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Banana Recipes for Athletes

Bananas are an athlete staple. They pack a nutritional punch with high levels of potassium, vitamin B6 and fiber and (despite common belief to the contrary) they score low on the Glycemic Index, meaning they won't spike your blood sugar. They're also versatile and can be used in everything from …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Landscape Photography

Amazing Close-Up Photo of a Waterspout Rising Into the Clouds

Check out this incredible photograph of a waterspout, a type of tornado that forms over a body of water. That’s a huge column of condensation rising …

Divers discover 50,000-year-old cypress trees on Gulf of Mexico floor

Deep beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Alabama coast, lie ancient cypress trees that only a handful of people have ever seen.<p>One of those lucky few is Ben Raines, director of the Weeks Bay Foundation. For many years, Raines was the environment reporter for a newspaper in the area, …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part III]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. This is the third article in the series. You may want to look at the previous ones here: 7 standing …

Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.<p>The pesky bacterium Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), best known for causing staph infections such as MRSA, ranges …

Microbiology

Study finds inverse link between cancer, Alzheimer's

The topic is likely to be discussed at this weekend's Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Boston.<p>In a small bit of good news for people with terrible diagnoses, having cancer appears to protect against getting Alzheimer's disease -- and vice versa.<p>What began as a hunch by a handful …

Recipe Of The Day: Fruit Pops

Summer is a time for fresh fruit. Between the melons and berries and everything else that's in season, how could it not be? And that fresh fruit should be served really, <i>really</i> cold. Because while fruit is refreshing all on its own, it's infinitely more refreshing when cold -- or better yet, frozen. …

Snack Recipes (PHOTOS)

Snacks are our favorite meal of the day, no question. There are no rules about when you're suppose to eat them. Pretty much anything can qualify as a snack -- even little cakes. And, you can easily eat them <i>all day long</i> without judgement. (You can't do that with breakfast.) We can't think of …

Summer Fest: Five Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipes

Tara Donne, Tara Donne<p>With summer in full swing, what better way to spend an evening than with a few cocktails and chips and dip? Skip the …

Antimatter Particles Detected Erupting From Solar Flares

Some weird stuff up there<p>In the surge of energy of solar flares, physicists have now detected antimatter particles streaming away from the sun.<p>Researchers already knew that the reactions that fuel the sun create antimatter particles called positrons, among other particles. However, this is the …

The startling sense of smell found all over your body

Bemused biologists have found the machinery that helps us identify smells and tastes crops up everywhere – from our kidneys to sperm. After many years they think they might know why, as Veronique Greenwood reports.<p>Sometimes the results of science experiments are just too weird to believe. In 2005 …

Biology

3-D Printing Shapes In Liquid Metal

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed techniques to 3-D print liquid metal at room temperature.<p>Exploring the limits of novel 3-D printing technology, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered a way to build microstructures out of liquid.<p>Creating …

Silicon oxide tested for next-gen 'flash' memory - Futurity

RICE (US) — Chemists have built a 1-kilobit rewritable silicon oxide chip that shows potential …

New theory upends view of how brain is wired - Futurity

COLUMBIA U. (US) — The long-held view of how signals move through the cerebral cortex …

Electronic Pee Sniffer Can Detect Bladder Cancer

The Odoreader goes where no human nose wants to.<p>A new kind of electronic nose could make diagnosing bladder cancer a whole lot easier, according to a new study published this week in PLOS ONE.<p>Doctors typically diagnose bladder cancer through cytoscopy, a "costly, invasive and undignified …

Forensic Fly Moves North

Insects can aid death investigations, but non-native species complicate matters.<p><b>Who, aside from global warming activists, cares about a tiny blowfly making its way north with the changing climate? Forensic scientists do. Such insects, when discovered on corpses, can offer vital clues about when a</b> …

Worms regrow their decapitated heads, along with the memories inside

Some memories just won't die — and some can even be transferred to a whole new brain. Researchers at Tufts University have determined that a small, yellow worm known as a planarian, which has long been studied for its regenerative properties, is able to grow back a lot more than just its body …

This Scary Giant Black Jellyfish Is Stinging Swimmers In Southern California

It's got a three-foot bell and a whopping 20-foot-long body. Eeeep.<p>Reports coming out of Orange County, in Southern California, suggest that a rare giant jellyfish, only recently discovered, is invading beaches and stinging swimmers. On July 4th, swimmers in Laguna Beach, a beach town famous as a …

Researchers Take First-Ever Photographs of Molecules Forming Chemical Bonds

Science nerds and photographers can join hands today and stare in awe at what a team of researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley …

How do fireworks work?

Centuries-old technology with a modern twist<p>The first firework was pretty basic. A Chinese monk named Li Tian took a piece of bamboo, stuffed it with gunpowder, and threw it into a fire, producing a bang loud enough to scare away ghosts. That was more than 1,000 years ago, but fireworks today are …

'Nanogardens' Sprout Up On The Surface Of A Penny

April showers bring May flowers. But in this case, the blossoms are too small for even a bumblebee to see.<p>Engineers at Harvard University have figured out a way to make microscopic sculptures of roses, tulips and violets, each smaller than a strand of hair.<p>To get a sense of just how small these …

What Our Brain Looks Like When It Hears Music

The map above is your brain on music, created by neuroscientists Robert Zatorre and Valorie Salimpoor. The researchers have been exploring the relationship between music and its impact on the human brain for more than a decade.<p>Music we enjoy causes several different regions of the brain "light up" …

FYI: What Makes Tattoos Permanent?

And how does tattoo removal work?<p>It's all about the particles in the tattoo ink's pigment says Dr. Anne Laumann, MBChB, a professor of dermatology at Northwestern University.<p>Tattoo application uses a mechanized needle to puncture the skin and inject ink into the dermis or second layer of skin just …

The Anatomy of the Brain, explained in a Series of Engravings by Sir Charles Bell, 1802 “In the Brain the appearance is so peculiar, and …

<i>The Anatomy of the Brain, explained in a Series of Engravings</i> by Sir Charles Bell, 1802<p>“In the Brain the appearance is so peculiar, and so little capable of illustration from other parts of the body, the surfaces are so soft, and so easily destroyed by rude dissection, and it is so difficult to follow an abstract description merely, that this part of Anatomy cannot be studied without the help of Engravings.” -C.B.

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MicroMax LED Pocket 100X Microscope For iPhone

It's a small world, after all.<p>Features a zoom and focus dial<br>• Lightweight and portable<br>• Small things to look at not included!<p>So your dad likes to invent …

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