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Saudi Arabia to begin building world’s tallest skyscraper

The Kingdom Tower in Jeddah will be 1km tall, dwarfing the current tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai<p>Saudi Arabia is scheduled to begin building the world’s tallest tower next week, which will soar 1km in to the sky when completed.<p>The Kingdom Tower in the coastal city of Jeddah will …

Are You A Pre-crastinator?

Each of us, at times, can be a procrastinator, putting off something that is hard to do or that we don’t want to do. But three researchers at …

Time Management

10 Psychological Experiments That Could Never Happen Today

Nowadays, the American Psychological Association has a Code of Conduct in place when it comes to ethics in psychological experiments. Experimenters …

Making Time: Does it matter why we help others?

<b>Is altruism simply self-interest in disguise? And can a mathematical equation hope to answer the question?</b><p>In 1968, an academic almost unknown in the UK walked into University College London and presented its staff with an equation so remarkable, that they offered him an honorary position and the …

Biotech bid to take shark off the menu and cut the fin trade

Food tech firm makes alternative to Asian delicacy that kills 73 million fish a year<p>A new San Francisco startup is hoping to combat the trade in shark fins with biotechnology.<p>New Wave Foods is planning to use genetically modified yeast to produce collagen, which can be crafted into the desired …

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