Amy Kauk Swimmer

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The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

Bourne on the fourth with Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass

Matt Damon looks set for a surprise return to the Bourne spy franchise which made him one of the best known faces in Hollywood after series stalwart Paul Greengrass came on board to write and direct a new instalment, according to Deadline.<p>The two men are reportedly in early talks for a sequel to …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 5, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in …

Windowsill Gardening on the Cheap: Vintage-Style Tin Herb Gardens

I stumbled on the idea of using tea tins for a mini container garden the other day when looking around for an attractive option that would fit on my …

Gardening calendar: prune shrub roses and harvest rhubarb

In the first of a new series, Sarah Raven explains 10 tasks to do in your garden in early March<p><b>1 Chit potatoes</b><p>If not done already, chit your <b>potatoes</b> to ensure a quicker and slightly larger harvest. Chitting means sprouting the tuber: using seed potatoes, place them so that the eyes (growth nodes, …

Copper exposure likely ‘key player’ in Alzheimer’s

<b>U. ROCHESTER (US) —</b> Copper, found in a variety of foods and some drinking water, may be one of the main environmental factors that trigger the onset …

Neuroscience

First Fecal Transplant Bank Opens

The Massachusetts-based company has delivered stool samples to 13 hospitals around the country.<p>A lot of people don't give a crap. But OpenBiome, a company based in Cambridge, Mass., does, quite literally. The group has opened a facility that collects stool samples from healthy, pre-screened …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …