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16 Things Successful People Do to Maximize Their Time

The truth is, 95 percent of the things we do in our lives can and should be done either by someone else or by automation tools. Successful people …

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Why Synthetic Biology Could Be the Key to Space Travel

Don't pack everything you need for a space mission. Just pack enough bacterial to build things for you.<p><b>Here's one reason why space missions are so</b> expensive: For every pound of payload launched into space, you've got to launch another 99 pounds, mostly in the form of fuel. As a result, it can cost …

Space Exploration

Why does Tinder work? A biological anthropologist explains…

Users of the dating app assess potential partners <b>in much the same way as neanderthals did</b>, according to anthropologist <b>Dr. Helen Fisher</b>, a biological …

Tinder

Science in transition: Understanding the biology behind gender identity

In the winter of 1989, a truth emerged about Billy Tipton that shocked his family – and the world. The celebrated jazz pianist of the 1930s was 74 by then, suffering from a hemorrhaging peptic ulcer. He had refused to go to the doctor. Impoverished, he was living with one of his three adopted sons. …

Cancer Biology Research

Why Research on Cancer Biology Is Critical to Progress against the Disease<p>Research on the biology of cancer starts with the simplest of questions: …

Prosecutor: Boy, Biological Parents Seeking Reality-TV 'Adventure' Still Missing

Everett Streko's biological parents, who sought to film their cross-country adventure, are the suspects in the alleged kidnapping.<p>A new photo has …

Crime

Are Biological Fathers Receiving Appropriate Due Process When Their Parental Rights Are Terminated?

When a child is born to unmarried biological parents or results from a married biological parent's affair, there may be a conflict between the biological parents concerning appropriate parenting for the child. If the biological mother, with or without consultation with an adoption agency, …

U.S. Supreme Court

Toshiba to Release Wristband-like Biological Sensor With Many Functions

Toshiba Corp showed a prototype of its wristband-like biological sensor to be released in September 2015.<p>The sensor, "Silmee W20/W21," was exhibited …

Manufacturing
Russia

UC Irvine to exhibit artworks created via biological engineering

UC Irvine has put out a call for artists who want to manipulate the building blocks of life as we know it to create art as we've never known it – works made of living organisms that owe their existence to biological engineering rather than evolution.<p>The project's director, David Familian, said he …

Biotechnology

Synthetic biology – the next big thing

Prof. Joseph Jacobson, a leading physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is not only the inventor of e-ink but also a mover in …

Leaving Certificate: 'Long' Biology paper required 'good depth of knowledge'

It was a long paper that would have taken quite some time for students to read and required a good depth of knowledge, but it was well-balanced, she …

Pancreatic cancer urine test hope

<b>A simple urine test that could detect pancreatic cancer much earlier than at present has been developed by scientists.</b><p>They found a protein "signature" only present in people with the disease.<p>Pancreatic cancer is often very advanced by the time it is diagnosed - and only 3% of patients are alive …

Cancer