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Why Calorie Counts Are Wrong

Typical calorie counts ignore how we cook and process food, how gut bacteria interact with food and the overall complexity of human digestion.

Anthropometry – First Scientific System used to Identify Criminals (7 pictures)

Alphonse Bertillon (1853–1914) was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who applied anthropometry to law enforcement. Anthropometry was the first scientific system used by police to identify criminals. Before that time, criminals could only be identified by name or photograph. The method was eventually supplanted by fingerprinting, but “his other contributions like the mug shot and the systematization of crime-scene photography remain in place to this day.

In the Center of the Trifid Nebula

Image Credit: Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), Hubble Space Telescope, Martin Pugh; Processing: Robert GendlerExplanation: Clouds of glowing gas mingle with dust lanes in the Trifid Nebula, a star forming region toward the constellation of the Archer (Sagittarius). In the center, the three prominent dust lanes that give...