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10 Foods That Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle mass, nutrition comprises about 70% of results. Sure, you have to hit the gym for sessions of intense weight …

27 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks

Whether you're fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a midday snack break to avoid the 3 p.m. lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to …

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Roasted Chicken with Olives and Prunes | Gluten Free Chicken Marbella

Are you spending too much time on the computer? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. After reading this article in The Atlantic …

Engineered Stem Cells and Immortality - page 1 | Life Extension

(Intro by Life Extension)<p>What you are about to read is a blueprint by which newly developing technologies may be used to induce biological <b>immortality</b> …

This Guy Wants to Help You Download Your Brain

Having your brain stuck in a big bag of meat and bone is pretty gross, huh? Some futurists claim that in a few decades we'll be able to (finally) upload our neural activity into a computer, and I talked with a researcher who's working on that.<p><i>Image via</i><p>Ever wanted to download a copy of your own …

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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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Senator Pushes for Protection From Drones’ Prying Eyes

As the Fed­er­al Avi­ation Ad­min­is­tra­tion as­sesses wheth­er com­mer­cial skies are ready for com­mer­cial, non­mil­it­ary drones in the near …

Tiny Eye Telescope Brings Back A World Of Sight

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment that could help millions of older adults who are nearly blinded by macular degeneration. It’s a miniature telescope implanted directly into the eye that magnifies images to more than twice their size.<p>Findings from the clinical trials …

A Day in Your Life, Fifteen Years From Now

Fifteen years from now, your alarm goes off at 7:30 AM, pulling you out of a dead sleep. You roll over, grumbling a command, and the alarm obediently …

The Human Race Will Come To An End. What's Next?

Given evolution’s trajectory, we will almost certainly transform into augmented versions of our current selves. The big question now is, can we survive long enough to become the next humans?<p>What does the future have in store for the human race?<p><i>In his new book, Chip Walter analyzes how modern humans</i> …

10 Incredible Ways Technology May Make Us Superhuman

In the last half of the twentieth century, medical science came up with some pretty astonishing ways to replace human parts that were starting to …

In regenerative medicine breakthrough, lab-grown human heart tissue beats on its own

Progress in regenerative medicine has been coming fast and furious in recent months: scientists are now using far-out tissue engineering techniques to restore liver function in mice, regrow human muscle, and even implant bioengineered blood vessels into ailing patients. Now, a team at the …

5 Reasons Humans Should Never Become Machines

Are humans doomed to a machine-like future of radically-enhanced lifespan and intelligence, but without the intangibles that have made our 200,000 year-old species so unique?<p>Using technology to stave off Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or other neurological maladies is easy to justify. But is it …

Nanotechnology: striking a balance between glorification and 'grey goo'

Great things can happen when you think small: thousands of times smaller than a grain of sand, much finer than your thinnest hair. So small that swimming among water molecules would feel as though you were in a pool of thick jam.<p>Get to this scale and you can play Lego with individual molecules. You …

'Body on a chip' uses 3D printed organs to test vaccines

<b>Miniature human organs developed with a modified 3D printer are being used to test new vaccines in a lab in the US.</b><p>The "body on a chip" project replicates human cells to print structures which mimic the functions of the heart, liver, lung and blood vessels.<p>The organs are then placed on a microchip …

WEARABLE COMPUTING: Inside The New Mobile Market That Is Taking Shape

But wearables won't just complement smartphones. What is perhaps most intriguing about them is that they will serve new purposes too. Because they are designed to be worn close to the body, they're ideal for monitoring our vital signs and health. They'll track how active we are, our sleep quality, …

First mind-controlled bionic leg a 'groundbreaking' advance

After losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident four-and-a-half years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has been fitted with an artificial limb that uses neurosignals from his upper leg muscles to control the prosthetic knee and ankle. The motorized limb is the first thought-controlled bionic …

What are stem cells? - Craig A. Kohn

Genome Sequencing 1 Million Times Cheaper Than 10 Years Ago

In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced an enormous scientific breakthrough. Scientists had sequenced the entire human DNA code—200 million base …

Meditators Can Affect Quantum Events

In quantum physics, one of the most enduring mysteries is known as the double-slit experiment, which renowned physicist Richard Feynman described as …

Don’t Be Afraid Of Your DNA

Privacy is a pipe dream. Let’s start saving lives.<p>In January, scientists scared the world by using public information to find the names behind five people's anonymous, public DNA samples collected for research. The scientists then determined the identity of some 45 family members who had also …