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How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

Researchers Just Developed a Way for Prosthetic Hands to "Feel"

New research into the sense of touch gives prosthetic hands the ability to feel.<p>A prosthetic hand can high-five, caress a face, and even interlace …

University of Chicago

For the first time, brain surface stimulation provides 'touch' feedback to direct movement

In the quest to restore movement to people with spinal cord injuries, researchers have focused on getting brain signals to disconnected nerves and …

Researchers Have Turned an iPhone 5 into an Astonishingly Accurate Mobile Cancer Detector

It’s no secret that one of Steve Jobs’ original hopes and dreams for the iPhone and Apple Watch was that the devices would one day play an …

iPhone 5

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

New York University

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Protection Against Parkinson's Disease May Begin in the Gut

<i>Summary: Researchers report cells located in the gut spark an immune response that protects neurons against damage connected to Parkinson’s.</i><p>Source: …

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him

Since its founding in 2011, FiveStars has raised $105 million in funding from a star list of investors including Social Capital, Menlo Ventures, and Y Combinator.<p>But perhaps what makes FiveStars more interesting is Ho's unique background.<p>After spending years at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey, he was …

Smoking Permanently Damages Your DNA, Study Finds

Smoking scars DNA in clear patterns, researchers reported Tuesday. Most of the damage fades over time, they found — but not all of it.<p>Their study of 16,000 people found that while most of the disease-causing genetic footprints left by smoking fade after five years if people quit, some appear to …

Here are all of the harmful effects sugar has on your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

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Productivity Tool: Listen to Phone Calls Through Your Fingertip?

Remember those slick spy movies where the hero simply pressed a button to make a quick call during a covert mission? The secret agent fantasy is all …

World-first veterinary science app to help every dog have its day

It is hoped a world-first app released by the University of Sydney will help dog owners to become more mindful of their pet's overall happiness and …

This Discovery Could Help Us Regenerate Body Parts One Day

Pluripotent stem cells hold an almost magical place in the human imagination. These inveterate transformers start out in the embryo as biological …

Brain enzyme linked to alcohol dependency

The ability to resist drinking alcohol when the urge strikes may partly rely on a certain enzyme in the brain, and alcohol use and dependency may reduce the levels of this enzyme, a new study in rats finds.<p>Some people can't seem to stop drinking, even when consuming alcohol affects them negatively. …

Making seawater drinkable has never looked so sexy.

Most desalination plants — factories that take the salt out of ocean water — look like this:<p>But the Land Art Generator Initiative, a competition to …

A bus-size asteroid just gave Earth a close shave

An asteroid the size of a school bus buzzed by Earth Wednesday in an exceptionally close — but safe — flyby. Scientists discovered the object on Monday, just two days before its encounter with Earth.<p>The newfound asteroid, named 2016 RB1, is between 13 and 46 feet wide. The space rock made its …

We Might Be Able To Actually Taste The Starch Molecules In Our Delicious Carbs

Evolution could be to blame/thank for your deep feelings towards bread.

There’s a lot of junk fMRI research out there. Here’s what top neuroscientists want you to know.

It's easy to misrepresent the findings from brain scan studies. Just ask a dead salmon.<p>If you’ve followed the latest from the world of neuroscience, you might get the impression that the field is in deep trouble.<p>In July, a report in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> declared that …

The Brain

Rejoice, Science Just Revealed That Booze Battles Colds and the Flu

945<p>SHARES<p>With cold and flu season at the door, many people will be heading out to get a flu shot. That's a great idea, but research has shown that if …

Daydreaming Indicates A Well-Equipped Brain, Study Says

A lot of people think that those who let their minds wander off to some fantasy land cannot possibly have what it takes to pay close attention to any …

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

Motivation

Say goodbye to DNA testing: US researchers tout revolutionary hair-protein identification method

A potential forensic game-changer is emerging, as US government scientists have found a substitute for DNA testing for identification purposes. The …

Persistent headaches being ignored despite being common symptom of brain tumours

Persistent headaches are being ignored by sufferers despite the fact they are a common indicator of brain tumours.<p>More often than not, headaches are …

Tumors

Why Are Babies So Dumb If Humans Are So Smart?

As a species, humans are incredibly smart. We tell stories, create magnificent art and astounding technology, build cities, and explore space. We haven’t been around nearly as long as many other species, but in many respects we’ve accomplished more than any have before us. We eat them and they …

Scientists Make Lasers Out of Human Blood

Here are two words we never thought we'd put together: blood lasers. Researchers at the University of Michigan are currently developing blood-based …

University of Michigan

8 Science-Backed Techniques That Will Make You More Likeable

We all want to be liked. After all, likeable people have more friends, are more respected by their employees and co-workers and close more deals.<p>While you can't force or trick someone into liking you, you can make yourself more emotionally appealing to people. As Michelle Tillis Lederman, author of</i> …

Meet Octobot, a dinky chemical reaction-powered soft robot

<b>(CNN) —</b> This dinky octopus isn't your average sea creature.<p>It's a bio-inspired soft robot -- dubbed "Octobot" -- that's powered entirely by a chemical reaction.<p>In a study published Wednesday in the journal <i>Nature</i>, researchers from Harvard University describe how a chemical reaction inside Octobot …

Robotics