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Telomeres, Aging and Cancer | Learn Science at Scitable

Introduction<p>How do the natural ends of chromosomes — called telomeres — differ from chromosome ends generated at the site of a chromosomal break? …

Medicine

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

This Product Cleared My Bacne So Fast, I Had to Do a Double Take

Call me a masochist, but despite having a back that's frequently smattered with breakouts, I willingly chose a backless dress for my upcoming …

Lumen reveals if your body is burning fat or carbs with a single breath

Lumen's technology is based on the very real metabolic measurement called respiratory quotient (RQ). For decades scientists and dieticians have used …

Carbohydrates

Three Breakthroughs That Will Disrupt The Tech World In 2019

We may have never before been in an era of such rapid technological change. Of course, much more is coming. Last fall, Gartner research predicted some of the big tech trends of 2018 and beyond, and it was quite a bounty: The continued rise of artificial intelligence and cloud-based computing, new …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Incredible Keto Recipes Anyone Will Love

We see many diet trends come and go, but one that’s truly making its mark—at the moment, at least—is the ketogenic diet. The “keto” diet, as it’s …

There’s a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you’ve never heard of

Change is coming for a small but blooming corner of the marijuana industry.<p>A compound in marijuana that's been linked to a range of potential health benefits — but doesn't cause a high — is increasingly being eyed for use in salves, oils, balms, and beverages. It's also the active ingredient in a …

Cannabis

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Emeril Lagasse

Introducing Moon Milk: the Pretty Drink Taking Over Pinterest That Will Help You Sleep

For those who spend most nights tossing and turning, the latest wellness trend taking over our Pinterest boards might be just the thing to help you …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, adequate-protein, high-fat diet. It’s also surrounded by controversy. However, in healthy individuals, it is …

17 Easy Stir Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the …

Food

How to Take Revenge on Those Shady Robocallers That Use Your Area Code

I decided to write this column at 5:43 a.m. one recent morning. That’s when my cellphone rang with the first in a series of three robocalls that I …

Brunettes Can Get Rose Gold Hair at Home With These in-Shower Treatments

In a past life (read: six months ago), I was a brunette, so I understand the particularly mournful tale of clicking on a story about "how to get rainbow hair at home," and realizing the product described only worked on blondes. I always thought the only way I'd ever be able to get pastel hair was …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

Britain’s new diet: the 400-600-600 plan to counter obesity

Britain needs to go on a diet, Public Health England has warned, as it set out new calorie guidelines to cut meal sizes, ruling out favourites like Fish and Chips or a Sunday Roast.<p>Under its new ‘One You’ campaign, launched today, Britons are being encouraged to stick to 400 calories at breakfast, …

Modern-Day Canning: Everything You Need to Know, Step by Step

With the abundance of grocery stores and fresh markets today, I never fully understood why anyone would choose to spend hours toiling over the …

Ann Arbor

Snack Girl to the Rescue!: A Real-Life Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Healthy with 100 Recipes Under 400 Calories

Dead Battery? How to Jump Start a Car Like a Pro

You run out of the house already late for work, hop in the car and turn the key in the ignition ... only to hear a "click click" noise instead of the …

Nigel Slater’s Middle Eastern recipes

Whether it’s braised lamb with turmeric or filo pastry with dried apricots, these delicious dishes sing with spice<p>We breakfasted each morning on soft sheets of warm bread, quince jam and spoonfuls of thick, sour cream. We cut wedges of chilled watermelon, squeezed sweet-sour oranges and cracked fat …

Puff Pastry

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Chocolate-Tahini Brownies Took Over Our Instagram Feed Last Weekend and It Rocked

You can't. Stop. Swirling.<p>This weekend, our Instagram feed's usual mix of Echo Park Craft Fair memes and Fiona the hippo photos was disrupted by a tidal wave of Healthyish's gluten-free chocolate-tahini brownies. We're not complaining: Who <i>doesn’t</i> want to look at beautiful brownie pictures all …

Mysterious 15th-Century ‘Alien’ Voynich Manuscript Finally Decoded Using Artificial Intelligence

Computer science experts at the University of Alberta have reportedly cracked the code of the mysterious Voynich manuscript using the power of …

Fat Loss Basics: 5 Simple Steps

Lift Learn Grow<p>Fat Loss Basics: 5 Simple Steps<p>I’ve discussed calories and macros but we haven’t yet looked at how you put it all together to lose fat.<p>…

Muscle

Meet the woman on a mission to teach us about blockchain

<b>Jamie Smith will never forget the precise moment she became interested in blockchain.</b><p>"You can trace it to the exact age of my son," says the former White House deputy press secretary, whose impressive CV includes stints working for Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright.<p>Two-and-a-half …

Is it possible to catch thrush?

Oral thrush is not contagious in adults the way other infections in the mouth are. However thrush may develop in a person who is at an increased risk …