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SMART Retail Conference 2018: The Future of Retail

A one day “SMART Retail” conference is coming to Belfast in September to help Northern Ireland’s retailers and high street traders understand how …

eCommerce

A Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured 97% of Tumors in Mice. What's That Mean for People?

A promising new cancer "vaccine" that cured up to 97 percent of tumors in mice will soon be tested in humans for the first time — but experts say …

Cancer

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Here's Why Some People Turn Super-Red After Drinking Alcohol

Blame genetics.<p>If your face goes red when drinking alcohol, you're not alone. More than one in three people with East Asian heritage (Chinese, …

Alcohol

Here's How Being in Power Messes With Your Brain, According to Science

This is crazy.<p>From the bully on the playground to the big-wig in the corner office, power dynamics are everywhere in our lives.<p>A flood of allegations …

UC Berkeley

You might have more control over aging than you think — here are 5 things you can do to slow it down

Aging: it's largely your chromosomes' fault. That's what biologist Elizabeth Blackburn discovered when she started exploring the world of the invisible, threadlike cellular strands that carry our genetic code.<p>She revealed her decades-long process of discovery in a TED talk from April that was …

Severe Liver Damage Case Study Shows The Dangers of Naturopathy

Natural isn't always best.<p>One for the medical text books; a 38-year-old male with gallstones presents with dark urine and loss of appetite, and after …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Here's why all hurricanes, like Irma and Harvey, spin counterclockwise

All tropical storms that hit North American continent or any place in the northern hemisphere spin counterclockwise. The reason has to do with a phenomenon called the Coriolis effect.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

11 Gorgeous Swimming Holes Around the World to Take the Plunge

Summer is a beautiful time of the year: beaches are buzzing, neighbors are hosting weekend barbecues, and the hot sun makes everything look even more …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

There's No Upper Limit to Human Lifespan, Argue Scientists

Good news for Peter Thiel, I guess?<p>The quest for immortality is an oft repeated story throughout history, but it’s only in the past century that the …

Evolution

How Traditional Welfare and Taxes Can Be Reformed to Support Universal Basic Income

Some of the most common questions ever asked in regards to the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) are in regards to the details. “<i>How much</i> …

Removing plastics from the oceans is “not environmentalism, it’s good business”

When you think about one of the world’s remotest islands, you are likely to picture a pristine place where nature goes about its beautiful work. Reality is that Henderson Island in the Pacific Ocean is littered with plastic, including perhaps a piece of packaging you used. The island may be more …

What would happen if Earth started to spin faster?

First, let’s talk about how fast the world is spinning now. That actually depends on where you are, because the planet spins fastest around its …

Three-year-old boy ‘saved’ from abusive stepfather by social media

<b>WARNING: Graphic content</b><p><b>A bruised and battered three-year-old boy was saved by social media, after photographs of his wounds were shared online.</b><p>The …

Social Media

5 Frozen Veggies to Stash in the Freezer Now

Among the essential staple foods I keep on hand in the kitchen at all times (I'm looking at you, olive oil, grains, and canned tomatoes) are frozen …