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This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains
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Furenexo is developing three prototype accessibility products with the hope of serving a large market. Nearly one in seven people worldwide has a disability, according to the World Health Organization.
NeuroSky, the company that brought you the technology behind the Star Wars “Force Trainer,” is moving farther away from the dark side with its development of the MindScribe headset and accompanying software.
What do the boards of directors of TiVo, Pandora, CafePress, Intersil, Zynga, Shutterfly, Salesforce, Rovi, Coherent, Thoratec, and LinkedIn all have in common? They all have just one woman director. according
We can visualize DNA all sorts of ways — and now we can wear it. A company called Dot One is taking individual DNA samples and selling them as prints, or even a scarf. It’s pretty simple: Dot One sends
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Olivia Fox Cabane is an executive coach with an unusual approach: She teaches her clients how to become more charismatic. It’s an odd calling for someone who is an introvert by nature. In this excerpt
Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews,
The first few hours of the work day can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight—so it’s important you have a morning routine that sets you up for success. “Having
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In school, calling someone smart often meant they were good at math or science, but American developmental psychologist Howard Gardner has a different conception of what makes a person bright. Instead
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