Emily Wright

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Leaky Gut Syndrome: What You Should Know About Your Gut Bacteria

There's a universe of living organisms in your digestive tract, and the little critters can do a ton for you. Up to 100 trillion cells live in your gut microbiome, forming a world that scientists are still working to understand. 100 trillion cells -- that's enough microbes to make it the highest …

Microbiology

Infographic: Are You The 1%?

If you make more than $506,000 in New York or $423,000 in Texas, then yes. Yes, you are.<p>Thanks to these new maps, you can now definitively answer the question of where you sit in the country’s economic hierarchy. You might be more poor (or more rich!) than you thought.<p>Thanks to research from the …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

14 Things You Didn't Know About Your Brain

Have you ever stopped to think about the way your brain works when you’re, well, not thinking about it? It’s a hard concept to wrap your head around, but we thought we’d do a little exploring to find out what’s going on inside these noggins of ours.<p>We’ve partnered with Cleveland Clinic to bring you …

Rise and Dine: Four Energy Breakfasts From Four Healthy Ingredients

They say that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>In today's world though, excessive glorification of "busy" happens all too often -- particularly when it comes to healthy lifestyles. Through complicated diets and workout plans, getting lost on your fit journey becomes possible.<p>Possible, yes, …

Breakfast

Who loves dinosaurs

From brainless behemoths to sprightly saurians, Doctor Who’s prehistoric beasts have evolved alongside the Time Lord himself writes Marc Vincent<p>Dean Burnett: The Brain of a Time Lord<p>Kieron Flanagan: Even Daleks need a Science Policy<p><i>As part of the mini blog festival to celebrate the new Dr Who, I’ve</i> …

Cape Romaine Sunrise, 200 seconds

ZSL animal photography prize 2013 - in pictures

A tiny leaf-cutter ant carrying a heavy load and a turtle gliding through the Red Sea are among the images judged by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to best illustrate the wonders of the animal world. These winning and commended images were entered into the ZSL animal photography prize 2013, …

Guava-Orange Margaritas

I'm heading to Cancun this Sunday and even though it will not be an escape from this wretchedly hot weather we've been having in Southern California, …

Our misguided perception of risk

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including the scientists behind chemical weapons and the strange story of Skype.<p>If this toaster could talk<br>Alexis Lloyd | The Atlantic | 3 September 2013<br>Everyday life in the Internet of Things. “As more of our objects and environments become actuated, …

The Brain

What is Sarin Gas?