Lori Ward

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100 Years Of Smoking Studies In Popular Science

Fifty years ago, the U.S. surgeon general first declared that smoking tobacco causes lung cancer. Popular Science readers could have known that was coming.<p>Fifty years ago tomorrow, then-U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry held a press conference announcing that, among other ills, smoking caused lung …

Public Health

Genetics may bring out the dark side of antidepressants

A new test uses genetic data to fight patients' risk of drug-reactive suicide<p>For years, it's been a controversial side effect of antidepressants: for all the patients helped by the drugs, there was a smaller cohort for whom the beginning of treatment triggered a descent into thoughts of suicide. …

100 crowdfunding phrases that predict the pay-off - Futurity

Researchers examined the language in 45,000 online fundraisers, and identified phrases that pay off and those that may signal failure.

Apartment Therapy

Designing a Bold and Stylish Chicago Townhouse

Steven Gambrel discusses how he highlights rich architectural details in a new Lincoln Park townhouse with bold colors and high style.<p><b>Mimi Read: I know this is new architecture, but somehow it looks like a blue-chip American home that's been around for a century and seen quite the parade of</b> …

Biz Ladies: Tips on Preparing Your Business for Big Life Adjustments

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Emma Gwillim, a business and success coach for mom entrepreneurs. Emma consults and coaches creative female …

How To Use Trees To Prospect For Gold

There's gold in them leaves!<p>They say money doesn't grow on trees, but gold and other precious metals can accumulate in plants. Researchers recently discovered relatively high levels of gold in the leaves of a eucalyptus tree in Western Australia, before uncovering a deposit of the metal more than …

Six Years After Chemical Ban, Fewer Female Snails Are Growing Penises

Before the ban, in the worst cases, the added male plumbing would make female snails explode.<p>When do you want to see penises disappear? (I mean, besides on Snapchat.) When they appear on female animals. Luckily, six years after a global ban on a chemical that once appeared in the paint on ship …

New York Times