Jason Heth

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Recipe

<i>When sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if all it takes is brown sugar, spice, and an oven to</i> …

NASA Reports Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Record Maximum

NASA has reported that Antarctic sea ice (different from Artic ice) reached a new record maximum. Meanwhile, top Russian scientist <b>Dr. Habibullo</b> …

This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, and more than 20 top startups

I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé.<p>This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups.<p>I also got interviews for full-time jobs at a major political campaign, a huge government contractor, and a billion-dollar …

CRISPR Patent Lawsuit Heads to Court (CRSP) | Investopedia

CRISPR Therapeutics Ltd. (CRSP) is in for a bumpy month. Oral arguments are set to begin Nov. 17 in the patent lawsuit over CRISPR's gene-editing …

Patents

The Colonel's Secret Recipe Revealed? Not So Fast, Says KFC

NEW YORK — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?<p>The company says the recipe published in the Chicago Tribune is not authentic. But that hasn't stopped rampant online speculation that one of the most …

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What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

Microbiology

Year in review: Breakthrough gene editor sparks ethics debate

A revolutionary gene-editing technology made headlines this year as much for the ethical and societal issues it raised as for the scientific …

CRISPR will change lives, but not only through genetic engineering

<b>Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about human genetic engineering.</b><p><i>Jacob Corn is scientific director of the Innovative Genomics Institute and a faculty member at the University of California at Berkeley. His</i> …

Dairy foods and dairy protein consumption is inversely related to markers of adiposity in obese men and women.

2013 Nov 20;5(11):4665-84. doi: 10.3390/nu5114665.<p>1Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471 Adelaide, …

Software Helps Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Live Up to Its Hype

New algorithms make CRISPR as easy as point-and-click Illustration: Emily Cooper Illustration: Emily CooperBiotechnologists are jumping at the chance …

Monitoring Athletic Training Status Through Autonomic Heart Rate Regulation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Autonomic regulation of heart rate (HR) as an indicator of the body's ability to adapt to an exercise stimulus has been evaluated in many …

Neurology

DNA rarely resembles the iconic double helix scientists saw for the first time 60 years ago — and its strange ’supercoils’ dramatically change how it behaves

Instead, double-helix DNA is further wrapped into complex shapes that can play a profound role in how it interacts with other molecules.<p>"DNA is way more active in its own regulation than we thought," said Lynn Zechiedrich, a biophysicist at Baylor College of Medicine and one of the researchers …

Viral tagging reveals discrete populations in Synechococcus viral genome sequence space.

2014 Sep 11;513(7517):242-5. doi: 10.1038/nature13459. Epub 2014 Jul 13.<p>11] Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, …

Biology

When labs clash over tardigrade DNA, that’s just science working as it should

Tardigrades — otherwise known as water bears or (gasp) moss piglets — are weird. They can survive in the vacuum of space, for starters. So when researchers at the University of North Carolina announced on Nov. 23 that the minuscule animal had hitherto unheard of ratios of DNA borrowed from plants, …

The Tardigrade Genome Has Been Sequenced, And It's Even Weirder Than We Thought

What the...<p>Scientists have sequenced the entire genome of the tardigrade, AKA the water bear, for the first time. And their results suggest that this …

A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …

The biological wonders of this miniature marvel could jump-start an agricultural revolution that saves the world from drought-ridden starvation

These microscopic invertebrates are capable of surviving the most extreme conditions you could dream up, including prolonged desiccation and near-100 percent water loss, freezing and boiling temperatures, intense ionising radiation, and the vacuum of outer space.<p>Scientists have discovered that to …

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Here's how Albert Einstein destroyed the myth of the planet Vulcan

From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, many scientists were convinced that a mysterious planet "Vulcan" lurked between Mercury and the sun.<p>Einstein eventually proved them all wrong.<p>National Geographic interviewed Tom Levenson, author of "The Hunt For Vulcan: … And How Albert Einstein Destroyed …

America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country (in no particular order) offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe. Bike on.

Hiking

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Cycling Water Bottles

Everything you need to know to keep them clean, long-lasting, and mold-free<p>Sticky sweet sports drinks and hydration tablets can turn your cycling bottles into incubators for bacteria and mold. Check out our expert tips below to keep your bottles fresh and clean and in good shape for years of</b> …

Black Hole 'Wakes Up' and Spews X-Rays After Napping for 26 Years

After taking a 26-year nap, a waking black hole released a burst of X-rays that lit up astronomical observatories on June 15 — and it's still making a ruckus today.<p>Astronomers identified the revived black hole as an "X-ray nova" — a sudden increase in star luminosity — coming from a binary system …

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

Leonardo da Vinci painting lost for centuries found in Swiss bank vault

Painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, which depicts Isabella d'Este, discovered in Swiss bank vault<p>It was lost for so long that it had assumed mythical status for art historians. Some doubted whether it even existed.<p>But a 500-year-old mystery was apparently solved today after a painting …