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The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

Bill Gates

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 1 – The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)

The first in a new series on the world’s most important works of nonfiction is an engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s ‘neighbours from hell’ – mankind<p>• Introducing the 100 best nonfiction books of all time<p>• What should make the list?<p>The human animal knows that it is …

Drop of blood can show biological age and predict Alzheimer's Disease

True biological age is written in the genes and can now be read by scientists using a simple blood test<p>A blood test which shows how well people are ageing can predict the onset of diseases like Alzheimer’s, researchers believe.<p>Scientists have identified a set of genes which must be functioning …

Dementia

Here's How Your Dog Really Feels About You, According To Science

Image: Yaisin Bulut via Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about puppy love. Not youthful romance, but the love between a person and his or her pooch. As every dog lover knows, canine companions make for some of the best friends we could wish for. They play with us, cuddle with us, listen to us and make us …

The BoomStick makes any wired headphones sound better

A $99 dongle for your ears<p>Most of us would like our music to sound better, even if we're not willing to do much about it. The only real solution — buying better headphones — costs money, and picking the right ones takes time and effort. That's why a new company called BoomCloud 360 created the …

IBM wants its Watson supercomputer to treat diabetes, fight cancer, and monitor pregnancy

IBM's putting its Jeopardy-playing supercomputer to work to help doctors treat diabetes, fight cancer and monitor pregnancy.<p>IBM Watson Health this week said it'll begin a partnership with diabetes-drug maker Novo Nordisk. It also unveiled a pregnancy-monitoring app.<p>The idea is to use Watson's …

Diabetes

6 Weird Things You Never Knew About Kissing

Romantic kissing happens in more than 90% of all cultures, and with good reason: “It helps us find a partner and stay with them,” says Laura Berman, …