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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

A global collaboration to create "artificial organisms" just went live

The Brain Code<p>Mindfire, a new foundation with the goal of “decoding the mind” to help develop true artificial intelligence (AI) is launching November …

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like | Inc.com

Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only asking opinion-based job interview questions. (Is there …

Employment

Using the pill can protect women from certain cancers 'for up to 30 years'

From data compiled over 44 years, researchers found women were protected from bowel, endometrial and ovarian cancer by taking the contraceptive pill<p>Women who have taken the contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years after they stopped taking it, according to …

Cancer

NASA just released a crazy amount of software you can use for free

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Announcing the software release …

Small Business

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

Smart TV

Three Strategies For Persuading Your Boss And When To Use Them

Your boss has feelings, too. Here what the research says about how and when to appeal to them.<p>Quick—think of one thing that would make your job better.<p>Maybe you’re itching to work from home once a week, lead a new project, or get a promotion. You have solid reasons why it would benefit you and your …

Success

Your Career Needs Many Mentors, Not Just One

These days everyone knows that finding a mentor is valuable. But it’s increasingly rare that we actually have one. In an in-depth study of professional service firms, Harvard Business School professor Thomas DeLong and his colleagues discovered: “Everyone we spoke with over age 40 could name a …

Leadership

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them | Inc.com

As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two to tango" is almost always true, often I am convinced that my client is not the one with the enduring problem. Instead, he or she is having a tough time dealing …

Psychology

MetalArc: A Low-Cost Metal 3D Printer

Description<p>Project Status: Built and testing<p>Not long ago a professor drew my attention to a project done by the Michigan Technological University. …

44-year-old British man could be first to receive HIV cure

A 44-year-old British man may be the first person to receive a cure for HIV through a therapy developed by researchers from five universities. …

3D-printed skull implanted into woman's head

3D printing has already been used in the medical field to produce lower jaw implants, prostheses and cells. In this instance, the skull was …

Obama used a pseudonym when emailing Hillary Clinton while she was at the US State Department

President Barack Obama used a fake name while communicating with Hillary Clinton while she used a private email server during her time as US secretary of state, FBI documents released Friday revealed.<p>The documents offer some details about the agency's investigation into Clinton's use of a private …

Government

£50 gene test could identify risk of heart attack decades in advance

A £50 genetic test could identify people at risk of a heart attack decades in advance, and see some patients put on statins in their 20s, experts say.<p>New research has found that DNA profiling can single out those most likely to develop heart disease, to ensure that lifestyle advice and drugs are …

Biomedicine

How to Get From Idea to Launch in 30 Weeks

Learn more strategies for design entrepreneurs at the Core77 Conference<p>These days there are plenty of incubator programs promising an express ride …

Entrepreneurship
Product Management

MIT researchers redefine 3D scanning with $10 LiDAR sensors that are 1000 times faster than existing systems

Aug 15, 2016 | By Alec<p>3D scanning takes many shapes and forms, but all take something from LiDAR (Light detection and ranging). This has been around …

3D printing hands on: Some fascinating Jedi-level PLA filament secrets

Do you know what a Tg is? Do you know what a Z-probe is? We didn't either. But knowing about these and some other interesting secrets will help you …

Printing

Launch of graphene-enhanced PLA filaments for 3-D printing - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Haydale Composite Solutions (HCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Haydale Graphene Industries PLC (HGI), are pleased to announce a commercial …

7 financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

Most of us are familiar with the typical habits of successful people — wake up early, eat breakfast, build a network.<p>But what about the financial habits behind successful entrepreneurs? What are they doing on a daily basis that is making their business successful? Here are seven frequently …

Entrepreneurship

Japanese researchers 3D printing blood vessels and other complex tissues

Aug 6, 2016 | By Benedict<p>A number of Japanese research institutions have adopted 3D bioprinting techniques to produce 3D printed blood vessels and …

3D Printing

The Best 3D Printers of 2018

Whether for personal, professional, or educational use, 3D printers are more affordable than ever. Here's what you need to know to get started along …

Printing

Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8, the startup behind the first multi-material 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to bring its printers to the desks of engineers and designers everywhere.<p>ARCH Venture Partners and Braemar Energy Ventures led the Series A round, joined by Autodesk, through its Spark Investment Fund …

3D Printing

3D Hubs, an online marketplace for local 3D printing, scores $7M Series B

3D Hubs, an online marketplace for 3D printing services, is tapping into two recent trends enabled by industrial 3D printing: the rapid prototyping of new products, and the move to personalised and bespoke production.<p>Related Articles<p>3DHubs Raises $4.5 Million To Make Local 3D Printing Global<p>The …

3D Printing

The killer app of 3D printing: Snacks

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a 3D printer that can cook and fabricate food.<p>3D food printers have been able to create very basic food items, such as sugar sculptures and very simple pizzas -- but now a team of researchers at Columbia University has developed a machine that can …

3D Printing

The 8 most impressive social good innovations from July

Big issues are best tackled with massive creativity — and sometimes that creativity leads to world-changing innovation.<p>From a device that alerts deaf …

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Co-founder and Partner of SWARM, Digital Agency<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Startups Must Know About Logo Design

A logo establishes some semblance of professionalism. While your startup may be working out of your mom's basement, a logo shows customers that you're an actual business.<p>As an entrepreneur, there's always a defining moment where an idea becomes more than an idea. You know, that moment when you say …

Graphic Design
Entrepreneurship