Maanvi Singh appears in the following:
Monday, September 26, 2016
Khaled Khateeb wants to show the world the heroic efforts of the White Helmets — a search-and-rescue group in Syria that's the subject of a new Netflix documentary.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
These faux-Polynesian bars first became popular in the 1960s. Now, they're making a comeback. But some Pacific Islanders say there is a darker side to these downtown slices of paradise.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Sure, their beautiful, multilayered complexity has moved poets to weep. But the real answer is more practical: A bulb's gotta keep the baddies away. We get the lowdown from a chemist.
Friday, May 27, 2016
It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Sughra Hussainy, a 27-year-old artist from Afghanistan, never imagined her talent in traditional Persian calligraphy would take her around the world.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Before they were boxes of comforting essentials sent to college students, soldiers and others far from home, care packages were a vital lifeline for thousands of displaced families in postwar Europe.
Monday, May 09, 2016
For its latest anti-tobacco campaign, the Food and Drug Administration wants to harness hip-hop swagger to reach minority teens — who disproportionately suffer the consequences of smoking.
Friday, April 29, 2016
During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Gastronomy and poetry are a natural pairing. After all, both provide necessary nourishment. We asked you to share your favorite selections about farming and food and gathered them up here.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are becoming more common all over the world. But the tiny Samoan islands now have the highest rates. An epidemiologist blames changes in diet brought on by globalization.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Peking ravioli? Chow mein sandwiches? Bread as a standard side dish? There's a fascinating history behind Boston's unique spin on Chinese cuisine.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A photo series exposes the cheats food stylists use to make dishes look so scrumptious in glossy magazines and cookbooks. Roasted meats are glazed with motor oil, and milk is replaced with glue.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Too much THC can land a person in the hospital. But testing pastries and candies made with marijuana can gum up lab equipment. One group of scientists thinks they've got a solution.
Monday, March 14, 2016
Great pumpkin pie is elusive. You could end up with a soggy crust or a grainy filling. Reporter Maanvi Singh embarked on a months-long quest to crack the code for the ideal pie.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
International Women's Day is
a day to celebrate how much women have accomplished and to remember that gender equality is still a ways away.
It's a day to cherish and honor ladies who
So what better way to pay tribute to the day than with a playlist featuring ...
Monday, March 07, 2016
Attend any conference on global health or peruse the United Nations website, and you'll find some ambitious thinking. World leaders say they want to eliminate tuberculosis and malaria, end AIDS and ensure that every pregnant woman can get the medical care she needs. And they want all that to happen ...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
When Dr. Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu graduated from medical school, her mother told her, "OK, good. But you know it's not good to just be a doctor."
"She, said, 'There's some doctors you go to and they don't make you better. I want you to be one of the doctors ...
Monday, February 22, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes really suck — literally and figuratively.
They're really good at finding and sucking on human blood. Which especially sucks, because their inescapable, insidious little bites can infect people with the Zika virus as well as dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever.
These buggers — like most mosquitoes ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Jamaica has had only one confirmed case of the Zika virus, brought in by a traveler — and the government wants to keep it that way.
the government advised women to delay plans to become pregnant, since the the virus has been linked to the birth defect ...
Sunday, February 07, 2016
If you've been following the news about the spread of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, you've probably gotten lost in the jargon once or twice. What's a vector? A reservoir? What's local transmission — the opposite of express transmission?
So we went to the experts to help us wade ...