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It Took 15 Years to Map Every Gene Interaction in a Yeast Cell

Understanding how thousands of individual yeast genes interact in pairs could expose the underlying genetic bases of human diseases.<p>After 15 years of research, scientists from the University of Toronto and University of Minnesota have completed the first complete genetic network map of a yeast …

Genetics

Chickpea Omelet Mix

I’m always looking for time savers, particularly when it comes to breakfast. Though I love chickpea omelets, especially as a break from the oatmeal I …

Brazil

Vegan Mexican Chorizo – Chorizo Mexicano Vegano

Some people have asked me if I became a vegan this year, because most of the recipes I’ve shared this month have had this feature. I don’t like to …

iOS

New "Passive Wi-Fi" Could Drastically Cut Power Needs For Connected Devices

Electrical engineers at the University of Washington have come up with a new type of Wi-Fi hardware that uses 10,000 times less power than existing …

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Ingredients:<p>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive or canola oil<br>• 1 yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 large carrot, chopped<br>• 1 stalk celery, chopped<br>• 1 green bell pepper, …

Broccoli Bowl with Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

I was raised on comforting Mac & Cheese, cheese-y dips and creamy sauces—they’re pretty much in my DNA. These days however, when I want some comfort …

Recipes

Spicy Moroccan Chickpea Soup with Orange Almond Quinoa

We’re heading into a pretty busy time year. Time can sometimes feel like it’s on fast forward once December hits, and then before we know it we are …

creamy French lentils with mushrooms and kale

We finally got some snow in Ontario! Like, a ton of it. Three rounds of driveway shovelling in one day? No problem. I had my tea cupboard stocked and …

Recipes

Creamy Vegan Spinach Potato Leek Soup

<i>Creamy Vegan Spinach Potato Leek Soup</i><p>Can we talk dreams for a moment? Not the stories in your head last night kind (though funny enough, I dreamed I …

Combining these 2 theories could give us an actual 'theory of everything’

In the last few decades, researchers have pursued the problem in two separate programs — string theory and loop quantum gravity — that are widely considered incompatible by their practitioners.<p>But now some scientists argue that joining forces is the way forward.<p>Among the attempts to unify quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Vegan roasted eggplant with quinoa on D is For Dinner

Chef Azura Fennell works out of Ottawa's newest shared commercial kitchen<p>The owner of the Kneaded Kitchen meal delivery service shared her vegan …

Here's A Gluten-Free, Vegan Dinner To Make Tonight

Nutritional yeast is a vegan's best friend.<p>Makes 2 Servings<p>Estimated active time: 20 minutes<p>Estimated total time: 60 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 small spaghetti squash<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Salt and pepper<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)<p>2 cups broccoli florets<p>½ cup …

The Essential Vegan Travel Guide: Top Destinations for 2016

<i>Caitlin Galer-Unti, the author of The Essential Vegan Travel Guide, shares invaluable advice on vegan travel with her guide. An excerpt:</i><p>I’ve been …

Vegan Eggplant Parmesan – Soy-Free

In mid-September, My husband D and I joined a local CSA that will be delivering a big box of vegetables to us every Thursday for the next 3 months. …

Recipes

Red Lentil Masala with Spinach

I am always amazed at what inspiration come from the food blog community. There are wise words of wisdom, quirky anecdotes, and most of all, tons of …

Recipes

Mexican Green Chili Veggie Burgers

By now you all know I have a thing for veggie burgers (exhibit a, b and c).Well, it’s time for you to meet my newest creation. It’s …

Recipes

Scientists Find Genetic 'Switch' That Controls Aging

Scientists say they've found a clue to understanding why aging occurs in the body, and that this could help better understand -- and combat -- aging …

Tofu Frittata with Spinach and Peppers

Tofu, nutritional yeast and summery veggies combine for a fluffy, veganized frittata you can eat for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner—no eggs …

Recipes

Cauliflower Pizza Crust vegan and gluten free

You’re going to love this gluten-free and vegan-friendly cauliflower pizza crust.<p>Earlier this week we talked about the amazing cruciferous vegetable …

Recipes

4 Vegan Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes

Eggplant Tapenade Photo by Kate LewisIt may be too hot to cook, but you still have to eat. I keep my kitchen cool by making dinners in my slow cooker …

Cooking

Chickpea Flour Pancakes (Besan Chilla) [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

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Recipes

Raw Zucchini Pad Thai [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Recipes

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Combine tamari, orange juice, ketchup, tamarind paste, garlic, lemon juice, ginger, molasses, curry powder and garam masala in a small saucepan. …

50 Awesome Vegan Pizzas

In the past, Vegan Pizza Day has been the last Saturday of June, though there’s been little talk about it this year. I hate the idea of life without …

Healthy Eating

Carrot Coconut Curry Soup

You know those recipes where you’re in love from the first bite? This was one of them for us. We received a copy of Easy Gourmet from our friend …

Creamy Chia Coconut Ginger-Carrot Soup Recipe

Coconut milk is a staple in Thai cooking, but you don't have to limit it to Asian food; it's a great resource for making anything super yummy and …

Weekend Reading, 6.14.15

Hello, friends. Happy Sunday, and thanks for all of the enthusiasm for Richa’s book on Friday! Keep those giveaway entries coming.Steven and I are …

Indigenous Peoples

Secrets of a 100-year-old: Genes, diet and optimism

According to her family, the oldest Frenchwoman alive, Eudoxie Baboul, aged 113, owes her longevity to cassava semolina. From genes to the …

Watch These Star-Shaped Micro-Robots Perform Mini Biopsies

Much more fun than a colonoscopy<p>Colon biopsies are uncomfortable procedures, but doctors need to do them if they suspect that a patient may have colon cancer, the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the U.S. Now researchers have developed star-shaped robots that can take tissue samples …