Maanvi Singh appears in the following:
Monday, September 21, 2015
She used pods from the moringa tree to make a delicious lentil stew. And it turns out she was on to something: Researchers now say the tree, which grows in Asia and Africa, is packed with nutrition.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Go ahead, use this article to justify binge-watching Orange Is the New Black all weekend.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
For some unknown reason, the insects that transmit sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa are attracted to the color blue. So scientists think blue flytraps could help wipe out the disease for good.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Scientists are working on ways to train our brains away from deeply held prejudices — including hacking your subconscious while you sleep.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
In 1996, Bill Clinton spoke at the reopening ceremony of this historically black church. On Tuesday, Mount Zion became the latest in a wave of fires at black churches since the Charleston shooting.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Individual differences in the brain's working memory could help explain why some teens are especially impulsive about sex. Having engaged parents helps reduce the risk.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Researchers watched a group of young adults as they tried signing up for insurance on HealthCare.gov. Half didn't know what a deductible was. Needless to say, they struggled with enrollment.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Babies may show greater empathy toward adults who overtly show sadness, a study suggests, but the little ones also recognize sadness in people who keep a stiff upper lip.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
A large, international study found that kids born to older parents had higher rates of autism. Having a teen mom or parents with a large gap between their ages also increased the autism odds.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
A review of the medical evidence finds that therapy can break the cycle of chronic sleeplessness by addressing the anxieties that cause many people to stay awake.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Six of the nation's largest school districts are ditching polystyrene lunch trays in favor of compostable plates. The hope is that they'll incentivize cities to build more composting facilities.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Inspired by Mexican religious art, photographer Gabriel Garcia Roman portrays queer people of color as saints and warriors.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
You might think that anxiety disorder is no laughing matter, but illustrator Gemma Correll respectfully disagrees. She sees the humor in the mental condition that she deals with every day.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Many have contrasted media treatment of bikers in the Waco shootout with its treatment of black protesters. Charles Blow says this speaks to an underlying fear "of the otherness of blackness."
Monday, May 18, 2015
People are contrasting media and police reaction to the Texas shootout with their reaction to the recent protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Mo.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Most school sex education programs stick to the nuts and bolts of biology. Teenagers who also talk about what makes for a good relationship are more likely to avoid pregnancy and STDs, a study finds.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
In a two-week diet swap, they got burgers and fries. We got kale salad and corn porridge. Guess whose bowels fared better?
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Brown's Super Stores operates seven profitable supermarkets in low-income neighborhoods in Philadelphia. The founder says it's because he figured out what communities needed in a neighborhood store.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.