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14 Low-Carb Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Eggs

Everywhere you look, people are taking all sorts of measures to reduce their daily dose of carbs. In the new low-carb wonderland, starch-free …

Breakfast

20 Amazing Facts about Coffee - Quiet Corner

It’s hard to believe that such an insignificant, small, brown coffee bean has had such an impact the world. Coffee is the world’s second most traded …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Laughable Claim: Antarctic snowfall accumulation won’t save us from sea level rise because weather patterns were different 10,000 years ago

From the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON comes this desperate piece from Eric Steig of RealClimate and the “Antarctica is warming but now busted” department.<p>…

Forget Steak, This Seafood Paella Is Taking Over Your Grill

What's better than grilled seafood? Grilled seafood with a side of crispy rice.<p>If you steal a recipe from a friend but then invite her to dinner when you’re cooking that recipe, it’s not really stealing, right? It’s like, you know, more of an ode.<p>That’s what I was thinking at the beach last summer …

Seafood

Global warming won’t just change the weather—it could trigger massive earthquakes and volcanoes

Bill McGuire is not optimistic about humanity’s future. In his book, <i>Waking the Giant: How a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes</i>, he explains why.<p>By his estimation, carbon dioxide emissions from human activity since industrialization began have changed the trajectory of …

Climate Change

Scientists take a major leap toward a 'perfect' quantum metamaterial - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Scientists have devised a way to build a "quantum metamaterial"–an engineered material with exotic properties not found in nature–using ultracold …

Why Won't the UK Legalize Ketamine as an Antidepressant?

People have been taking the dissociative anesthetic as a treatment for mental health illnesses for years, but there are specific roadblocks holding it back from widespread medicinal use.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>"It saved my life," says Tiffany Snow. "I would recommend it to anyone …

Depression

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

Breakfast

4 healthy breakfast recipes that will help you get summer ready

With swimsuit season around the corner, we’re more motivated than ever to stick to healthy meals. What better place to start than breakfast?<p>The key to building a better morning meal is combining protein with antioxidant filled fruit — this winning duo is ideal for sustained energy and …

Breakfast

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

Chemistry

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness
Cell Biology
Cell Biology

This Tiny Turbine Could Be the Next Big Thing in Power

Driven by "supercritical fluid," the turbine could someday leave steam in the dust.<p>Jet engines may be getting bigger, but power plant turbines might be getting smaller. The tech is still in its early stages but GE Global Research is developing a turbine that—though only the size of the average …

Why Are Strawberries So Cheap Right Now?

Plus, what to do with slightly sour, out of season berries.<p>Were you putting strawberries in your smoothies all through winter? If so, you might have noticed that the prices at the supermarket right now have dipped. Two cartons for $5? We’ll take six and figure out what to do with them later, …

Tesla Model 3: The Monkey Wrench In GM's Plans For Chevy Bolt

You’re all set to launch the world’s first affordable electric vehicle with 200+ mile range. You’re pretty excited because reviewers call the car “attractive,” fun to drive,” and “game-changing.” But before you start getting the idea this is a story about Tesla, whose Model 3 set the automotive …

Electric Vehicles

9 Healthy Breakfasts for Two (Because the Morning After)

There are times in life when you have a breakfast buddy. Maybe it's a roommate or your significant other. Maybe it's someone you met last night. …

Breakfast