Lifestyle Changes, Not Diets, Work For Managing Weight

Lifestyle Changes, Not Diets, Work For Managing Weight

What doesn’t work about the way we think about diets classically is that we think about them short-term. Lifestyle changes have to be comfortable. Any chronic disease management has to be comfortable. It has to be something that you can do forever, that accommodates and adjusts. Another struggle that our patients might go through is […]

This Artist Shows How Fashion Must Adapt To Climate Change In The Future | Fashion | Refinery29

This Artist Shows How Fashion Must Adapt To Climate Change In The Future | Fashion | Refinery29

It’s 2043 and your clothing is alive. The material is an alternative cloth. The material can be used to adorn the body. The material can intimately form to the wearer, unlike other forms of traditional clothing. Bacteria respond to you body, reacting to heat and sweat while clothing you. A symbiosis. Artist Ali Schachtschneider explores […]

Fashion has a pollution problem — can biology fix it? | Natsai Audrey Chieza

Fashion has a pollution problem — can biology fix it? | Natsai Audrey Chieza

You’re watching the life cycle of a Streptomyces coelicolor. It’s a strain of bacteria that’s found in the soil where it lives in a community with other organisms, decomposing organic matter. Coelicolor is a beautiful organism. A powerhouse for synthesizing organic chemical compounds. It produces an antibiotic called actinorhodin, which ranges in color from blue […]