New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests – CNN

An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet.

The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts.

Forensics and Biotechnology Safety – submitted by Flinn Scientific Canada

Basic biotechnology lab experiments involving the isolation, digestion and analysis of DNA are an exciting part of the modern biology curriculum. Today’s students are eager to learn about forensic investigations, DNA forensics and other biotechnology applications. This safety note discusses safety issues associated with forensic inquiry and biotechnology experiments. Continue reading

Soap Soufflé – SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Source: Soap Soufflé – SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Ivory soap . . . it’s the soap that floats. But why? discover the secret behind this floating sensation by cooking the whole bar of soap in the microwave. That’s right, a bar of Ivory soap + the microwave oven = a very cool trick! And your kitchen will smell so fresh and clean when you’re finished.

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How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly common, among those at risk for heart attacks or stroke. Here’s why aspirin works in a baby-sized dose. Find us on all these places: Continue reading