Here's another black mark against diets heavy in processed foods: Researchers at Georgia State Univesity Institute of Medical Science say that the emulsifiers found in most processed foods may be linked to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), obesity and diabetes. Learn more.
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The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.
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Two Cambridge University professors, James Watson and Frances Crick make what’s now considered one of the seminal discoveries of the 20th century—they figure out DNA’s double helix structure that allows it to “unzip” to create copies of itself and make it possible to pass genetic instructions from one generation to another. Later, at lunch at a nearby pub, Crick announces that he and his partner have found “the secret to life.” Get the full story.