Barbara Qualls

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Where there’s smoke, there’s proteins

There are many ways to cook proteins, and chefs have certain favorite methods for bringing out the distinctive flavor in poultry, pork and other …

Anti-cancer drug may help treat Alzheimer's, improve memory: New study

A team of researchers has found that an anti-cancer drug may make it easier to learn a language, sharpen your memory and help those with dementia and …

Neuroscience

Why elephants could hold the cure for cancer

Elephants carry 20 copies of a tumour suppressing gene called TP53 which stops damaged DNA reproducing and causing tumours, scientists have found<p>Elephants may hold the key to fighting cancer after scientists found that they carry a large number of genes which suppress tumours.<p>Researchers have long …

Fake skin sends pressure signals to brain cells

A new plastic “skin” can detect how hard it is being pressed and generate an electric signal to deliver sensory input directly to a living brain cell.<p>…

Nanotech

Switching Dreams on and Off

<b>Activating small group of neurons in medulla causes rapid transition to REM sleep.</b><p>At the flip of a switch, University of California, Berkeley, …

Neuroscience

So It Turns Out There's A Lot We Don't Know About Ebola

"If there's anything that this outbreak has taught me, it's that I'm often wrong," says Dr. Daniel Bausch.<p>He's talking about Ebola. He's one of the world's leading experts on the virus — an infectious disease specialist at Tulane University and a senior consultant to the World Health …

Scientists discover the on-off switch for human consciousness deep within the brain - ExtremeTech

By on July 7, 2014 at 7:56 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at George Washington …

Nanotubes found in lungs of French kids

Cells taken from the airways of Parisian children with asthma contained man-made carbon nanotubes—just like the kind found in the exhaust pipes of …

Nanotech

JPDA Turns a 500-Sq.-Ft. Shoebox Apartment into an Ultra-Efficient Dream Home

1/7<p>JPDA Shoebox<p>We all know that New York apartments tend to run small, but one man's shoebox can be another man's dream home. Case in point: A tiny …

Easy dinner recipes: More ideas to celebrate Grilled Cheese Month

Happy National Grilled Cheese Month. Melted cheese on crisp bread -- is it any wonder grilled cheese sandwiches are one of our favorite comfort foods? While it may be hard to beat the perfection that is ooey-gooey melted cheese between two crisp pieces of bread, we do have some ideas to help you …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

The Food Lab: This is How Hot and Sour Soup Should Taste

Last week, Ed came into the office excitedly exclaiming that he'd just had "the first hot and sour soup that has any sort of complexity," made by Joe Ng of RedFarm. As a hot and sour soup lover, this actually came as no surprise.<p>Listen: Hot and sour soup and I have the kind of relationship that …

Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For a much faster version, use 1 1/2 quarts store-bought low-sodium chicken broth simmered with a 2-inch knob of ginger (sliced), 6 scallions, and 4 smashed coves of garlic simmered on the stovetop for 20 minutes in place of the homemade stock. Proceed from Step 2 as directed. <i>Jinhua</i> ham is a …

The Food Lab Lite: The Best Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Sweet shrimp in garlicky olive oil is just about the ideal tapas bar snack. The sweet shrimp and garlic aroma go perfectly with a nice sherry, while the leftover oil at the bottom of the earthenware dish is the ideal sopping-up liquid for good Spanish bread. It's also one of those dishes that, even …

The Food Lab: For the Best Stir-Fry, Fire Up the Grill

Wanna know why your Chinese food never tastes as good as it does at the restaurant? It's not better ingredients, it's not ancient Chinese secrets, it's not even MSG (though all of those things can help). It's this: <b>ridiculously high heat</b>. And we're not talking Atlanta on a hot day high heat, we're …

The Food Lab: 11 Essential Tips for Better Pizza

Making pizza is a year-round activity for me, whether it's a No-knead, no-stretch pan pizza in the winter, a grilled pizza party in the summer, or a Neapolitan pie baked in my Baking Steel/Kettle Pizza kit.<p>Pizza can be as simple or as difficult as you'd like it to be, but here are 11 good, …

7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

Cooking

Two spaces after a period: Why you should never, ever do it.

Can I let you in on a secret? Typing two spaces after a period is totally, completely, utterly, and inarguably <i>wrong</i>.<p>And yet people who use two spaces …

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