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The SAT is changing, but will it increase access to higher education?

Starting in March 2016, students will be taking a new version of the SAT. The redesigned SAT claims that it will,<p>remove barriers to college, making …

4. Princess And The Frog: One Kiss Causes Nuclear Winter

If the idea of kissing a frog to turn it into a prince is some kind of analogy for those new-relationship "fireworks", then it's a good one.<p>Due to …

Walt Disney Company

The Best Teacher I Never Had

Thirty years ago I went on vacation and fell for Richard Feynman.<p>A friend and I were planning a trip together and wanted to mix a little learning in …

Physics

Sir Paul Nurse: "I don't think cancer will ever be cured"

The Nobel Prize-winner on sexism in science, heart bypass surgery and his love of wine<p>It is the most prestigious job in British science, so one expects a certain gravitas from those who have served as president of the Royal Society. Sir Paul Nurse, the slightly scruffy 67-year-old who has just …

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Scientists just discovered that the same mathematical principal that governs earthquakes also guides cancer's spread — and it could change how we treat it

A typically-sized cancer tumor is made up of more cells than there are people on the planet, and cells from different areas of a single tumor have different alterations in their genetic code.<p>This sounds like complete chaos. How can we expect to treat cancer effectively - even with newer "targeted" …

Genetics

Researchers pinpoint place where cancer cells may begin

Cancer cells are normal cells that go awry by making bad developmental decisions during their lives. In a study involving the fruit fly equivalent of …

Biology

What Your Brain Is Really Doing When You Sleep

It's anything but simple.<p>Getting the right amount of sleep is not only crucial to our well-being, it's also paramount to our survival.<p>Sleep has become a major field of study, and researchers are continually discovering new information about the process. When we're sleep deprived, our whole body …

Being Easily Distracted Could Just Mean You're a Genius, Says Science

According to a new study by workplace solutions company Steelcase, clever people tend to have more difficulty prioritizing ideas.

Research

Why Biotech's Biggest Breakthrough Is Now In Dispute

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: A new gene-editing technology allows scientists to precisely locate and cut out bits of DNA from live …

12 apps everyone should be using at work in 2016

From collaboration and project management to recruiting and email management, there are numerous cloud apps to choose from in almost every category.<p>We have some unique insight into these choices at Okta, as organizations use our service to securely connect their people to technology.<p>We recently …

Is Melatonin More Than Just a Sleep Supplement?

Melatonin, the hormone known for its ability to regulate your sleep and wake cycle, has long been the focus of sleep studies in the medical world. Though its natural secretion comes from the pineal gland in the brain, melatonin is also taken as an oral supplement to treat sleep disorders like …

How Cancer is Mostly Caused by The Intake of Acidic Food

Published by<p>An acid body is a magnet for sickness, disease, cancer and aging. Eating more alkaline foods helps shift your body’s pH and oxygenates …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

Motivation