Five Environmentally Friendly Kitchen Goodies

Where it used to be that choosing environmentally-friendly products was a niche activity, today’s consumer feels very differently. Statistics show that roughly one-third of all consumers are not only seeking to make more environmentally-friendly purchases, but they prefer sustainable brands. This interested in environmentally-friendly products has prompted companies to look at the way they develop,…

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Work Out and Chill?

I’m a regular six-day-a-week exerciser and a fan of strenuous cardio workouts along the lines of hill sprints, running, high-intensity interval training and jump rope. But I find it difficult to exercise when the temperature rises above 65 degrees Fahrenheit. I get too sweaty, overheated and sluggish. Even the air-conditioned gym in my apartment building…

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Biophysicists resolve true structure of highly promising optogenetic protein KR2 rhodopsin

IMAGE: KR2 rhodopsin monomer (left) and pentamer (right) in the cell membrane, shown as blue disks. In the monomer state, sodium transport is blocked, the orange pore does not permit ion… view more  Credit: Kirill Kovalev et al./Science Advances A team of biophysicists from Russia, Germany, and France, featuring researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics…

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