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These 'Sea Nomads' Are The First Known Humans to Have a Genetic Adaptation to Diving

They are evolving to fit their underwater life.<p>The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive …

Scuba Diving

Here’s what you need to know about malware and phishing

The days of typewritten memos are a distant memory, and virtually anyone with a job agrees that email is vital to a functioning business. This dependence makes it a prime tool for hackers, who seize upon our close relationship with email to trick us into opening malware or falling for a phishing …

Cybersecurity

Working Geek: Bitlume CEO Lakshmi Shankar is building a new type of video startup

When Lakshmi Shankar was working as a technology consultant she noticed a recurring problem. Clients often had trouble integrating paid video content …

Productivity

Beam Me Up! An Astronaut's Take on 'Star Trek'

<i>Leroy Chiao is the CEO and co-founder of OneOrbit LLC, a motivational, training and education company. He served as a NASA astronaut from 1990 to</i> …

Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at U.S. missions

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that the U.S. diplomatic missions in Moscow and elsewhere in the country will have to reduce their staffs by 755 people, signaling a significant escalation in the Russian response to American sanctions over the Kremlin’s intervention in the 2016 …

Russia
United Kingdom

UW researchers discover a recipe to regenerate retinal cells in mice

University of Washington researchers have found a way to activate cells in the retinas of adult mice to turn into new neurons – a recipe that …

Neuroscience

How AI Will Change the Way We Make Decisions

With the recent explosion in AI, there has been the understandable concern about its potential impact on human work. Plenty of people have tried to predict which industries and jobs will be most affected, and which skills will be most in demand. (Should you learn to code? Or will AI replace coders …

Credit Card Fraud

Top Ten States For Small Business Loans And How You Can Get Them

Securing a business loan is perhaps one of the most stressful moments of time for entrepreneurs throughout America, regardless of the region. However, a recent study conducted by Biz2Credit.com has identified New Jersey as the top state for loan approval rates, according to a new study of more than …

Small Business

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Numbers in 2 Weeks

One of the best ways to prevent heart attacks and strokes is to maintain a lower blood pressure. If your doctor says your numbers are creeping up, …

Wellness

Why You Should Eat Protein at Breakfast

High-protein breakfasts can help reduce mid-afternoon cravings and assist you in losing weight. Here are some tips for adding more protein to your breakfast.

Food

Antidepressants linked to murders and murderous thoughts

Antidepressants have been linked to 28 reports of murder and 32 cases of murderous thoughts, in cases referred to the UK medicines regulator over the past 30 years, a BBC investigation has discovered.<p>The pills, known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) which includes common drugs …

The brain may learn by building 11-dimensional "sandcastles"

We're all familiar with four dimensions – height, width, depth and time – but according to theoretical physics, the universe could be composed of as …

The Brain

Neuroscience research suggests human brains think in 11 different dimensions

You may have never wondered how many dimensions your brain thinks in, but if you have, the real answer could be more than you’re expecting. It’s a …

The Brain

The Human Brain Project Reboots: A Search Engine for the Brain Is in Sight

The massive €1 billion project has shifted focus from simulation to informatics Image: Dan Saelinger 2. The Mechanics of the Mind Photo: Dan …

Higgs Boson

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Neuroscientists have used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the structure of …

8 Ways to Monetize Your Blog and Make Money Online

Offering ebooks and other digital products will generate cash.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're just starting out with your blog, it can seem like one of the most arduous and frustrating tasks. With so much information to consume and strategies to digest, how …

Marketing

Racist 'Madden' player featured in EA's E3 press conference

During its E3 2017 press conference today, EA spent a few minutes talking about its sports games and their competitive communities. One of the …

Brain cancer could be prevented with olive oil compound

The health benefits of olive oil are wide-ranging; studies have linked the fat to reduced risk of obesity and heart disease, as well as cognitive …

Why endurance athletes hit the wall

Could a pill keep you going?<p>Whether you call it “bonking,” as cyclists do, or “hitting the wall”—the preferred term of runners and swimmers—reaching one’s physical limit is an unsettling experience. Those who’ve gone through it liken it to a bodily betrayal. No matter how much they wish to continue …

Research

Eyesight continues to develop until your 40s, new study finds

Until now, researchers thought that the development of the human brain's visual-processing center stopped in the first few years of life. But a new …

Learning to read as an adult might change the way your brain works

Take a look in a book.<p>The phrase, “reading is fundamental,” is a slogan, a meme, and the name of a children’s literacy nonprofit. For those of us who can read, especially with a fluidity that feels almost like an extension of our own thinking, the expression’s rationale is simple: the foundation of …

The Brain

Science Says These 10 Foods Will Improve Your Memory

As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Turns out, it’s <i>very</i> true, especially when it comes to your brain health. In fact, the MIND diet, …

Study suggests the brain's to blame for yo-yo dieting cycle

Most people who have struggled with obesity will have felt encouraged by an initial loss of weight when starting a diet before hitting a …

Fitness

Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself After Chronic Sleep Deprivation

"Think about how difficult focusing and reasoning becomes after a night spent awake"<p>Workaholics who regularly pull all-nighters aren’t just burning …

Neuroscience

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Exercise may bolster the brain function and thinking skills of people with dementia, according to a new report. The study’s findings suggest that walking a few times per week might alter the trajectory of the disease and improve the physical well-being of people who develop a common form of …

Humanity
Terrorism

What Does It Mean When ISIS Claims Responsibility For An Attack?

It's a simple, frequently recurring phrase: "The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack." But it raises some questions: Is the claim credible or just an empty assertion, and if it's true, what does "responsibility" actually entail?<p>Experts who closely follow the Islamic State say …

Terrorism
Extremism

Can We Use Sound Waves to Fight Cancer?

As science continues to fight cancer, one obstacle has been the safe and easy removal of cancer cells from the body for study. A new ally in that fight might be sound waves, which can separate cancer cells from blood cells using different frequencies.

Cancer