Articles and researches

January 15, 2020

How to prep a week’s worth of soups in no time | MNN

Meticulous meal planning and strategic Sunday prepping for the week ahead have, so far, been merely aspirational, though noble, pursuits to me. I yearn to be […]
January 14, 2020

Do nonsmokers deserve extra vacation days? | MNN

Nonsmokers typically harbor some resentment against smokers. It depends on your workplace dynamics, of course, but it usually revolves around the number of times smokers duck […]
January 14, 2020

Scientists turn frog cells into living machines | MNN

Scientists have taken a bold leap into the future with robots built from frog parts. New research published this week in PNAS from Tufts University and […]
January 14, 2020

Gingko biloba trees guard a secret fountain of youth | MNN

As humans age, our bodies start to slow down and get creaky. But the same doesn’t happen with the ginkgo biloba tree. It’s hardly a fair […]
January 14, 2020

What does ‘no-kill’ mean at animal shelters? | MNN

In an ideal world, there would be no need for animal shelters. But stray and unwanted pets need a place to go and hopefully they wind […]
January 14, 2020

A nearly century-old Copenhagen school gets an eco-friendly makeover

Danish architectural practice JJW Architects has used recycled bricks and Cradle-to-Cradle certified mortar to renovate Copenhagen’s Grøndalsvængets School. Originally built in 1929, the building had long […]
January 14, 2020

Scientists just found the oldest material on Earth — and it smells funny | MNN

This is part of the Murchison meteorite, a famous rock discovered on Sept. 28, 1969. (Photo: James St. John [CC by 2.0]/Flickr) Fifty years ago a […]
January 14, 2020

This minimalist, solar-powered home stands strong against earthquakes

Located in the Swiss municipality of Grimisuat in the district of Sion, House ROFR was created with the future in mind. The modern, solar-powered home is […]