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Breast cancer treated just as well by short radiotherapy course, say experts

Giving breast cancer sufferers a shorter course of radiotherapy is just as effective, according to researchers who say it will reduce side effects for women being treated.<p>Radiotherapy delivered over three weeks is at least as effective and safe as that received over five weeks of treatment, though …

Why Time Feels Like It’s Flying By (and How To Slow It Down)

Our parents warned us about it, but it’s hard to understand until you experience it first hand: as you get older, time seems to fly. It catches you …

Mindfulness

Climate change: Track urban emissions on a human scale

Cities need to understand and manage their carbon footprint at the level of streets, buildings and communities, urge Kevin Robert Gurney and …

How To Obliterate A Multi-Million-Dollar Fundraising Process During Due Diligence

As soon as you capture the attention of a VC, they’re going to start performing the “due diligence” required to justify the investment. This is when the investor checks into the bold claims you have made about the size of your market opportunity and your work experience. The process effectively …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Right now the front of your brain is firing signals about what you’re reading and how much of it you soak up has a lot to do with whether there is a …

Pope Francis Talks Climate Change, Shocks Conservatives

Two major publications appeared on the scene this week – IEA 2015 World Energy Outlook Special Report and Pope Francis’ Encyclical titled <i>On The Care Of The Common Home</i>.<p>The <i>common home</i> being planet Earth.<p>The IEA document was expected, it’s title <i>Energy and Climate Change</i> says it all.<p>But the Pope’s …

Pope Francis

10 Mistakes You're Probably Making After Your Workout

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS), or the muscle soreness you've probably experienced one to two days after exercise, is actually …

NASA releases dataset of global climate change predictions up to 2100

NASA has released a dataset setting out how rainfall and temperature patterns are likely to change in the coming decades. The data covers 21 climate …

Climate Change

How to make your 'dead' batteries last eight times longer

When you throw out your disposable AAs because your remote stopped working, they actually still had about 80% of their power remaining.<p>A new $2.50 battery sleeve called the Batteriser, coming to Amazon this fall, promises to extend the life of your batteries up to eight times longer by drawing out …

Ocean Greens: The Least Deadliest Catch

In a food world that flips from fad superfood to superfood, an increasingly skeptical public has to ask which miracle crop has the staying power. In order to be called "the next Kale," a food has to demonstrate not only exceptional nutritional value, but positive environmental and ecological …

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Renewable Energy

Meditation Can Rebuild Your Brain's Gray Matter

When we meditate, our brains benefit, according to a new study from a team of Harvard-affiliated researchers. The study showed that the act of …

Writers, Scientists, and Climate Experts Discuss How to Save the World from Climate Change

Should we have fewer kids? Improve our farming techniques? Reform the energy market? Or just get better at helping one another?<p><i>This article appears in the May Issue of VICE Magazine.</i><p><i>All photos by David Benjamin Sherry, from his monograph</i> Earth Changes<i>, published by Mörel Books this spring. Images</i> …

These foods will make you smarter

<b>(CNN) —</b> You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you have to eat smarter.<p>"The answer to a sharp brain is in the gut," says Dr. David Perlmutter, whose latest book, "Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes To …

Interlocking windmills make green energy as easy as assembling LEGOs

The German company EMAMIDESIGN has developed an innovative way to harness the power of wind. Interlocking, compact windmills combine to make the …

100 Incredible Resources For Tech Entrepreneurs And Startups

Note: Please support the creator of this article by viewing it on DailyTekk.com (where I originally published it)!<p>Dude. Startups are hard. But they …

Startups

Water-wise garden makeover

Solar Shingles Poised As Next Renewable Trend

People who want to take advantage of solar energy in their homes no longer need to install a bolt-on solar-panel system atop their houses -- they can …

Pope Francis poised to weigh in on climate change with major document

The largely secular climate movement is about to get what some predict will be a historic boost from an intriguing source: Pope Francis.<p>Francis is putting the final touches on what may be the most authoritative papal teaching ever on the environment, a topic bound up with economics, global …

Food Power and Human Connection - Edesia Rising

Edisia, Roman Goddess of Food. (Photo: Michelle Monique)<p><i>"As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is</i> …

Why the world needs a new diet

What we eat determines our health. It also decides the health of our planet. In the newly proposed Dietary Guidelines, the US is finally moving …

Why more startups turning to equity crowdfunding

When CareGuide founder John Philip Green set out to raise the first outside capital for his network of websites, his goal was $500,000 (U.S.).<p>He ended up raising more than $1.5-million after seeking equity through the popular U.S.-based crowdfunding portal, AngelList.<p>Mr. Green had already landed …