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Rewriting the Code of Life

Through DNA editing, researchers hope to alter the genetic destiny of species and eliminate diseases.<p>Early on an unusually blustery day in June, Kevin Esvelt climbed aboard a ferry at Hyannis*, bound for Nantucket Island. Esvelt, an assistant professor of biological engineering at the Massachusetts …

Genetics

Are You Getting Enough Magnesium? 13 Signs You're Deficient (And How To Fix It)

One of the most overlooked nutrient deficiencies that I see in patients? Magnesium deficiencies.<p>Your body is alive because of brilliant biochemistry, …

15 Things You Should Learn How to Cook in 2017

New year, new you, new recipes, right? Give your go-to list of recipes a refresh in 2017 and try out the following 15 dishes you're guaranteed to love. Based on Pinterest's predicted food trends of 2017 and what we know everyone will be cooking this year, these are the things you should learn how …

Cooking

5 Ways to Burn More Fat During Your Walking Workouts | Women's Health

Walk your way to a healthier weight with these expert-approved tips:<p><b>1. Walk Fast Enough to Make Talking Hard</b><p>“Since so many people don’t have time for two-hour walks every day, making the most of the time you have is key,” Freytag says. “By adding some speed and intensity to your walks, you can up …

10 Simple 100-Calorie Snacks That Won't Leave You Hangry

To be quite frank, finding 100-calorie snacks that aren’t, well, “lacking” is not an easy task. But fewer calories doesn’t have to equate to fewer …

5 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes Pinterest Readers Are Obsessed With

Thanks to the health food movement and innovative food bloggers, the words "healthy" and "comfort food" now exist in the same sentence. It's possible …

Researchers Discover a Totally Unexpected Behaviour of Water Inside Carbon Nanotubes

Water does very strange things in small spaces.<p>We all know that, at sea level, water starts to boil at 100 degrees Celsius (212 degrees Fahrenheit). …

Behavior

The Razer Diamondback mouse is a former award winner and is back, better than ever

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Razer’s …

This very cool periodic table explains how we use all the elements

But whether you're looking at something common like calcium, iron, and carbon, or something more obscure like krypton and antimony, how well do you know their functions? Could you name just one practical application for vanadium or ruthenium?<p>Lucky for us, Keith Enevoldsen from elements.wlonk.com …

Chemistry

WATCH: Iguana Outwits and Outruns Dozens of Snakes to Live Another Day

I don’t know about you guys, but I have missed David Attenborough’s voice blanketing me with the wonders of the natural world.<p>Thankfully, it’s back — …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Mashed
United Kingdom

Think Practice Makes Perfect? Oh, No It Doesn't, Science Says

You want to be great. Really Great. So you have to practice, yes?<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're sitting there with your Sauvignon Blanc and your organic goat cheese on organic cracker.<p>You're gawking at all the wonderful …

Michigan State University

Could Friendly Bacteria Be Used To Treat Cancer?

“The more I learn, the more I realise how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein could have written these words about himself, a complex multicellular …

Are Lefties Really More Creative?

The left-handed brand has come a long way in the last few decades. The majority of people no longer assume that southpaws are tools of Satan, alight …