricultural land has increased across the globe, …

How To Lose Belly Fat - Hint, No Cardio, Situps, or Diet - Lose 4 Inches of Belly Fat in 26 Days

You want something new and exciting... and that's what I have for you. Here's how to lose belly fat (specifically - lose 4 inches of belly fat in 26 …

The Future of Healthcare? It’s In The Past

The future of healthcare is largely affected by politics and population health successes of the past, including vaccines, clean water, safe food, …

Digital Health

24 Charts That Will Help You Be Healthy AF

Whether it's tips on how to eat healthier, work out more, or just be kinder to yourself.

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

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Warning: 16,000+ Supermarket Foods Contain BPA

They may help time-strapped folks get meals on the table in record time, but jarred and canned foods aren’t always the smartest supermarket picks. …