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40+ questions HR experts want every job candidate to ask

You go into a job interview prepared to sell the interviewer on all your valuable skills, extensive career experiences, and eagerness to contribute …

Employment

This Is EXACTLY How to Answer 5 Impossible Interview Questions

<b>Repeat After Us:</b> "I'm here because I'm excited about the idea of growing and evolving into a position I think I could add significant experience and …

New strategy to attack deadly glioblastoma tumor uses molecular scissors to release drug - Scope

Molecular scissors sticking out from the surface of a hard-to-treat type of brain tumor could be harnessed to deliver drugs to exactly the right spot …

Craig Venter's ‘Digital-to-Biological Converter’ Is Real

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars.<p>Craig Venter thinks that sending living organisms to other galaxies on spaceships is "definitely" science fiction. It's much more realistic, he thinks, to print them on-site using digital representations of their …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

Synthetic biology explained: What it is and how it works

Synthetic biology will allow scientist to create new creatures and solutions to problems that will push the boundaries of engineering the natural …

Using Nanoparticles And Mussel Glue To Clean Up Oil Spills

Harness marine life to save marine life<p>If you’ve ever eaten a cheeseburger and accidentally dropped some of its greasy contents on your favorite t-shirt, you have borne witness to cotton’s great (and sometimes unfortunate) ability to absorb oil. Researchers at Beifang University of Nationalities, …

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18 Totally Chic Planters You Can Buy Right Now

Planters are so in for spring/summer.<p>Whether you're looking for a planter that's beautiful, quirky, or even tech-savvy, we've got it all. Your plants will never crave sunlight, drown in water, or look bland again in these containers. And don't worry if you have trouble keeping plants alive — we've …

Scientists propose project to build synthetic human genome

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of 25 scientists on Thursday proposed an ambitious project to create a synthetic human genome, or genetic blueprint, in an endeavor that is bound to raise concerns over the extent to which human life can or should be engineered.<p>A DNA double helix is seen in an undated …

Bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel

The days of drilling into the ground in the search for fuel may be numbered, because if Daniel Nocera has his way, it’ll just be a matter of looking …

Business of High Fashion

Academy of Art MA Fashion Journalism student Namrata Loka collaborated with styling students as well as hair and makeup professionals on a fashion …

Your house plant could soon charge your phone

When Mother Nature came up with photosynthesis, she likely wasn’t expecting any USB cords to be involved. Alas, there’s no stopping progress.<p>Power …

Microsoft is turning DNA into the ultimate storage device

Imagine that future civilisations are looking for evidence of us. Digital human life. And they find nothing.<p>No Buzzfeed. No Slack. No GitHub. Nothing.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>That’s actually a distinct possibility as …

10 best menswear items in the world this week

We get to see the coolest products hitting the menswear market before anyone else - and of course, as committed clothes fans, we have our favourites. …

5 Items of Clothing That Are Always Better in Menswear

This article originally appeared on xoJane. For more stories like this, visit xojane.com.<p>I’ve always half-seriously joked that I can remember each of …

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

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10 Coolest Grooming Brands for Men

Inside Sterling Archer's medicine cabinet.<p>"Grooming" and "cool" never used to belong in the same sentence. The along came brands like Clinique and a …

Men's Fashion

Milan shopping: 8 boutiques with very personal touch | CNN Travel

University of California

UCLA biochemists have devised a clever way to make a variety of useful chemical compounds, which could lead to the production of biofuels and new pharmaceuticals.<p>“The idea of synthetic biology is to redesign cells so they will take sugar and run it through a series of chemical steps to convert it …

Practically Every Room in This House in Zakynthos Has a View of the Sea

A beach house fit for a Bond villain.<p>This beach house located on the island of Zakynthos, Greece is definitely a Bond villain’s summer retreat, right?<p>…

Synthetic biologist discusses the ethics of designing life to save nature

Synthetic life — or the design of nature, animals, and other living creatures — is not so far away. It’s not necessarily a new subject, but the degree of what’s possible in the industrialization of nature is starting to dawn on some leading thinkers in the field, according to Alexandra Daisy …

First synthetic biological leaf could allow humans to colonize space

In order for humans to live in outer space, they must have a steady supply of oxygen they can depend on. Now, instead of relying on plants that may …

Articles about strikingly minimal home built less six months on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out …

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Articles about couple build their eco friendly dream home forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding …

Winning photos from beautiful gardens

<b>From bloom-loving bees and perfectly manicured lawns - to green vistas in more remote parts of the planet - the winners of the latest International Garden Photographer of the Year competition have been announced.</b><p>The images are going on show at Kew Gardens in London, and then at locations across …

Nature Photography

Articles about 5 ways maximize storage space on Dwell.com - Dwell

In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or...<p>Style, seating and storage: Get them all in our modern, multi-functional storage benches (like our Slim cubby bench, featured...<p>Downsizing your life in order to live small …

Streetsnaps: Milan Fashion Week - Part 1

The seasonal shows continue.<p>Following our Pitti Uomo coverage, we now find ourselves in Milan reporting on the popular Italian fashion week. …

6 Ways To Master Your Bookcase Decoration

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations -- For ANY Budget

<i>By Amanda Chatel</i><p>After the madness of the wedding is over, it's time to relax. Traditionally, that relaxation comes in the form of a nice long honeymoon in some exotic place, of which both you and your partner have dreamed.<p><b>Unfortunately, after the big event and the amount of money you spent on it,</b> …

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