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These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Are Fit for a Royal Brunch — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Breakfast

Researchers Uncover Gut Bacteria's Potential Role In Multiple Sclerosis

A new study by researchers at Harvard University Medical School, published today in <i>Nature</i>, has uncovered new pathways mediating inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), involving molecules produced by gut bacteria breaking down food, which could lead to new treatment options for patients.<p>In MS, the …

Medical Research

Boosting memory: Serotonin receptor may be the key

A recent study gains fresh insight into the specific receptors that are involved in creating memories. The scientists hope that, in the future, this …

Neuroscience

Does Parkinson's Begin in the Gut?

A growing body of evidence links the neurodegenerative disease to the gastrointestinal tract, opening new possibilities for treatment

Neuroscience

13 Best Thyroid Supplements for Women Over 50

Out of all the vitamins and minerals that contribute to healthy hormone production, it can be tough to find the best thyroid supplements for over-50 …

Wellness

Fasting for 24 hours regenerates stem cells, study finds

New research could open the doors for drugs that help repair the digestive system<p>Fasting has long-held associations with mental and bodily repair, …

Stem Cells

Scotland-Sized "Dead Zone" in Arabian Sea Is a "Disaster Waiting to Happen"

Scientists say the situation is worse than they originally feared.<p>In the Gulf of Oman, the water is still. But tranquility isn’t always a positive …

Arabian Sea

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Physics

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Physical Geography

5 Awesome Unconventional River Rafting Trips | Adventure Sports Network

These new ways to get your spring/summer river fix are mixed with craft beer, music, yoga and more.<p>Does anything sound better than a craft beer after …

Adventure Travel

'We are at the beginning of a revolution in healthcare'

<b>Fifteen years ago this month, the full human genome sequence was published for the first time, heralding a new era of medicine. Since then technology has markedly speeded up genomic sequencing and reduced the cost. But have those hoped-for medical breakthroughs materialised?</b><p>"We have embarked on one …

Genetics

Friday's other big summit: Why the Modi-Xi meeting matters

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> While the highly anticipated inter-Korean summit will capture much of the world's attention Friday, another equally consequential meeting will unfold in China on the same day, the outcome of which could affect more than a third of the world's population.<p>Billed as an "informal" …

China

19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don't do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

Self-improvement

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places In World

They’re breathtaking, they’re jaw dropping, they’re top of the list of places you really must see before you die. Mojo.com has selected the top ten …

Top 10

How the brain's 'immune memory' may lead to Alzheimer's

A new study shows that microglia, which are the immune cells of the central nervous system, can "remember" inflammation. This "memory" influences how …

7 of your most common dreams and what they actually mean

Your most memorable dreams likely involve some pretty scary or freaky situations. How many happy-go-lucky dreams do you remember that actually include totally normal events? No, it's usually the freakishly strange dreams that stay with us when we wake.<p>Lauri Loewenberg, a certified dream analyst and …

Self-help

7 Things Dermatologists Would Never Put On Their Skin

"No self-respecting dermatologist would ever use a spray sunscreen."<p>If you’re dealing with skin-related issues, it makes sense to bring your woes to a dermatologist who can provide tips and guidance for taking care of your skin. But have you ever wondered what they do to protect their <i>own</i> …

Skin Care

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Neuroscience

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

8 things people have said that actually helped my depression

opinion<p>Writer and mother, passionately outspoken about living with mental illness.<p><b>If you suffer from depression, you’ll know how frustrating people’s</b> …

12 fitness myths that are doing more harm than good

1/<p>Myth: For any real benefits, you need to hit the gym for at least an hour or sweat it out several times a week in a fitness class.<p>Truth: For better …

Physicist Michio Kaku has some powerful predictions for the future

No one knows more about the world of tomorrow than Michio Kaku.<p>Equal parts theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator, Kaku …

Platypuses sweat milk, use electricity to see underwater, and are composed 100% of wtf

Every time I think I understand how weird platypuses are, I obtain additional information that <i>further weirdifies</i> them.<p><i>Popular Science</i> has a great …

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The road to Alzheimer’s disease is lined with processed foods

Dementia haunts the United States. There’s no one without a personal story about how dementia has touched someone they care for. But beyond personal stories, the broader narrative is staggering: By 2050, we are on track to have almost 15 million Alzheimer’s patients in the US alone. That’s roughly …

6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …