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10 CEOs Share Their Secrets To Keeping Employees Motivated (And Happy) In December

The weeks leading up to the holidays are full of distractions, so we found bosses that successfully keep everyone both happy and productive.<p>The month of December, perhaps more than any other time of the year, is the ultimate tightrope act for bosses. Be too loose with keeping your employees on …

Employment

Desert elephants pass on knowledge – not mutations – to survive

Despite reported differences in appearance and behavior, DNA evidence finds that Namibian desert elephants share the same DNA as African savanna …

3 Things Failure Can Teach You About Success, According To These Athletes

Failure is an opportunity, not the end of the road.<p>In a few weeks, athletes from around the world will perform almost super-human feats of strength and agility at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics. When they win, their shiny faces will beam with joy and pride as the flags are lowered and their …

Welcome to Lab 2.0 where computers replace experimental science

We spend our lives surrounded by hi-tech materials and chemicals that make our batteries, solar cells and mobile phones work. But developing new …

Google Just Made A Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but they have the potential to do far, far more than even the most advanced digital computer in the world. And Google has just announced a breakthrough in quantum computing that many have been anticipating for decades. What’s the breakthrough? …

Quantum Computing

Enjoy top-tier digital security & access with TigerVPN

Are you still unprotected when using the internet?<p>From malicious hackers to government surveillance to identity thieves and beyond, there are a vast number of opportunities for your sensitive data and personal information to be stolen and used for nefarious purposes. TigerVPN provides the level of …

Calculus I factors women out of STEM degrees - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – It's no secret that Calculus I is a major hurdle in the quest for a science degree. But, according to a new paper by Colorado …

Graphene batteries may cut your phone recharge time to 15 minutes

Revealed by Chinese company Dongxu Optoelectronics, the battery pack is called the G-King. It has a 4,800mAh capacity, which is considerably more than what we see in a smartphone, and more inline with small tablets, or compact laptops like the 11-inch MacBook Air. Dongxu claims the battery regains …

Alfred G. Knudson Jr., geneticist who decoded a mystery of cancer, dies at 93

Alfred G. Knudson Jr., a medical researcher who helped decode a mystery of cancer — using genetics, mathematics and intuition to explain how and why certain forms of the disease attack — died July 10 at his home in Philadelphia. He was 93.<p>His death was announced by the Fox Chase Cancer Center in …

16 Tips to Start Habits You Want and Stop Ones You Don't

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them. Here are tips from someone who hasn't missed his daily habits in over five years.<p>In January 2011 I started writing on my blog daily. I haven't missed a day since, meaning over 2,200 posts. It's part of why I'm writing here.<p>In …

Motivation

China shows off ‘world’s first graphene battery’ that charges in 15 minutes

It's 10 to 20 times faster at charging than the lithium-ion battery that's in your phone or laptop right now.

The Next Wearable Technology Could Be Your Skin

Technology can be awkward. Our pockets are weighed down with ever-larger smartphones that are a pain to pull out when we’re in a rush. And attempts …

Nanotech

A 10-year-old girl won a fellowship for PhDs to design a robot and make the sad streets of Paris happy again

Anyone who has ever felt underqualified for a job they were applying for just got a new hero. A fearless 10-year-old girl named Eva submitted an application for a summer fellowship program in Paris meant for experienced data scientists and urban designers—and won.<p>According to a viral Facebook post …

Robotics

Graphene used as a frequency mixer in new research

A professor, a postdoctoral researcher and a graduate student hop onto a trampoline.<p>No, it's not the opening line of a joke. It's a setup for the …

Nanotech

Researcher awarded $2.8 million to study use of nanotechnology in cancer treatment - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2016) – Julia Ljubimova, MD, PhD, director of the Nanomedicine Research Center in the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, …

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How Graphene Is Made

It’s so interesting to watch the magic material that is graphene get made, because you can’t really see a damn thing. It’s totally transparent and …

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 …

Immune System

A Startup Tries to Crack the Code to Lighter, Stronger Steel for Cars

Twenty years ago, a government lab in Idaho started exploring what would happen to steel if it was made using ultra tiny particles.<p>Today a startup …

Weird, water-oozing material could help quench thirst: Nanorods' behavior first theorized 20 years ago, but not seen until now

Nanorods' behavior first theorized 20 years ago, but not seen until now<p>Nanorods have an unusual property -- spontaneously emitting water. After …

Chemistry

Google moves closer to a universal quantum computer

Combining the best of analog and digital approaches could yield a full-scale multipurpose quantum computer.<p>For 30 years, researchers have pursued the …

A Battery Made From Metal and Air Is Electrifying the Developing World

Lithium-ion batteries are having a moment. After becoming the de facto battery in laptops and cell phones over the years, they’re now starting to …

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Regenerative medicine: biomaterial scientists converge on Montreal

What if cartilage could be made to repair itself without invasive procedures to knee or hip joints? Internal organs could be printed on a 3D printer? …

Research Hints at Graphene’s Photovoltaic Potential - MIT Technology Review

Researchers have demonstrated that graphene is highly efficient at generating electrons upon absorbing light, which suggests that the material could …

Graphene patch monitors blood glucose and auto-injects treatment - ExtremeTech

By on March 29, 2016 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you were sitting around …

New sensor 1 million times more sensitive than current methods developed to help detect cancers earlier

Physicists and engineers at Case Western Reserve University have developed an optical sensor, based on nanostructured metamaterials, that's 1 million …

Wood windows? Swedes develop transparent wood material for buildings and solar cells

Windows and solar panels in the future could be made from one of the best—and cheapest—construction materials known: wood. Researchers at Stockholm's …

Revealing the fluctuations of flexible DNA in 3-D

First-of-their-kind images by Berkeley Lab-led research team could aid in use of DNA to build nanoscale devices<p>An international team working at the …

Nanotech

Artificial Heart Muscles One Step Closer With Cheap, Robust Silicone Elastomer And Carbon Nanotubes

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is one of the most hotly anticipated movies of 2016. While I am yet to see it, I am hoping that the movie stays true to the Frank Miller comics that I have seen in my quest for Superhero Science – superpowers that can become a reality with a little materials …