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Scientist Who Inspired ‘Jurassic Park’ Finds Monkey Blood In 30 Million-Year-Old Tick

The scientist, George Poinar, has expressed his wish to extract DNA from the tick.The post Scientist Who Inspired ‘Jurassic Park’ Finds Monkey Blood …

Paleontology

Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

The days of scratched and cracked smartphone screens could soon be numbered after researchers created a "stretchy" screen that can repair itself.<p>Researchers at the University of California Riverside have designed a new polymer that can heal itself, opening up the ability to fuse cracks and paper …

University of California, Riverside

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

22 Simple Habits These Executives Say Help Them Succeed

Anyone can mimic this kind of discipline to get ahead in business and life.<p>Achieving success in business in life typically isn't a lucky accident. It involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and family. But another ingredient often goes into the mix: A …

When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Learn how our brain changes when we mindfully train ourselves to go against its natural tendency to multitask.

A Single Hour After Work May Just Change Your Life

At the end of the day, you’ve worked long and hard, and you feel like you have completely and utterly depleted all of your daily energy supplies. …

How algorithms rule our working lives

A few years ago, a young man named Kyle Behm took a leave from his studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He was suffering from bipolar disorder and needed time to get treatment. A year and a half later, Kyle was healthy enough to return to his studies at a different university. …

Middle School

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends

According to a new study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.<p>According to a new study published this month by the <i>Journal of Health Psychology</i>, people who prefer not to spend their time thinking tend to be more physically …

Scientists may have solved the mystery of déjà vu

Déjà vu is the feeling that we already experienced what's happening in the present. It can be unsettling -- if not frightening -- and the explanation of why it occurs has longtime stumped scientists.<p>Now, researchers at the University of St. Andrews in the UK may have solved the mystery -- and it …

AOL

NASA Is Preparing To Send Advanced Humanoid Robots To Mars

In a move that will see machines accompanying man on an epic journey to the red planet, NASA has opened up a new competition to develop a humanoid …

Robotics

Tiny Solar Device Rapidly Disinfects Water With Nanoflakes & “Eager Electrons”

<b>Published on</b> August 17th, 2016 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>Tiny Solar Device Rapidly Disinfects Water With Nanoflakes & “Eager Electrons”<p>August 17th, 2016 by</b> …

6 Super High Protein Snacks That You Need In Your Life

It’s no secret that protein is key if you want to stay fuller for longer, keep your energy levels up, build and repair muscle, and have healthy skin, …

Healthy Eating

9 essential tech skills anyone interested in startups should learn

3tags.org

‘Human sacrifice’ staged at Cern, home of the God Particle

A human sacrifice has been staged in the grounds of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, the home of the God Particle.<p>A video circulating …

7 YouTube Workouts That Will Help Heal Your Sport Injury

Injuries and chronic pain are two of the BIGGEST bummers when it comes to training for one of the coolest races in the world, having finally hit your groove in the free-weights area at the gym or completing a hardcore new circuit training workout. Though coming back from tough times definitely …

Gravitational Waves Found Again: Here’s How They Could Whisper The Universe’s Secrets

The international team of physicists and astronomers responsible for the discovery of gravitational waves back in February has announced the …

Physics

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness

The 7 Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p>Here are the 7 habits the world's most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated that allow them to consistently achieve, earn, and enjoy more.<p><b>Build blocks of</b> …

This Common Way of Thinking Is Holding You Back From Success

People are afraid of commitment. We'd rather keep our options open. We'd rather diversify our investments to mitigate risk.<p>Before writing the first chapter of <i>Harry Potter</i>, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. As a result, Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time.<p>Before …

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

8 Warning Signs You're Defeated Before You Start Working on Your Goals

Raise your hand if you've failed to follow through with one of your goals?<p>One day you're feeling inspired. Maybe you watched a motivational TED talk or read a blog post that set your heart on fire. You've been wanting to make a change in your life and today's the day you finally decide do it.<p>On day …

Motivation

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

Happiness

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

13 Ways You Can Attract Success by Living Life to the Fullest | Inc.com

<i>What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><i>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and CEO of Mediakix, a leading influencer marketing company. Twitter: @evanasano, on Quora:</i><p>1. …

Self-improvement