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'Love drugs' could make people more tolerant and improve relationships, but the ethical benefits are murky

Society is already used to the idea of mood-altering drugs, both in the form of prescription medicines such anti-depressants and illicit substances such as MDMA (ecstacy). Using both human and non-human subjects, researchers are now beginning to sketch a neurological picture of the brain's …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

Entrepreneurship

Get Behavior Change That Lasts Using Neuroscience

In my previous blog, “How Humans Experience The World” we analyzed human behavior and the structure of how it happens. Here’s a quick recap:<p><b>Vs + As = Ks -> Beliefs -> Identity (beliefs about self) = Behavior</b><p>The Vs (<i>visuals</i> or pictures we see or make up inside) and As (<i>auditory</i> or sounds we hear …

The Next Manhattan Project

Anticipating cutting-edge scientific research before it happens may be key to protecting against bioterrorism.<p>In June 2012, a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper in the journal <i>Nature</i> about airborne transmission of H5N1 influenza, or bird flu, in ferrets. The …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Americans vs scientists: data shows disagreement on climate change and GM food

Climate change and genetically modified (GM) food are the two things on which Americans and American scientists just do not agree, according to new …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

13 freaky plants that will make you scared to go outside

Nature is terrifying. Spiders, earthquakes, bears, hurricanes, and sharks all provide ample fodder for our nightmares.<p>But botanical life rarely gets …

GMO Facts: 10 Common GMO Claims Debunked

Learn About These GMO Facts<p>Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to hit the market. Although it will probably be another two years before the non-browning fruits appears in stores, at least one …

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Steve Wozniak: Hacker, Legend, Boomer

Apple’s cofounder talks about the company’s birth in exclusive outtakes from a new PBS program.<p>The PBS series <i>American Masters</i> is doing an special on baby boomers. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, “The Boomer List” pays tribute to 19 notable people who happen to have been born between 1946 …

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