Heidi Salminen

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Prevents Cancer, Heart Problems, Night Blindness; 5 Reasons you Should Eat a Date Fruit

Prevents Cancer, Heart Problems, Anemia; 5 Reasons you Should Eat a Date Fruit<p>Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a …

How an Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Is Born

Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard.<p>In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.<p>The experiments, described in a recent issue of <i>Science</i>, used a 2-by-4-foot petri dish, eventually …

Russia is Trying to Bring Back a Leopard Species It Last Saw 100 Years Ago

SOCHI, Russia — The Russian resort of Sochi is best known for hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics. But now it's about to welcome a different kind of visitor — one that can break a goat's neck with a twist of its jaws.<p>The endangered Persian leopard is being reintroduced to the region after almost a …

Wildlife

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

Judith Woods: Where do we draw the line between playing Darwin and playing God?

The fact that Chinese geneticists have taken the first steps to creating designer babies should fill us with horror<p>TWO contrasting stories this week have thrown into sharp relief the complex relationship between humanity and science. The first was the harrowing yet inspirational story of how …

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

Kitchens

10 Gorgeous European Places You've Never Heard Of

You may think you know Europe's wonders from back to front. But newsflash: you don't. As with any well-trodden destination, the continent boasts a number of tucked-away treasures that would make even the most experienced traveler swoon.<p>The continent brims with uncrowded venues, like the islands of …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Conde Nast Traveler's Weekend Instagram Series Turns Editors into Social Media Aficionados

Social media is the never-ending story for many brands and even more tangled for those who manage social accounts. For social managers constantly …