Israel Hernandez

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Drain the swamp

Let us tell you about a recent day in New York City.<p>We left a meeting and opened our smartphones to call an Uber. A car picked us up within 3 minutes and took us to our offices in the West Village. A cab used to cost $25 for this ride, but now an Uber is $9. While on the way, Arvind jotted …

Venture Capital
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Dirt Cheap Muon Detector Puts Particle Physics Within DIY Reach

Subatomic physics is pretty neat stuff, but not generally considered within the reach of the home-gamer. With cavernous labs filled with racks of …

Physics

5 Ways Clutter Hurts Your Health (and How to Fix It)

<i>By: Diana Kelly</i><p>Spring cleaning isn't just about organizing your home and workspace but also improving your overall health. Here's how tidying up may help you lose weight, breathe easier, sleep better, and more.<p>You might think that a few piles of clothes here, stacks of books and magazines there, …

Self-improvement

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

A calorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease.<p>Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients …

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5 Quotes from Successful People That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Every great entrepreneur needs a little inspiration every once in a while. These quotes can help:<p>Whether you're just starting off on your entrepreneurial journey or you're the proud owner of three successful startups, every entrepreneur needs a little inspiration now and then to help push them …

Entrepreneurship

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, doing push-ups, rummaging through closet hangers for an outfit and getting the kids out of the house. Ambitiously, in the spirit of "getting it all done."<p>Most of …

Minimalism

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

Genetics

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science | Women's Health

<i>Trying to get flat abs? If you've got a dumbbell on hand, you can do some of these moves:</i><p>Visceral fat is not only a pain in the butt, it’s also extra unhealthy, since it’s located in the abdominal cavity and surrounds several important organs. So, researchers looked into how certain types of …

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Researchers Have Accidentally Made Batteries That Could Last 400 Times Longer

Oops!<p>When it comes to the lab, accidents aren't usually a good thing, but an unexpected result has led chemists to a system that could make batteries …

Clean Energy

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The Biggest Problem With The Expanding Universe

And why it might spell trouble for dark energy as we know it.<p>“That’s all regular matter, just five percent. A quarter is “dark matter,” which is …

Swimming lessons help with childrens' maths results, study finds

Swimming classes help middle class children boost their maths grades, a study by UCL has revealed.<p>Children who take part in organised sports and physical activities were one and a half times more likely to reach higher than expected grades in their maths test at the end primary school at age 11, it …

Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

Immunotherapy

Opinion: Don’t buy mutual funds, but do buy the companies that sell them

It’s fine to buy mutual funds to put professional management on your side — as long as you keep an eye on the fees.<p>But now it makes more sense to buy …

Investing

What I Wish I'd Known Before Buying a House

Tips to make the seemingly daunting task much more bearable.<p>Owning a home is supposed to be part of the American Dream, but the buying process can seem more like a nightmare at times. As my husband and I prepared to buy our first home last year, I was shocked by how little I knew about it and how …

Real Estate

Bar of dark chocolate a day boosts athletic performance, say sports scientists

Eating a bar of chocolate a day might not seem the obvious diet for athletic greatness, but a new study shows it can significantly boost performance.<p>Scientists at London’s Kingston University asked nine amateur cyclists to eat a 40g bar of dark chocolate each day for two weeks and then measured …

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Mathematics