Katie Kraus

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All About Yuca and How to Put It to Good Use

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We’re talking about another tropical root while we wait out spring's arrival.</i><p>Let's clear this up right off the bat: Yuca is pronounced YOO-ka. And, although you might sometimes …

Look At This Tiny Drone [Video]

This would mean the end of privacy, if wind didn’t exist<p>When learning to fly remotely controlled aircraft, it’s often best to start small. At under two inches a side, the CX-10 Mini Drone is about as small as drones come. Smaller than a graham cracker square, it’s a great introductory tool for …

Drones

These Tunes Are Music To Your Cats' Furry Ears

When you leave the house, do you ever turn on some music to keep your cat company?<p>What kind do you choose? Tom Jones crooning "What's New Pussycat?" A ballad by Cat Stevens? Perhaps Al Stewart's "The Year of the Cat"?<p>Nonsense. Cats don't to want to hear humans singing about them, says composer and …

Pets

Stocks To Watch If You're Betting On The Brain

This is a companion piece to Brain Boom: The Drug Companies Bringing Neuroscience Back From The Brink. Advances in genetics and our understanding of brain disease are leading to a renewed interest in companies that focus on neuroscience. Want to invest in some? Below is our red-yellow-green take on …

Biotechnology

How To Invest Your $600,000 IRA

Nagging question for someone departing from a job, at retirement or in midcareer: where to roll over the 401(k). Inertia, memories of the 2008 crash or misgivings about managing a large pot of money may lead to a bad answer. Good answers are readily at hand.<p>What you do with a retirement account …

Retirement

Brain Hormone Improves Learning, Memory, And Wards Off Alzheimer's

The human brain is an extraordinarily powerful machine. So, imagine if science one day discovered a way to protect and even improve our most valuable …

Five New Challenges For Tomorrow's Global Marketing Leaders

In a global world, brands need to speak a lot of different customers’ languages. And, as mobile, social and software increasingly break down traditional communications borders to transform how brands communicate with consumers, marketing leaders are facing new strategic challenges as they look to …

Innovation

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Biotechnology

The best restaurant in every state

To find the best restaurant each state has to offer, we sifted through our list of the Best Restaurants in America, The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants in America list, James Beard award nominations, expert reviews, and local recommendations, paying particular attention to fine-dining …

James Beard