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Heart disease genes may boost reproductive success

Coronary heart disease has likely plagued and killed humans for thousands of years and is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide in the …

Biomedicine

Facial recognition technology is taking over airports: Your face is your new boarding pass

Traveling through the world's airports has never been simple. Just this week, the Trump Administration announced a new procedure in which visa …

You Can Buy Happiness

The popular quote, "You can't buy happiness," relates to buying happiness like you would a car. It implies the more money you have, the happier you are. Similar to, the more money you have the better car you can buy. But happiness is not bought with the same currency used to purchase a car. You …

Happiness

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

3D-printed mini jet engine revved up to 33,000rpm

GE creates a little-engine-that-could using an advanced metal 3D-printing technique and then put it through testing like a full-size engine.<p>Chalk up another triumph for 3D printing.<p>GE engineers have created a small jet engine using next-gen manufacturing technique for building 3D objects "by …

3D Printing

One Guy Figured Out How To Plan The Best Road Trip Ever

Don't know where to go on your next family road trip? Let your computer decide for you! At least that's what two people did when they decided to plan the a road trip to see the entire United States.<p>Discovery News Reporter Tracy Staedter got in touch with Randy Olson, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan …

Michigan State University

This couple quit their jobs, built a tiny house, and earn their living by blogging about their cross-country adventure

Two years ago, Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard realized they didn't want to spend another day chasing careers they didn't love.<p>The adventure junkies' love for writing, photography, and the great outdoors led them to quit their jobs and pursue travel journalism — opting for life as cross-country …

Nova Scotia

Happy New Year my joyous reader!Have you been thinking about dieting this New Year? Weight loss is the number one New Year's resolution but sadly very few a

Happy New Year my joyous reader!<p>Have you been thinking about dieting this New Year? Weight loss is the number one New Year's resolution but sadly …

Is Sleep a Part of Your Weight Loss Program?

Most people take a common set of steps when preparing to lose weight. Pick an activity. Pick a diet. Cut out junk food. Pick a start date. Recruit support. One step, however, is typically missed, and recent research suggests it is as important as anything: Review your sleep habits.<p>We all know how …

Sleep

How many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound?

Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.<p>But— sorry to break it to you— burning a pound of fat isn't as simple as burning through 3,500 calories.<p>Consider the following and infuriating (at least for thin guys) …

Can Yoga Really Transform Consciousness?

Many people think that by walking the spiritual path, our consciousness evolves.<p>But in yoga, changes occur in brain biology, not in consciousness. …