Krystal Waheed

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The Omentum and Abdominal Fat: Health Benefits and Problems

The Omentum and Abdominal Fat: Health Benefits and Problems<p>Updated on August 1, 2017<p>Subcutaneous and Visceral Fat<p>The greater omentum is a fatty …

Food Industry Must Help Tackle Global Nutrition Crisis

With one in three people worldwide either overweight or undernourished, the global nutrition crisis affects every country on the planet and demands an urgent step-change in response.<p>The human costs of this nutrition 'double burden' are stark -- generations of children in poorer countries stunted by …

Experts Say Lobbying Skewed the U.S. Dietary Guidelines

On Thursday, the government released the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. From school lunch menus and public nutrition programs to food labels …

Planting Food Justice From Hawai'i to Mexico

Sin maíz, no hay pais. Without corn, there is no country. That's what Adelita San Vicente Tello and small farmers from across Mexico chanted as they stood up to Monsanto's risky efforts to grow and test genetically engineered (GE) corn seeds. These crops in the field could contaminate and …

Gene editing treats disease in mice

<b>Researchers in the US have used gene editing to treat mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.</b><p>A team at Duke University used a system known as CRISPR-Cas9 to delete DNA that was preventing cells from producing a protein essential for muscle function.<p>And a virus was used to deliver DNA alterations …

Genetics

Former Trump Aide: He’s Doomed

Why a former political adviser to the Republican frontrunner believes Trump’s candidacy is closing in on a total collapse.<p>Look at the polls, and …

Trump Used in Jihadist Recruitment Vid

Presidential candidates differ on border wall with Mexico

Several candidates for the presidency in 2016 have proposed building more border wall along the nearly 2,000 mile frontier with Mexico to keep people from crossing into the U.S. illegally.<p>Here is what they have to say about a border wall.<p>DONALD TRUMP<p>Trump has been the most outspoken about building …

This Mad Scientist Will Clone 100,000 Cows

This year, a Chinese company plans to open a massive factory to clone 100,000 cows. Just how far will this mass reproductive technology go?<p>Two …

This Tree Is So Toxic, You Can't Stand Under It When It Rains

The Tree of Death.<p>In 1999, radiologist Nicola Strickland went on a holiday to the Caribbean island of Tobago, a tropical paradise complete with …

Year in review: Ebola vaccines on the way

The race to develop Ebola vaccines closed in on the finish line this year, as scientists tested two candidates that could ultimately be stockpiled …

Disease