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Controversial gene-editing technique injected into cancer patients in China

Latest use of technology seems to avoid use of embryonic cells, may spur international race<p>Experiments in China with a controversial gene modifying …

Genetics

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …

Harvard scientists think they've pinpointed the physical source of consciousness

Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness — the awareness of one's existence. Despite advances in neuroscience, we still don't really know where it comes from, and how it arises.<p>But researchers think they might have finally figured out its physical origins, after …

6 Weekend Makeup Essentials Under $15

Happy last Friday in July, y’all. Finish out this month by wearing seriously on-point makeup this weekend that works with tricky temps (hi, waterproof eye makeup!). Whether you’re at the beach or dealing with humid, hot weather, these product picks <i>perform</i>. Here are six weekend makeup essentials …

Makeup

The Double-Slit Experiment That Blew Open Quantum Mechanics

Is light a wave or a particle? Yes.<p>The physics equations you learned in school don't work on the atomic scale. We have Newtonian physics to explain the world we can see and feel, and we have Einsteinian physics to explain the behavior of matter and light in the universe, but we observe a bunch of …

Quantum Physics

The bicycle problem that nearly broke mathematics

Jim Papadopoulos has spent a lifetime pondering the maths of bikes in motion. Now his work has found fresh momentum.<p>Seven bikes lean against the wall …

Here's How to Get a Blue Tick for Your Twitter Account

Twitter has officially democratized the coveted “blue tick” that previously was only available to prominent figures and organizations, the …

Neuroscientists just isolated the part of the brain that controls free will - ExtremeTech

By on July 19, 2016 at 4:17 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Free will might have been the …

Hey, Listen! How to Be a Better Friend to Someone Who’s Depressed

One of the most common questions that we get at Take This is, “How can I help someone I care about?” Seeing a friend suffering is hard, and it’s made …

10 Body Lotions That Smell So Good Everyone Will Want to Know What They Are

1/10<p>The scent of this body butter gets me so excited—it's one of those fragrances you can't exactly describe (it's basically Santorini, Greece in a …

This new color-changing lip balm can be found at the drugstore and it's only $3

Ever since we bought our first mood rings, we’ve been mystified by anything that has the seemingly magical ability to change color. This is even more …

Makeup

How A Woman With Severe Amnesia Is Helping Us Discover A New Type Of Memory

A brain infection wiped out most of Lonni Sue Johnson’s memories -- but some persisted.<p>Lonni Sue Johnson doesn’t remember the scientists she’s been working with over the past few years. She doesn’t remember whether or not she was ever married. She doesn’t remember what happened just a few minutes …

How the Science of CRISPR Can Change Your Genes

One of the most exciting breakthroughs in science is here. CRISPR is a new technology that can edit DNA with remarkable precision, and it has the …

How You Fight With Your Spouse May Affect Different Body Parts

Emotions are known to influence health, especially when they are negative or intensely felt. Chronically angry, sad, frustrated or fearful people tend to become chronically unwell, though <i>which</i> emotions go with which conditions has not received much scrutiny in recent years. A new look at old …

A Nobel prize nominee’s step-by-step guide to improving emotional intelligence

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits?</i> <i>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of Nobel-Peace-Prize-nominated campaign and New York Times bestselling author.</i><p>Emotional intelligence (EI) is defined as: The ability to monitor one’s …

CRISPR Gets Federal Approval For Human Testing

Still needs FDA approval to move forward<p>CRISPR has received federal approval for its first human trials, though the editing will not be at the embryonic level.<p>A federal panel gave the go ahead to the study, which will remove, edit, and replace T-cells in humans today, though it still needs approval …

Genetics

11 Genius Skin Care Tips Found on Reddit That Actually Work

When it comes to fighting summer skin care woes like acne, oiliness, sweating, and chafing, we don’t mind doing things that are a little out there—as long as they work. That’s why we scoured Reddit to find the tricks users swear by, and then ran them by dermatologist to discover the ones that will</i> …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Sleep

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

From Nothing To You In 12 Easy Steps

A 200 word journey from the Big Bang to modern humans.<p><i>“It surprises me how disinterested we are today about things like physics, space, the universe</i> …

How to Create the Best Version of Yourself

Mark Lack says that by giving and becoming more, the having takes care of itself.<p>Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation.<p>Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless …

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

MIT students turn their brainpower toward suicide prevention

After seven suicides in two years, students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are looking for their own solutions to prevent more deaths.<p>The school unveiled a sweeping plan to bolster mental health last fall, adding staff psychologists and expanding counseling hours, among other …

White people like Bill Clinton can say ‘We are all mixed-raced’ because they perceive themselves as race-less and think it’s a boon to offer that to black people<p>Just because race is a social and not a scientific construct does not mean that it can be simply dismissed as an outdated fiction. The …

Bill Clinton

Daily Meditation: Deliver Us

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a Kenyan prayer from <i>The Little Book of Prayers</i>. May we be liberated from …

Decoding the Dark Matter of the Human Genome

In 1994, researchers from Harvard and Stanford published a paper in which they described three mice: one was yellow and fat, one mottled and fat, and the last one was brown and lean. An ordinary image, except for one thing: despite being so different, all three mice were genetically identical.<p>If …

15 Ways to Manage Stress and Learn to Relax

Stress is hard on your mind and your body, but whether it’s in the moment or chronic stress, you’re not helpless. This graphic has 15 solid …

22 Books Every Twentysomething Guy Needs To Read

These works of art will literally make you a better man.