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    Pilates, Not Pills: Doctors Are Writing Exercise Prescriptions

    Family doctors are acknowledging that there’s only so much medicine can do, and sometimes a walk in the park is just what a person needs. If your family doctor said you had to exercise for a set amount of time ...
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    This Plant-Based Coating Makes Fruits And Veggies Last Up To Four Times Longer

    How do you preserve fruits and vegetables after harvest? Generally, you need cold temperatures. But what if there were an alternative to refrigeration? That question inspired Santa Barbara-based Apeel Sciences to create Edipeel, a post-harvest protection product made with edible extracts from plants. Inhabitat spoke with CEO and founder James ...
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    Trying To Find A Healthy Diet? Look To Your Genes

    The latest trend in nutrition isn’t a fad diet or newly discovered supplement; it’s your DNA. Unlocking the secrets of one’s genetic code used to be confined to the laboratory, but increasingly, the big business of DNA is now going ...
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    Ikea Research Lab Space10 Develops Burgers And Hot Dogs Of The Future

    A burger containing mealworms and a hot dog made from dried carrots and algae are among the latest futuristic foods developed by Space10, the research and innovation lab led by IKEA. Two years after revealing a range of meatballs that might be eaten by ...
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    Singapore, Barcelona, London Notch The Top Global Smart Cities List

    Which cities in the world today are widely regarded as the best smart cities? What accounts for their success? In a report published by Philips Lighting and Smart CitiesWorld, Singapore, London and Barcelona were named the best smart cities. The reasons behind ...
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    Consumer Data Company Predicts Nootropics, CBD, And Adaptogens To Get Buzzier This Year

    People are becoming increasingly interested in taking an inside-out approach to, well, everything—looking at you, biohacking. Skin-care regimens are now not only topical but ingestible, and evidentiary connections are being made between your diet and health issues like anxiety and depression; all of ...
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    The “Most Technologically-Sophisticated Commercial Indoor Farm In The World” Will Grow 30x More Produce

    As our technology is advancing, so are our farms. Indoor farming company Bowery is constructing what they describe as the “most technologically-sophisticated commercial indoor farm in the world.” It’s their second, but this one (also in Kearny, New Jersey) will far outpace the first, churning out 30 ...
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    The Inconvenient Truth About Convenience

    Tim Wu calls convenience “the most underestimated and least understood force in the world today.” Writing for the New York Times, Wu delves into why and how everything in modern life — from food prep to music downloads to online shopping to ...
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    60-Second Mindfulness Apps

    ‘Mood’ is a mindfulness app for the modern soul, offering an approach to well-being that is easily accessible to any busy individual. Unlike many meditation apps and mindfulness resources that are available, Mood was developed to be an on-the-go solution ...