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The Scientific Reason Why Knuckles Crack Is Not What You'd Expect

Researchers conclude: It's not the sound of popping bubbles.<p>The sweet release of cracking knuckles has always baffled scientists. Over the years, …

Imaging

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Immunotherapy

Allergan just got one step closer to approval for its migraine drug — and it's part of a wave of new treatments for the condition that affects 38 million Americans

A wave of new migraine medications are getting closer to approval.<p>The migraine market is huge. An estimated 38 million Americans have migraines, a chronic neurologic condition that can cause pain, sensitivity to light and noise, dizziness, and nausea. For some, more than four days of the month are …

Biotechnology

Cheddar Man: the first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals

The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.<p>Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first …

This Gene Links Red Meat to Cancer, And Now We Finally Know Where It Came From

It turns up in some surprising places.<p>There's already an established link between eating red meat and a higher risk of cancer. Now a study on the …

Controversial Study Says Women Find Men Attractive Based on One Body Part

No, not that one.<p>If there’s one good thing 2017 will be remembered for, it’ll be the long-overdue upheavals in the dynamics between men and women. …

Psychology

Tesla Learned About Dyson’s Secret Car Plans Two Years Early

When Dyson Ltd. started developing an electric car -- a radical departure for a company known for vacuums and hand dryers -- executives knew it would …

Electric Vehicles

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Found to Help Teeth Repair Themselves in Just 6 Weeks

We're so down for that!<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …

Earth Science

Doctors Restore Consciousness in Man Who Spent 15 Years in a Vegetative State

OMG.<p>For the first time, doctors have used a type of nerve stimulation device to restore consciousness in a patient who spent 15 years in a vegetative …

Volvo has a new baby SUV that might make Tesla worried

Volvo has fully embraced the next generation of car technology. It’s committed to producing no gas-only cars after 2018, its self-driving tech is …

Tesla

Astronomers discover a pitch black planet that reflects almost zero sunlight

When you imagine planets outside of our solar system you might dream up ocean worlds, thick plains of ice, or boiling seas of molten rock. Worlds …

Science

Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Princeton University

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

What a day for Bitcoin.<p>24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time.<p>Check out the …

Cryptocurrency

If You Aren't Using Social Media This Way, You're Leaving Money on the Table | Inc.com

Here's the thing that all the social media gurus always leave out of their pitch: building an audience is tedious, time-consuming, long term and definitely not free. The same marketers who say, "You can't build it and hope they'll come" in a business context seem to contradict themselves when they …

Public Relations

In Just 7 Seconds, You Can Sell Your Product, Your Company, Your Cause--or Yourself | Inc.com

Let's pretend, for a moment, that this whole Twitter thing never happened. And while I'm at it, I'm going to vaporize Facebook posts, Instagram, and even Snapchat.<p>My reason for annihilating social media is not that I think it's inherently flawed. It's just that the instant convenience of these …

Cotton Candy

North Korea must not provoke international community, China says

Foreign minister warns crisis on Korean peninsula is at ‘very critical phase’ after UN imposed fresh sanctions on Pyongyang<p>China has urged North Korea not to provoke the international community with further missile or nuclear tests and warned that the situation on the Korean peninsula is entering …

North Korea

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

Sea Level

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

Happiness

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

Establishing an Online Presence for Your Business

Establishing an online presence for your business is crucial in today's world. But you can't simply create a website, whip up some content, and then sit back expecting to get ranked in the search engines.<p>Not only do you want to rank, you need to rank on page one for your targeted terms. Out of the …

Online

25 companies that are revolutionizing retail

In the midst of a retail apocalypse that has forced thousands of brick and mortar stores to close, brands are doing everything they can to keep up with changing shopping habits.<p>We've highlighted 25 companies — from online startups to some of the biggest and most established companies in the US — …

eCommerce

4 ways to increase your e-commerce website revenue

One of the most popular ventures for entrepreneurs is building an online e-commerce store, as it provides unlimited scaling potential. Simply building an online store and launching it doesn’t guarantee success, though. You aren’t going to increase your revenue without putting in the work and using …

Top 7 social media influencers who are killing it

Since the launch of the internet, brands have been taking their businesses online and utilizing the many benefits that online marketing has for them. As the Internet grew, more and more brands have started to take it upon themselves to promote their content on the internet to attract more customers …

The Next Recession: We Are Witnessing The Largest Twin Bubbles In History

In the coming years, we will have to deal with the largest twin bubbles in history. It’s global debt (especially government debt) and the even larger bubble of government promises.<p>Together, these twin bubbles make up what investor John Mauldin calls “The Great Reset.” Nobody can tell how this …

Economics

Physicists Just Built a Light With The Brightness of a Billion Suns

Brightest. Light. Ever.<p>Researchers have just published the results of an experiment creating the brightest light ever produced on Earth – shining as …

Physics

Google cuts 360-degree videos in half with YouTube's new VR180 format

For the past few years, there’s been a ton of hype about viewing video content in virtual reality headsets. However, many content creators, and indeed some VR headset owners, are still getting used to making and watching full 360-degree clips that are made specifically for those devices.<p>Today, …

Virtual Reality