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15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Apps

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

Somewhere in the brain is a storage device for memories

New technology and new ideas spur the hunt for the physical basis of memory.

Speedy DNA nanorobot could lead to molecular factories

DNA-based robots promise all kinds of microscopic machinery, but there's a major obstacle: they're slow. Existing designs that use biochemical processes for movement can take <i>hours</i> to shuffle molecules around, which makes them utterly impractical for anything time sensitive. That might not a hurdle …

Code-free automated machine learning for image classification

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most disruptive forces behind the digital transformation of business. Our mission is to bring …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they …

Depression

5 Things to Leave Until Monday So You Can Enjoy the Weekend

If you're like us, your work week is insanely busy; your to-do lists are overloaded and your inboxes are out of control. And then, the weekend …

3 Ways To Grab People's Attention And Leave A Lasting Impression

No doubt, at some point in your career, you’ve been in the presence of people who exude confidence and control; nothing seems to knock them off center. In high stakes situations, they make everyone around them feel calm and cool. Their demeanors not only demonstrate leadership and authority, they …

Public Speaking

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter | Inc.com

We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with unprecedented progress. But will we really reach the finishing line?<p>Any hope of success will …

The Brain

New Development Makes Next-Level Brain Implants Possible

Changing BCIs Dramatically<p>Current brain implants are less than ideal. They are crude brain-computer interface (BCI) devices that are implanted during …

Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria

<b>An image and short film has been encoded in DNA, using the units of inheritance as a medium for storing information.</b><p>Using a genome editing tool known as Crispr, US scientists inserted a gif - five frames of a horse galloping - into the DNA of bacteria.<p>Then the team sequenced the bacterial DNA to …

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

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Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

This Is the Music You Should Listen to Before an Interview, According to Science

<b>Who run the world? GIRLS.</b> <b>Sign up</b> <b>for</b> <i>Mic</i><b>'s feminist of the day newsletter and slay.</b><p>Interviewing is one of the most nerve-racking, invasive and …

Physicists Just Found a Link Between Dark Energy And The Arrow of Time

Is dark energy the reason time moves forward?<p>For years, physicists have attempted to explain dark energy - a mysterious influence that pushes space …

The surprising way your gut can affect your bone strength

Our bodies contain vastly more microbes than there are stars in the Milky Way—about 100 trillion microbes just in the gut of any single person.<p>This huge and dizzying ecosystem of tiny critters, mostly bacteria, is referred to as the gut microbiome, and it helps make us who we are.<p>It may also help …

Science reveals how to learn new skills twice as fast

If you want to learn something fast, you’re doing yourself no favours with ruthless repetition<p>Back in 1993, a psychological paper gave us the popular …

Black hole's twin jets shine bright, somehow

<b>Astronomers have published new images of a bright jet of material, long enough to cross the Milky Way three times, fired into space by the black hole at the heart of a distant galaxy.</b><p>The observations confirm the existence of a second jet, blasting in the opposite direction.<p>The study uses this …

Why Disobedient Children Make Great Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs are boundary pushers. Sometimes, in the opinion of government officials, they are lawbreakers. But they are probably doing what they've always done--going back to their childhoods.<p>"It turns out there are plenty of benefits to a little bit of naughtiness or disobedience," writes Lauren …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft has a crazy project to build massive data centres under the sea

The project, code-named Natick, would submerge data centres underwater, using fibre optics to transfer to data back to land.<p>Because of the computers' processing power, data centres need a lot of cooling — which is why Facebook and Google build them in cold Nordic countries — and the depths of the …

Scientists get 'gene editing' go-ahead

<b>UK scientists have been given the go-ahead by the fertility regulator to genetically modify human embryos.</b><p>It is the first time a country has considered the DNA-altering technique in embryos and approved it.<p>The research will take place at the Francis Crick Institute in London and aims to provide a …

Twisted Science: Pain Causes Arthritis

As we all know, arthritis, the leading cause of disability among people over 55, causes pain. But new research suggests that pain also causes …

Reaction between aluminium and iodine

Demonstration<p>The reaction between aluminium <b></b>and iodine <b></b>is <b>catalysed</b> by <b>water</b>. This is a spectacular demonstration as clouds of <b>purple iodine vapour</b> are …

What Happens If You're Traveling At The Speed Of Light And Turn On Your Headlights?

One of the most popular questions from our "ask a physicist" feature was, "What happens if you're driving at the speed of light and you turn on your …

Physics

Milky Way's Giant Black Hole Probed Like Never Before

The gigantic black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy is coming into sharper focus.<p>For the first time ever, astronomers have detected magnetic …

The 6 Best Interview Questions Asked by Famous Execs (and the Worst) | Inc.com

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Interviewing people can be terribly dull.<p>It's a dance to which you hope both parties know the steps.<p>Sadly, what sometimes happens is that the interviewer isn't in the mood and the interviewee has …

Little Fusion, Deep Learning and Other World Changing Ideas

In our annual World Changing Ideas roundup, we select 10 innovations—from software that uses eye movements to control wheelchairs to cameras that can …