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LinkedIn Analyzed 3,000 Job Postings and Discovered a Data-Backed Guide to Landing a Job With a Top Startup | Inc.com

As a millennial, I grew up idolizing startup culture. It was hard not to. I was surrounded by tales of internet success stories, movies like <i>The Social Network</i>, and inspiring influencers like Steve Jobs. Every day, it seemed like there was another young superstar creating a multi-million dollar app …

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Unsettled By Russia, Sweden Revives Pamphlets On What To Do 'If War Comes'

In the depths of World War II, Swedish authorities decided their citizens needed to know what to do if the fighting finally arrived on their doorstep. Though they maintained neutrality, it was hard to believe they could continue to do so — especially as, one by one, their Nordic neighbors got …

Researchers may have uncovered an algorithm that explains intelligence

What if a simple algorithm were all it took to program tomorrow’s artificial intelligence to think like humans?<p>According to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, it may be that easy — or difficult. Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty kind of person?<p>Researchers …

Chasing the Sun: The woman forgotten by science

<b>On the far side of the Moon lies the Maunder crater, named after two British astronomers - Annie and Walter Maunder.</b><p>Annie worked alongside her husband at the end of the 19th Century, recording the dark spots that pepper the Sun.<p>The name Maunder is still known in scientific circles, yet Annie has …

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Behind the Push to Hold a Presidential Debate on Science-Based Issues

This week’s debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is the first of three the candidates will engage in before the November election. As in …

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

A year ago, scientists cracked one of Einstein's greatest mysteries — now a bizarre new form of astronomy is emerging

It was the first evidence of gravitational waves— ripples in the fabric of space that careen across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Einstein first predicted their existence 100 years ago, yet the famous scientist doubted we'd ever find any.<p>However, scientists from the Laser …

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16 ridiculous 'facts' about animals you should really stop repeating

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to these myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies about animals passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the more popular myths we keep hearing repeated.<p>Have any favorites we missed? Send them to</i> …

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Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

There's No Controversy: Let's Stop Failing Our Children On Evolution

Watching the <i>NBC Nightly News</i> broadcast on a Friday earlier this month, I gaped as the last segment aired.<p>Kevin Tibbles was reporting from the site of Kentucky's Ark Encounter, constructed by Christian fundamentalist, young-Earth creationist and Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham. At the time, Ark …

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Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Do These 3 Things

Raising smart kids is difficult in and of itself, but what about raising successful ones? How exactly do you do that?<p>Raising smart kids is difficult in and of itself, but what about raising successful ones? How exactly do you do that? Read on to find out what science says parents of successful …

Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

12 Vital Life Lessons I Wish They Taught Me In School

Being a millennial, I have very few regrets as I was fortunate to grow up in an education system that was entrenched in technology. My one …

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

Scientists Successfully Convert Waste Plastic Into Fuel

The oceans are full of garbage. One of the most depressing facts about humanity’s degradation of the natural world is the presence of the Great …

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

Farmers have modified our food for at least 10,000 years, why does it matter all of a sudden?

In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

How a YouTube show spurred a real scientific investigation - The Kernel

The YouTube educational program <i>SciShow</i> usually covers new and exciting scientific research. But recently, it spawned a research project on its own.<p>In …

How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>A roomful of materials scientists, gathered at UCLA for a recent conference on "grand challenges in construction materials," slowly passed a brick-size white block around the room. They held in their hands, briefly, part of the solution to one of those grand challenges. …

Ancient virus found hibernating in the human genome—and it might wake up

In DNA dig, scientists unearth more viral code, which makes up >8% of our genomes.<p>In the current era of microbiome research, we humans are already …

Genetically-Modified Maggots Could Help Wounds Heal Faster

Scientists at North Carolina State University are bringing an 18th century wound treatment into the 21st century. They’ve genetically modified …

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Einstein’s musical talent helped propel his scientific breakthroughs

As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was.<p>Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what kind of mind was his that could come up with ideas that would have to wait until the second decade …

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Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

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One of World's Longest-Running Experiments Is Buried in a Secret Location in Michigan

The coolest experiment you've never heard of.<p>In 1879, a botanist called William Beal buried 20 glass bottles in a secret spot on the grounds of …

Extinct plant species discovered in amber

<b>Biologists have described a new species of extinct plant, based on two fossil flowers that were trapped in chunks of amber for at least 15 million years.</b><p><i>Strychnos electri</i> belongs to the genus whose tropical shrubs, trees and vines are famous for producing the deadly toxin strychnine.<p>The US …

Study: Neanderthal DNA may influence modern depression risk

By Malcolm Ritter<p>A new study says a person’s risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals.<p>It’s the latest in a series of studies of the Neanderthal genetic heritage in modern people. Past studies have suggested that heritage raises the risk of …

Deadly yellow fever epidemic flares up in Angola

At least 50 people killed and 241 infected in the first outbreak of the disease in the country in decades.<p>A yellow fever outbreak in Angola has killed 51 people, in the first epidemic of the disease to hit the country in 30 years, official statistics showed on Monday.<p>A total of 241 people were now …

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Scientists Print Living Body Parts