Alyssa Moo Hwang

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Meet The Researcher Whose Fake-Poop Project Could Save Your Life

Emma Allen-Vercoe's fecal-transplant treatment could battle lethal gastrointestinal infections.<p>Done with your lunch? Good, here we go: You may know that implanting feces from healthy people into sick people can treat the deadly gastrointestinal infection caused by the bacterium <i>Clostridium …

How Google Glass brings the ‘Google brain’ to anyone who wears it

My father used to say that some ideas are like pizza dough: they need to rest for some time until they grow.<p>I’d add to that the fact that some ideas need to find an echo somewhere before one can believe in their potential.<p>Google appears to be following both when it comes to the careful development …

16 Totally Normal Phobias You Didn't Know Had Names

Who says phobias have to be weird? Everyone's scared.<p>1. Anuptaphobia<p>The fear of being or staying single. You know, like, forever.<p>2. …

New York's Most Secretive Museum

It has no signs outside and is intentionally hard to find. No security guards protect the collection. It's only open on weekends, and when it's …

Great Depression

Do Men and Women Feel Temperature Differently?

Men are from Mars and insist on turning up the air conditioning; women are from Venus and always complain of being cold. In a world striving for …

Language

What Twins Reveal About The Science Of Faith

Studies of twins suggest that faith is influenced by genes.<p>I am frequently asked by journalists to recall the most surprising finding of our twin studies. The study of religion and belief in God is the one that always comes to mind, and the results are not easily accepted by many people. Most …

7 World-Saving Inventions From Art School Kids

The concepts and prototypes include a hand-powered washing machine, a landmine-removal kit, and more<p>Each year, graduates from London's Royal College of Art--the U.K.'s preeminent art school--show off projects at the SustainRCA Show. The idea is to give the spotlight to innovative concepts and …

Time to Pack

It's no coincidence that you will often hear people lamenting, "Ugghhh, I have to pack tonight." Taking the time to plan and strategize your looks prior to departure can be both bothersome and a challenge, but at the end of the day, it's an absolute necessity.<p>A carry-on would certainly be ideal, …

30 Super Efficient Ways to Pack Your Stuff

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a month-long honey moon, or for your first year of college, you want to make the most of what you pack. Not just seeing how much you can jam in your suitcase, but having your clothes, shoes, toiletries, and more arrive at your destination as easy to …

For lung transplants, bigger is better - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Oversized donor lungs may be a better, safer fit for lung …