Skip to main content

Stories by Kiyomi Deards

Simply Brilliant Science: Creating Healthier Eggs for a Healthier You

When Omega Eggs (eggs containing Omega fatty acids) first appeared on the mass market in the early 2000s I had this bizarre image in my head of a semi-crazed scientist extracting the yolk with a giant syringe, swirling it about in a beaker with a neon blue solution to extract the bad fat, injecting it with Omega fatty acids and then placing it carefully back inside the eggshell.  Of course my next thought was that would be a completely absurd and impossible way to go about making healthier eggs and labelled the image as a flight of fancy.

June 7, 2011 — Kiyomi Deards

Amber Waves of...ah...ah...achoo! What you need to know about allergies

Spring has sprung, the sun is shining, flowers are beginning to bloom and pollen is in the air. Often thought of as a bright and cheerful time, for many people spring is a season when their heads feel like over-ripe melons, their eyes water and the tissue industry is kept in business.

March 29, 2011 — Kiyomi Deards

20% off Scientific American Health & Medicine

20% off Scientific American Health & Medicine