Matt Soares

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Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

This Medieval map of Mars is actually accurate

An otherworldly take on another world<p>Mars has never looked more otherworldly than it does in this new Medieval-style map of the planet's surface. We might be pretty familiar with the Red Planet these days thanks to all the robot selfies, breathtaking panoramas, and 360-degree images that are beamed …

DNA Can Store Your Digital Data For Up To 2,000 Years

Stop throwing all your data into a digital black hole<p>Your DNA holds an incredible amount of information in a very small space. Recently, researchers have looked to DNA as a method to store large amounts of digital information that are currently saved on hard drives. DNA storage has another …

Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Alton Brown

<i>Editor's note: A version of this story was originally published in May 2012.</i><p>If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.<p>"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy Alton Brown tells NPR's Scott Simon.<p>"[Flame] makes soot, …

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Astronomers build Earth-sized telescope to see Milky Way black hole

With its unprecedented resolution the EHT should be the first to see swirling gas on its final plunge over the event horizon into the Milky Way's supermassive black hole<p>An Earth-sized telescope will allow astronomers to glimpse the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.<p>Scientists across the …

9 Oily Fish Recipes to Embrace Eating Lower on the Fish Food Chain

<i>Pictured: The Brown Sardine Open-Faced Sandwich recipe from CHOW</i>We're told time and time again that a healthy diet includes plenty of fish. That may …

Watch live: 5 Big Ideas for Canada

What will propel Canada into the future? Hear from an innovator, a philanthropist, a policy entrepreneur, an author and an astronaut<p>An innovator. A …

The nine stages of Canadian cold

Inuit have dozens of words for snow. Canadians as a whole have hundreds of swear words for winter.<p>It is said the Inuit have dozens of words for snow, …

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

23 Beautiful Coffee Tables That Create The Perfect Lounging Space

Coffee tables, they seem like such a small part of a living room but go without one and you'll soon realize how necessary they are.<p>If you're …

The dirty secret others don’t want you to know about failure

Keep avoiding failure, I dare you. How's that working out? The fact is, failures are the secret and most powerful ingredient to success.<p>You may be asking yourself: "Really?" No one loves to fail but those who do often come back and win. Does that make you feel annoyed? Frustrated? Well it …