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Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

What Medical Schools Do Today

It seems obvious: medical schools are where you go if you want to become a doctor.<p>But in addition to <i>teaching</i> the next generation of physicians and surgeons, they also do so much more--especially now in the age of Obamacare.<p>Medical schools are hotbeds of scientific <i>discovery</i>. Connected to …

Digital Health

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

Vancouver startup inspired by the lowly fridge light

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>After more than 25 years as a Lower Mainland parking baron, Rob Ziola decided to switch industries.<p>He took the helm last year of Inteluma Energy Systems, an intelligent-lighting startup that, at the time, …

Apple's plan to beat Spotify: push Beats Music to every iPhone and iPad

Apple will make its Beats Music subscription service part of its iOS software from early in 2015, pushing its app to every iPhone and iPad, according to a report.<p>The Financial Times claims that Beats will be part of iOS as early as March in an effort to encourage Apple’s iTunes music buyers to try …

Teespring Says It's Minting New Millionaires Selling Its T-Shirts, Raises $35 Million Of Its Own

Some tech companies look to change the way we communicate or can travel in space. Teespring helps people sell t-shirts. Custom, well-made t-shirts. And it’s good at what it does.<p>Teespring has sold 6 million shirts this year through its customers, hundreds of whom make more than $100,000 from their …

Pete Carroll: Lynch 'unique, special'

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that his relationship with Marshawn Lynch is a work in progress and that he believes that any issues …

David Cameron warns of looming second global crash

David Cameron has issued a stark message that “red warning lights are flashing on the dashboard of the global economy” in the same way as when the financial crash brought the world to its knees six years ago.<p>Writing in the Guardian at the close of the G20 summit in Brisbane, Cameron says there is …

Doctor infected with Ebola in Sierre Leone being brought to US

A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to Nebraska for treatment, according to a US government source.<p>Dr Martin Salia was to be taken to Omaha to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center, Sierra Leone’s chief medical officer, Dr Brima Kargbo, told The …

German city gives green light to traffic-light women

With the German government’s plans to introduce quotas for women in company boardrooms seemingly stalled, equality of the sexes could first make advances on the streets: in Dortmund, politicians are debating the introduction of a 50% gender quota for traffic-light icons.<p>In a joint application to …

Could Lyft And Uber Put Public Transit Out Of Business?

More than three-quarters of people commuting to work each day are driving by themselves.<p>That’s a lot of empty seats on the road – and all that traffic and congestion has a large financial, environmental, and emotional cost. Carpooling is common amongst families, but has yet to become a viable …

Ebola: experimental drug trials to go ahead in west Africa

Three trials of experimental Ebola drugs will start next month at treatment centres run by the volunteer doctors of Médecins Sans Frontières in west Africa.<p>The trials are unprecedented because they are being run during an epidemic and the drugs have not been through the conventional process of …