Sunday, September 23, 2018

Vietnamese Consumers Shop for ‘Safe’ Vegetables on Internet

HANOI — In Vietnam, there are rising concerns about the excessive use of pesticides on crops. To ensure their vegetables are safe, some consumers...

Study Links Obesity to How Well We Digest Carbs

Obesity may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates, according to a new study from Imperial College London. The body uses carbohydrates from...

Scientists To Study Chocolate’s Health Benefits

WASHINGTON — Dark chocolate is known to help prevent heart disease, but eating too much of it may be not so good for your...

Study Finds Humans Can Smell at Least 1 Trillion Odors

By Jessica Berman - WASHINGTON — One trillion. That’s the number of scents researchers have determined humans can detect through their sense of smell. Scientists...

Dark Chocolate Reaps Heart-Healthy Benefits

Researchers have known for some time that chocolate - especially dark chocolate - is good for the heart.  Now,  they know why. Besides tasting good,...

Beauty & Function: Orchids Have Medicinal, Food Uses

A new exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington features a vibrant collection of orchids from all over the world. This elegant flower...

Peculiar Pakalolo Proposal Pitched

Representative Rida Cabanilla has proposed a bill to allow the growing and export of marijuana products as the solution for the state’s growing unfunded...