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Scientists are on the brink of introducing vaccines that might help control deadly mosquito-borne diseases

The predator slips invisibly into homes, quietly stalks its prey and bites before a victim knows what happened. There's little chance of escape.<p>The attacker is <i>Aedes aegypti</i>, a mosquito that has, over time, developed a taste for people.<p>It's a city dweller that hovers in undisturbed crannies and can …

Science Finally Figured Out How to Make Coffee Even Better

As it turns out, making a great cup of coffee is not so much about what you put into it once it’s brewed—it actually depends on what you do to the …

Hands-on: 75 new features in iOS 10 [Video]

On Monday Apple unveiled the highly-anticipated software update for the iPhone and iPad. As expected, it’s a huge release that brings a bevy of new and exciting features to the table.<p>In the following video walkthrough, we take a look at 75 of the features and changes found in iOS 10. Some of the …

Apps

Climate Change Has Claimed Its First Mammal Extinction

Climate change has claimed its first confirmed mammal extinction. The tiny Bramble Cay melomys (also known as the Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat,</i> …

I quit medicine. Here's what future doctors should know going into it

There is a saying in teaching hospitals: “Don’t get sick in July.” That’s when new interns begin their training as doctors, with orientations starting in late June.<p>New residents may be inexperienced, but they are also eager, and they don’t yet know the field’s limitations. It was knowing too late …

Medicine

Have You Been Angry When Feeling Hungry? Science Says This Is Normal

When we feel hungry, our brains are sending out signals that we need fuel. The more this goes on, the hungrier we get, and we begin to feel angry. …

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

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Want to dress like a fashion insider? These are the websites to shop from

Where do you go to pick up pieces that are in that in-between bracket of neither high-street nor designer runway? Step out of your comfort zone or …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Science Says This Is How to Make the Perfect First Impression | Inc.com

Positive first impressions can link you to all kinds of crazy-good friendships and securities, so the more of them you can make, the better your odds often are for achieving personal and business goals. On the contrary, a negative first impression can obviously be much more damaging. Have no fear, …

Self-help

The magic word that could get people to agree with you

According to research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology<p>By Danielle Paquette<p>A new national poll about how American voters perceive …

Psychology

10 Photography Curators You Should Follow on Flipboard

To get an education in photography, one simply has to look around. That’s not asking much. From advertisements to Instagram, the modern age is awash in images appearing before us from every possible angle. Adding to this is the convergence of cameras and mobile phones, which led to the world taking …

Science says this is probably why dogs are so sweet

We all know that dogs are a human’s best friend, but we’ve never entirely been sure <i>why</i>. Now, a team of researchers led by the University of Oxford …

Anthropology

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Fighting snakes, a rare sand cat family and Belgium’s newborn giant panda are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

Q&A: Parkinson's disease

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before his death, Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with respiratory problems, his health complicated by advanced Parkinson's. The boxing great had lived with the degenerative disease for three decades. Here are some questions and answers about the disease:<p>Q: What is Parkinson's?<p>A: …

Stroke survivors walk again after Stanford injects stem cells into brain

Stroke survivors who believed they would be paralysed or need a wheelchair for the rest of their lives are walking and moving again following a ground-breaking stem cell treatment.<p>18 patients who agreed to allow doctors to drill a hole in their skull and inject stem cells into the damaged part of …

Medical Research

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

The Medical Screenings All Men Need, and When

No matter how fast medicine moves us towards treatments, preventive medicine will always be the most effective and cheapest way to keep healthy. …

Cancer

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure to Their Advantage | Inc.com

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

'As long as we study life, it will be read': the Selfish Gene turns 40

It’s 40 years since Richard Dawkins suggested, in the opening words of <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, that, were an alien to visit Earth, the question it would pose to judge our intellectual maturity was: “Have they discovered evolution yet?” We had, of course, by the grace of Charles Darwin and a century of …

Biology

Europe Announces That All Scientific Papers Should Be Free by 2020

YES!!<p>This week was a revolutionary week in the sciences - not because we discovered a new fundamental particle or had a new breakthrough in quantum …

Apple to release iPhone that’s made entirely of glass according to latest rumours

Apple is gearing up to make an iPhone made almost entirely out of glass, according to one of its biggest suppliers.<p>The company will look to …

Mobile Technology

Restfulness is close to Godliness

Before we start, I want to let you in on a little secret: every successful person you truly admire takes naps.On May 15, Laura Vanderkam wrote a …

Engineers Just Smashed Wireless Speeds of 6 Gbps in The Real World

Hold on to your routers.<p>Alright guys, it's getting real. We've been sitting back for a while getting excited about data transfer speeds in the lab …

'The patient is Code 3 critical. Her frail, 90-year-old body is failing. How much should I do to save her life?'

"This is the end of my life." These were my patient's only words — an economy of phrasing made necessary by an all-consuming air hunger. She had just arrived in the emergency room, Code 3 critical, after a lights-and-sirens ambulance transport from her nursing home. Awake, alert and intensely …

Bright Light at Night Time Can Seriously Mess With Your Metabolism, Study Finds

*Puts phone down*<p>New research has revealed that exposure to bright, blue-tinged light - similar to the kind emitted by your smartphone - can affect …

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

How you handle high levels of stress can mean the difference between being assertive and poised or being negative and disgruntled.<p>You’ve heard it …

8 of the Smartest Things You Can Do to Be Insanely Productive

Saying "no" to people gracefully is really, really important.<p><i>What are some productivity tips from various professions? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Patrick Mathieson, VC at Toba Capital,</b> …