Diet Soda Deception
According to a recent Huffington Post article highlighting new research on the food industry, diet sodas - which millions turn to in order to cut their calorie intake - can actually be worsefor your body than regularly sweetened sodas. A study of over 66,000 women during 14 years, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that diet soda drinkers are more likely to be...
Spring is here today...
…but the new café at the New York Hall of Science is already blossoming! Delish by Amerivents is the exclusive café and catering partner at NYSCI. My name is Amanda and I’m the assistant manager and resident foodie here at Delish. I have always loved food and chose to study for a bachelors in food science and human nutrition from the University of Florida. During my time at UF, I...
Fox Lane Middle Schoolers Use Their Brains →
NYSCI Explainer, Brandan Lucas, leads the lesson live from NYSCI while a group of Bedford 7th Graders get busy with their scalpels. BEDFORD, N.Y. – Fox Lane middle schoolers got to use their own—and other—brains last week as part of the Bedford Central School District’s “Brain STEM Experience!” In this case, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as the mission...
Voices from the Past
As New York City gets ready to implement its ban on big sodas, the issue of obesity once again takes center stage. We’ve heard from nutrition experts, soda corporations, consumer agencies, politicians and Joe Schmo about whether we should have a tax and if it will do any good. But why do we crave all these bad-for-you foods in the first place? Turns out it’s partly evolution’s fault. Our...
NYSCI's Maker Space featured in NYMag's Best Kids... →
A Momentary Flow: The interspecies internet: Peter... →
wildcat2030: See on Scoop.it - Knowmads, Infocology of the future In a bold talk at TED2013, Diana Reiss, Peter Gabriel, Neil Gershenfeld and Vint Cerf come together to launch the interspecies internet. - The internet connects people all over the world. But could the internet also connect us with…