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Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

People Who Are Insanely Productive Have These 6 Things In Common

People who are insanely productive have developed habits that produce the most results. If you want to match their productivity, it’d be wise to …

Potential Breakthrough In Alzheimer's Research -- and What You Can Do Now

In an aging world the rampant destruction of families and emotions due to Alzheimer’s disease is increasing. Around the planet forty-seven million …

A Man's Prostate Cancer Has Disappeared With an Experimental Treatment

This is promising.<p>A man with advanced prostate cancer has seen the disease disappear, after doctors blasted his tumour with huge amounts of …

Personal Development Plan

Why do we need a personal development plan?<p>"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what …

Self-improvement

Caterham Seven Sprint review: retro roadster tested

<b>The colour on that Caterham Seven Sprint is superb.</b><p>It is, isn’t it? If you’re old enough to remember back to when this colour was all the rage first …

Mystery of the missing Neanderthal genes solved

Neanderthal inbreeding likely gave rise to harmful genes, lost in larger human gene pool when the species interbred.<p>Humans and Neanderthals interbred …

Evolution

Spirit Says: Healing Foods

We’ve been wanting more—much more—from Medical Medium Anthony William ever since our trusted health expert, Dr. Alejandro Junger, introduced us to …

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

10 Proven Ways To Help You Be More Positive

Would You Want To Know The Secrets Hidden In Your Baby's Genes?

Just about every day, genetic counselor Shawn Fayer heads to the maternity ward at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and tries to convince new parents to give him a blood sample.<p>Fayer is offering gene sequencing for newborns. It gives parents a tantalizing look at their baby's genetic …

Genetics

Deadly measles complication that kills children is far more common than previously thought, doctors warn

A deadly measles complication that kills children years after they have fallen ill is far more common than previously thought, doctors have warned.<p>Scientists say they are alarmed at the discovery that the neurological disorder, which is always fatal, may affect up to one in 600 non-vaccinated …

Big pharma will pull out of Britain unless we start paying for new drugs, warns AstraZeneca

Pharmaceutical companies will leave the UK unless the Government and the NHS start to pay for breakthrough drugs, particularly cancer treatments, a senior executive at AstraZeneca has warned.<p>“It's depressing and demoralising that our latest drugs that are discovered here are not being used in the …

Researchers Think They've Finally Figured Out Why Bacteria Only Causes Acne in Some People

And how to stop it.<p>Despite the fact that up to 80 percent of us will experience the living nightmare that is acne at some point in our lives, …

One Reality You Must Accept Before You Can Live Your Best Life

I woke up this morning to a sunrise of astonishing beauty, so I walked out the front door to experience it. And as I stood in the yard gazing up at …

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Shawshank Redemption

Why Cats Lick Plastic, and Other Odd Behaviors Explained

Experts weigh in on feline grooming, zooming, and a strange fetish.<p>It’s official: even presidential candidates need a cat GIF to get through the day sometimes.<p>Americans love their kitties—all 96 million of them—and to help out their doting owners, Weird Animal Question of the Week is looking into …

Pets

Is Pagani going for another 'Ring record?

If the ultimate futility of Nürburgring lap records gets to you, then perhaps this isn’t the story for you. For the rest of us – who can put our …

Being Single Is Now a Disability, According to the World Health Organization

According to the Telegraph, the World Health Organization will change its definition of disabilities to classify people without a sexual partner as …

Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain

New study identifies the area of the brain affected by depression and could open the door to far more effective treatments.<p>Last year, an estimated 16 million US adults experienced a major depressive disorder that lasted at least two weeks and included at least four other symptoms such as problems …

Neuroscience

How Airbus achieved the miracle of keeping a European project flying

In many ways, the history of aircraft maker Airbus parallels that of the European Union. They’ve been going for about the same time, were created through political will, have had successes and failures, and Britain has played an important – but often reluctant – part in shaping them.<p>But it’s not …

NASA Will Soon Test a Plane with Wings That Fold Mid-Flight

Filed Under Innovation & Engineering<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>When you look out the window of an …

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

What science knows about homosexuality

Share:<p>By Gary Vey ©2016 for viewzone.<p>Recently I was asked to update a decade old article summarizing the scientific research on the cause of …

Neuroscience

Why Aren't Doctors Prescribing PrEP?

PrEP is a near-miraculous tool to fight HIV, but blind spots in our healthcare system and clinician biases may be inhibiting its use.<p><b>Get the VICE App on</b> <b>iOS</b> <b>and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Dr. David Glidden remembers the lowest moment of his research career. The year was 2012, and he was attending a major HIV conference. …

Public Health

Five reasons you need this McLaren P1 GTR

It's already street legal<p>Not long after McLaren revealed it’d be building 45 P1 GTRs with 986bhp to the street P1’s 916bhp, more aero and less …

How brushing your teeth could help prevent a heart attack

Brushing teeth thoroughly to remove plaque could help prevent heart attacks and strokes by reducing inflammation in the body to levels close to what can be achieved by statins, a new study suggests.<p>Scientists in the US conducted a trial to see if a special toothpaste, which highlighted plaque on …

Medical Research

7 Sanguine Facts About Human Blood

<i>The human body is an amazing thing. For each one of us, it’s the most intimate object we know. And yet most of us don’t know enough about it: its</i> …

Calvin Coolidge

Groundbreaking Study Roots Out Signs of Depression in Brain

According to a new study, depression is tied to increased functional connectivity between a brain region that is associated with not receiving …

Neuroscience