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Monkey see, monkey 2: Scientists clone monkeys using technique that created Dolly the sheep

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists say they created cloned primates using the same complicated cloning technique that made Dolly the sheep in 1996.<p>Shanghai scientists created two genetically identical and adorable long-tailed macaques. The monkeys are named Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong, a version of …

Genetics

You Have More Than Enough Time to do High Value Work, You’re Just Not Spending it Right

“I don’t have enough time.” We’ve all said it before.<p>Time poverty is a distribution issue.<p>Many people hate being idle. They value productivity, so they glorify being busy. They seek out busyness for the sake of being busy.<p>They sense a feeling that they are time-constrained, yet they are more …

Time Management

Americans work less than ever before but still feel like there's no free time — and there's a simple explanation

How come?<p>The psychologist Adam Alter offered one reason in his 2017 TED talk "Why our screens make us less happy." He says that screen-based devices eat up what precious free time we have left.<p>But that may only be part of the story when it comes to the lack of leisure time. Here's why it feels like …

British Columbia

Dump the Routines and Learn to Specialize to Take the Best Advantage of Your Time

The four-step approach to deriving maximum value from your time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Dan S. Kennedy’s book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>To achieve …

Entrepreneurship

Fighter Jets Could Be Packing Lasers by 2021

Lockheed Martin's lasers could shoot down incoming missiles, and eventually, enemy jets.<p>Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has won a $23.6 million contract to design a laser that will fit on a fighter jet. The deal is part of the U.S. Air Force's Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) …

We'll all eat crickets in 20 years, says Cisco's Chambers

The outgoing Cisco executive says clean, cheap insects will be our top protein source.<p>Hungry? Better get used to eating bugs, the outgoing leader of tech giant Cisco says.<p>"The primary source of protein you will be having within your life, definitely within 20 years and maybe within 15, will be …

San Francisco

Artificial Intelligence Could Hijack Brain-Computer Interfaces and Take Control of Our Minds

Brain-computer interfaces (BCI), such as those being developed by Elon Musk’s Neuralink startup, risk being hijacked by a rogue artificial …

Productivity

What every teacher should know about ... memory

There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – but academic studies of this kind aren’t always easy to access, or to translate into the realities of classroom practice. This series seeks to redress that, by taking a selection of studies and …

Teaching

Why Maintenance Sex Is So Important in Happy Marriages

Maintenance sex may not sound like the most titillating thing in the world, but it is crucial to the health of your relationship.<p>When we say maintenance sex, we mean having sex just to have it, even if you don’t feel like doing it. It means keeping the sex up to ensure both people in the …

Relationships

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Japan

Intelligence Isn't Something You're Born With. It's Acquired When You Learn How To Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a seven year old who can speak 14 different languages, or see a video of someone with a photographic memory repeating back every single person's name in a fifty person auditorium, we sit back in awe.<p>"How can they …

Self-improvement

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

A bunch of comedy writers teamed up with a computer to write an episode of Seinfeld

We’ve all done the thing where we use our phone’s predictive text to spool out long sentences of utter nonsense that still manage to cohere into …

Jerry Seinfeld

This Is How Entrepreneurs Can Dominate The Clock (But Most Don't) | Inc.com

Source: Stephen Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People<p>It helps to sort the 'To-do' list with precision and can assist substantially in time tracking. Therefore, you will have a clear idea of how the process should be executed and which tasks need to be prioritized before anything else. Once you …

Time Management

Millennials are telling you why your company stinks but you’re not listening: A Q&A with Simon Sinek

Leadership expert and author Simon Sinek has become something of a Millennial Whisperer. With an outrageously popular TED talk and a willingness to …

What is the Design Process?

<b>We want to see your design process.</b><br>— Said every interviewer, their voices echoing into the abyss.<p>A d<i>esign process</i> defines every designer’s journey to …

UX Design

A Psychologist Explains How 13 Reasons Why Isn’t Really About Mental Health

Surrounded by hype and controversy, <i>13 Reasons Why</i> has become a wildly popular Netflix series with a highly anticipated Season 2 already in the works. The emotionally draining show (which centers on one teen’s suicide) has brought major issues like bullying, assault, and rape into everyday …

Mental Health

How Chicago Is Quickly Becoming the Social Entrepreneurship Capital of the U.S. | Inc.com

One of the most underestimated entrepreneurship hubs in the United States is, without question, Chicago.<p>It gets some love here and there, and has definitely risen in the ranks (both nationally and globally) over the past few years, but in general it is still very much a "best kept secret." There is …

New York City

Tell the truth: Most of us lie, but why do we do it?

Imagine you’re given a test with 20 simple math problems. You have five minutes to solve as many as possible — and the better you do, the more you’ll get paid. When time’s up, you’re instructed to drop the paper into a shredder.<p>But it’s not really going to be shredded.<p>Instead, the Duke University …

Psychology

There Is a Better Way to Teach Math (and Understand It)

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

Pedagogy

The puzzling link between suicide and spring

Over the next few months in the northern hemisphere, suicides are likely to become more common. Why?<p>Studies dating back to the 1800s have found that suicides peak in the spring and are lowest in winter. “If we take winter as a baseline, then there’s a 20-60% higher suicide rate during spring,” says …

The Brain

The Hidden Key To Productivity And Successful Relationships

Whenever I have conversations with people about sleep, I always ask them two questions that you, as a reader, can ask yourself honestly: How much sleep do you need to function at your best and most productive level? And, what is the average amount of sleep you’re getting on a daily basis? More …

Relationships

Want to Reach Your Big Goals? Make Sure to Do These 8 Things | Inc.com

One of my favorite self-authored articles (if I may pat myself on the back for a minute, bear with me) remains the one about science explaining why a staggering 92 percent of people never actually achieve their goals. Oh, and if you're curious, I also reveal how the other 8 percent actually manage …

Self-help

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Spatial Oddities: 7 Residential Experimentations in Clustered Living

Throughout much of the 20th century, residential architecture witnessed the excessive subdivision of rooms flourish. Now somewhat passé, modern homes are more frequently marked by cascading and borderless rooms with seamless transitions between the kitchen and other living areas. Previous functions …

Architecture

Nanowire retinal implant could restore sight with better resolution

Advances in bionic eyes over the past few decades have given blind and visually impaired people new hope of restoring some of their vision. Now …

UC San Diego

German Researchers Discover Cause of OCD

This is major.<p>Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can take many forms. Perhaps someone washes her hands over and over again, leading to cuts and skin damage. Or maybe she can’t fall asleep at night until she’s gotten out of bed to make sure the door is locked. Perhaps she always orders objects in a …

Neuroscience