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A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Fitness

Scientists Are Freaking Out Over a Huge Cache of Extremely Rare Pterosaur Eggs

"We have literally hundreds of eggs to work with."<p>"Extraordinary." "Stellar." "Truly awesome." "A world-class find."<p>That's how palaeontologists are …

Dinosaurs

Lyme Disease Is Slowly Spreading Across the US East Coast

Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in the United States, but it’s also mostly confined to a small swath of the country running down …

Disease

Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

There's a Huge Plume of Magma Bulging Against Antarctica

Imagine drifting over Antarctica's icy expanse. A white continent extends below you, and it's smothered in enough frozen water to drown every …

The Permian Period (300-250 Million Years Ago)

Prehistoric Life During the Permian Period<p>The Permian period was, literally, a time of beginnings and endings. It was during the Permian that the …

Researchers uncover massive prehistoric “sea monster” measuring nearly 20 feet

The oceans of modern day Earth are scary enough already, with all kinds of creatures that could make your blood run cold if you accidentally happened …

Paleontology

Cancer Scientists Sniff Out the Genes Behind Durian's Famous Stink

In Asia, the durian is called the "King of Fruits," but not everybody in the world bows down to these bulbous, spiny, custardy fruits. It's usually …

The case for de-extincting Ice Age megafauna

Humans helped kill off the giant animals of the Ice Age. We owe it to the ecosystem to restore what we destroyed<p>What if human beings had the power to take an animal that was completely extinct, and bring it back using only the DNA it left behind? No, I’m not describing the plot of "Jurassic Park" …

The Chicken Experiment That Shook the World

In 1948, a scientist fed chicks a tiny dose of a new antibiotic, setting off a cascade of consequences — from drug resistance to factory farming.<p>In …

New evidence would push life back to at least 3.95 billion years ago | Ars Technica

Labrador find is similar to hotly debated Greenland rocks that had been oldest.<p>You could be forgiven for thinking that the remnants of the Earth’s …