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October 29, 2015

Factor found to balance medically useful stem cell qualities

Each of us develops from an unspecialized single cell into hundreds of different specific cell types. Stem cells multiply (proliferate) and mature (differentiate) in the womb to become muscle, bone,…
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October 29, 2015

Researchers advance understanding of mountain watersheds

Scientists may be able to predict the distribution of pore space in the subsurface of mountain watersheds by looking at the state of stress in the earth's crust.
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October 29, 2015

Researchers shed light on protein-related diseases

Some proteins turn into liquid droplets on the way to becoming toxic solids implicated in neurodegenerative diseases and other genetic disorders, researchers have now discovered. The results are important because…
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October 29, 2015

7 Cozy Cocktails You Can Make In Your Crock-Pot

As much as we love a refreshing summer cocktail, we’re ready to embrace the cooler weather and shorter days with a warm and soothing new beverage, the crocktail. Move over,…
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October 29, 2015

The Super Versatile (and Cheap) Skillet That Makes Cooking a Breeze

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet If you spend any time watching late-night infomercials, you’ve surely come across some product claiming to be the most versatile kitchen gadget out there. But nothing…
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October 29, 2015

Greatist Workout of the Day: Thursday, October 29th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video demos of each movement, follow the…
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October 28, 2015

37 Chia Seed Pudding Recipes That Taste Like Dessert

Chia seeds—the same magical things that turn sculpture pets into overgrown, sprouted topiaries (ch-ch-ch-chia!)—have found themselves in the health limelight in recent years. Packed with fiber, omegas, potassium, and magnesium,…
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October 28, 2015

How to Make Perfectly Gooey, Crispy Grilled Cheese

It’s a simple equation: bread + butter + cheese = happiness. The grilled cheese sandwich is one of the most popular and easiest sandwiches of all time—kids love them, undergrads…
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October 28, 2015

What You Don’t Realize Inflammation Is Doing to Your Body

Whether the injury comes from running outside or tripping while watching Netflix in the dark, a twisted ankle can ruin your week. Know that the puffiness you notice and the…
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October 28, 2015

How Daylight Saving Time Actually Affects You

The end of Daylight Saving Time is just on the horizon, along with our annual panic over which clocks switch automatically and which are manual (how much do you know,…
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