Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

Image copyright Extreme Everest Image caption Science at the top of the world Nepalese Sherpas have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently than those used to the atmosphere at sea level. This is the finding of a new study that investigated high-altitude adaptation in mountain populations. The research involved taking muscle samples from mountaineers […]

Microwave mushrooms ‘to keep their goodness’, scientists say

Microwave mushrooms ‘to keep their goodness’, scientists say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Try microwaving your mushrooms to preserve the nutrients they contain, a study says The healthiest way to cook mushrooms is to microwave or grill them to preserve their goodness, researchers say. These cooking methods significantly increase levels of antioxidants which protect cells against diseases, but boiling or frying reduces […]

Trump Seeks $3.6 Trillion in Cuts to Reshape Government – Bloomberg

President Donald Trump would dramatically reduce the U.S. government’s role in society with $3.6 trillion in spending cuts over the next 10 years in a budget plan that shrinks the safety net for the poor, recent college graduates and farmers. Trump’s proposal, to be released Tuesday, claims to balance the budget within a decade. But […]

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Apart from from Buddhist temples, parts of Japan sure do look like Central Illinois. At least that’s the story sweetly told in director Chris Strong’s video for “My Instincts Are The Enemy,” where Japanese and Japanese Americans sing along to the song while bowling, making noodles and getting tattooed. American Football‘s return to the studio […]

Explosions at Ariana Grande concert in UK – USA TODAY

During a March 2016 stop at ‘The Daly Download’ with Carson Daly, Ariana Grande discussed her pop star friend, Kesha, broaching her ongoing legal battle to be released from her contract with Dr. Luke, whom she accused of sexual and emotional abuse. The conversation quickly turned into a dialogue about the pitfalls women face navigating […]