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18 Life-Changing Books We All Need On Our Reading Lists

Few things can shape our worldview like a good book. A piece of literature that manages to hit at a universal experience is a treasure, and something …

McDonald’s Chicken Goes Antibiotic-Free. Now What?

The Plate<p>Fast-food giant McDonald’s shook up the food world last week by announcing that within two years, it will require all 14,000 of its U.S. restaurants to serve chicken that is substantially antibiotic-free. It’s a huge change, because so much of poultry raising has relied on drugs for so …

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Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery

Medical team regrow cells of patient’s severed spine in breakthrough that offers hope to millions with disability<p>A man who was completely paralysed from the waist down can walk again after a British-funded surgical breakthrough which offers hope to millions of people who are disabled by spinal cord …

A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago

Mapping out the ancient universe is a major astronomical goal, but there's a huge challenge: the galaxies there are so dim, scientists can't make out any of the dark parts. But researchers from the Max Planck Institute and US Berkeley/Berkeley Lab have made a breakthrough that may help. They turned …

Curiosity: It Helps Us Learn, But Why?

How does a sunset work? We love to look at one, but Jolanda Blackwell wanted her eighth-graders to really think about it, to wonder and question.<p>So Blackwell, who teaches science at Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High in Davis, Calif., had her students watch a video of a sunset on YouTube as part of …

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship isn't for the faint at heart. Founders must forge their own path, gather resources and take on huge financial risks – all in the hopes of avoiding the fate that 80 to 90 percent of startups suffer: failure.<p>So to be successful, entrepreneurs really have beaten the odds – especially …

October: Barrel proteins

Proteins are long linear molecules that fold up to form well-defined 3D shapes. These 3D molecular architectures are essential for biological …

Hidden subpopulation of melanoma cells discovered

A subpopulation of melanoma cancer cells has been discovered in the blood vessels of tumors, researchers report. These cells, which mimic …

Fast modeling of cancer mutations

A new genome-editing technique enables rapid analysis of genes mutated in tumors, researchers report. Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has …