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Chicago's Large Lot Program sowing change in inner-city communities

Chicago's Large Lot Program is promoting positive change in inner-city neighborhoods by enabling residents to buy and repurpose vacant lots that currently attracted crime and other problems.

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

How attention helps the brain perceive an object

The ability of the brain to ignore extraneous visual information is critical to how we work and function, but the processes governing perception and attention are not fully understood. Scientists have

Experiments with roundworms suggest alternatives for the treatment of schizophrenia

Researchers used C. elegans as an animal model to investigate the importance of certain human genes for the treatment of schizophrenia.

Weekly Tips - More on Sugar, Something Fishy and Diabetes

This week why fish smells fishy sometimes, updates on the current scene in the sugar war, pesticides and diabetes and fractionated coconut oil.

Prescribing healthy food in Medicare/Medicaid is cost effective, could improve health

A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food

Nutrition Research - Journal - Elsevier

Nutrition Research publishes original research articles, communications, and reviews on basic and applied nutrition. The mission of Nutrition...

Fountain of youth for heart health may lie in the gut

As our collection of resident gut bacteria changes with age, it increasingly produces harmful metabolites that damage veins and blood vessels, driving disease, a new study suggests.

Revealing the rules behind virus scaffold construction

New insights into virus shell self-assembly could impact future drug delivery and therapeutic strategies.

Trigger warnings do little to reduce people's distress, research shows

Trigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive content are increasingly popular, especially on college campuses, but research suggests that they have minimal impact on how people actually

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. | Hydration: how much is too muc

Are We Running Out of Helium?

Did you realize that just like certain animals here on Earth, there are endangered elements too? For example, we’re constantly losing helium, a gas that defies gravity and escapes our atmosphere i

Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Jump your way to a stronger, fitter, and more toned you. Get Your Heart Pumping With This HIIT Jump Rope Circuit From Kira Stokes

Cellulite: These dimples aren’t for smiling

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen, and thighs. It is a type of conne

What's In Dog Food?

Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? This truly is a scientific puzzle and there are

How Does Hair Dye Work?

Whether you need a disguise to run from the law or are just trying to emulate *NSYNC-era frosted tips, you may need some chemical assistance to put the hue in your do. But in order to understand how

Can Mixing Cleaning Chemicals Kill You?

You can check out Google's Science Journal app at things start looking grimy in the bathroom, and it’s time to whip out yellow gloves, the only thing that matters is

The Perm

You can check out Google's Science Journal app at 80s was a decade full of neon leg warmers, power ballads, and big hair. But how did we get that big hair so bad it’s

Tiny Magnets Are a False Eyelash Game Changer

The quest for longer, fuller eyelashes has created a boom of interest in magnetic eyelashes. Magnetic lashes are falsies that promise to free us from the messiness of adhesive glue and gummy residue

Gifts to Show Them Some Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a good day to wear your heart on your sleeve, toast your sweetheart and find an excuse to snuggle up. When you love someone, you want to make their life happier, healthier and ea

Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?

Today we’re showing our love for the redheaded stepchild of the chocolate world, white chocolate. It may lack the rich flavor of milk chocolate and the glossy brown color of dark chocolate. Many p

Cardi B’s Grammy Performance Is Expected to Be a Standout

Cardi B leads the charge for girl power at Sunday’s Grammy awards ceremony and stands out even with R&B singer Alicia Keys hosting and a lineup of performers that includes Miley Cyrus, Kacey Mu

Lyst Names Top 10 Brand Searches on Instagram

Global fashion search platform Lyst has released their “most wanted brands” list for the year, which names and ranks the labels most in demand on Instagram. Lyst recognizes Instagram developing

Study Says E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

American experts are expressing caution about a UK study that shows e-cigarettes help adult smokers quit smoking at a rate almost twice as high as people who use traditional therapies such as nicotin

Spicy Chicken Thai Soup to Fight Colds and Tempt Your Appetite

When the aching and fever of common colds and seasonal flu get you down, your appetite disappears as your headache grows. You need delicious comfort food that will get you back on your feet.  Look f

Does Shaving Cream Do Anything?

Whether you rock sideburns or baby-smooth legs, all shavers share one concern –– the threat of razor-sharp metal. But luckily, shaving cream packs the right chemistry to keep us looking good whil

Painless Ways to Organize Your Home Office

You are the manager of your life and your home office is your command center. This is where you take care of running the household, paying bills and tracking medical care. If you operate a business f

Hands and Feet Need Some Winter TLC

Hands and feet need extra TLC to rebound from freezing cold temperatures and dry air. Winter’s damage causes brittle nails, dry hands and rough callused feet, but these tips will help you recover a

Combine First Attraction and Compatibility for Long Lasting Love

Do you find yourself constantly disappointed when romantic choices based on initial attraction don’t turn into long lasting relationships? Or do you find yourself stuck in a relationship that looks

Anne Hathaway Gives Hope on Princess Diaries 3

Anne Hathaway gave hope to The Princess Diaries movie fans young and old—and you know who you are—when she confirmed that talks for a third installment are in the works during an interview on Wat

Why Flamingos Are Pink and HARDCORE

Flamingos may be synonymous with tacky lawn ornaments, but we’re here to tell you they’re one of the most hardcore animals on the planet. They survive where almost nothing else can. And they’re

Citrus Scent DEBUNKED!

So we really messed up on this one. Even we can have a difficult time with R and S Limonene! We appreciate your patience with this video and here it is for the final time. Rest assured everything in

Can Plastic Be Composted?

Thanks to the demands of eco-conscious consumers, biodegradable and compostable plastics are cropping up everywhere. Are these green plastics the solution to our throwaway lifestyle? Well -- it’s c


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