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The Faster Your Brain Moves The More Time Off You Need | Inc.com

If you just started working out you may be tempted to push your body to the limits. The problem isn't how hard your training. It's that you're still partaking in unhealthy habits, like poor diet and not getting enough sleep, as well as not giving yourself enough recovery time.<p>Like any other muscle …

The Brain
E.coli

Scientists created tattoos that change color to give you real-time data about your body

The future of tattoos could give you a life-saving warning when your blood sugar dips.<p>People get tattoos for decorative or commemorative reasons, but …

MIT Media Lab

Coral reef can survive, say scientists, but fast action is needed

Scientists say the world’s coral reefs can be saved despite being “in deep trouble” due to climate change, fishing and pollution – but they will look radically different in the future.<p>A study published in the journal Nature says warmer water temperatures will lead to new mixes of coral species and …

Great Barrier Reef

Found: A Full-Body Toning Workout that Doesn't Require One Weight

You should never let a lack of a gym membership or fancy equipment stand in your way of a good workout. That's according to Michele Olson, Ph.D., …

Genetically engineered algae could provide everything from biofuel to food

A cutting-edge lab which develops a new strain of genetically engineered algae sounds like the setup to an ecological-themed horror movie.<p>In fact, it …

San Diego

President Trump, why are scientists finding their research suddenly being censored by the government?

<i>Over President Donald Trump's first 100 days, we're asking him questions that our audience wants answers to. Join the project by tweeting this question to @realDonaldTrump with the hashtag #100Days100Qs.</i><p><b>#71. @realDonaldTrump, why are scientists finding their research suddenly being censored by the</b> …

Donald Trump

Scientists Have Invented a Graphene-Based Sieve That Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water

Holy crap.<p>Researchers have achieved a major turning point in the quest for efficient desalination by announcing the invention of a graphene-oxide …

Water

High Doses Of Vitamin C Could Help Treat Cancer Safely And Effectively, Study Suggests

High doses of vitamin C injected into the blood stream could prove effective in treating cancer, according to new research.<p>Scientists said vitamin C …

Cancer
Chemistry
Genetics

Gruesome Wasp Named After Shape-Shifting 'Star Trek' Character

A group of wasps with a gruesome lifestyle has just gained 15 new members. Like their kin, the newbies make a habit of laying their eggs in …

We can officially collect solar energy without solar panels

The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a man-made influence on the environment. From then, many researchers have come together to finagle innovations that reduce our industrial carbon footprint. One such innovation is the molecular leaf.<p><b>The</b> …

Carbon Dioxide
Cell Biology

Scientists Have Created the First Artificial Embryo Without Using an Egg or Sperm

Using stem cells in grown-on 3D scaffolding in a laboratory petri dish, scientists have for the first time created an embryo made entirely from stem …

Biotechnology

A New Technique Makes It Possible to Regrow Bones

Combining New Technologies<p>A research team from Northwestern University and the University of Chicago just repaired a hole in the skull of a mouse by …

Does 'X-Men' technology exist? How CRISPR could create the next Logan.

In 1974, Wolverine made his first appearance in the Marvel comics, donning his razor-sharp Adamantium claws and displaying his incredible mutant …

CRISPR

Scientists have created the first human-pig 'chimera'

Cells from a human have been combined with those of a pig for the first time to create a hybrid chimera. The work could eventually lead to the …

Biotechnology

Scientists create first human-pig embryos to grow organs for transplants

<b>Scientists have successfully grown human cells inside pig embryos, paving the way to create organs for transplants.</b><p>There are currently more than …

Study: Genetically engineered malaria vaccine could be a breakthrough in fighting deadly disease

When Dr. Sebastian Mikolajczak joined Seattle’s Center for Infectious Disease Research eleven years ago, he had a job to do: create a vaccine for …

Public Health

Researchers discover that experimental Alzheimer's drug causes teeth to regrow tissue lost to cavities

A paper from a group of Kings College London researchers documents an unexpected and welcome side effect from an experimental anti-Alzheimer's drug …

Clinical Trials

Scientists develop a breakthrough treatment for hearing loss — in mice

Gene therapy delivered by a benign virus enabled deaf lab mice to hear for the first time, researchers said Monday, offering hope for people with genetic hearing impairments.<p>The breakthrough could pave the way for gene-based treatments, they reported in two studies, published in Nature …

World Health Organization

New technology is forcing us to confront the ethics of bringing people back from the dead

Imagine you have a close friend you frequently communicate with via text. One day, they suddenly die. You reel, you cry, you attend their funeral. Then you decide to pick up your phone and send them a message, just like old times.<p>“I miss you,” you type. A little response bubble appears at the …

Scientists are making genetically modified cyborg dragonflies

A biomedical solutions company called Draper is developing a technology that can turn a dragonfly into a living drone. They call it the DragonflEye project, and the technology's main component is a tiny backpack equipped with solar panels to harvest energy. It also has integrated guidance and …

This Anxiety-Inducing Video Shows More Than 100 Years of Climate Change in 20 Seconds

Gulp.<p>NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed this week that 2016 really was the hottest year on record... …

Global Warming

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

E.coli

How Silence Rewires Your Brain to Make You More Intelligent

In 2011, the Finish tourism board decided to run a campaign promoting the “silence” you can get by visiting the beautiful country. Along with photos …

Research Shows Babies Remember Their Birth Language, Even if They Never Use It

It's in there somewhere.<p>Researchers have shown that babies will remember the language they hear around the time of their birth, even if they're later …

Research