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Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Study Has Good News For People Who Spend All Their Time Daydreaming

To the imaginarium!<p>Unable to stay focused? Frequently going away with the fairies? It may be because you have so much brain capacity that it needs to …

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

New Study Could Explain The Elusive Reason Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold

The Mpemba effect is even weirder than predicted.<p>If you want to freeze your water faster, heat it up first. This counter-intuitive piece of advice …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

Blueberry Yogurt Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat an 8½ -by-4½ -inch loaf pan with nonstick spray; line with parchment and spray …

Dessert

CRISPR Co-Discoverer: "I've Never Seen Science Move at the Pace It's Moving Now"

Pushing the Pace<p>The CRISPR gene editing tool has already been used to perform some incredible feats of science, from manipulating the social behavior …

Genetics

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Exercise

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

We've Found Even More Proof That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Real Disease

It's in the blood.<p>Millions of people worldwide are struggling with chronic fatigue syndrome. But the disease has been so confusing and mysterious for …

Medical Research

Why Does Hunger Vanish When You Ignore It Long Enough?

Why is it that when you're tremendously hungry, you're able to forget about it if you're in the middle of an intriguing activity, such as reading a …

Nutrition