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Probing how CRISPR-Cas9 works: Study examines DNA targeting dynamics in live cells

A study in <i>The Journal of Cell Biology</i> by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School reveals important new details about the inner …

Genetics

Force triggers gene expression by stretching chromatin

How genes in our DNA are expressed into traits within a cell is a complicated mystery with many players, the main suspects being chemical. However, a …

Research

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Yoga

Crack Pie

10 to 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Anyone who has taken a bite of Milk Bar's best selling crack pie immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. This rich, salty-sweet pie recipe has an irresistible oat cookie crust.<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Cookie Crust<p>Nonstick …

Dessert

How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.<p>Drywall removal goes quickly.<p>The best way to make small or cramped rooms …

Woodworking

6 Moves to Get the Best Butt Ever — From Instagram's Blonde Jen Selter

With more than 1.5 million fans, @AmandaEliseLee's tips are worth following.<p>You don't get a high, tight butt by sitting on it — just ask certified fitness trainer Amanda Lee (@amandaeliselee), whose butt has amassed more than 1.5 million Instagram followers.<p>The 29-year-old didn't always have such a …

Stem Cell Findings May Explain How the Human Brain Evolved

<b>The human cerebral cortex contains 16 billion neurons, wired together into arcane, layered circuits responsible for everything from our ability to</b> …

The No-Equipment Arm Workout You Can Do ANYWHERE

<b>All you need is eight minutes.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p>When it comes to summer apparel (tank tops, sundresses, bikinis...), your arms are the common denominator. They're always on display, right? To keep your upper body looking ***flawless, we tapped Dara Theodore, trainer at The Fhitting Room in New …

Workouts

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you.<p>In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates a gentle yoga sequence that'll improve your range of motion and help you get <i>a lot</i> more bendy. The positions will be more difficult at first; your hips and back may feel …

Yoga

How to Make the Perfect Peach Cobbler

With summer peach season sadly coming to an end, now is the perfect time to make a homemade peach cobbler. I'll show you how easy it is -- but first, what exactly is a cobbler? Unlike a fruit crisp or crumble, which both have a streusel-like topping, a cobbler has a homemade biscuit topping. The …

Gorgeous Hairstyles For Super-Long Hair

Sure, the lob may be the reigning cool-girl cut. And you may have a few friends who are snipping their strands into impossibly chic pixies. But that …

Planned Parenthood

5 yoga poses to help you wind down & chill out - Women's Health & Fitness

Page 3 of 5<p><< Prev<br>• Next >><p><< Prev<br>• Next >><p><b>Shoulder stand</b><p>Pull the knees into the chest, placing the hands down beside your body. Lift the hips up high, …

3 exercises that are far more effective than trendy 'waist-cinchers'

If you’ve been intrigued lately by the waist cinching girdles making the news, listen up. For one thing, having a super skinny waist is not an indicator of excellent fitness. In fact, those waist “trainers” can make it impossible to train (let alone breathe and eat).<p>Here's a better approach: Work …

Workouts

An exciting new technique could repair the human body like we've never been able to before

Medical conditions from type 1 diabetes to heart disease to deafness are the result of damage to particular cells in the body.<p>If those damaged cells …

Pimm's Royale Punch

Who says that Pimm's is just for Pimm's Cups? Add Champagne, and it becomes an especially refreshing punch. Pimm's was created in the 1840s by an …

The Magical Beauty Of Programmable Materials

Ikea furniture that assembles itself when you add water. 3-D printed, self-lacing McFlys. Modular, single-piece robots that fold like proteins The design possibilities of programmable materials seem limitless, but nothing has done a better job of getting across the <i>beauty</i> of such materials than this …

3D Printing

This No-Gym, HIIT Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

This HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout is the perfect fat-burning addition to any exercise program you're currently doing. The best …

Exercise
Bioinformatics

Chemistry debunks the biggest aspartame health myths

Aspartame has a bad rap. It has been suspected of causing cancer and depression. However, a new video from the American Chemical Society pulls …

10 Highly Drinkable Beers That No One Is Drinking

So far as we can tell.<p>I'm a typical New Yorker, and haven't owned a car for nearly two decades, so <i>Car & Driver</i> isn't exactly in my regular reading rotation. Still, I couldn't help notice an intriguing recent feature, The Ten Best Cars that Nobody Buys, highlighting great automobiles that just …

Beer

Genetic Engineers Are Building A Biological Kill Switch

The fear of genetically-modified creatures escaping from the lab is the basis for a thousand sci-fi stories, but it's also a legitimate concern. …

Biology

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Lemonade

Steering the epigenome to turn specific genes on

(credit: Human Epigenome Project)<p>Duke University researchers have developed a new method to precisely control when genes are turned on and active: by …

Genetics

The ONLY 3 Exercises You Need To Get Fit For Summer

If you’ve spent the winter huddled under a quilt wearing your droopiest sweatpants and drinking hot chocolate, we’re certainly not going to judge you …

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

Try This Delicious Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

1 large eggplant<br>2 zucchini<br>2 Tbsp olive oil, plus more for roasting vegetables<br>1/4 tsp sea salt<br>1 cup low-fat mozzarella<br>1 cup freshly grated Parmesan, divided<br>1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano<br>3/4 cup quinoa<br>1/4 cup chia seeds<br>1/4 cup fresh basil<br>1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper<br>1 jar marinara sauce (24 oz), no …

3 Quick HIIT Workouts for Beginners

Shares 18.2K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Just because you’re new to fitness doesn’t mean high-intensity interval training isn’t for you. Otherwise known as HIIT, …