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28 Things You Should Learn To Make If You Love Chinese Food

Your taste buds deserve so much more than orange chicken and fried rice.

Heavier cutlery makes food taste better

Eating with heavier cutlery makes food taste better, with researchers for the first time finding a direct link between the weight of eating utensils …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

The Truth About Home Cooking

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Persimmon Recipes

Whether you choose the fuyu or hachiya variety, persimmons work well in both sweet and savory applications and make a delicious snack on their own.

Pro-'Duck' petition tops 250K

A petition calling for the reinstatement of Phil Robertson on “Duck Dynasty” on Friday surpassed its goal of a quarter-million signatures.<p>The “I Stand with Phil” petition, which met its target of 250,000 signatures by more than 1,600 as of Friday morning, calls for A&E to immediately reinstate …

Pictures of the Week 12.27.13

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …