Sticky Rice is 1,500 Year Old Secret to Super-Strong Chinese Buildings

June 1, 2010 by  
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Photo by Bridgette Meinhold Sticky rice, which has been a staple of the Chinese diet for centuries, also played a huge role in the construction of their ultra-durable cities and walls. The glutinous side dish has been used since the Ming Dynasty to create a super-strong mortar that has helped keep ancient buildings intact and resisted earthquakes .

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Genetically Modified Foods May Cause Sterility in Future Generations

June 1, 2010 by  
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These days most of what is on grocery store shelves has been engineered to taste and look a certain way. Countless researchers are currently at work trying to figure out what effects these modified “foods” could have on our bodies — they’ve already found that genetically modified foods (GMO’s) can affect birth weight and infant mortality

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