John Hawes

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Autocatalytic biodiversity hypothesis aims to supplant Darwin's 'war of the species'

If competition is the main evolutionary driver, why do so many species coexist within the same ecosystem? This a central question in ecology. Many …

Five reasons why you should eat beetroot (and how to cook it)

Eating beetroot can make you run faster, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Exeter found that athletes who drank a glass of beetroot juice before running 20 metres saw an improvement in their sprint time by 2 per cent.<p>Participants were split into two groups: one group was …

Turn your food waste into fertilizer in a day with Zera (hands-on)

The WLabs by Whirlpool Corporation Zera Food Recycler turns your table scraps into usable fertilizer in 24 hours or less.<p>Hi, I'm Megan, and I'm a grocery store junkie. See, I love food, so when I happen across a fruit I've never seen or a hard-to-find vegetable, I tend to snatch it up and ask …

The Solar System Is Tilted, and It's Planet Nine's Fault

Astronomers looking for the mysterious, elusive Planet Nine — supposedly lurking out beyond Neptune — now believe its massive gravity could have had …

Universe

Exercising Doesn't Just Burn Fat, It Gives You 'Smart Fat' Too

Gym tonight?<p>We all know exercise is good for us. It’s good for our hearts. It helps prevent chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity. It helps bust stress. And it even helps us sleep.<p>Now researchers have uncovered one more benefit: <b>Exercise helps make our metabolisms more efficient</b>. A new study …

What to Eat Before, During and After You Run

Even if you only jog the occasional few miles, you’ve likely heard about marathoners carb-loading before a race or long run. But pasta isn’t the only …

Here's Why Olympic Athletes Keep Wearing That Weird Body Tape

Mind games.<p>As the 2016 Summer Olympics get started, there's lots to look forward to, including incredible feats of athleticism and stories about how …

20 refreshing lemonade recipes to sip all spring long

1 /20: Vanilla lemonade<p>1/20 :Vanilla lemonade<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Heady vanilla adds a touch of romance to this lemonade.<p>2 /20: Frozen strawberry-peach …

9 Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Dessert is part of the food pyramid, right? These healthy desserts can cure your sweet tooth and not ruin your diet.<p>If you’ve got a mean sweet tooth, you know the struggle of trying to eat a balanced diet and wanting <i>all</i> the ice cream, all the time. While we’re all trying to cut down on processed …

These 2 Stocks Could Boost Their Dividends Twice In 2016

Looking for an easy way to boost your portfolio’s yield by 30% and watch your dividends rise more than once a year? I’ve got one for you. And it’ll help you pick up some valuable international exposure, to boot.<p>All you have to do is look north, to Canada, where there are plenty of top-flight …

Investing

Here's How You Can Outrun A Horse

<b>NPR's Skunk Bear YouTube</b><p>When it comes to feats of speed and strength, <i>Homo sapiens</i> is a pretty pitiful species. The list of animals that can outsprint us is embarrassing. There's the cheetah, of course, but also horses, ostriches, greyhounds, grizzly bears, kangaroos, wild boars, even some house …

First children are often cleverer than their siblings, study finds

A study from Leipzig University found that each successive sibling has a lower IQ than the last - and it's to do with upbringing, not biology<p>The eldest child generally has the highest IQ, according to a study from the University of Leipzig - and every successive child in the family has a lower IQ …

Siblings

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …

Russia's newest tank stops during parade rehearsal

MOSCOW (AP) — A state-of-the-art Russian tank, which was shown to the public for the first time earlier this month, on Thursday ground to a halt …