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Researchers may have discovered fountain of youth by reversing aging in human cells

Researchers in Japan have found that human aging may be able to be delayed or even reversed, at least at the most basic level of human cell lines. In …

Venture capitalists are flocking to Phoenix to invest in the growing ed tech sector

Arizona Commerce Authority This past April, 2,000 people headed to the Phoenician resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, near Phoenix, to mingle at the annual ASU+GSV Summit, an event The New York Times referred to as "the must-attend event for education technology investors."<p>In all, 270 ed tech companies …

Using Technology to Differentiate Instruction

|Kelly Tenkely|<p>One of the major benefits of using technology in the classroom is the ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of every …

5 time-saving superfoods

It’s often hard enough to eat right when you have time, but when you’re racing against the clock it becomes even more challenging.<p>“Plan ahead! It’s a little change you can make with big benefits. When you are prepared with healthy snacks, a packed lunch and food in your refrigerator to cook dinner, …

The Most Powerful Food Combinations

Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day …

What Can Big Data Ever Tell Us About Human Behavior?

We are now solidly in the era of <i>big data</i>, where computers are capturing and processing the details of everything we do with all our interconnected devices in real time. Businesses see this as the Holy Grail for finally being able to predict who, where, and when customers will buy their existing …

Italy Versus France

No question, France is more expensive than Italy. Italy could be the cheapest destination in Western Europe right now. Something else that's arguably better in Italy than in France is the olive oil, a thing that folks in this part of the world take seriously.<p>"The word for a scraping in Italian is …

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The next MacBook Air is reportedly so small it needs a new USB port

Hey, Dell: you might not be the only one in town with an impossibly small laptop this year. Tipsters for <i>9to5Mac</i> claim that the long-rumored 12-inch MacBook Air is not only real, but uses a "radically new" body that's much thinner and narrower than the already tiny 11-inch system you see today, …

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