Brandon Dale

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3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

Hacking Our Cells to Produce Solar Power Could Make Humans Heal Faster

Kinda like Wolverine.<p>Much like a gas-powered car, the human body relies on carbon-based fuels for energy. But for automobile engines and our cellular engines alike, burning carbon has intrinsic inefficiencies.<p>If we could upgrade our cells to run on solar power, the age-old restrictions of using …

General Hospital

DNA acts like electrical wire to replicate itself

DNA’s ability to act like an electrical wire plays a part in how it replicates, new research shows.<p>In the early 1990s, Jacqueline Barton, professor …

Biochemistry

Safe and ethical ways to edit the human genome

The National Academies of Science and Medicine (NASEM) released a report on Feb. 14 exploring the implications of new technologies that can alter the …

Study reveals ways powerful 'master gene' regulates physical differences between sexes

Physical differences between males and females in species are common, but there remains much to learn about the genetic mechanisms behind these …

Scientists Say Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Made Earth's Surface Act Like Liquid

When the asteroid believed to have killed off the dinosaurs smashed into Earth some 66 million years ago, its sheer force made the planet's surface momentarily act like a liquid.<p>The asteroid ripped open a 60-mile-wide hole. From miles deep in that abyss, rock hurtled upward to a height twice that …

Researchers capture key ocean predator

For the first time, a group of Canadian and international researchers has identified and photographed the most prolific predator known. It is a denizen of the ocean depths – a creature so stealthy and mysterious that scientists were only recently alerted to its presence.<p>Of course, when you are one …

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How the UAE Is Recruiting Hackers to Create the Perfect Surveillance State

n July, Simone Margaritelli, an Italian security researcher, boarded a Boeing 777 in Rome headed for Dubai, a city now billing itself as a tech …

Security

Your 7-Step Guide to Making a Personal Budget

Make a Personal Budget in 7 Steps<p>A Step-by-Step Guide to Make a Budget<p>Updated February 23, 2018<p>A personal or household budget is an itemized summary …

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Boring Sex, Begone!

Is your sex life lacking? These simple moves will seriously ratchet up the heat of your carnal couplings<p>It happens: Sex sessions go on autopilot, and before you know it your bedroom routine is as stale as week-old bread. But you're not going down like that, sister! To shake things up, you don't …

Hearst Magazines

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Aug. 9-15)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

5 Tips for Making a Long-Distance Relationship Work for You

When it comes to the long-distance thing, I am by no means an expert. I've lost my share of battles with love's border patrol. That being said, I know plenty of success stories, including some from my best friends (now married) and even my own family (also married…and babied). In fact, many of the …

What I'm really thinking: the long-distance partner

This is the second time we've tried this. The first was at university, caught up in young love and spending every minute of every day together. Unsurprisingly, it didn't last. We're older now and supposedly wiser – living in different counties with different commitments. We're lucky if we see each …

Want to feel closer to your partner? Try long-distance

Contrary to popular belief, couples in long-distance relationships may have stronger bonds than those who live geographically close to each other, a new study has found.<p>That's good news as a sizeable number of Canadian couples are living apart due to financial, educational or job circumstances: …

Are Long-Distance Relationships Actually More Intimate? They Might Be!

Long-distance relationships are hard, but according to new research, they might be absolutely worth it.<p>A new study says that men and women in long-distance relationships are more likely to share meaningful thoughts and feelings and have a greater sense of intimacy than couples who live together …

Long-distance love may be stronger than you think, new study says

Long distance relationships never work, the colloquial wisdom goes. Or rather, they'll work for a while: You’ll trade a few texts, Skype a few times, maybe even visit once in a while. But the heartache of being apart and living separate lives will start to wear on you, and soon enough, things will …

Research

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Long-Distance Relationship

For most of human history, long-distance relationships have been impossible to sustain due to travel reasons alone. The internet age has made it much …

Why slow sex is better

Shutterstock<p>You're fit—and strong. And when it comes to bedding your girl, you nail it fast and hard, just the way she likes it.<p>Problem is, it's not …

Will She Have Sex With You?

Keep your eyes peeled for these signs<p>Women are constantly trying to decipher who’s dateable, but guys often have a more immediate concern: Will she sleep with me? Turns out, women looking for casual sex purposefully send signals that they’re open to it, a new study in the <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i> …

Your Quick Fix for Better Sex

Use the power of the spoken word to your advantage<p>Channel your inner meathead: Macho men have more satisfying sex lives, according to recent research from Notre Dame of Maryland University. In the study, men who scored highest on a standardized questionnaire of masculinity rated their sex life as …

Notre Dame

Your Ultimate Sex To-Do List

10 new ways to have a VERY memorable weekend…<p>The <i>To Do List</i>, a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, just hit theaters. In the flick, Plaza’s character is an 18-year-old virgin who makes a checklist of all the sexual milestones she wants to hit before going to college. Kinda …