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10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

Small Business

The Countries With the Most Determined Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

These lists might surprise you.<p>If you’re looking to start a new business, the U.S. may not be the best place.<p>While it is home to some ambitious entrepreneurs, it turns out the U.S. is one of the hardest countries in which to start a business. You may have better luck in Canada, which has a low …

Entrepreneurship

10 Best documentaries every aspiring entrepreneur should watch

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share61<p>+16<p>Shares 107<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no doubt in constant search of new ways to grow your business. But who wants to slog …

Entrepreneurship

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person?

<i>We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true? Will Storr wades through the</i> …

How Starving Cancer Cells of Sugar Could Be the Best Way to Attack Them

All the cells in our bodies are programmed to die. As they get older, our cells accumulate toxic molecules that make them sick. In response, they …

Top 10 universities for biology - Telegraph

Recent Advances in Stem Cell Research

Lecture | June 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building<p>Speaker: David Schaffer, UC Berkeley<p>Speaker/Performer: Kevin …

6 myths that prevent people from learning multiple languages

You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this:<p>After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single person who comes close to that description (although I'm sure many of us wouldn't mind it).<p>It's true …

Language Learning

5 lessons you can learn from my failed startup

It suddenly dawned on us that our product would not sell. And unless we did something about it, the startup was doomed. This was December 2014.<p>Dreamy eyed noobs that we were, we made tons of mistakes. I hope this post helps you avoid some of those mistakes because as much as we glorify failure in …

Startups

How To Start A Startup

9 habits everyone should master before turning 30

Your 20s are a time of discovery. You figure out who you are, what you want, and how to make it happen.<p>The habits you establish during this time tend to stick and become the foundation of your adult life. Establishing positive ones can be the difference between success and failure.<p>We've sorted …

Self-improvement

Evolution (Not Creation) Is a God of the Gaps

Shop Now<p>When a false god is called upon to solve gaps in knowledge, this is sometimes referred to as “god of the gaps.” For example, if someone did …

DNA repair map of the entire human genome

When the common chemotherapy drugs cisplatin or oxaliplatin hit cancer cells, they damage DNA so that the cells can’t replicate. But the cells have …

The Man Who Beat HIV at Its Own Game for 30 Years - Issue 23: Dominoes

For Kai Brothers, 1981 marked the beginning and the end of a golden era. That was the year he turned 19, moved to San Francisco to join one of the …

Our Microbes, Ourselves: How the Trillions of Tiny Organisms Living Inside Us Are Redefining What It Means to Be Human

“You are mostly not you… We are not individuals; we are ecosystems.”<p>Being alone may be the central anxiety of our time but, as it turns out, you are never really alone — at least in a biological sense: Every single cell of you — that is, every cell made of human DNA — is kept company by ten cells …

Scientists create human stem cells through cloning

NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg …

Chinese researchers have genetically modified a human embryo—and many scientists think they’ve gone too far

A team of scientists in China dropped a bombshell earlier this month, and almost nobody noticed.<p>Researchers led by Junjiu Huang of Yat-sen University in Guangzhou published the world’s first scientific paper on altering the DNA of human embryos.<p>The pioneering research is controversial, though it …

Chinese scientists 'edit' DNA in human embryos, despite safety and ethics concerns

The rumours had been flying in scientific circles for weeks: Scientists in China had "edited" DNA in human embryos. They had done this despite …