Gloria Galvan

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Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

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For the Cost of an Iphone, A Wind Turbine Can Power An Entire House

Creating energy self-sufficiency has been an objective for people ever since electric power has become a necessity. But for a long time, doing that …

Oceans won’t have enough oxygen in as little as 15 years

<i>This story was originally published by Huffington Post and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>It should come as no surprise …

5 Technologies That Blur The Line Between Robot And Human

Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.<p>The world's most powerful leaders in business and government gathered this week in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss one thing: How technology is rapidly infiltrating every facet of our lives -- and what this means for the future of humanity. The theme of …

5 Reasons Why The Future Looks Bright For Humans And Bleak For Cancer

The history of attempts to understand and control cancer is littered with disappointments and false starts. Many significant advances in research and treatment have been made in recent years, yet the disease remains a leading cause of death in the United States. The slow pace of progress has been …

6 insane plans to hack the planet's ecosystems

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>This week, weather experts at the United Nations announced that carbon dioxide concentrations are higher than ever. The report calls on world leaders to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions at the UN climate talks taking place next month in Paris. However, government leaders aren't …

Climate Change

Five held in Paris over 'devils breath' zombie drug in second sting in weeks

Police arrest five Chinese nationals in Paris on suspicion of blowing scopolamine, a powerful "hypnotic" drug, into strangers' faces" that deprives them of free will<p>Five Chinese nationals have been arrested on suspicion of using a powerful Colombian drug dubbed "the devil’s breath" that turns …

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