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Donald Trump Explains All

<i>Donald Trump was interviewed by TIME Editor Nancy Gibbs, Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer, and political correspondent Zeke Miller on Aug.</b> …

The 10 Worst Foods That Make You Gain Weight

While exercise plays a role in good health, the quality of your diet has the biggest impact on your weight. The foods that make you gain weight …

Economy & Markets - Expert Research Keeping You Ahead of the Markets

RECENT ARTICLES<p>Rodney Johnson - June 27, 2018<p>Unemployment sits under 4%, and wages are inching higher. Home prices are almost 7% above where they …

Can A 32-Year-Old Doctor Cure Baltimore's Ills?

Neighborhoods in Baltimore are still struggling to recover from the riots that broke out following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal injury to his spine while in police custody. In the aftermath of the unrest, we here at NPR spent many hours trying to understand the raw anger on …

Data Mining The Microbiome Toward A Cure For Inflammatory Disease

DNA sequencing has been an area of focus of many of the biggest brains in science for multiple decades. The National Institutes of Health, among others, invested billions of dollars in this area of scientific discovery. As a result, DNA, sometimes referred to as the first genome, has become less …

Leo Tolstoy’s 17 “Rules of Life:” Wake at 5am, Help the Poor, & Only Two Brothel Visits Per Month

Many aspiring epic novelists surely wouldn't mind writing like Leo Tolstoy. But can you write like the writer you admire without living like the …

Massless particle discovery could radically accelerate electronics

An exotic particle theorized more than 85 years ago has finally been discovered. Dubbed the "Weyl fermion", it is a strange but stable particle that …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Miniature brain in a dish reveals an outsized secret about autism

Scientists hoping to uncover the origins of autism have grown a passel of miniature proto-brains in a lab, using reprogrammed skin cells to rewind the clock to the brain's earliest days of development. From these small creations have come potentially big insights into autism, a diabolically complex …

Autism

50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world

We compiled a list of 50 scientists from across the globe who are doing just that — changing the world for the better.<p>These scientists' revolutionary research in human happiness, evolutionary biology, neutrino physics, biotechnology, archeology, and other fields is helping to advance our lives in …

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21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Parkinson's May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

<b>A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson’s disease begins in the</b> …

Best Advice I Ever Got: There's Still No Substitute for Hard Work

Passion is just one-half of the startup equation.<p><i>Danny Boice is the Founder and CEO of</i> <i>Trustify</i><i>, a new service that lets consumers order a private investigator on-demand to verify anything or anyone. Prior to Trustify, Danny founded Speek, which patented a new way of doing conference calls without</i> …

7 Books Millennials Can Read to Rise Above Our Peers

<i>‘Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.’ – Harry S. Truman</i>If you’re anything like me, reading can feel more like a chore than a …

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

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Say hello to your inner molecules

Structural biologists are revealing the astounding complexity of the molecular machinery of life. But why is it so hard to get any real sense of our molecular nature?<p>I’d like to show you your inner molecule but, to be perfectly honest, I don’t think you’re interested. Which is rather frustrating …

10 Of The Most Functional Foods Which Inhibit Cancerous Tumors

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The inside story of how the Clintons built a $2 billion global empire

By David A. Fahrenthold ,<p>David A. Fahrenthold<p>Reporter covering the Trump family and its business interests.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Tom Hamburger and<p>Tom Hamburger<p>Investigative reporter focused on the intersection of money and politics in Washington<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Rosalind S. …

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RNA's Secret Life Outside the Cell

For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of cells where these molecules …

Print Thyself

How 3-D printing is revolutionizing medicine.<p>In February of 2012, a medical team at the University of Michigan’s C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, in Ann Arbor, carried out an unusual operation on a three-month-old boy. The baby had been born with a rare condition called tracheobronchomalacia: the …

Inside The Mind That Built Google Brain: On Life, Creativity, And Failure

<i>(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty)</i><p>Here's a list of universities with arguably the greatest computer science programs: Carnegie Mellon, MIT, UC Berkeley, and Stanford. These are the same places, respectively, where Andrew Ng received his bachelor's degree, his master's, his Ph.D., and has taught for 12 …

Orbitals | Essential Textbooks in Chemistry

How to Eat a Healthy Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet on $50 Per Week

Having a tight grocery budget is something most all of us can relate to at least at some point or another. We all have our ups and downs when it …

Plant-Based Diet

Capitalism Isn't Corporatism or Cronyism

Capitalism is the greatest socio-economic system in human history, because it’s so moral and so productive – the two features so essential to human survival and flourishing. It’s moral because it enshrines and fosters rationality and self-interest – “enlightened greed,” if you will – the two key …

Paul Ryan's advice to Hillary Clinton: Don't be a robot

Glenn Thrush sits down with the "first headbanging House Ways and Means chairman."<p>Paul Ryan has a tip for Hillary Clinton: Don’t be vanilla.<p>“You can’t let the process numb you to the point where you’re just a robot,” the Wisconsin Republican and former vice presidential nominee told POLITICO’s …

MIT Invention Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water Using Solar Power

It could help farmers in developing countries<p>From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California's new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …