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Sugar Cravings Are No Match for a New "Switch" Discovered in the Brain

Tasting sweetness isn't always enjoyable.<p>As soon as sugar touches your tongue, your nervous system kicks into high gear. The tongue tells the brain’s …

Neuroscience

The view from inside a food truck

First of all, no matter what you think is in there, there’s probably more. Most modern food trucks — at least the ones special enough to make it into your regular lunch rotation — are operated by serious foodies whose wheeled restaurants roam more than 300 U.S. cities as part of a $2.7 billion …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

The Elusive Calculus of Insect Altruism

A new theory may change the debate over evolution and self-interest among ants, bees and other social bugs

New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have warned officials to consider limiting the roll-out of LED (light-emitting diode) lights after an investigation indicated a “strong link” between the …

Cancer

3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …

Nutrition

How controlling your gut bacteria could help you avoid a host of illnesses from diabetes to Parkinson's

Ever had a funny feeling in your stomach that tells you something is wrong? Or butterflies in your tummy when nervous? What about that bout of …

J'ARRÊTE LE SUCRE #6 - Pourquoi il faut s'intéresser à l'indice glycémique des aliments

<b>J'ARRÊTE LE SUCRE #6 -</b>Si vous souhaitez faire attention à votre consommation de sucres, oubliez l'antienne glucides rapides-lents. Penchez-vous …

"Game-changing" synthesized antibiotic successfully treats infections for the first time

Back in 2015, a team of scientists discovered an exciting new antibiotic called teixobactin. Now an international team of researchers has, for the …

Microbiology

A Chemist Called "Dr. Coffee" Uses Science to Make a Perfect Cup Every Time

"The best thing for people to do is to locate each variable systematically."<p>Roughly 83 percent of American adults drink coffee regularly, adding up …

De nouveaux codes pour accéder aux catégories cachées sur Netflix

Et si ce n'était pas le catalogue Netflix qui laissait à désirer mais sa façon de classer les films ?<p>Vous ne savez plus quoi regarder sur Netflix ? …

Nos 10 distributions GNU/Linux préférées pour dire adieu à Windows 10

<b>Marre de Windows 10 ? Vous trouvez l'OS de Microsoft trop curieux avec vos données ? Pas assez souple sur les mises à jour ? Trop restrictif sur les</b> …

Informatique

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Turmeric

Scientists Develop Important Tool for Connecting Poo Bacteria to Health

Your poop is a living forest. Seriously! Hundreds of species of microbes thrive inside of you, helping you to live your best life. Everyone’s …

Biology

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Biological System That Regulates Body Fat

Independent of diet and exercise.<p>New research has identified a mechanism in the body that appears to act as a kind of internal bathroom scale, …

Mushrooms Played a Truly Surprising Role in Forming Our Planet's Atmosphere

Who knew we wouldn't be here without fungi?<p>Without plants, Earth would never have developed a breathable atmosphere for us all to thrive in. But now …

Botany

Are non-toxic food preservatives having an adverse effect on our gut bacteria?

Inside our digestive tract is a giant and complex bacterial community. Called the gut microbiome, this ecosystem of organisms has been found to …

Microbiome

Android : les applications de plus en plus visées par les mouchards

<b>Android</b> est une plateforme très populaire et elle a ainsi su fédérer une communauté forte de plusieurs millions d’utilisateurs à travers le monde. …

IOS

Le dictionnaire pour vous mettre « en mode start-up »

En espérant que vous êtes <i>on track</i> et bien aligné avec votre <i>roadmap</i>, nous vous souhaitons, entre deux-trois <i>hackathons</i> et la finalisation de votre</i> …

Startup

The right (and wrong) way to apologize

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is a right way and a wrong way to apologize, psychologists say. Over the course of the last few months, we've seen many high-profile examples that fall somewhere in between.<p>On Wednesday, NBC News announced it had fired long-time "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer amid accusations of …

Matt Lauer

Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' Could Be Explained by Something Else Found in Wheat

Stop blaming the gluten.<p>If you're one of those people who don't have coeliac disease but still think gluten is causing your gut problems, scientists …

An evolutionary psychologist explains what happens inside our brain when we meditate and how that changes over time

Evolutionary psychologist Robert Wright explains what happens inside your brain when you sit to meditate and how it can change your perception of the outside world. Wright is the author of "Why Buddhism is True." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Robert Wright:</b> In real mindfulness meditation, …

Humans are just starting to understand this nearly invincible creature — and it's fascinating

Scientists are just starting to understand the tardigrade. It can survive boiling water, outer space, and extreme radiation. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This funny looking little guy can survive boiling hot water, outer space, and decades without food or water. It's called a "tardigrade" …

The Impossible Burger: Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds'

The cook, complete with hair net, lays the red patty down on the grill and gives it a press with a spatula. And there, that unmistakable sizzle and …

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

'Big Chicken': The Medical Mystery That Traced Back To Slaughterhouse Workers

<i>Editor's note: In the 1950s, the U.S. poultry industry began adopting a new process: Acronizing. Ads that ran in women's magazines pictured crisp-skinned whole chicken that tasted "fresh," "wholesome" and "country sweet" thanks to a "revolutionary process which helps maintain freshness in</i> …

Public Health

The science of why coffee is good for you

Caffeine is the most commonly-used psychoactive drug in the world, and most people get their daily caffeine fix by drinking coffee.<p>However, because the caffeine in coffee can affect blood pressure, heart rate, and brain activity, researchers weren't always sure if coffee was actually healthy.<p>In …

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements Appear to Cause Cancer in Men

A newly discovered risk associated with common energy and metabolism pills<p>Energy. If you’re not taking vitamin B12, forget about having energy. As <i>The Dr. Oz Show</i> has recommended, “End your energy crisis with Vitamin B12.” The nice thing about sublingual pills is “you don’t need a doctor, you don’t …

Wellness

We May Have Just Found The Hormone That Lets Gut Bacteria Talk to The Brain

Important clue for solving the mystery.<p>There's no shortage of evidence linking brain function to the composition of our gut bacteria, but just how …

Medical Research

Understanding the "Schrodinger's Cat" Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrodinger was one of the key figures in quantum physics, even before his famous "Schrodinger's Cat" thought experiment. He had created the …