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Baboons shed light on antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotic resistance is an ancient feature of gut microbial communities and sharing habitat with humans has had an important impact on the structure …

Why Too Much Hard Work May Be Really Bad For Your Success

You probably have been told things like: “if you want to succeed, you have to work very hard”, “only those who work really hard will make it in life”…<p>…

A 3-Step Alternative to a Machine-Like Workday

Humans are not machines. This is stating the obvious, but the obvious hasn't seemed to sink in. We organize our work days as if we were machines, …

10 Traits of Likeable People

There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized over what I should do or not do and …

10 Productivity Resolutions To Simplify Your Workday All Year Long

Put your brain on autopilot, make lists at the end of the day, and other simple tips and tricks can help you have a more productive 2017.<p>Most New Year’s resolutions don’t survive long enough to see February. There are myriad reasons why our January 1 ambitions disappear, and many abandon ship as …

2017 Could Be The Year Brains Connect Without Speaking A Word

Another year begins, and another science fiction concept is becoming science fact. 2017 will be the year when brain-to-brain communication between humans takes a major step forward.<p>If that sounds incredible, consider that it’s already happened in studies with rats, mice and monkeys, and in a …

Jumping Spiders Can Hear Just Fine, Thank You Very Much

When Mother Nature closes a door, she opens a window, allowing each species to develop its own adaptations to make up for its deficits. Like jumping …

Inside the Valley of the Kings: Exclusive Photos of the Tombs

Valley of the Kings<b>,</b> also called Valley of the Tombs of the Kings is long narrow defile just west of the Nile River in Upper Egypt. It was part of …

Terahertz radiation could speed up computer memory by 1000 times

‘T-rays’ can reset computer cells far faster than a magnetic field.<p>One area limiting speed in personal computing speed is memory -- specifically, how quickly individual memory cells can be switched, which is currently done using an external magnetic field. European and Russian scientists have …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Kill Some Jobs But Create Others

The Obama administration may be headed for the exits, but it continues to focus on the impact of artificial intelligence on the economy and the …

Virus stole poison genes from black widow spider

<b>In a very unusual case of genetic theft, a virus has been caught with a gene that codes for the poison of black widow spiders.</b><p>The chunks of arachnid DNA were probably stolen by the virus to help it punch through animal cells.<p>But its target is not the animal itself - the "WO" virus only infects …

Biology

Why Are Most Galaxies Spiral-Shaped?

The structure of spiral galaxies is more complex than we thought. Here's how the laws of physics contribute to the shaping of galaxies.<p>Most galaxies …

Fearful Memories Passed Down to Mouse Descendants

From <i>Nature</i> magazine<p>Certain fears can be inherited through the generations, a provocative study of mice reports. The authors suggest that a similar …

The iNaturalist App Is Like Shazam for Plants, Animals, and Insects

The planet is home to approximately 8.7 million species, with plenty more still waiting to be discovered. Whether you're a biology expert or a nature …

Social Media

Science says that if you stay up late, you’re probably smarter

<i>The New York Times</i> just published the cutest article about President Obama’s work habits, and how he works alone late into the night, snacking on …

Charles Darwin

Brain Simulations Will Take Over the Government, and Our Jobs, within 100 Years

Economist Robin Hanson’s new book “The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth” imagines a not-too-distant future when robots are …

Solar Powered Window Phone Charger - Works even on cold cloudy days

Stay prepared no matter where you are traveling with window mounted solar rechargeable power bank. Designed to get you out of a jam, the portable …

So, There Is a Shark That Can Live for 400 Years

The Greenland shark is the world's new champion of longevity.<p>Scientists just named the longest-living species of vertebrate animal. It's a creature that can live up to 400 years old, almost twice the lifespan as the oldest giant tortoises or bowhead whales, nature's next runners-up. These lords of …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Wi-Fi

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Manage your energy! 9 habits of people who avoid burnout

If it feels like you're facing your own personal energy crisis, you're not alone. Many of us are on edge, starting with all that attention demanded by our phones.<p>“It leaves us in a constant state of mild anxiety,” productivity expert Peter Bregman told TODAY.<p>“You’re like a spy in enemy territory: …

Growing Weed at Home Is Now Easier Than Ever

If you’re a marijuana enthusiast and you’re looking for a quick and convenient way to cultivate your own weed, you may want to check out Grobo. …

Top 10 Most Beautiful Birds In The World

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Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

The world is full of all kinds of people, but most of them can be put into one of two categories: extroverts and introverts. Some people are a little …

Chased Off of YouTube, Leaked 'No Man's Sky' Footage Runs to Pornhub

Leaked footage of highly anticipated game briefly comes online, but now Pornhub is one of the few places you can find it.<p>I always feel a little dirty when I look at leaked footage of any kind, but rarely so much as when I brought up Pornhub yesterday to check out a video featuring the hyped space …

Why We Are Secretly Attracted To People Who Look Like Our Parents

Have you ever thought there was an uncanny family resemblance between your friend and her partner? Or wondered for a fleeting moment whether the pair …

Siblings