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What If You Could Prevent Alzheimer’s?

What if—in your 20s, 30s, or 40s—you could stop yourself from ever getting Alzheimer’s? One filmmaker says it’s possible.<p>The Human Genome Project was …

Genetics

How mitochondrial donation involved in three parent babies works

The debate for allowing IVF babies to be born with DNA from three different people is entering a critical stage<p>MPs will tomorrow decide whether mitochondrial donation allowing IVF babies to be born with DNA from three different people should be made legal.<p>The technique involves replacing DNA in an …

Genetics

New 3D Printer Filament Brings Lost-Wax Casting To Your Desktop

When it comes to 3D printing, no one is innovating and creating new materials like Kai Parthy. Kai’s “Lay” series of filaments have been pushing the market over the past few years with Laywood and Laybrick being the most popular to consumers and copycats. This week, Kai has released a new addition …

3D Printing

NTU unveils Singapore's first 3D printed urban solar electric car

Feb.2, 2015<p><i>NTU's new eco car - NV 8 with the student team, Photo: Nanyang Technological University</i><p>A team of students from the <b>Nanyang Technological</b> …

Robots provide a personal touch at Japanese bank

Humanoid can communicate in 19 languages, determine customers' feelings from their facial expressions<p>Standing less than 23 inches tall and with only three digits on hands that are too big for his body, Nao is an unusual appointment at Japan's biggest bank.<p>Officials of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group …

Industrial Strength Type

I noticed Sam Bevington’s impactful lettering work last year. He was working in Melbourne for a couple of years and recently returned to the UK.<p>He’s absolutely nailed that warm, weathered look that keeps the bold designs feeling approachable.<p>Inspired by 1940s and 50s graphic design – especially the type found on throwaway objects like old matchbooks or drinks cans – Sam’s signature style features catchy slogans using flat colours that are full of screenprinting, halftones and other lo-fi …

12 Steps To Curing Your Procrastination Addiction

Recovering from procrastination? Admitting your problem is step one.<p>We are all guilty of procrastination, some to a greater degree than others. Tasks left undone are a distraction that interferes with being a productive individual. It diverts your focus from the task at hand to those tasks that are …

9 Graphic Design Trends for 2015 - #infographic

To start the year right for people in the design and print industry, Cardprinting, a plastic card printing company in Monsey, New York, has come out …

Getting out of my mind: drugs, yoga, meditation & me.

Pull up a comfy chair my friend, I’m going to tell you a story.<p><b>Once upon a time there was a strait-laced middle class girl completely opposed to</b> …

Design Trend to Watch: Responsive Storytelling

We’ve spent a lot of time here at Propoint thinking about the new year and what it means for the world of information presentation, visualization, and design. And while there are a number of interesting aesthetic trends worth exploring, we’re a content-driven agency always interested in new ways to …

Data Visualization

Solar And Water: Abengoa's Big Bets

While renewable energy dominate the portfolio of its young yieldco, Abengoa plans to mix that up with water projects, especially as drought and population growth prompt governments to search for alternative sources of fresh water, said Santiago Seage, CEO of Abengoa Yield.<p>The yieldco currently …

Renewable Energy

10 Specific Examples Of Emerging Educational Technologies

How to detox your life: beat anxiety through meditation

Mindfulness and meditation tips to improve your mental health<p><i>Andy Puddicombe is a former Buddhist monk and the co-founder of the meditation app Headspace. He explains how meditation can transform your wellbeing and mental health, and act as a valuable stress management tool.</i><p><b>Take 10 mindful minutes.</b> …

The 10 Commandments of Organizing

Want an organized home? Follow these rules. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><b>1. Keep like with like.</b> "When putting your belongings away, store them with like or similar items to keep things sensical and logical," says professional organizer and blogger Tidy Tova. So stop with …

Minimalism

Happy New Year's Eve 2017! #GoogleDoodle

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Why I Love Reading Literary Journals

Three years ago I began exploring the world of literary journals. What I found was a community of readers, writers, editors, and publishers with a …

Fresh Ideas From Bloggers For 2015

Here, ten brilliant decorating ideas from bloggers we hope go mainstream in 2015.<p>Here, ten brilliant decorating ideas from bloggers we hope go mainstream in 2015. This article originally appeared on ELLEDecor.com

Here's How Zen Meditation Changed Steve Jobs' Life And Sparked A Design Revolution

Jobs, a Reed College dropout, had just spent a few months in India.<p>He had gone to meet the region's contemplative traditions — Hinduism, Buddhism — and the Indian sun had darkened his skin a few shades.<p>The trip changed him in less obvious ways, too.<p>Although you couldn't predict it then, his travels …

Meditation

Clean Up Your Virtual Life

How to prevent password problems, cut Twitter clutter, and more<p>These days, your whole life fits in your pocket—but it’s still probably a giant mess. Think about it: You tidy up your house and wash your car after a few days of use. You’ve been checking your email and social-media accounts for years, …

How to Get a Job Promotion This Year

Use these smart strategies to scale the corporate ladder—and leave your coworkers in the dust<p>It would be awesome if simply doing your job well led to an annual promotion. Unfortunately, your boss isn’t spending his time dwelling on how brilliant you are. Instead, you need to be proactive to make …

This souped up electric scooter could transform energy use in cities

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Gogoro<p>The only stretch of road that wasn’t being pummeled with some of the wettest weather San Francisco has ever …

Electric Vehicles

Children are captivated by science but teachers fail them, says Sir Martin Rees

Sir Martin Rees, astronomer royal, says children are interested in dinosaurs and space but the spark is lost due to poor science teachers<p>Children’s enthusiasm for dinosaurs and space rockets could lead them into eminent careers if only Britain had more decent science teachers, the astronomer royal …

Dark Matter

Easy Recipes Kids Can Help Make

Getting kids involved in the kitchen is hard when you don't have the right recipes. Go beyond finger food with these 27 kid-friendly how-tos.

Recipes

The Simplest Way to Build More Muscle

Follow these rules to maximize your gains, starting today<p>Muscle growth is an incredibly complex process, including actions by as many as 70 genes and a list of hormones you'd need a graduate degree in endocrinology to fully understand. Your body simultaneously speeds up the mechanisms that …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

New Year, New Habits: 4 Tips for Checking Off To-Do Lists

It's human nature to want to take advantage of the fresh start that a new year brings and really feel some forward momentum. It's easy to get …

Time Management