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Here's What It Means If a Cast Iron Pan Is Factory-Seasoned

Most new cast iron cookware comes with a "factory-seasoned" label, but what does that mean? Are you getting the same well-seasoned, nonstick surface …

Cast Iron Cookware

Some DNA Dismissed As 'Junk' Is Crucial To Embryo Development

One of the enduring mysteries of biology is why so much of the DNA in our chromosomes appears to be simply junk. In fact, about half of the human genome consists of repetitive bits of DNA that cut and paste themselves randomly into our chromosomes, with no obvious purpose.<p>A study published Thursday …

Genetics

Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’—and what to do about it

Our brains are wired to build walls, but we do our best work when we knock them down.<p>Anti-immigrant policies, race-related demonstrations, Title IX disputes, affirmative action court cases, same-sex marriage litigation.<p>These issues are continually in the headlines. But even thoughtful articles on …

Psychology

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Autoimmune Diseases

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Flour

Baking

8 Eco-Friendly Things You Should Always Have in Your Bag

When you're on the go all the time, it's easy to be overly (almost accidentally) wasteful. Not-so-eco-friendly disposables—think plastic bottles of …

Stainless Steel

Psychologists Criticize WHO Decision to Recognize 'Gaming Disorder'

The move was called "definitely premature."<p>On Monday, the World Health Organization announced that “gaming disorder” is now officially considered a …

Mental Health

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Microbiology

4 Natural Ways To Boost Your Serotonin Levels, According To Doctors

You’ve probably heard of serotonin before — it’s known as the “happiness” neurotransmitter that can do everything from regulating your mood, anxiety, …

Wellness

7 Hydrating Lip Balms Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

When it comes to anti-aging skincare routines, most women strictly focus on their face and neck and neglect another important area: The lips. Your …

Skin Care

The Leaky Gut Diet Plan: What to Eat, What to Avoid

The term “leaky gut” has gained a lot of attention in recent years.<p>Also known as increased intestinal permeability, it’s a condition in which gaps in …

Wellness

Should You Wear a Mineral or Chemical SPF? Here’s What the Experts Say

With so much talk of summer days spent in the sun, proper skincare is top of mind. But the question remains if your SPF of choice should be chemical or mineral formulation. If you’re still on the fence, you’re not alone. With so many options, including glittery blends and tinted sunscreens, it’s …

Skin Care

New Study Discovers Neurons That Rewrite Traumatic Memories

An estimated one-third of people will suffer from stress or fear-related disorders at some point in their lifetime. Certain traumatic memories can stick with us and wreak havoc, causing chronic anxiety, depression, phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). One of the most successful trauma …

Neuroscience

Por qué mi hija de 15 años quiere que le extirpen el útero

A los 15 años Grace* ya sabe que no quiere tener hijos y lamenta que su madre no haya tomado la misma decisión.<p>Ambas padecen una forma severa de <b>síndrome premenstrual</b> (SPM) que provoca ansiedad, ira, psicosis y un enorme dolor físico que en algunos casos llega a inhabilitarte.<p>Cómo ocurre la …

A Dramatic, Maximalist London Flat Is Dark, Eclectic & Cool

Name: Catherine Ashton Location: Northwest London, England Size: 832 square feet Years lived in: 14 years, owned Though Catherine and her partner Ali …

Home Decorating

Coffee-table-that-converts-into-a-desk-table - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Choose Best Furniture For Small Spaces – 8 Simple tips ← Back to article<p>Choose Best Furniture For Small Spaces – 8 Simple …

Home Decorating

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning'

<b>Multi-use of kitchen towels is putting households at risk of food poisoning, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Mauritius examined 100 kitchen towels that had been used for a month.<p>They found E.coli was more likely to be found on towels used for multiple jobs, such as wiping …

E.coli

La Feria del Libro 2018 de la A a la Z

En la última semana de la Feria del Libro de Madrid, estas son algunas impresiones sobre la cita del Parque del Retiro, la librería más grande de …

We are one step closer to harvesting water out of thin air

Right now, there are roughly 16 sextillion liters of water suspended in the atmosphere. The air around you is a river, you just can’t see it.<p>Harvesting water from air would be a game-changing solution to tackling freshwater scarcity, which is increasing as the world warms. It would be especially …

UC Berkeley

Scientists Discovered a New Part of Your Sperm — and It Could Explain Infertility

Big news for your little swimmers.<p>Guess what, guys? It turns out your sperm is more complicated than researchers ever knew.<p>Scientists always knew that a fertilized egg cell — or a zygote — required two centrioles from the sperm in order to create a fetus. The going theory used to be that sperm …

Nature Communications

These On-Sale Victoria's Secret Bras Have the Best Reviews

It's that time of year again: the Victoria's Secret Semi-Annual sale is here. Of course, that translates to the best lingerie at amazing prices, so …

Clothing

Internalizing Behaviors and Depression in Children

Internalizing behaviors are common among depressed children. These behaviors are quiet and often invisible because they are internalized and are …

Teens

A simple pregnancy blood test could help warn of preterm babies

A new blood test could flag pregnant women at risk of giving birth prematurely, giving healthcare providers a vital insight into potential risks to …

Pregnancy

Lady Pea-and-Corn Patties

For a great sauce, stir together 1 cup sour cream, 2 tsp. lime zest, 3 Tbsp. lime juice, and 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro.

Recipes

These Are Best Crossbody Bags For Vacation, So You Can Stop Looking

Easy breezy vacation style always includes simple accessories that won’t weigh you down and get in the way of all of those fun trips and tourist …

Clothing

Breathe clean air with the 10 best air purifiers for allergies

While warmer spring and summer weather is a welcome change after a long winter, it’s also the harbinger of allergy symptoms. Unfortunately, our homes …

Science

New Atlas

As any new parent will quickly confirm, the sound of a crying baby can communicate a multitude of things, from "I'm hungry", to "I'm in pain". A team …

Recycled wood waste makes concrete stronger and more watertight

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel new method to recycle wood waste by incorporating it into …

Bad news night-owls: Staying up late could be killing you

Are you a night owl or a morning lark? Some people naturally gravitate to staying up late, and while genetics do play a major role in establishing …