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Mustard Greens — An Easy to Grow Cool-Weather Crop

Mustard, also known as mustard greens (of which there are several popular varieties1,2) is a relative of cabbage, broccoli and radishes. It’s a cool-weather plant that is easy to grow, matures quickly and is self-seeding.3 As noted by Grow Network,4 “Mustard can grow in almost any soil type, withstand drought conditions … and self-seed to… Read More »

Easy DNA Identifications With Genealogy Databases Raise Privacy Concerns

DNA sleuthing helped identify Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected East Area Rapist, who was arraigned in a Sacramento, Calif., courtroom in April. Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images DNA sleuthing helped identify Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected East Area Rapist, who was arraigned in a… Read More »

Measuring Sodium Intake May Not Be So Easy

Eating foods high in salt is known to contribute to high blood pressure, but does that linear relationship extend to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death? While recent studies have contested that relationship, a new study confirms it. The study – published in the International Journal of Epidemiology by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and… Read More »