Teagan Martel

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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes

Grandma's Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes<p>Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing …

Dark Skin May Have Evolved to Protect Against Skin Cancer

Darwin and others said skin cancer couldn't influence the evolution of skin color. A new study makes the case that it did.<p>When it comes to skin color, the idea that we're really all the same isn't just a utopian dream. A look at skin cancer from an evolutionary perspective suggests that maybe once …

Scientists backpedal on groundbreaking stem cell research

The science world was abuzz in late January, when researchers from the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, in Japan, announced that they had devised a simple way of forcing adult cells to become embryonic-style stem cells. Embryonic stem cells have the remarkable ability to transform into any …

Mix Of Gut Microbes May Play Role In Crohn's Disease

The particular assortment of microbes in the digestive system may be an important factor in the inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease.<p>Research involving more than 1,500 patients found that people with Crohn's disease had less diverse populations of gut microbes.<p>"[This] basically for …

No More Knife: The Stem-Cell Shortcut To Injury Recovery

Stephan Drake was halfway down a backcountry ski run in Alaska last March, filming with Sweetgrass Productions and Patagonia, when he aired over a steep spine onto an unexpected wind crust. The snow grabbed his right ski and Drake felt the unmistakable <i>snap!</i> of his knee ripping apart as he rolled …

25 One-Bite Appetizers

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Smashed Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 pound baby new potatoes, scrubbed<br>• 2 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 Tbsp. chopped herbs (you can use basil, thyme, …

Slow-Cooker Recipes Healthy Eaters Will Love

Everyone's favorite kitchen workhorse can do a lot more than short ribs, as these light, bright dinners show. (Slow pizza, anyone?)<p>A Brand New Take …

Kale and Goat Cheese Empanadas Recipe

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

Brioche Circles with Brie and Cherries

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A project that's very, very (very, very) worth it.</i><p>In the places I live, I seem to make friends with …

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