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Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Quick Review: Lightning/30-pin/Micro-USB 4-in-1 Charging cable does the job it’s paid to do

<i>Charging/Synching iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and Nexus 4 simultaneously from one USB port</i><p><i>Update: now available at Amazon</i><p>We see a lot of cool stuff on <i>9to5Toys</i> every day but one particular item seemed worth sharing today. I bought the Lightning/30-pin/MicroUSB 4-in-1 USB cable adapter last time it made the …

How America's 2-Tiered Education System Is Perpetuating Inequality

And how online courses might only exacerbate the problem<p>In 2006, Amherst College made a decision that administrators at some other schools considered radical. The critics said it would dent the value of the school's degree, or force it to "lower its standards." The school's then-president pushed …

The iPhone Photography Video Course | Cult of Mac Deals

Learn How To Master Your iPhone Camera!<p>If you love taking pictures with your iPhone this video course is for you. Here's why: 1. You'll discover the full capabilities of your iPhone camera. The camera capability of your iPhone is quite remarkable so you should take the time to discover its full …

iOS Apps

Mentor Launches An "Anti To-Do List" App For iOS

Billed as an “anti to-do list” application, today sees the launch of Mentor for iOS, which aims to become your platform of choice for keeping track of what you <i>want</i> to do (as opposed to what you <i>have</i> to do).<p>It wants to achieve that by using what the Factory Berlin startup behind the app says is the …

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Xbox One supports 4K and 3D

<b>Despite not being mentioned at the Xbox One launch event, it seems that Microsoft was indeed looking to the future of video resolution when it</b> …

4K Ultra HD

Mount Everest Melting; Climate Change Likely To Blame, Say Researchers

For years, scientists have worried about the impact of climate change in the invaluable Himalayan region. Recent research seems to confirm worries that a warming world is melting one of Earth's most iconic, not to mention tallest, summits: Mount Everest.<p>The research was presented this week during a …

Obama Student Loan Policy Under Scrutiny As Congress Tackles Student Borrowing Costs

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats have pounced on a nonpartisan government report showing the Department of Education this year is forecast to earn a record $51 billion profit off student borrowers, denouncing the Obama administration and urging for structural reforms.<p>Members of the House of …

Viable Human Embryonic Stem Cells Created By Cloning

A paper in this week’s Cell describes how a team in Oregon finally achieved what many scientists have expected–and many others have dreaded: they derived embryonic stem cells from human embryos that they created in the lab themselves.<p>Shoukhrat Mitalipov and his team at Oregon Health and Science …