by National Geographic Society: With a smart heating and cooling system and renewable energy, the city district of Västra Hamnen (Western Harbor), in Malmö, Sweden has established itself as the first carbon-neutral neighborhood in Europe, says Malmö mayor Ilmar Reepalu.
Articles for Body
What, exactly, does it take to move past a lifetime of hurts? Harriet Brown goes on a mission to discover the true meaning of forgiveness.
Technique could turn any surface into a lithium-ion battery; may be combined with solar cells. Researchers at Rice University have developed a lithium-ion battery that can be painted on virtually any surface.
by Farai Chideya: Twenty years ago U.S. healthcare cost $2800, on average, per person. Ten years ago, that figure had risen to $4700 per person. And four years ago, in 2008, it was $7500 per person.
by Ginnie Love: The idea of alchemy has always intrigued me. The transforming of something that is of little value, or a state of nonbeing, into gold or silver at first appears to be remnants of the ramblings of magicians from centuries ago.
by GRETCHEN REYNOLDS: With the publication this month of “Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness,” by the vegan distance runner Scott Jurek, vegan diets have become a wildly popular topic on running-related Web sites.
Scientists have invented a way to help patients breathe without actually breathing – by injecting oxygen directly into the blood.
by Deepak Chopra, M.D.: In a world plagued by food shortage that are reaching crisis level, carbohydrates are the easiest salvation and yet the greatest temptation to abuse.
by Ian Chant: Psychedelic drugs are making a quiet comeback, as a smattering of recent studies have demonstrated their medicinal potential.
By Catherine Pearson: got a pretty serious problem here in the U.S. when it comes to our eyes.