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The disposable chip that will allow GPs to write the perfect prescription

A new method of distinguishing viral from bacterial infections will help control the misuse of antibiotics<p>You have a rasping cough. Your speech is reduced to a whisper and your throat is raw and aching. You cannot sleep. So you tell your sad story to your doctor, who faces a simple issue: do you …

Medicine

An Introduction to Hormones

A hormone is a specific molecule that acts as a chemical messenger in the endocrine system. Hormones are produced by specific organs and glands and …

This Awesome Video Shows The Scale of The Universe in The Best Way Possible

I mean, we knew the Universe was big, but...<p>We get it. The Universe is epic, vast, and unknowable, and Earth is tiny. There are black holes billions …

Universe

Scientifically Speaking Which Is Better, Male or Female Orgasms?

The science is in.<p>For most of us, how the opposite sex experiences an orgasm is one of life's great mysteries.<p>And as great as our own side of the …

Biology

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This Simple Technique Will Clear Your Mind [and Lighten Your 'Mental Load']

The life-changing magic of "thinking clean"...<p>Do you ever feel like you have so many things on your mind that you aren't able to fully focus on <i>any</i> of them?<p>Maybe you're trying to finish a project at work, but your mind keeps wandering to all of the tasks you have to finish at home, the financial …

Productivity

Far-right group look for non-existent migrants in empty camp

‘Patriotic’ political party Britain First has begun an aggressive campaign against an abandoned campsite in Sherwood Forest, under the belief that it houses a number of illegal immigrants.<p>The group – whose slogan is “taking our country back” – released a video promoting the protest on their …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

High Blood Pressure

Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Proving that science and religion can, in fact, overlap, University of British Columbia researcher Evan Thompson has confirmed the Buddhist teaching …

16 Super Effective Productivity Habits to Add to Your Morning Routine

You don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to start your day off right.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I bet I can predict what your morning looks like: You wake up to a generic alarm clock sound, roll out of bed, …

Time Management

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

South Sudan lets fighters rape women in place of wages

Geneva (AFP) - South Sudan lets fighters rape women as payment, the UN rights office said Friday, describing the country as "one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world."<p>"The assessment team received information that the armed militias... who carry out attacks together with the …

This Man Burned His Air Jordan Collection and Vowed to Never Buy Another Pair

Sportswear brands like Nike and Air Jordan have a global impact. They attract consumers of all demographics to their products for a multitude of …

Shoes

There's no such thing as an 'addictive personality' – here's why

<i>“Life is a series of addictions and without them we die”.</i><p>This is my favourite quote in academic addiction literature and was made back in 1990 in the …

Psychology

Million-year-old lizard species discovered on remote Pacific island

A newly discovered lizard species has been living in isolation on the far-flung Mussau Island in the Pacific Ocean for over a million years<p>It’s been roaming a remote island undetected for more than a million years but now a new species of blue-tailed monitor lizard is finally in the spotlight.<p>The …

Hungarian mummy offers clues to cancer mystery

Mummies have long offered up a wealth of medical information, from the role that diet plays in heart disease to the ancient origins of tuberculosis.<p>Now, a new PLOS One study of 18th century Hungarian mummies concludes that a genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer preceded the advent of …

11 Reasons to Never Neglect Water

When astronomers look through their telescopes for life elsewhere in the universe, they’re mostly looking for planets that might have water. Without …

Wellness

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Reframe Nervousness as Excitement Before You Give a Big Speech

There are a lot of great ways to calm your nerves before you step into the spotlight, but it might also help to refashion what you’re feeling instead …

Public Speaking

Scientists discover pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases

Breakthrough paves the way for more accurate treatment of a cancer fewer than 20% of sufferers survive more than year after diagnosis<p>Scientists have discovered pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases, paving the way for more accurate diagnosis and treatment.<p>Researchers said the findings were …

Breakthroughs

Cannabis does not cause anxiety or depression, says study

Cannabis use apparently does not increase the risk of anxiety or depression, according to a new study.<p>Despite long being linked to problems in mental health, the drug may now have been dropped in the clear – with Columbia University finding no connection in a survey of 35,000 American adults.<p>In the …

Newly discovered Ebola-fighting antibodies could aid vaccine research

In the blood of a survivor of the recent Ebola outbreak, a team of researchers has discovered a number of antibodies that seem to successfully combat the deadly virus in mice.<p>The findings, published in the journal Science, may help point scientists in the right direction for developing a vaccine …

This Fortune 500 HR Exec Wants You to Stop Making Boring Resumes

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight

1 of 10<p>Thinkstock<p>Snap a Selfie<p>Turns out selfies are pretty smart. Taking a full-body photo of yourself once a week could help you shed 2.6 percent of your body weight in four months, a recent Spanish study suggests. For a 200-pound guy, that’s 5 pounds—just by snapping a few bathroom pics.<p>The study …

Fitness

New study reveals the secrets of the effortlessly slim

The secrets of success among the "mindlessly slim" include approaching food with pleasure rather than guilt and home cooking with quality …

How to drastically simplify your workflow and get more done

Good advice … and timely.<p>In fact, Retired Navy SEAL officer and "Extreme Ownership" co-author Jocko Willink recently identified simplicity as the key to not just to effective leadership, but success itself.<p>The trouble is that we're terrible at simplicity.<p>Nowhere is this more true than in the world …