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Tesla offers to install workplace charging stations for free for qualified businesses

Before Tesla stands any chance of breaking into the mainstream and competing with the industry leaders, charging stations for its vehicles need to be …

Tesla

olive magazine podcast ep90 – Kombucha, sparkling red wine and who makes the best scotch egg?

In this week’s <b>olive</b> magazine podcast, drinks writer Hannah introduces editor Laura to sparkling red wines and recommends two very different styles to …

Scotch Eggs

Ideal Rocket Equation

The forces on a rocket change dramatically during a typical flight. This figure shows a derivation of the change in velocity during <b>powered flight</b> …

Space Exploration

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

Recipe: 90-Second Keto Bread

Forget Atkins and Paleo — the new low-carb diet du jour is called keto, as in ketogenic. Although there are many similarities between these diets, a …

Breakfast

Best ever steak recipes

Whether you're entertaining at the weekend or planning a special weeknight meal, don't miss our best ever succulent steak recipes. Think fresh …

Cooking

Major Neurological Conditions Have More In Common Than We Thought, Study Finds

Different neurological conditions like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder appear to have more in common than scientists thought they did. A new study finds that they have important similarities at a molecular level.<p>And understanding the molecular basis of those disorders could help in …

The Brain

"Super wood" sports the strength of steel

Titanium alloys are some of the strongest materials we can build with, but they can be expensive. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland …

Woodworking

Get Ready — Quantum Computing Is Finally Here

The hype that has been building around quantum computing, a potentially revolutionary technology that has been a dream of physicists and computer …

Quantum Computing

Another clue to how naked mole rats live long, cancer-free lives - Futurity

A new discovery may help explain why naked mole rats can live up to 30 years—and resist aging-related diseases like cancer.

Cancer

The microbiome has been called the forgotten organ — and it could hold the 'next paradigm shift in science and medicine'

The bugs that live in our gut might one day soon be used to guide the way we treat everything from infections to cancer.<p>Scientists have been working on ways to use the microbiome, or the assortment of microorganisms that live in and on us, to unlock new treatments for difficult diseases. It's led …

Microbiology

How To Make Paleo/Whole30 Mayo

Mayonnaise is a wonder condiment, becoming something of a modern mother sauce with its unique ability to grace sandwiches, coax pasta or potatoes …

Best coconut water taste test

Our mission: to find the best coconut water available in the UK. Here are the results of our expert taste test<p><i>Looking for the best coconut water?</i> …

You Won't Miss the Meat in These 18 Amped-Up Tofu Recipes

Many people think of tofu as a compromise, a stand-in for meat. It isn't normally thought of as the belle of the ball, at least at first glance. But when prepared with thought (and a little bit of love), tofu can be tender, silky, crispy, and downright crave-able. It is a valuable, versatile …

Recipes

Meal Planning for the Person You Need to Be

A few years ago, I didn't know what meal planning was. I thought it was something for people who had kids to feed, a budget to manage, and no …

NASA finds easy-to-access water all over Mars

NASA and private companies like SpaceX are busy planning Mars missions, but only have a vague idea of how they're going to find critical water supplies. Now, using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers have discovered abundant, easy-to-access H20. A survey found no less than eight …

Just desserts: tasty vegan treats for a new year

From a dairy-free cheesecake and orange syrup pud to a devilishly dark chocolate fudge cake and carroty flapjacks, this quartet of vegan sweets proves that thoughtful eating has more than its fair share of guilty pleasures<p>Ruby Tandoh’s chocolate fudge cake<p>Many dark chocolates are vegan even if …

Dessert

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for aloo paratha with quick lemon pickle

It may not be much of a looker, but aloo paratha more than makes up for that in flavour<p>Beige food has had a difficult few years: it has been all but cast out of media appearances (with the exception of sourdough). We have become so obsessed with what our food looks like that we sometimes forget …

We've Entered a New Era of Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be nascent, but recent advancements have brought us into a new age. And every new era needs a name. So when future computing …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Root Vegetable Cider Stew

Slow Cooker Root Vegetable Cider Stew<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 medium turnips (about 8 ounces) <br>2 large parsnips <br>2 teaspoons ghee or unsalted butter, divided <br>1 …

Two Experiments Show Fourth Spatial Dimension Effect

To the best of our knowledge, we humans can only experience this world in three spatial dimensions (plus one time dimension): up and down, left and …

Towards a genomics revolution

In 1865, Gregor Mendel discovered the two laws of inheritance that are now named after him. Almost 90 years later in 1953, the work of James Watson, …

Tesla the Car Is a Household Name. Long Ago, So Was Nikola Tesla.

A Tesla is an electric car. Just about everybody knows that.<p>But it is less widely known that the car was named for Nikola Tesla, an electrical engineer who was once renowned as the prototype of a genius inventor.<p>While Tesla’s star began to fade long ago, Elon Musk has contributed to something of a …

Tesla

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Letter to Parents About Vaccination From 1988

In 1962, Roald Dahl, the British author of beloved children's books including <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda,</i> and <i>Fantastic Mr Fox</i>, lost …

Boeing to unveil mystery plane that will 'change the future of air power'

Boeing, one of the world’s biggest aircraft manufacturers, is poised to unveil a “robust” new plane that will be “changing the future of air power”, the company claims.<p>The secret aircraft has a ‘Batmobile’ style, according to a teaser video posted on Twitter of the plane by Phantom Works, Boeing’s …

Hearing loss treated successfully in mice with gene editing

Scientists are able to disrupt progressive hearing loss in mice via gene editing, according to a study published in Nature Wednesday. The team used …

Genetics

High-tech magnet smashes record and opens new frontiers in tech

Superconducting device created in Florida lab is 3,000 times stronger than refrigerator magnets.<p><i>In brief: The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has created the world's most powerful superconducting magnet. Named 32 T, it's 33 percent more powerful than the previous record-holding magnet, and</i> …

Physics

Cava taste test: which is the top of the pops this Christmas?

Forget sweet prosecco and cheap champagne – cava is the best bargain fizz. Find out which supermarket sells lovely bubbly, and which serves up a damp squib<p>Outsold by prosecco and outclassed by champagne, cava has had a lean time of it in recent years. In 2016, exports to Britain fell by 18%, a fact …

Best ever red cabbage recipes

Check out our year-round mouth-watering recipes for the unassuming, yet incredibly adaptable and super-healthy red cabbage.... the vegetable that …