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Fast-Evolving Human DNA Leads to Bigger-Brained Mice

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Between 5 and 7 million years of evolution separate us humans from our closest relatives—chimpanzees. During that time, our bodies have diverged to an obvious degree, as have our mental skills. We have created spoken language, writing, mathematics, and …

What 3 Nutritionists Order at Chipotle

Yes, it is possible to get something there that's not a total calorie bomb. Here's proof.<p>It's not exactly news that a burrito loaded with cheese and sour cream is also filled with calories. But <i>The New York Times</i> revealed some sobering information about your Chipotle habit yesterday, looking at more …

FDA eases access to DNA screening for inherited diseases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are easing access to DNA tests used to screen parents for devastating genetic disorders that can be passed …

Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

If you like a cup of coffee and an egg in the morning, you've got the green light.<p>A panel of top nutrition experts appointed by the federal government has weighed in with its long-awaited diet advice.<p>Their conclusions are that daily cup of joe (or two) may help protect against Type 2 diabetes and …

Sunlight damages DNA even in the dark, Yale scientists find

Harmful UV radiation can continue damaging the skin three hours after moving into the shade, scientists have found<p>Sunlight continues to cause damage which can trigger skin cancer long after sun worshipers have moved into the shade, a study by Yale University has found.<p>Although many people move …

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Evolving a Bigger Brain With Human DNA

Crucial DNA difference between humans and chimps boosts brain size in mice<p>The size of the human brain expanded dramatically during the course of …

Healthful diet report: Sugary drinks out; coffee, eggs in

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as …

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50+ Unique Kitchen Lighting Fixtures That Make For Memorable Meals

Elegant and expressive light fixtures.<p>These kitchen lighting fixtures help set the stage for your best meal yet. From sculptural chandeliers to rustic pendant lights, good lighting gives these cooking and dining areas a personality of their own.

Top 5 ‘Superfoods’ You’re Probably Not Eating

<b>Follow CBSDFW.COM:</b> <b>Facebook |</b> <b></b><b>Twitter</b><p><b>PLANO (CBS 11 NEWS)</b> – Instead of focusing on what you shouldn’t be eating, Angela Lemond, RDN with the Academy of …

7 New Tricks to Banish Your Late-Night Cravings for Good

It’s the classic witching hour for the munchies—and it’s not carrot sticks and apples you want<p><b>Overview</b><p>If your cravings at night make you resemble a rabid raccoon picking through a dumpster, you’re not alone. “Nighttime is by far the most common time to have cravings or feel hungrier,” says Scott …

Should I Eat Tofu?

<b>4/5 experts say yes.</b><p>It’s chewier than chicken! Better than beef! It’s…a big block of bean curd!<p>And 80% of our experts are wild about tofu.<p>Made from …

Psychedelic researcher says he believed LSD was dangerous ‘until I saw the science’

We are currently experiencing a “renaissance” in psychedelic research, as Michael Pollan writes in a recent issue of The New Yorker. Hallucinogenic …

Psychedelia

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Honey, junk food shrunk our kids

The World Obesity Federation has found many children are shorter than normal but weigh more than they should even in first world countries like …

The Difference Between Corned Beef And Pastrami

Sometimes a food can be so familiar and a complete mystery at the same time. We hear the name on the daily and we've eaten it since childhood, but when we stop to think about it, we don't have any clue what the food is made of. The classic example, of course, is hot dogs. We eat them all the time, …

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Apple Who? Flip Phones Are Making A Major Comeback In Japan

Buying a flip phone today is a rarity here in America. Most providers don’t even offer a smart phone as a free incentive to sign a contract anymore, and those who still use classic flip phones are seen as on the fringe or old hat. Smart phones rule the day and almost everybody, whether they need it …

North Korea food production improves slightly

North Korea's food production back to levels last seen before the nation's economy collapsed in the mid-1990s, says US analyst<p>North Korea's chronic food shortages appear to be slowly improving, according to a US analyst, with food production back to levels last seen before the nation's economy …

Lenovo PCs Shipping With Adware That Poses Serious Security Threat

Lenovo is in hot water today after a significant security hole was unearthed, potentially affect its entire consumer PC range.<p>Superfish, an adware program that ships with all consumer PCs from Lenovo, uses a man-in-the-middle certificate to inject ads into internet browsers. If compromised, the …

Cybersecurity

Samsung Wants To Build LoopPay Into Devices, And To Build A Holistic Mobile Wallet

Samsung will acquire LoopPay, the companies announced today, and TechCrunch spoke with LoopPay CEO Will Graylin, Samsung Innovation Center EVP David Eun and Dr. Injong Rhee, EVP and head of Samsung Mobile about the smartphone maker’s plans for its new asset, as well as LoopPay’s tech and approach …

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Japan's Ninja Day Sneaks Up on Sunday

Go ninja, go ninja, go.<p>Japan will celebrate National Ninja Day on Sunday, February 22. While not an official holiday, the recognition of ninja and …

Lenovo installs adware on its computers that could let hackers steal private data

A vulnerability has been discovered in a piece of software that ships pre-loaded onto Lenovo computers that could grant hackers access to a user's secure browser data, allowing third parties to potentially collect passwords, bank details, and other sensitive information.<p>Superfish, an adware program …