Katrina Shao

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How the tardigrade (aka microscopic Rasputin) survives such extreme conditions

The tardigrade, also known as the moss piglet or water bear, is a bizarre, microscopic creature that looks like something out of a Disney nightmare …

Biology

Researchers Just Created a New Form of Matter

A Super Combo<p>There’s a new form of matter out there and it’s called a supersolid. Born in the labs of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of …

Source of weird space signals turns out to be weird, too

Fast radio bursts have puzzled scientists for a decade. Now a team has traced one source of those signals to a distant galaxy.<p>For a decade now, astronomers have been puzzled by phenomena called "fast radio bursts." These FRBs are what they sound like -- split-second radio signals -- and they're …

Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Genetics

31 vegan recipes to get you through Veganuary

It’s that time again – thousands of people from all over the world will be going vegan – that is not eating any meat, dairy, eggs or anything else …

Vegan

Kylo Ren reviewed "Rogue One" and we can't stop laughing

The reviews for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> are in – at least, we thought they were. Then we got the only <i>Rogue One</i> review that matters: Kylo Ren’s. …

Kylo Ren

The opposite of nurture on display in creepy French horror fantasy 'Evolution'

A striking and maddening delivery system for art house creepinesss, Lucille Hadžihalilović's "Evolution" dreams up a cloistered island community of ailing young boys and unsmiling adult women that feels like the exact opposite of a nurturing paradise. As bad vibes go, the scenario is certainly a …

Stuck inside? These 8 pantry meals will prevent dinner boredom during a storm

Whether you’ve been urged to stay home during a hurricane or refuse to go outside due to a blizzard, you’re going to be hungry, and depending on how long the storm lasts, you’re going to get bored with what you have to eat.<p>If you aren't among the nervous-nelly types who clear out the shelves before …

23 Genius Hacks That Will Change How You Eat Breakfast

For a better breakfast, brunch, and brinner.

21 Puppy Chow Recipes, Because You’re a Kid at Heart

Some people grew up calling it puppy chow, while some called it muddy buddies. Whatever you called it, we all <i>loved</i> it. Any occasion was a perfect opportunity for your favorite puppy chow. It might have been considered more of a sweet snack than a holiday dessert or birthday treat, but we don’t …

Dessert