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  • British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan

    British rocket scientist says he's designed a better saucepan
    Cooking isn’t rocket science, but maybe designing cookware is. A professor of engineering at Oxford University has designed a new saucepan that he says heats up faster and uses 40% less energy than conventional saucepans.
  • Study paves way for simple blood test to predict Alzheimer's

    Study paves way for simple blood test to predict Alzheimer's
    LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood that can predict the onset of Alzheimer's and call this an important step towards developing a test for the incurable brain-wasting disease. Such a test could...

    You're not being shallow, pretty food does taste better, science says

    You're not being shallow, pretty food does taste better, science says
    Some chefs spend a good amount of time in the kitchen making sure your dish looks beautiful before it reaches the table. And, according to science, it's not just about the aesthetics.  A new study by the Crossmodal Research Library at the University...

    Talk about the 'sleeper' issue of our time!

    This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is. I've been evangelizing about the...

    The '60s are back with 'Endeavour'

    It's so nice to have Inspector Morse back. The iconic detective, created by the late John Thaw, was resurrected in 2013 as a younger man in the new series "Endeavour." Set in the swinging 1960s, it deals with Morse's past as a raw young policeman in an...