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US bid to grow human organs for transplant inside pigs

<b>Scientists in the United States are trying to grow human organs inside pigs.</b><p>They have injected human stem cells into pig embryos to produce human-pig embryos known as chimeras.<p>The embryos are part of research aimed at overcoming the worldwide shortage of transplant organs.<p>The team from University …

Genetics

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain

How Saudi Arabia plans to shake up its economy

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - In late February, several hundred Saudi officials, company executives and foreign consultants gathered in a luxury Riyadh hotel to discuss how Saudi Arabia’s economy could survive an era of cheap oil.<p>A man walks past the Kingdom Centre Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April …

Top 10 Anti-aging Foods - INFORMATION NIGERIA

There’s really no better doctor than Mother Nature herself when it comes to combating aging. Almost every day, there is a new study or report that …

Wellness

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Psychology

Top Thirty Tips to Lose Belly Fat

You’re not alone if you’ve found it hard to lose belly fat. It’s the most stubborn fat you’ve got, and the sad thing as that if you’re like most …

Why Swimming Is The Best Exercise Ever

Dive on in -- the water's fine.<p>Finding the perfect exercise regimen can feel like its own workout. Running might be too uninteresting, Crossfit could be too intimidating, spinning classes may be too loud.<p>Enter this tried and true workout you may not have considered: swimming.<p>Sure, the exercise may …

Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

Happiness

This Is When You’ll Know it’s Time to Panic About a Recession

The problem with being a contrarian when it comes to the economy is this: If everyone believes we’re headed for a recession and acts that way, then …

16 books that every introvert should read

There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

Books

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Destroying Your Happiness

Quitting a bad habit doubles your chances of happiness, because you not only make room for good things but at the same time you rid yourself of whatever's dragging you down.<p>Bad habits keep you unhappy, keep you stuck, make you do things you don't want to do. Start today, right now, to eliminate …

Here's what 18 Wall Street pros are predicting for the stock market in 2016

But in the first few weeks of 2016, stocks have turned more sour than expected.<p>The market had its shakiest start to a year ever, the S&P 500 is down 9% year-to-date, and global stocks fell into a bear market.<p>And so it's no surprise that some pros have lowered their year-end expectations.<p>Still, the …

Markets

Rational Religion

Introduction Rational Religion recently received a message from someone I’ll call ‘Sara.’ Sara used to be a Sunni Muslim. When her Muslim husband …

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

Europe and the US are 'courting' one of the biggest contributors to Syria's civil war

On Thursday, Chatham House will be hosting an event in London entitled "Overcoming Regional Challenges in the Middle East" but, perversely, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, is scheduled to address that conference. Worse still, it is further planned that he will address the UK Parliament …

Middle East

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MORGAN STANLEY: The oil market's basic problem is not going anywhere

Cross-asset strategy analyst Adam Longson, like so many others, has lowered his forecasts for the Brent crude price in the period ahead.<p>Longson has based his downward revision on four factors: slowing demand; the decision from the US to lift its ban on crude exports; resilient global supply; and a …

Fish, Mercury and Alzheimer’s Risk

Research shows seafood can protect the heart and brain—but it can also contain the heavy metal mercury, which can be especially toxic to brain …

The world has glimpsed financial crisis. But is the worst to come?

Plummeting oil prices and fears about China turned screens red in trading rooms around the world. Although things may have stabilised, some fear we are on the verge of another global recession<p>They were studying the snow forecasts in Davos on Friday. But the 3,000 bankers and CEOs who had flown to …

Oil

How To Say 'No!' Without Getting Fired

In the early 1970s I worked for a prominent company on Wall Street. I was asked to engage in a practice that, although not illegal, I regarded as clearly unethical.<p>I pushed back by pointing out that I was successful in my work without using the questionable practice. While acknowledging that was …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Books

Is the global economy headed for another crash?

While many indicators are telling us we can enjoy stellar growth over the rest of the year, others suggest that the next crash could be on the way<p>The growth outlook for the rest of the year looks positively rosy. But economists aren't always the best bunch at spotting a coming crash.<p>A sell-off in …

What a Saudi-Russian partnership would mean for world energy

What happens when two nations, that together account for more than fourth quarter of global oil production, begin collaborating on future energy projects?<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin met Saudi Prince Mohammad in St. Petersburg on June 18 at a meeting in which Saudi Arabia and Russia, the …

Oil

Why lift heavy weights when you don’t have to?

Building big muscles requires lifting big weights. That's an article of faith in gyms around the world – which is why McMaster University exercise scientist Dr. Stuart Phillips has faced such an uphill battle to convince people that it's wrong.<p>Phillips has published a series of studies in recent …

8 Changes To Make If You Really Want To Be Successful

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

The 13 fastest-growing economies in the world

But the Chinese economy certainly isn't the only one posting huge growth rates.<p>We compiled a list of 13 countries with the highest projected compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 through 2017 based on the forecasts from the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects.<p>Keep in mind that the …

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