Science | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/science-nature/RSS feed for ScienceenSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000These Cosmic Eye-Poppers Include a Technicolor Comet and an Impossible Black Holehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-space-photos-week-cosmic-eye-poppers-include-technicolor-comet-and-impossible-black-hole-180954434/An ancient monster and a turquoise bay feature among our picks for the week's best space picturesSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000How "Slurpee" Waves Formed Along a Nantucket Beachhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-slurpee-waves-formed-along-nantucket-beach-video-photos-180954428/New England's record cold created the perfect conditions for waves of slush, offering an unusual opportunity to ski on the beachFri, 27 Feb 2015 18:03:03 +0000Use Virtual Reality to Eliminate That Pain in Your Neckhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/use-virtual-reality-eliminate-pain-your-neck-180954422/Altering visual perceptions can trick the brains of chronic sufferers so they can enjoy pain-free motionThu, 26 Feb 2015 19:07:19 +0000When Did Our Backbones First Appear?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/when-did-our-backbones-first-appear/An exciting fossil find in China points to a 525-million year old sea-dweller who used its new backbone to swim nimbly away from predatorsWed, 25 Feb 2015 21:50:58 +0000The Weird World of Standard Reference Materials, From Peanut Butter to Whale Blubberhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/weird-world-nist-standard-reference-materials-peanut-butter-whale-blubber-180954379/Get the full story behind a $761 jar of peanut butter and other exorbitantly priced everyday objects used by scientists Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000Plague Pandemic May Have Been Driven by Climate, Not Ratshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/plague-pandemic-may-have-been-driven-climate-not-rats-180954378/The bacteria responsible for the Black Death were reintroduced to Europe multiple times, possibly due to the changing climate Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000These Stellar Wonders Include a Red Aurora and a Billowing Black Holehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-space-pictures-stellar-wonders-red-aurora-billowing-black-hole-180954374/A light show over Montana and an eruption snapped by a satellite feature among our picks for the week's best space imagesFri, 20 Feb 2015 19:19:43 +0000Mark World Pangolin Day With a New Video About the Quirky Creatures http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/mark-world-pangolin-day-new-video-about-quirky-creatures-180954367/Awareness about this animal underdog is climbing, yet an estimated 10,000 pangolins still fell victim to the illegal wildlife trade last year Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000The Crocodile Hunter's Family Shares His Controversial Approach to Studying the Crocshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-crocodile-hunters-family-shares-his-controversial-approach-studying-crocs-180954318/ Steve Irwin's wife and kids are feeding the debate over keeping animals in captivity Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000Bringing the Wood Bison Back to Alaskahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/bringing-wood-bison-back-to-alaska-180954326/ Once nearly extinct, the subspecies is set to return to the United StatesThu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000Who Can Save the Grand Canyon?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/who-can-save-the-grand-canyon-180954329/A holy war is being fought over a proposal to build a $500 million commercial development, on the rim of America's natural treasureThu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000Why Killer Whales Belong in the Ocean, Not SeaWorldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/why-killer-whales-belong-in-the-ocean-not-seaworld-180954333/ A former orca trainer makes the case against the theme parkThu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000Are QR Codes Safe and Other Questions From Our Readershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/are-qr-codes-safe-and-other-questions-from-readers-180954334/ You asked, we answeredThu, 19 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000Ask Smithsonian: What's the Deepest Hole Ever Dug?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ask-smithsonian-whats-deepest-hole-ever-dug-180954349/The answer to the question, says a Smithsonian researcher, is more about why we dig, than how low you can goThu, 19 Feb 2015 16:59:31 +0000Send Atomic Clocks to Space to Find Gravitational Waveshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/send-atomic-clocks-space-find-gravitational-waves-180954359/A new breed of the hyper-accurate clocks could help scientists detect the elusive ripples in space-time faster and cheaperThu, 19 Feb 2015 16:04:45 +0000Hunger Makes You Buy More Stuff, Even If It's Not Foodhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/hunger-makes-you-buy-more-stuff-even-if-its-not-food-180954345/Whether you're shopping at the mall or online, having the munchies will compel you to purchase extraneous thingsWed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:33 +0000Midnight Snacking Is Bad for Your Brainhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/midnight-snacking-bad-your-brain-180954295/Experiments in mice show that misaligned eating patterns can mess with the brain's ability to form memories and learn new tasksTue, 17 Feb 2015 15:42:45 +0000Ultra-Cheap Microscopes Could Save Millions of Liveshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/ultra-cheap-microscopes-could-save-millions-lives-180954290/Researchers are designing portable microscopes that cost just a few dollars to makeTue, 17 Feb 2015 14:09:56 +0000Luna Moths’ Gorgeous Wings Throw Off Bat Attacks http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/luna-moths-gorgeous-wings-throw-bat-attacks-180954281/Spinning twin tails at the end of moth wings garble bats’ sonar cries, causing the winged predators to miss the tasty markMon, 16 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000Would You Like to Grow Color-Changing Flowers?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/would-you-like-to-grow-color-changing-flowers-180954245/A Colorado company is working to genetically engineer petunias that change colors throughout the daySat, 14 Feb 2015 16:28:34 +0000These Spacey Treats Include a Galactic Smiley Face and an Interstellar Rosehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-spacey-treats-include-galactic-smiley-face-and-interstellar-rose-180954272/A lucky lens and a pair of mismatched star twins feature among our picks for the week's best space imagesFri, 13 Feb 2015 17:34:12 +0000What Physics Tells Us About Making the Perfect Chocolatehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-physics-tells-us-about-making-perfect-chocolate-180954252/Like carbon, the treat can take on many crystalline forms, so a master chocolatier must know how to temper it in just the right wayFri, 13 Feb 2015 16:08:06 +0000What We Know About the Earliest History of Chocolatehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/archaeology-chocolate-180954243/We’ve learned things that could help today’s artisan chocolatiers improve their tradeThu, 12 Feb 2015 20:02:37 +0000The Western U.S. Could Soon Face the Worst Megadrought in a Millenniumhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/western-us-could-soon-face-worst-megadrought-millennium-180954238/Climate models predict that the region will be drier than the droughts that likely caused ancient Native Americans to abandon their pueblo citiesThu, 12 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000How to Save the Chocolate Tree Without Sacrificing Flavorhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-save-chocolate-tree-without-sacrificing-flavor-180954148/Demand, disease and climate change are threatening cocoa, but a new breed of clones could keep the treat abundant and tastyThu, 12 Feb 2015 17:00:00 +0000Dogs Can Tell Whether You’re Making a Happy or Mad Facehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/dogs-can-tell-whether-youre-making-happy-or-mad-face-180954232/For the first time, science shows that a non-human animal can recognize the emotional state of another species Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:00:00 +0000Help for the Brokenhearted: Wearable, Biosynthetic and 'Beatless' Artificial Heartshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/help-brokenhearted-wearable-biosynthetic-and-beatless-artificial-hearts-180954215/Cow-machine hybrids and continuous-flow technologies are helping people survive devastating heart failureThu, 12 Feb 2015 15:07:07 +0000Blood Clots, Liver Cells and Bird Flu Are Surprisingly Beautiful Under a Microscopehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/blood-clots-liver-cells-and-bird-flu-are-surprisingly-beautiful-under-a-microscope-180954209/The brightly-colored micrographs and scans in a new book, <i>Science is Beautiful</i>, answer big questions about the human bodyThu, 12 Feb 2015 15:00:00 +0000Healers Once Prescribed Chocolate Like Aspirinhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/healers-once-prescribed-chocolate-aspirin-180954189/From ancient Mesoamerica to Renaissance Europe, the modern confectionary treat has medical roots Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000Let Oysters Get Sick to Clean Up the Chesapeakehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/let-oysters-get-sick-to-clean-up-chesapeake-180954213/The delicious oyster you love to slurp might be the best bet for clearing away pollutantsWed, 11 Feb 2015 19:06:38 +0000Ducks Help Explain How We Feel All the Feelshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ducks-help-explain-how-we-feel-all-feels-180954220/Highly sensitive nerves in duck bills are offering clues to the way we experience the sense of touchWed, 11 Feb 2015 16:03:14 +0000Brains Make Decisions the Way Alan Turing Cracked Codeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/brains-make-decisions-way-alan-turing-cracked-codes-180954212/A mathematical tool developed during World War II operates in a similar way to brains weighing the reliability of informationWed, 11 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000You Wouldn't Have Chocolate Without Invisible Flies and Extreme Yeasthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/you-wouldnt-have-chocolate-without-invisible-flies-and-extreme-yeast-180954172/It takes a wild and temperamental menagerie to bring the beloved candy to store shelves. Bon appétit!Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:52:22 +0000The Rich and Flavorful History of Chocolate in Spacehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/rich-and-flavorful-history-chocolate-space-180954160/From vacuum-sealed pudding to Blue Bell ice cream, astronauts have been taking the treat into orbit since the dawn of the space ageTue, 10 Feb 2015 17:42:52 +0000How Long Will You Live? Ask Your Friendshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-long-will-you-live-ask-your-friends-180954201/A medical personality quiz started in the 1930s shows how your best pals may know more about your health than you doTue, 10 Feb 2015 15:57:32 +0000The World of Chocolatehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/world-chocolate-180954163/Both within the Smithsonian and in the broader world, the story of chocolate has many fascinating morselsMon, 09 Feb 2015 21:22:37 +0000Spanish Conquest of the Incas Caused Air Pollution to Spikehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/spanish-conquest-incas-caused-air-pollution-spike-180954187/A sample of Peruvian ice has revealed a surge in pollution linked to mining that wasn't exceeded until the Industrial RevolutionMon, 09 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000A Feisty Capt. James T. Kirk Checks in on the Starship "Enterprise"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/feisty-capt-james-kirk-checks-in-on-starship-enterprise-180954166/When the model for the TV show "Star Trek" was removed for conservation, the 83-year-old actor William Shatner weighed inMon, 09 Feb 2015 16:36:50 +0000Ask Smithsonian: How Does a Satellite Stay Up?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ask-smithsonian-how-does-satellite-stay-180954165/Meet a Harvard-Smithsonian researcher who monitors all the satellites and explains why they rarely fall Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:30:34 +0000These Cosmic Visions Include a Moon Parade and a Naked Nebulahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-cosmic-visions-include-moon-parade-and-naked-nebula-180954177/Jovian giants and newly seen stars are among our picks for the week's best space-related imagesFri, 06 Feb 2015 20:43:22 +0000New Satellite Network Launching This Year Aims to Improve Weather Forecastinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/new-satellite-network-launching-year-aims-improve-weather-forecasting-180954150/With a network of compact, low-cost weather satellites with smartphone-like internals, startup Spire plans to make future forecasts a lot more reliableFri, 06 Feb 2015 18:57:21 +0000Scientists Have Imaged the Base of a Tectonic Platehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientists-have-imaged-base-tectonic-plate-180954143/The discovery of a slippery layer off the coast of New Zealand could help explain plate movementWed, 04 Feb 2015 18:00:00 +0000New Exhibit Showcases the Power of Light in Our Everyday Liveshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-photography-exhibit-light-lives-nasa-chandra-beyond-bulb-iyl2015-180954118/The open-source show "LIGHT: Beyond the Bulb" crosses disciplines to show the many ways photonics has improved our livesTue, 03 Feb 2015 19:15:27 +0000Saving Money is Great, but Saving the Chesapeake Bay Will Be Even Betterhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/saving-money-great-but-saving-chesapeake-bay-will-be-even-better-180954110/Whitman Miller's “off the shelf” technology may answer complicated questions about rising CO2 and ocean acidificationTue, 03 Feb 2015 18:18:33 +0000Old Male Bustards Have Less Desirable Sperm http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/old-male-bustards-have-less-desirable-sperm-180954127/Male birds don’t just lose their female-wooing prowess as they age, but also their ability to sire healthy chicks Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:00:00 +0000Toenail Physics Explains Why Big Toes Are More Likely to Suffer Ingrown Nailshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/toenail-physics-explains-why-big-toes-are-more-likely-suffer-ingrown-nails-180954120/The delicate balancing act between stresses of growth and adhesion can help demystify some painful nail disordersMon, 02 Feb 2015 16:58:44 +0000Cosmic Jaw-Droppers Include a Twisted Galaxy and an Aurora Rocket Volleyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-space-pictures-cosmic-jaw-droppers-include-twisted-galaxy-and-aurora-rocket-volley-180954104/From