Mind & Body

Longevity Hacks
Longevity hacks

One type of exercise reliably lowers your risk of death, scientists say

Biking decreases the risk of mortality for those with diabetes, reports a new study. Scientists say this benefit is likely to be seen by all cyclists.

Longevity hacks

One gut-healthy diet can calm inflammation

“That was absolutely incredible result, and I think probably better than anyone had really anticipated.”

Longevity hacks

One change at work could boost your health and productivity

Iceland experiment reveals to work better, you should work less.

Longevity hacks

Scientists propose new theory for why music is a critical part of exercise

Music helped people “perform to the same level as when they were not mentally fatigued.”

Longevity hacks

How this low-carb diet might be linked to immunity

Keto’s appeal isn’t just limited to “fat-burning.”

Longevity hacks

Why scientists think this hack is crucial for lifelong learning

Want to learn a skill? Just wait a minute

longevity hacks

To prevent heart disease, Americans should embrace this underrated carb

Well, most of us.

longevity hacks

Your mom's most annoying advice is actually the mental health hack you need

For a happier and healthier life, eat your fruits and vegetables.

Longevity hacks

One change to your TV-watching routine may keep you healthier longer

That Netflix binge-watching habit may come back to haunt you.

Longevity hacks

How fast we age may hinge on one little mineral

The Goldilocks effect, biology style.

Longevity Hacks

Pizza test reveals a weird link between diet and immune cells

This is what happens when the “powerhouse of the cell” gets salty.

Longevity hacks

You only need 10 minutes to massively benefit from this type of workout

You can make time for this.

Leg Day Observer
Leg Day Observer

Olympic weightlifting 2021: How to become a fan, before it’s too late

The Tokyo Games may be the Olympics’ last waltz with the barbell. Here’s how to watch it.

Leg Day Observer

How to choose the right weight lifting shoes

Leg day observer

How sore is too sore? What every weight lifter needs to know

While soreness can be brutal, it’s not exactly pain.

Leg Day Observer

Why are weightlifters so short? The height-lifting connection, explained

Is it better for weightlifters to be tall or short? The answer is more complicated than you think.

Leg Day Observer

Why butts are the “Trojan horse” way to get healthy

Don't underestimate the butt.

Leg Day Observer

Bodyweight workouts: How to skip the gym and still get fit

These no (or very minimal) equipment workouts can still get you strong.

Leg Day Observer

Why weight lifters need to pay more attention to their feet

A foot can't grow like a bicep, but it can become stronger.

Leg Day Observer

Need to take a weight lifting break? Use these ‘eccentric’ exercises instead

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

Leg Day Observer

Can you lift weights too much? How to get stronger, sustainably

In a technical sense, it’s impossible to lift too much. But over time it’s unavoidable.

Leg Day Observer

How to solve the muscle problem that’s coming for us all

Leg Day Observer

Can athletes weight lift too much? Tom Brady’s workouts trigger a debate

Most in the NFL workout with serious weight — except the league's most famous player.

Leg Day Observer

How to keep weight lifting, even when life gets in the way

You can create a workout plan compatible with your schedule.

Understand Covid-19
Variant

Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

What to understand about this new phase.

Science

The next Covid variant could arise in unexpected species

There’s now plenty of evidence that SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 – can cross from humans into other animals.

Mischief Managed

Loki concept art reveals a deleted MCU cameo

A certain Guardian was seen in line at the TVA.

Hold your applause

5 Olympic Games that never happened

If the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are cancelled, it won’t be the first time.

Covid-19

Why Becca Meyers left the Paralympics: "How can I trust that I will be safe?"

Reasonable, essential accommodations shouldn't even be a question for Paralympic athletes.

Mind and Body

How immune are you after having Covid-19? Why you still need a vaccine

If you’ve been infected with coronavirus and think you don’t need a vaccine, think again.

Your Shot

Guillain-Barré syndrome: Why experts are still “confident” in J&J

The chances of developing the syndrome are very small; the chances of dying from it are even smaller.

Mutant

Delta variant: 6 unreasonably common questions and the answers

What we know so far about B.1.617.2.

Mind and Body

Why you should still get a Covid-19 test, even if you've been vaccinated

If you show symptoms even after the shot, what should you do?

Mind and Body

Ready for a Hot Vax Summer? Here are 3 things to keep in mind before you get the party started

Will it be the roaring 20s or a summer of angst?

Culture diplomacy

Covid-19 vaccine: Why this one question is so controversial

“Vax shaming” is becoming a serious concern for some of the more polite among us.

Coronavirus

Your brain on Covid-19: Molecular changes appear similar to Alzheimer’s disease

New research may explain why so many people with Covid-19 develop neurological conditions.

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How pumpkin spice flavor was created in a lab

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How to make scientifically perfect ice cream

It's all about balancing the equation.

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How yeast makes bread bubbly and delicious

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How to make fluffy, delectable meringue using science

A scientific look at the power of eggs.

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The Science Behind Crunchy Fried Chicken

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How flavor chemists designed the controversial pumpkin spice

A little nutmeg has caused so much drama.

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How to create the perfect scoop of ice cream — with science

When one element goes up, the other must come down.

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Mastering sourdough with the science of yeast

How to use the magic microorganisms that make bread rise to create a golden brown loaf.

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Why science is so important for the decadent pavlova

Pavlovas are a decidedly retro dessert named after a Russian ballerina.

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How to get the crunchiest, juiciest fried chicken using science

A food scientist lays out the process of “flash evaporation” to achieve a crispy, dry exterior with a satisfying bite.

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Beer + Chicken = Slammable Chicken

Cooking with beer can be easy — if you follow a few basic scientific laws.

Seared

How to turn the volume way up on a classic ceviche using science

A culinary scientist talks about the power of cooking with acid in the kitchen.

Leg Day Observer

Olympic weightlifting 2021: How to become a fan, before it’s too late

The Tokyo Games may be the Olympics’ last waltz with the barbell. Here’s how to watch it.

Variant

Delta variant: 8 things vaccinated people should know about breakthrough Covid-19

What to understand about this new phase.

Man power

Study debunks one of the most damaging myths about men and testosterone

“This is demythologizing the idea.”

morning joe

5 reasons drinking coffee improves brain power

blood sport

The scientific reason why Olympians are embracing this new fitness trend

“Literally every single day of the Olympics, I've had calls.”

The GOAT

Simone Biles' Olympic withdrawal exposes sport’s biggest problem

Biles is still the GOAT, now more than ever.

Longevity hacks

One type of exercise reliably lowers your risk of death, scientists say

Biking decreases the risk of mortality for those with diabetes, reports a new study. Scientists say this benefit is likely to be seen by all cyclists.

Sunday Scaries

What nature’s villain can teach us about being better humans

A true understanding of their character is a critical step toward understanding human health.

Plant Medicine

Why AOC is an advocate for psychedelic drug research

This is the second time the Congresswoman has proposed removing research barriers.

Hold your applause

5 Olympic Games that never happened

If the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are cancelled, it won’t be the first time.

Brain News

Were you born with a "math brain?"

Neurotransmitters involved in learning predict mathematical ability and change over time

Covid-19

Why Becca Meyers left the Paralympics: "How can I trust that I will be safe?"

Reasonable, essential accommodations shouldn't even be a question for Paralympic athletes.