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Researchers may have found a way to catch lung cancer early — by testing cells in the nose

Lung cancer causes far more deaths than any other form of cancer, and most of those casualties result from tardy diagnoses.<p>In 2011, a study with more than 50,000 participants showed that early screening could reduce death in people most at risk—heavy smokers—by as much as 20%.<p>So for the past five …

Cancer

Making Your Website Into A Super Sales Machine

As seen with Amazon.com’s latest earnings report, the ecommerce trend is still very much in the growth phase. But interestingly enough, many business owners still do not put much investment in their websites. Unfortunately, this often means lost sales.<p>“Today’s consumer is highly distracted and the …

What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree?

Scientists are beginning to find out.<p>Your family tree might contain a few curious revelations. It might alert you to the existence of long-lost third cousins. It might tell you your 10-times-great-grandfather once bought a chunk of Brooklyn. It might reveal that you have royal blood. But when …

Genealogy

Crystal Clear Pumpkin Pie!? The Holiday Classic Gets a Magical Makeover

The server says "pumpkin pie" as he sets down a doll-sized slice with a quivering, crystal clear filling. It’s the traditional holiday classic, not packaged as one might expect. But then again, this is Alinea, Chicago’s radical and pioneering temple of progressive cuisine, renowned the world over …

NASA Twins Study spots thousands of genes toggling on and off in Scott Kelly

When astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after a year floating about the International Space Station, he was noticeably different from his …

Genetics

This Is the Absolute Best Anti-Aging Workout, According to Science

This is the workout that will keep you looking like your young, beautiful self<p>Does simply looking at a treadmill make you age by 10 years?</b> …

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The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

The Little Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market

5 Little Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Rich in the Stock Market<p>Updated June 20, 2017<p>"Investing is not nearly as difficult as it looks. Successful …

A startup that wants to change the way people think about saving money has named a new CEO

A New York startup that wants to change the way millennials think about saving money has named a former LinkedIn engineer as its CEO.<p>Derek Brown joined Exeq in January as chief technology officer, according to his LinkedIn profile. He is assuming the CEO position just before the company's mobile …

Saudi Prince’s Elevation Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences in Energy

As the new heir apparent to the throne of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman will play an even more influential role in world oil markets at a time when big crude-producing nations are struggling to prop up prices.<p>Prince Mohammed, who was named crown prince on Wednesday, has upended the …

16 of the best historical documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

While every moment that leads up to the present could be considered history, there are certain events throughout time that truly stand out among the …

A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

He took some time off, then one day he got a call asking if he'd be up for doing a house call for a woman whose son was sick. He agreed, and by the end of that visit, he realized he wanted to treat patients without dealing with any of the insurance requirements.<p>Then he learned about a totally …

Health Care

15 fascinating child monarchs who changed history

Every kid has dreamed of being king or queen of the world. Who <i>wouldn't</i> want unlimited power to abolish bedtime and mandate candy for dinner?<p>In real life, of course, being a ruler isn't all that simple. History is full of stories of underaged kings, queens, emperors, and tsars who found out that …

World History

Marcus Krause's lung cancer wouldn't stop growing. Then he took a new kind of blood test

<b>In late August 2014, Marcus Krause, a 53-year-old photographer from Atlanta, received a phone call from his oncologist.</b> Krause had been waiting for …

Armchair archaeology: find lost civilisations using your laptop

Ever fancied making like Indiana Jones and searching for ancient treasures? Now you can do it in your pyjamas<p>Indiana Jones had to eat chilled monkey brains, escape from snake pits and punch Nazis. I’m at home in my pyjamas, looking at blurry bits of ground and using 90 seconds of training to click …

Is 2017 Your Year To Write And Publish A Book?

Should you write a book this year? Do you have an idea that you’re convinced the world needs to read about? Consider the strange experience of Mr. Franz Kafka.<p>Apparently Kafka became obsessed as a young man with the idea of writing travel guides that would give real, detailed advice about the …

These Nanoparticles Might Trick Cancer Into Revealing Itself To Our Immune System

Among cancer’s array of dirty tricks are something called checkpoint molecules. Our immune systems employ T cells to patrol the body and detect any …

Implant zaps vagus nerve just right to treat inflammation

An implanted device—a bit like a pacemaker—electrically stimulates the vagus nerve, while inhibiting unwanted nerve activity in a targeted way.<p>Forms …

Energy Recap: U.S. Oil Rig Count Falls For The First Time In Months

Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. Last week, we asked readers their thoughts on some new ideas we're considering for the Energy …

‘Zero Days’: How the World Caught Up with Alex Gibney’s Oscar-Shortlisted Cyberwarfare Documentary

The Oscar-winning filmmaker reported ahead of the curve, as real-world cyberwarfare caught up with him.<p>Gibney now has two films that explore the …

Cybersecurity

Conversations with a hacker: What Guccifer 2.0 told me

<b>Who or what is Guccifer 2.0? US intelligence agencies believe the mysterious hacker persona was central to efforts to interfere with last year's American election and responsible for distributing hacked documents that embarrassed the Democratic Party. But now Guccifer 2.0 has broken a two-month</b> …

Digital Forensics

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Cell Protein Offers New Hope in Fighting the Effects of Aging

<i>Summary: A new study could be the first step to developing drugs that targets carbonic anhydrase in mitochondria to help protect against aging and</i> …

Neuroscience

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Learning to code can get you a $70,000 job

It's no secret that coding is a lucrative skill, but it turns out learning this skill can actually double your salary.<p>Coding Dojo, a coding bootcamp founded in 2012, released a report Tuesday, which found that 56.5% of its graduates earned less than $35,000 before enrolling. After completing the …

The Government Just Put Medical Researchers on Notice

The government has a message for medical researchers: publish your data in a timely fashion, or risk a financial penalty.<p>On Friday, the National …

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