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An exercise physiologist reveals why she never uses the elliptical — and what she prefers instead

Heather Milton, a senior exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, says too many people don't work hard enough on the elliptical trainer. So this is what she does instead. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Many people tend to use the elliptical trainer and will start reading or watching TV.</i> …

Trainers

Alison Launches Free Online Solar Energy Certificate Course

<b>Published on</b> August 21st, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>August 21st, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>The Ireland-based e-learning platform Alison, or Advanced Learning …

Solar Power

Surprising neural communication mechanism revealed

A new study has made the surprising discovery that neurons are capable of controlling how much dopamine they release, which goes against what …

CRISPR Co-Discoverer: "I've Never Seen Science Move at the Pace It's Moving Now"

Pushing the Pace<p>The CRISPR gene editing tool has already been used to perform some incredible feats of science, from manipulating the social behavior …

Genetics

Further Research into Artificial Wombs Brings Us Closer to a Future Where Babies Grow Outside the Body

An Innovation in Artificial Incubation<p>Around 15 million babies are born preterm or premature every year, according to the World Health Organization …

Pregnancy

How To Become A Machine Learning Engineer: Learning Path

We will walk you through all the aspects of machine learning from simple linear regressions to the latest neural networks, and you will learn not …

Machine Learning

The future(s) of mobility: How cities can benefit

Autonomous vehicles, electric powertrains, vehicle sharing, and other advances are transforming urban mobility. Planning ahead can help cities …

Smart Cities

Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks About Space Travel & a Solar Eclipse

NASA's record-shattering astronaut Peggy Whitson will return to Earth next month after a momentous extended visit to the International Space Station …

Space Exploration

Questions about lawyers' fees put El Chapo defense in limbo

NEW YORK (AP) — Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in limbo.<p>During a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan …

Mexico

Physicists Have Captured The First Spectral Fingerprints of Antimatter

A new chapter in antimatter research.<p>It's been about nine months since a team of CERN researchers succeeded in their goal of measuring the spectrum …

If You Rent, Your Troubles Are Coming to an End

But not so much if you're looking to buy a home.<p>Renters can finally breathe a sigh of relief: The nation's decade-long shift away from homeownership -- which had made renting exorbitantly expensive -- appears to be over. This will be great for builders and real-estate agents, but not so much for …

Real Estate

Hyperloop One: Passenger pod tested successfully

Hyperloop One has carried out its latest test of a futuristic high-speed transport system in the Nevada desert.<p>The creators hope to carry passengers at speeds of up to 650mph in pods propelled through very low air-pressured tubes.

Elon Musk

Tim Ferriss Says You Have the Wrong Idea About Fear, and It's Killing Your Dreams

The bestselling author and podcast host talks to Entrepreneur about his new TV show.<p>Tim Ferriss says that most aspiring entrepreneurs don't understand fear and risk.<p>"This word 'risk' gets thrown around a lot, as does 'fear,' and neither gets defined very well. So people end up paralyzed," Ferriss …

Entrepreneurship

How to Meet Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg, and Anyone You Want | Inc.com

We start talking about the 2 single biggest beliefs that the greatest minds have to succeed. It comes down to following their curiosity (passion) and focusing on their core circle competency (talent), then combining the two of them.<p>A common pattern that Gillian noticed amongst the ultra powerful, …

Michael Bloomberg

Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

Genetics

Apple earnings blow past expectations, pushing Dow above 22,000

Meanwhile, the S&P 500 trades slightly higher and the Nasdaq falls flat.

S&P 500

8 Steps to Maintaining a Positive Attitude While Leading Your Business to Success | Inc.com

Many business executives and entrepreneurs I know are convinced that business success is all about having the right solution for the right price.<p>These are indeed important, but we all know people who have failed, despite having a great solution, or have succeeded with a mediocre solution. Thus most …

Self-improvement

In the Era of Civilian Space Travel, What Laws Do We Bring with Us?

Michael Driver<p>Space travel technology, such as the space elevator, will bring average citizens beyond Earth’s atmosphere sooner than you’d think. What will that do to our understanding of our worlds?<p>What if getting into space was as easy as stepping into an elevator? A 60,000-mile shaft that …

Space Travel

How America’s two greatest rocket companies battled from the beginning | Ars Technica

SpaceX has brought competition into US aerospace. And it only gets hotter from here.<p>It began as so many tiffs have in 2017—on Twitter. SpaceX had …

Space Travel

Biological Teleporter Could Seed Life Through Galaxy - MIT Technology Review

The first biological teleporter sits in a lab on the lower level of the San Diego building that houses Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), looking …

Genetics

If You're Asking Customers How You Can Help, It's Too Late

Artificial intelligence can help your company give people what they need (before they know they want it).<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When political commentator Amanda Carpenter got stuck in an Amtrak elevator, she tweeted an SOS. Amtrak tweeted back -- seven months …

Customer Service

Want Your Employees to Respect You? Give Them the 1 Thing Most Bosses Never Do | Inc.com

A signature trait of the most likable leaders -- a trait that leads to uncommon loyalty in employees as well as business results -- is one that's extremely hard to pull off: humility.<p>But fair warning: If you're in charge of people, and you think you've arrived at the top of the humility mountain, I …

Leadership

The "Best" Age to Be a NASA Astronaut is Older Than You Might Think

The process and factors that contribute to how NASA chooses its astronauts are public knowledge. Qualifications include U.S. citizenship, at least a …

Space Science

NASA has a job opening for someone to defend Earth from aliens — and it pays a 6-figure salary

US government scientists work hard to protect the public.<p>Some study infectious diseases and effective treatments. Others ensure that drugs, food, vehicles, or consumer products live up to their claims and don't harm anyone.<p>But the concerns at NASA's headquarters are, quite literally, …

Security

This high school kid taught himself to be an AI wizard

If you're deep into the world of artificial intelligence, you certainly know Kaggle, the Google Cloud-owned platform where AI coders compete on …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Diabetes

In Pakistan, rumours that solar power raises temperatures is slowing the switch to renewables

Utility company installers, fearing lost income, are allegedly trying to dissuade solar buyers even as the country reels under power …

Solar Power

Steven Spielberg Brings Ambitious 'Ready Player One' Footage to Comic-Con

The director introduced the spot in Hall H.<p>It's game on. Fans got a first look at Steven Spielberg's anticipated <i>Ready Player One</i> in Hall H on …

Steven Spielberg

Why Being an Entrepreneur Is Really Hard (But You Should Do It Anyway) | Inc.com

In many ways the current beliefs and thinking around entrepreneurship seem amazing compared to previous generations. It's no longer uncommon for someone to walk away from employment opportunities, no matter how great, in order to start their own business.<p>Although they may be confident in their …

Entrepreneurship

Innovating A Backyard Solar Battery System

Ever on the lookout for creative applications for tech, [Andres Leon] built a solar powered battery system to keep his Christmas lights shining. It …

Raspberry Pi