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Pickled Red Onions

There’s hardly a salad, sandwich, plate of eggs, cheese and charcuterie board, or platter of meat that wouldn’t be happier joined by a heap of …

Food

Genomes and Epigenomes

Focus |<p>Focus home<br>• Ian Green<br>• Carolina Perdigoto<br>• Lin Tang<br>• Michelle Trenkmann<br>• Editors' Profiles<p>Nature Communications | Article |<p>open<p>Analysis of sensitive …

Gene-Editing Startups Ignite the Next 'Frankenfood' Fight

In a suburban Minneapolis laboratory, a tiny company that has never turned a profit is poised to beat the world's biggest agriculture firms to market …

Genetics

The Movement of Chromosomes Has Been Mapped For The First Time, And It's Mesmerising

Watch them go!<p>Our DNA and chromosomes are the basic genetic information that make us what we are. Now, in a new first, scientists have figured out …

Genetics

Legal Action Challenges Trump Reversal of Prohibition on Bee-killing Pesticides, Genetically Modified Crops on National Wildlife Refuges

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Plastic Spaceships

<b>A new material named RXF1 derived from ordinary household plastic trash bags could help protect astronauts on their way to Mars</b><p>After reading this …

Space Exploration

DNA repair after CRISPR cutting not at all what people thought

Despite high hopes and high investment in CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, scientists still have a lot to learn about how it works in humans.<p>In the latest …

Genetics

A critical view on transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in humans

Comment |<p>Open | Published: 30 July 2018<p>Bernhard Horsthemke ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-8598-8147<p><i>Nature Communications</i><b>volume 9</b>, Article number: 2973 …

Genetics

Crispr Can Speed Up Nature—and Change How We Grow Food

Like any self-respecting farmer, Zachary Lippman was grumbling about the weather. Stout, with close-cropped hair and beard, Lippman was standing in a …

Genetics

A simple guide to CRISPR, one of the biggest science stories of the decade

It could revolutionize everything from medicine to agriculture. Better read up now.<p>One of the biggest and most important science stories of the past few years will probably also be one of the biggest science stories of the <i>next</i> few years. So this is as good a time as any to get acquainted with the …

Genetics

How to get a six pack, according to model Pabz Nasius

<b>Here’s how to get and maintain a six-pack.</b>We don’t all want to be models, but let’s face it, models have a couple of things we often have low key …

Epigenetics study finds fathers pass cold weather "experience" down to kids

While your genes are more or less set in stone, the way they're expressed can be changed by environmental or lifestyle factors, and there's evidence …

Genetics

Watch 5 Levels | Biologist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty - CRISPR | WIRED Video | CNE

Biologist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty - CRISPR<p>CRISPR is a new biomedical technique that enables powerful gene editing. WIRED …

Cancer-causing gene may have 'jumped' from plants into humans

Genes that cause cancer may have originated in plants and then “jumped” into humans, according to a new study.<p>The world’s largest analysis of so-called “jumping genes” has revealed the crucial role of an element known as L1, which the new data shows entered humans about 150 million years ago.<p>The …

Research

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Frozen Vegetables — Cooking Mistakes

Frozen vegetables are a smart cook's secret weapon. They eliminate two of the biggest roadblocks in the kitchen: washing and prepping produce (<i>hello</i>, …

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …

Scientists single out gene that triggers aging symptoms

The steady march of aging might not have to be so steady, according to a growing body of research. Now a team from the University at Buffalo has …

Medicine

The Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500,000 Times in Human DNA

Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.<p>For years, Miguel Ramalho-Santos tried to convince researchers in his lab to study a segment of DNA he personally thought was quite extraordinary: LINE1. It’s repeated half a million …

Genetics

7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Pickles

Who doesn’t love pickles? Here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes when you’re making them at home.<p>Homemade pickles couldn’t be easier. (If you …

Gardening 101: Garlic

Garlic, <i>Allium sativum</i><p>Pungent garlic is one of the most satisfying crops to grow. From a single clove planted the previous autumn comes a full, fat …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Our Easiest Single-Skillet Dinner Recipes

The last thing that anyone wants to do after enjoying a delicious meal is to wash a sink filled with dishes. Luckily, these one-dish dinner recipes …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Biology Will Be the Next Great Computing Platform

In some ways, Synthego looks like any other Silicon Valley startup. Inside its beige business park facilities, a five-minute drive from Facebook HQ, …

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Smart people literally have bigger brain cells than the rest

What makes some people smarter than others? It could come down to your individual brain cells – the bigger and faster your neurons, the higher your …

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

The Planet That Took Us Beyond the Solar System

An unusual discovery in the 1990s paved the way for space telescopes to spot thousands of exoplanets.<p><i>Updated on April 16 at 4:19 p.m. ET</i><p>For millennia, the only planets we knew of were the ones in our own solar system. That changed in October 1995, when a pair of Swiss astrophysicists discovered a …

Telescopes

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes