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College Football

From AAV to CRISPR: Era of hacking our bodies is just beginning

In the 1997 film <i>Gattaca</i>, the future society depicted has achieved mainstream genetic modification, so much so that before a child is born, their …

Genetics

How Hot Were the Oceans When Life First Evolved?

We know little about Earth's surface temperatures for the first 4 billion years or so of its history. This presents a limitation into research of …

Biology

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

Breakthrough in The Cancer Research Labs in United Kingdom

Cancer Research UK is continuously looking at ways to improve the way in which patients are diagnosed and treated in regards to more than 200 …

President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again

Inside President Trump’s otherwise “standard Trump stump speech” at CPAC was nestled what might be a most intriguing observation:<p>Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very important. But there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global …

Economics

The $74 trillion global economy in one chart

The latest GDP numbers from the World Bank were released earlier this month, and today's visualization from HowMuch.net breaks them down to show the relative share of the global economy for each country.<p>The full circle, known as a Voronoi Diagram, represents the entirety of the $74 trillion global …

World Economy

New Genetic-Clock Research Challenges Millions of Years

New Genetic-Clock Research Challenges Millions of Years<p>BY NATHANIEL T. JEANSON, PH.D. * | MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014<p>Does a 6,000-year-old earth match the …

Billionaires say they’ll end disease: evolution says otherwise

In late 2016, Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan pledged to invest at least $3 billion to “cure, manage, and prevent all disease” through the creation of a Biohub, a fount of non-profit innovation that would retain the exclusive right to commercialize its inventions. Around …

Biology

Broad Institute wins bitter battle over CRISPR patents

The US Patent and Trademark Office issues a verdict in legal tussle over rights to genome-editing technology.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office …

Genetics

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

With a few minutes and a few free tools, you can resurrect nearly any aging PC with a fresh, fast, Chrome-like interface.<p>Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist …

Linux

Mind vs Brain: How can you be smarter than your own brain

The way the brain works is something. Though it does all the thinking, it has no knowledge about its own neurons, which means that your brain doesn’t …

Simon Sinek's Top 10 Rules For Success (@simonsinek)

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decade away<p>Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be …

Aging

The 10x10 shred extension workouts

Whether you've heard of it or not, German Volume Training, or GVT for short, has been around the weightlifting world since the 70s. The idea between …

Could a Diabetes Drug Help Beat Alzheimer's Disease?

Most of the 20 million people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the U.S. take metformin to help control their blood glucose. The drug is ultrasafe: …

Neuroscience

Top 5 Supplements for Gaining Muscle

Top 5 Supplements for Getting Muscle<p>Looking to gain muscular tissue? When putting your body via extreme training it’s crucial to satisfy all enhanced …

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

40 Minutes to Clear Energy Blocks and Release Negativity: Guided Meditation

Make some time today to clear energy blocks and release any negativity that might be present in your life with this deeply profound and life changing …

Meditation

How to Search the Deep Web

Search engines such as Google index well over a trillion pages on the World Wide Web[1], but there is information on the web that common search …

Deep Web

15 books you must read if you want to work on Wall Street

Mention Ayn Rand or Sun Tzu and you're likely to elicit the NSFW version of the eye roll. And forget about Machiavelli. A Zagat's restaurant guide would do more for your banking career than The Prince (although you should still read it).<p>So, I canvased my library and checked in with a few old …

Books

Cancer breakthrough: Scientists develop 'smoke detector' test that can spot disease before symptoms are noticeable

A simple blood test that can detect cancer before any symptoms are noticeable has been developed by researchers in a breakthrough that could save …

A strange thing happened in the stratosphere – a reversal

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER and the “how long until global warming is blamed” department.<p><i>A 60-year pattern in the stratosphere changes</i> …

Climate Change

The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space

Enough argument. It's time to actually test this crazy thing.<p>The EmDrive, a hypothetical miracle propulsion system for outer space, has been sparking heated arguments for years. Now, Guido Fetta plans to settle the argument about reactionless space drives for once and for all by sending one into …

Scientists Focused on Geoengineering Challenge the Inevitability of Multi-Millennial Global Warming

<b>UPDATED Sept. 5</b> | I encourage anyone interested in climate change science and policy to explore the rich discussion below about <b>geoengineering</b>, in …

Climate Change

Why Would Millions Tune Into 'Slow TV'?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Slowing Down<p><b>About Thomas Hellum's TED Talk</b><p>Norwegian TV producer Thomas Hellum describes why his programs — which feature hours of train rides, fishing, and knitting — help viewers slow down and return to life in 'real time.'<p><b>About Thomas Hellum</b><p>Thomas Hellum is an …

TED Talks

How ChiRunning Can Make You a Faster Runner

You’ve heard a million times that you should relax more; that loosening up a little bit could do wonders for your health. Turns out, it can also make …

Swimming

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