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Could tiny robots be the answer to the decline in honeybees?

Researchers at Harvard University have developed robotic bees, called RoboBees, which one day could pollinate a field of crops.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:02am EDT

Tags: bees, honeybees, Robobees, Rachel Nania, Mary Beth Albright

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Local chefs preserve summer memories with smoke

Labor Day marks the end of summer, but several local chefs are preserving the flavors of the season by taking diners' minds off premature pumpkin-spice lattes and keeping them on summer beach bonfires.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:21am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, smoking, smoked foods, summer, restaurants

Allergy and asthma sufferers seek relief at Md.'s first salt cave

Nutritionists may encourage limited amounts of salt, but some allergy sufferers can't get enough of it at a local salt cave.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:43pm EDT

Tags: Bethesda Salt Cave, salt therapy, Rachel Nania, allergies, asthma, Janine Narayadu

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Creative, healthy and quick back-to-school breakfast, lunch and snack recipes

It's back to school for many students in the D.C. area -- and back to busy schedules for many families. A chef has creative, kid-friendly recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:20am EDT

Tags: back to school, food, kid-friendly, recipes, Rachel Nania

New research shows promise in preventing common superbug infections

The CDC calls the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria "one of our most serious health threats." But researchers may have a way to stop some hospital superbugs.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: superbug, antibiotic resistance, bacteria, Garry Laverty, Rachel Nania

Startup delivers fresh, healthy $6 lunch to D.C. in 20 minutes

It's hard to find a hot, nutritious lunch in D.C. for under $10, let alone one that's made from scratch and delivered free of charge in 20 minutes or less, but local startup MunchQuick is making it easier.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:14am EDT

Tags: MunchQuick, lunch, Rachel Nania, start-up

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Cooking for the presidents: Chef John Moeller on his time in the White House

When the president and first lady go out to eat, where they dine and what they order makes headlines. But most have no idea how they eat when they are home. A chef for three presidents shares the details.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 02:22am EDT

Tags: White House, Chef, John Moeller, Rachel Nania, Dining at the White House

GCDC makes fresh mozzarella to order, offers classes

GCDC's cheesemonger brings a bit of theater to diners privy to an item not on the menu. She makes fresh mozzarella to order.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:37am EDT

Tags: GCDC, Rachel Nania, mozzarella, Sophie Slesinger, make mozzarella

Tips from a dietitian: Eat healthy on vacation

There's no sense in depriving yourself of lobster rolls and ice cream cones on summer vacation -- or apple cider doughnuts and IPAs as we ease into fall, but not every meal needs to be an indulgent one when traveling.

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:21am EDT

Tags: vacation, healthy eating, Toby Smithson, travel, Rachel Nania

Get schooled on how to be a gentleman

From how to order whiskey with confidence to understanding wine, style and flowers -- D.C. businesses teach locals how to be a gentleman.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 01:41pm EDT

Tags: gentleman, wine, whiskey, Urban Stems, Rachel Nania, Gentleman Clinic

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