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An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Things just got complicated.<p>Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new …

San Francisco

Physicists have created an “impossible” state of matter that could power quantum computers

The laws of physics are supposed to be symmetrical in time and space. That means a ball thrown at a certain speed and in a certain direction would always go the same distance, no matter when you throw or where on Earth you throw it (assuming no other factors, like weather, came into play).<p>There …

Quantum Mechanics

24 Scientific Studies about Food

(YouTube link)<p>Scientists study food because food is very important to all life. However, some of the experiments that have been done about food are …

Food

These magical foods are loaded with natural MSG

What makes MSG and other free glutamates so potent, researchers believe, is that they trigger special glutamate receptors in your mouth, unlocking the savory taste known as umami.<p>How do you get free glutamates in your food naturally? Here are some of the foods with the most, according to a review …

Asia

7 Foods a Hormone Expert Eats Every Day

Hormones control major bodily functions spanning the physical to the emotional, making them some of the most powerful chemicals in your entire being. …

Wellness

Carrie Underwood on How She Stays Almost Vegan

Carrie Underwood admits that when she was growing up, she never really thought about what happened to the cows her family raised on their farm in …

Food

The Ingredient That Makes Us Want a Pile of Greens Every Night

Dinner game-changer: start cooking your greens in coconut milk.<p>I'm more likely to ogle a photo of pizza than a pile of kale (and I know I'm not the only one). I also shiver just thinking about my relationship to spinach as a kid. But this is a new year, and a new me or whatever, so now I'm dousing …

Food

16 Bibimbap Bowl Recipes That’ll Make Dinner a Breeze

The obsession with Korean food here in America is still going strong. Gochujang is now the new Sriracha, kimchi is almost as common as dill pickles and bibimbap bowls are the new go-to takeout option. Instead of ordering your favorite bowl, you should probably learn how to make your own. Make your …

Cooking

Rich and Cultured

The art and science of making your own cultured butter at home.<p>All cooking is magical, but the transformation of cream into butter has a simplicity …

New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours

A new kitchen appliance aims to turn food waste into "black gold" with the touch of a button. As Curbed reports, the Zera Food Recycler is an …

Researchers make a graphene superconductor

Graphene is the miracle cream of the physics world, with scientists all across the globe looking to unlock its powers. Researchers at the University of Cambridge believe they've found a way to transform the substance into a superconductor. Superconductors are nothing new, of course, but they …

The Onitor Track fitness band tailors workout routines to your physiology

Losing weight can be an exercise in futility. Settling on a fitness routine is one thing, but maintaining consistency when it comes to good wellness …

World Health Organization

Studies of electron density lead to discovery of disturbing trends in modern computational chemistry

When chemists include some theory in their papers, it usually means that they will perform some quantum-chemical calculations of the participating …

Nobel Prize

Doctors Perform Groundbreaking Surgery for Stroke

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic recently performed the first deep brain stimulation for stroke surgery in a patient. The experimental procedure could …

Neurology

In Vermont, solar, batteries key energy revolution

MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS, Vt. (AP) — Rhonda "Honey" Phillips keeps her own cows and garden at her small, hillside homestead, and now is pushing self-sufficiency in a more high-tech direction. This year, she installed new solar panels just downhill from her modest house and hung a Tesla Powerwall backup …

Clean Energy

The Secret To Stella & Dot’s Stellar Growth: These Three Creativity Tricks

Stella & Dot successfully reconfigured the Tupperware sales model for today’s consumer. Here’s how it’s preparing for the future.<p>Stella & Dot‘s momentous success still catches people by surprise.<p>Many people assume that the social-selling model–where women sell products to their friends in their …

Imaging

A Deadly, Drug-Resistant Fungus Has Arrived in The US For The First Time

Treatments are not evolving fast enough.<p>It’s a kind of yeast that drifts through hospitals, taking root in open wounds, and blood, and the nooks and …

Public Health

Walking on sunshine: Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Scott Brusaw has a vision for the nation's roads.<p>He believes the solar-powered glass pavers his company makes could transform thousands of miles of pavement into a new energy source.<p>His business, Solar Roadways, recently unveiled its first public installation, in a downtown …

Roads

3tags.org

To Understand Contagious Cancer Is to Understand Cancer Itself

Catching cancer is extremely rare in the entire animal kingdom, but a few representative cases are enlightening.<p>The cell pulled from the man's body did not belong. It was cancer, yes, but even cancer belongs, in a sense. We bring our cancers into being. This was different. It wasn't the man's, nor …

Cancer

5 contemporary homes for sale in New Orleans right now

Showcasing clean lines, eco-friendly features, and building materials of-the-moment<p>A contemporary home in New Orleans always sticks out amid the shotguns and other historic housing around it. Right now, there are a few homes on the market showcasing clean lines, eco-friendly features, and building …

New Orleans

Monsanto Finally Licenses the Most Important Biotech Discovery of the 21st Century

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You may not have noticed, but until last week <b>Monsanto</b> (NYSE: MON) was operating with a very noticeable omission in its research and development arsenal. It's a wonder it took so long to plug. Perhaps senior management was caught up with a failed bid for <b>Syngenta</b> and its …

Ikea Is Selling a $169 Mini Kitchen for Small Apartments

The tiny-space solution provides a framework for a sink, cooktop, and refrigerator.<p>For as long as we can remember, Swedish super-retailer Ikea has …

Selling
Fossil Fuels

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

1/22<p>Metropol Parasol architect, Juergen Meyer H<p><i>This interview was originally published July 2011</i><p>The Metropol Parasol was arguably the most important …

Economics

Microsoft to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Microsoft is cutting more jobs.<p>The business technology giant said in a regulatory filing on Thursday that it plans to lay off an additional 2,850 …

Employment

A Huge Fireball Just Burned Up Over Las Vegas And It Probably Came From China

Not a meteor.<p>Parts of California, Nevada, and Utah were treated to an unusual space show Wednesday night when what appeared to be a giant fireball …

Las Vegas