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Supplementing your disease: why multivitamins might be doing more harm than good

<i>The Atlantic</i> has this week published an excerpt from Dr. Paul Offit's <i>Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine</i>, which takes a closer look at the conventional wisdom underpinning the multibillion-dollar vitamin supplement industry. Offit, who is credited with …

Matter over mind: scientists begin to observe and manipulate memories

New techniques could help with neurological disease, but how far should they go?<p>If we had the technology to rewire our brains to help remember certain things and forget others, it could help millions of people struggling with neurological conditions, from Alzheimer’s to post-traumatic stress …

The precision medicine revolution - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Middle East

Superfood: Seaweed

You’ve likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at the grocery store. It …

How Do Astronomers Find Other Planets?

Up until 20 years ago, the only planets astronomers were aware of were within our Solar System. They assumed others were out there, but none had ever …

Kitchens Of The Future Will Really Know How To Cook

Kitchens are getting smarter.<p>Some refrigerators can let you know when the door is open, or if the milk is past its sell-by date. They make ice at night during less expensive, off-peak energy hours. There are dishwashers that can contact a repairman.<p>It probably won't be long before you can become …

Not Science Fiction: A Brain In A Box To Let People Live On After Death

Scientists believe it may be possible in the future for human brains to survive death in robotic bodies. but would we want to?<p>I recently had the unusual experience of seeing three renowned scientists discuss whether it’s possible to remove a human brain from a body, put it in a tank, and give it a …

Singularity

'Smart glass' can tune out light and heat

To read this article log in to your Chemistry World account. Or register now, it's free.<p><b>Registered users can view more of our premium content each</b> …

Kleine Schätzchen

Thymian + Lorbeer + Rosmarin + Petersilienstengel = Bouquet garni Eingefroren in ungebleichten Papier-Teeb...