Know Your Salts: Different Types of Salt and Their Benefits

Salt is arguably the most important ingredient in cooking. Without it, most meals would taste bland and unexciting. However… not all salt is created equal and there are many “types” to choose from. We have Himalayan Pink Salt, Kosher Salt, Sea Salt, Celtic Salt (to name a few)… and then we have plain old refined […]

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Is your skin a problem? Moles, warts, skin tags, and dark spots are just a few of the more than 3,000 skin disorders that affect people every day. Changes in color or texture can result from inflammation, infection, or allergic reactions anywhere on the body. Some skin conditions can be minor, temporary, and easily treated, so […]

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Ivanhoe Reservoir Covered With 400,000 Black Plastic Balls

  In 2007, the Department of Water Protection in Los Angeles detected high levels of bromate, a carcinogen that forms when bromide and chlorine react with sunlight, in Los Angeles’s Ivanhoe Reservoir. Bromide is naturally present in groundwater and chlorine is used to kill bacteria, but sunlight is the final ingredient in the potentially harmful […]

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GM cotton really is helping to drive Indian farmers to suicide

Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji 11th August 2015 A new study finds that Indian farmers in rain-fed areas are being driven to suicide from the increased cost of growing Bt GMO cotton varieties that confer no benefits to them, writes Eva Sirinathsinghji. The extra expenses arise from buying new seeds each year, along with increased chemical inputs, […]

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Modified mosquitoes begin blitz on dengue in Brazilian city

Male mosquitoes have been modified so any young they sire quickly die (Image: Oxitec) The insect assassins have been launched. Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes have descended on the Brazilian city of Piracicaba in the battle against dengue and a test in Florida is also in prospect. The GM mosquitoes are all male, and when […]

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Historisk salathøst på rumstationen

For første gang nogensinde spiser astronauterne på ISS grøntsager, som er dyrket på rumstationen. Sådan forestiller NASA sig, at et gartneri kunne se ud på fx Mars. Se længere nede i artiklen et billede af, hvordan man tænker at koble gartneriet sammen med selve basen. (Foto: Nasa © Nasa) Af Hanne Kokkegård I dag spiser […]

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