Sara Zajac

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Danielle Smith: What if the earth is actually cooling?

If we have entered into a new period of global cooling, how would we know? That’s the question I put to climatologist Tim Ball on my show today.<p>Once …

A Heart Risk Factor Even Doctors Know Little About

To millions of Americans, Bob Harper was the picture of health, a celebrity fitness trainer who whipped people into shape each week on the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser.”<p>But last February, Mr. Harper, 52, suffered a massive heart attack at a New York City gym and went into cardiac arrest. He was …

Medicine

The Crispy, Baked Snack That's Better Than Potato Chips

In 2018, I'm resolving to eat more snacks. But not any snacks: I'm resolving to learn to make more of my own at home. There are a few advantages to mastering recipes behind crunchy, savory, hard-to-put-down snack foods like crackers and chips and granola. For starters, you can adjust the flavors …

Food

France Just Announced a Landmark Ban on Fossil Fuel Production

Bravo! Félicitations!<p>In a historic first, France has passed into law a sweeping environmental agenda that symbolically puts the European nation at …

Fossil Fuels

Eating Salad Every Day Keeps Brains 11 Years Younger and Prevents Dementia, Study Shows

<i>Updated</i> | Trade the ginkgo biloba for a bag of spinach during your next stop at the store: Leafy greens may be your best resource for boosting memory.<p>…

Nutritionists Say These High-Iron Foods Give You Healthy Skin, Hair, and More

Since we were kids, we've been told time and time again to eat our fruits and vegetables. And this statement rings so incredibly true—<i>especially in</i> …

Raspberry Snowflake Pull-Apart Bread

Bring your holiday guests together with this pretty, party-ready bread. Spiced raspberry jam peeks out through the sweet snowflake-shaped dough.<p>For …

Baking

Scientists Reverse Arrow of Time in Quantum Experiment — NOVA Next | PBS

Time only moves forward—or does it?<p>Physicists refer to this idea as the “arrow of time,” and the idea of unidirectional time seems to hold true for …

Want to Save the Planet? Scientists Lay Out 20 Natural Solutions to Curb Climate Change

The Earth has a way of healing itself—particularly if humans help to conserve and restore it.<p>"Natural climate solutions" could help the world reach …

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of atoms act …

Check out this periodic table that tells you how to use all the elements

Visual Chemistry<p>A fun new visualization of the Periodic Table we’re all familiar with from high school can help teach how we each element from the …

Periodic Table

27 Cottage Cheese Recipes That Prove It's Not Just a 1980s Diet Food

It’s suffered from a not-so-great reputation as “'80s-era diet food” long enough. Cottage cheese really shouldn't be overlooked as a fantastic source …

Want to eat less salt? Add more spice

Reducing our sodium intake is a goal the Federal Drug Administration is working on — sort of. Last year, the agency asked food manufacturers and …

30 Days Of Superfoods: Broccoli For Healthy Joints

Ease joint pain with budget-friendly broccoli, a crunchy and versatile favorite.<p><i>Welcome to</i> 30 Days of Superfoods<i>,</i> Prevention<i>'s 30-day challenge to incorporate more healthy fuel into your diet all November long. Superfoods have myriad benefits, from boosting your immune system and fortifying your</i> …

Cooking

From better sex to weight loss, these are 7 amazing benefits of beetroot!

Beetroot is a great source of dietary fibre which boosts weight loss and also helps in detox.<p>Beetroots are amazing for you. They are extremely …

20 Protein-Packed Meals That Don't Contain a Single Piece of Meat

"But how do you get enough protein?" is easily the most common (and often annoying) question posed to vegans and vegetarians, especially those who are highly active. But new converts need not be alarmed — as it turns out, there are tons of protein-packed options available to meatless athletes, from …

Healthy Eating

29 Vegan Pizza Recipes So Good You Won't Miss The Cheese

Buffalo Chickpea Pizza, Pesto and Avocado Pizza, Artichoke Spinach Pizza, Potato Habanero White Pizza, Green Goddess Pizza, Vegan Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Cauliflower BBQ Pizza, Vegan Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza, and more!

13 Dairy-Free and Fruity Desserts to Feast on All Season

Dessert isn't reserved for people who enjoy dairy. Whether you're committed to a vegan lifestyle or simply want a vegan Christmas treat, there's …

These Spooky Space Sounds Compiled by NASA Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Just in time for Halloween.<p>Just in time for the culmination of this year's spooky season, NASA has debuted a playlist of sounds from space. And even …

Climate Change Breakthrough: Iceland Power Plant Captures Carbon Dioxide And Injects It Underground

A geothermal power plant in South Iceland known as Hellisheidi Power Station could fight the effects of climate change on Earth. It has a project …

The first 'negative emissions' carbon-capture plant is up and running

On Wednesday, Iceland flipped the switch on the first project that will remove more CO2 than it produces. The plant is operated by Climeworks, which also opened the first commercial carbon-capture plant in Switzerland earlier this year.<p>Here's how direct-air carbon capture works: Giant turbines pull …

27 Healthy Chinese Recipes That Beat Any Takeout Menu

If there's one thing we know, it's that switching up what we eat and trying out new recipes make eating healthy a whole lot easier. So, instead of reaching for the phone to order a sodium-filled meal of sesame chicken, just make a better version yourself! There are plenty of healthy, easy Chinese …

Food & Dining

An 'instant' blood test has been developed to detect heart attacks

It could save the NHS millions<p>A blood test that detects a heart attack more quickly could speed up diagnosis and save the NHS millions every …

A Big List of Things You Could Be Putting on Toast, Crackers, or Rice Cakes - 101 Cookbooks

No need to get stuck in an almond butter & banana rut. Here are some nutritious, flavor-packed spreads, slathers, and toppings for anything flat and …

Breakfast

The Quest for Lust

<b>Victoria felt</b> her once-robust lust for her husband start to wane when she was in her early 30s, though she chalked it up to life circumstances—she …

The Difference Between Fermentation and Anaerobic Respiration

All living things must have a constant source of energy in order to continue performing even the most basic of life functions. Whether that energy …

'Ego Dissolving' Psychedelic Drugs Could Assist With Mental Health

<i>Summary: A new study in Neuroscience of Consciousness adds weight to previous findings about the potential benefits psychedelics could have for</i> …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Formula for Chi-Square Statistic

To see how to compute a chi-square statistic using the formula, suppose that we have the following data from an experiment:<p>Expected: 25 Observed: …

My Kids Are Vegans and They Like It

I knew one vegetarian growing up in Evansville, Indiana, and I made fun of her. In college, I lived with a vegetarian, and I was like, "Oh, that's …