Monthly Archive: July 2019

How Intermittent Fasting Could Help You Live Longer and Better

Three experts explain the popular diet’s impact on aging and disease. By Alexandra Pattillo – Intermittent fasting: diet trend, Silicon Valley practice, religious ritual, and now, maybe, long-term health regimen? Intermittent fasting (IF) has been around for centuries but only penetrated the mainstream …

Hydrophilic disc uses solar power to separate salt from water

  By Nick Lavars – Not a weird mushroom, but a solar steam generator that desalinates water using sunlight. (Credit: Yun Xia/Monash University). Current approaches to water desalination are tremendously expensive and energy-intensive, so the search is very much on for new technologies that can get …