Medical News Today: Nanoparticles in food can alter the behavior of gut bacteria

New research on nanoparticles in food has yielded fresh insights about their impact on gut bacteria. Nanoparticles may influence gut bacteria (which are shown here under the electron microscope). Researchers from the University Medical Center of Mainz in Germany and colleagues from other centers in Germany, Austria, and the United States have discovered that the…

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A good Appetite: You’ll Want to Put This Chile-Garlic Oil on Everything

I collect chile condiments the way my grandmother collected miniature porcelain baskets of flowers, all lined up in perpetual bloom on every flat surface of her living room. Open my fridge, and you’ll see a similar display: this one, of jars and bottles vying to be smeared over avocado toast, roast chicken or buttered, jammy…

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Our Best Super Bowl Recipes

The New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams kick off Super Bowl LIII on Sunday at 6:30 p.m., Eastern time. Whatever jersey you’re wearing, you’re going to need food to sustain you through the thrilling triumph or the agonizing defeat. And for those of you just showing up for the snacks, we’ve got you…

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Cruise Lines Use Technology to Add the Personal Touch

Global cruise lines are rolling out new technology to help servers deliver cocktails to passengers who have wandered off, address travelers by name on ships carrying thousands of passengers and shrink the boarding process to 10 minutes from one hour. The companies say they are using technology to reduce the most common passenger complaints and…

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For $60 a Month, Rihanna Will Pick Out Your Lingerie

Courtesy of Savage X Fenty Rihanna is getting in the subscription box game. On Thursday night she took to Instagram to announce the launch of Savage X Fenty‘s new XTRA VIP box with an adorable video of her dressed in head-to-toe Savage X Fenty and a face full of Fenty Beauty goodies. I’m sure she…

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Doctors: How One Woman Changed What Doctors Know About Heart Attacks

Katherine Leon was 38 and living in Alexandria, Va., when she gave birth to her second son in 2003. She was discharged from the hospital, but instead of getting better, she recalls, she kept feeling “worse and worse and worse.” Five weeks after she had her child, Ms. Leon’s husband came back early from work…

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Vows: Case of Mistaken Identity (He Wasn’t a Con Man)

Dr. Valerie Mechanik, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Tampa, Fla., delivered bad news to Richard Westenberger in December 2015, just 10 days after enjoying a first date with him at a restaurant there. “She dumped me,” said Mr. Westenberger, 60, the co-founder and president of First National ATM, a financial services firm in Tampa. “I was hurt…

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After Covering More than 7,000 Weddings, Something New: A Canine Groom

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. As a Society News reporter at The New York Times, I’ve covered more than 7,000 weddings across three decades, from the current president’s son to the son of a gun who refused to submit a…

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