First one, then another. Bite! Slap! Bite! Before you know it, mosquitoes are descending from the skies to disrupt your backyard summer soiree. How can such a tiny, fragile insect cause so much pain, suffering and annoyance?
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If you've read our article about eating enough protein and want to get really serious about getting the most out of your exercise program, then you might want to consider how much protein you eat after you exercise to get the most muscle-building benefits.
Imagine if "big data" could predict the future, perhaps even stopping your servers from breaking down before it happens?
Sydney Scientists have demonstrated the ability to "see" the future of quantum systems, and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major technical achievement they say could help bring quantum technology closer to reality.
There’s nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter. But snoring can be more than just a frustration to those in your vicinity. Sometimes snoring is linked to more serious health problems, such as obstructive sleep apnoea. An emerging line of research suggests snoring may directly contribute to cardiovascular health problems.
Nutritionists have long argued that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to multiple studies, regularly eating a healthy breakfast can lower the risk of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases. What else can happen if you keep skipping breakfast? Here are four ways it could affect your health.
Today every kitchen would seem “under-equipped” without a microwave, with its efficient ability to cook, defrost and reheat a variety of different foods. The handy appliance uses microwave radiation to do so. This is a type of electromagnetic radiation similar to radio waves and infrared light.
Although generally recognised as safe, the internet is awash with articles about the dangers microwave radiation poses to your food. Some claim using microwaves can cause “cataracts and cancer”. Other posts says it “zaps the nutrients right out of your food”.
Parents have been told to avoid giving peanut-containing foods to babies for a long time, but recent research has started to suggest the opposite. Now, the US National Institutes of Health recommend parents introduce peanuts to babies as young as four to six months.
3D printers build models in layers, which you can see if you look at a model closely. If you want a smoother, shinier surface, you can achieve injection mould-like quality with a little acetone.