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9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

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Teens who use e-cigs more likely to start smoking - Futurity

E-cigarettes are fairly easy for US teens to purchase, but a new study finds using them increases the likelihood of smoking traditional cigarettes.

GMO Foods Should be Labeled, But Not for Safety: Bioethicist

Should labels be required for all food that contains genetically modified ingredients? Absolutely yes. But, not for the reason that is dividing Americans over GMOs.<p>The New York Times reports that the giants of the food industry are deeply split over the labeling issue. Monsanto and other companies …

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The MacBook Air is on a path to extinction

Apple is squeezing the air out of the Air<p>When Apple redesigned the MacBook Air in 2010, it created one of the best machines to ever carry its Mac label. That new laptop was a revelation: extremely thin and light, like the original Air, yet also powerful enough for most tasks and equipped with a …

DNA and protein combine to create nanowire - Futurity

Scientists have made synthetic structures out of DNA or protein before. Now, a team has created nanowires from a combination of the two.

Start school day at 11am to let students sleep in, says expert

Paul Kelley says young people are losing 10 hours’ sleep a week, and calls for 8.30am starts for primary pupils and 10 or 11am for teenagers<p>School start times should be put back to as late as 11am to combat a sleep-deprivation crisis among young people, a scientist has suggested.<p>Paul Kelley, of the …

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