Martian vistas to glowing red nebulae, check out our picks for the best space images of the weekFri, 30 Jan 2015 18:24:41 +0000Nope, We Have Not Detected Gravitational Waves (Yet)http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/nope-we-have-not-detected-gravitational-waves-yet-180954101/Leaked news from teams studying the early universe says the signal hailed as our first peek at space-time ripples really is just dustFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:16:31 +0000Climate Change Is Altering the Global Heat Enginehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/climate-change-altering-global-heat-engine-180954079/Thermodynamics help explain why storms will become fewer in number but stronger in intensity as the planet warmsThu, 29 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The Secret to a Long Life: Be Cooperative and Live Underground http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/secret-long-life-be-cooperative-and-live-underground-180954051/Naked mole rats enjoy exceptionally long, healthy lives, and there's more than good genes at workWed, 28 Jan 2015 00:01:00 +0000The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/world-hit-peak-chicken-2006-180954037/The popular poultry is just one of many key food resources that hit peak production between 5 and 30 years agoTue, 27 Jan 2015 15:06:50 +0000Do You Want To Build a Snowman? Physics Can Helphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/do-you-want-build-snowman-physics-180954024/Here’s what you need to know about the science of constructing your very own OlafTue, 27 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000A Universal Flu Vaccine May Be On the Horizonhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/measles-vaccine-universal-flu-influenza-cdc-disease-outbreak-180954020/Choosing the viral targets for the seasonal flu vaccine is a gamble. Sometimes, like this year, the flu winsMon, 26 Jan 2015 16:25:32 +0000These Celestial Highlights Include Flowing Auroras and a Cracked Comethttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/these-celestial-highlights-include-flowing-auroras-and-cracked-comet-180954005/Catch up on the week's best space images, from a cyclone's glowing eye to a surreal Martian vistaFri, 23 Jan 2015 16:52:06 +0000Borneo's Mammals Face a Deadly Mix of Logging and Climate Changehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/borneos-mammals-face-deadly-mix-logging-and-climate-change-180953998/But adding small amounts of land to already protected areas could help save the island's biodiversity Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:01:40 +0000An Iceberg Flipped Over, and Its Underside Is Breathtakinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/photographer-captures-stunning-underside-flipped-iceberg-180953951/On vacation in Antarctica, filmmaker and photographer Alex Cornell captured an unusual sightThu, 22 Jan 2015 15:20:22 +0000The Wrists of Birds Reveal Evolution Undoing Itselfhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/wrists-birds-reveal-evolution-undoing-itself-180953964/Contrary to earlier claims, a new study shows that evolution may be reversibleWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000The International Space Station Will Soon Be Able to Measure Forest Density Using Lasershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/international-space-station-will-soon-be-able-measure-forest-density-using-lasers-180953970/Strengthening the planet’s forests is one critical way to combat climate changeWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Can the Siberian Tiger Make a Comeback?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/can-siberian-tiger-make-comeback-180953973/In Russia’s Far East, an orphaned female tiger is the test case in an experimental effort to save one of the most endangered animals on earthWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000America Has a Tiger Problem And No One’s Sure How to Solve Ithttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/america-has-tiger-problem-and-no-ones-sure-how-solve-it-180953974/No one even knows how many of the big cats are in the United StatesWed, 21 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000Vinegar-Like Acid Rain May Have Fallen During Earth’s Worst Extinctionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/vinegar-acid-rain-may-have-fallen-during-earths-worst-extinction-180953972/Vanilla-flavored rocks hint at a planet scoured by intense acid rain during the Great Dying 252 million years agoWed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000Ancient Scrolls Blackened by Vesuvius Are Readable at Lasthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ancient-scrolls-blackened-vesuvius-are-readable-last-herculaneum-papyri-180953950/X-ray scans can just tease out letters on the warped documents from a library at HerculaneumTue, 20 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000Best Space Photos of the Week: From Solar Flares to Saturn's Moonshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-space-photos-week-solar-flares-saturns-moons-titan-mars-earth-virgin-180953917/A spitting sun, a well-loved lake and a happy accident on Mars star in this week's best space imagesFri, 16 Jan 2015 14:38:59 +0000Social Media Is Not Making You a Ball of Stress http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/social-media-not-making-you-ball-stress-180953900/But perhaps unsurprisingly, Facebook and Twitter can cause stress to spread when bad things happen to friends and familyThu, 15 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000Lust for Gold Is Consuming Precious South American Forests http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/lust-gold-consuming-precious-south-american-forests-180953893/Satellite images show that while the scale of deforestation is small, it is bleeding into protected areasWed, 14 Jan 2015 17:27:25 +0000Poison Hath Been This Italian Mummy's Untimely Endhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/poison-hath-been-italian-mummys-untimely-end-digitalis-foxglove-180953822/A lethal helping of foxglove seems to have triggered the downfall of a warlord of VeronaWed, 14 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000Surreal Photos Reveal the Otherworldly Insides of Gemstoneshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/gems-minerals-inclusions-inside-photography-art-science-180953662/If you thought gems were beautiful to the naked eye, take a look at them under a microscopeTue, 13 Jan 2015 15:35:02 +0000Top Space Pictures of the Week, From a Hubble Icon to Hungry Black Holeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/top-space-pictures-week-hubble-icon-hungry-black-holes-180953854/Ghostly pillars, a dark nebula and a galaxy herd starred in some of the best image-driven stories released at a recent astronomy meetingFri, 09 Jan 2015 15:33:32 +0000Could GM Mosquitoes Pave the Way for a Tropical Virus to Spread?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/could-gm-mosquitoes-pave-way-chikungunya-virus-panama-180953847/Modified insects designed to stop dengue fever could make it easier for another disease-carrying species to take rootThu, 08 Jan 2015 22:33:46 +0000I Was Among the Lucky Few to Walk in Spacehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/i-was-among-lucky-few-walk-space-180953827/On July 31, 1971, Al Worden performed the first deep-space extra-vehicular activity. "No one in all of history" saw what he saw that dayThu, 08 Jan 2015 20:35:57 +0000A New Antibiotic Found in Dirt Can Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteriahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-antibiotic-dirt-soil-can-kill-drug-resistant-bacteria-180953828/Tests in mice show that the new drug works against numerous nasty diseases and should stay viable for decadesWed, 07 Jan 2015 18:00:00 +0000To Meet Global Warming Targets, Leave Fuels In the Groundhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/meet-global-warming-targets-leave-fuels-ground-180953829/Hefty percentages of fossil fuels need to remain untapped to curtail the rising global temperature Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:00:00 +0000Incredible: A Caracal Slaps Down a Bird in Flighthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/incredible-a-caracal-slaps-down-a-bird-in-f/The caracal is a fierce and agile predator. And the way it pursues airborne prey is astoundingWed, 07 Jan 2015 17:15:11 +0000New Super-Earths Double the Number of Life-Friendly Worldshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-super-earths-discovered-oceans-life-exoplanets-180953805/Three studies looking at small, rocky planets are helping astronomers figure out how common worlds like ours are in the galaxyTue, 06 Jan 2015 18:15:00 +0000New Deep-Sea Snails Are Nature’s Own Punk Rockers http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-deep-sea-snails-are-natures-own-punk-rockers-180953814/The spikes on one hardcore species inspired scientists to name it after Joe Strummer of the Clash, who was also an ardent environmentalistTue, 06 Jan 2015 15:07:46 +0000Threat of Being Eaten Doesn’t Deter Dumpling Squid From Sex http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/threat-being-eaten-doesnt-deter-dumpling-squid-sex-180953780/The adorable cephalopods seem to rate mating higher on their list of priorities than survival Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:00:00 +0000The Physics of Champagne Bubbles Could Help Power the Futurehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-years-physics-champagne-bubbles-could-help-power-future-180953778/Studying the principles that govern bubble formation in sparkling wine could improve power plant boilersWed, 31 Dec 2014 18:49:22 +0000Many Households Buy More Food in January Than During the Holidayshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-years-resolution-many-households-buy-more-food-january-during-holidays-180953779/New Year's resolutions to eat better lead many people to buy health food in addition to a continued junk food glutWed, 31 Dec 2014 17:21:54 +0000