Eric Kartevold

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The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Gift Guide: Gifts That Give Back

What to get the do-gooder in your life? We suggest a present that comes with a promise to give back. Here are five good-looking products that are …

Five wonder materials that could change the world

"The history of materials is a history of mistakes," says Mark Miodownik, a materials scientist at University College London, who traces his own fascination with materials to the moment he was stabbed in the back with a razor while ambling to school one day.<p>The remark is spot on. Over the …

How to Become an Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapists work with people across the lifespan to help them do the things they want and need to do, despite injury or illness. Their …

Occupational Therapy

Is There Gravity in Space?

The Manhattan Project

Viking Sunstones and Mummy Health Secrets


A Cure for Ebola, Rabies, & Other Virus Villains?

Top 5 Deadliest Substances on Earth

Anxiety Hurts

Why Ferns Have More Chromosomes Than You

3D Printing and the Future of Stuff

The Times and Troubles of the Scientific Method

Marvelous Medicinal Maggots