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Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.<p>This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in …

Pigs

We Have the Technology: SRI Wearable Robots Make Soldiers Better, Stronger, Faster (Video)

Forget exoskeletons -- the famed research lab is now building "exomuscles."<p>In the heart of Silicon Valley, lining the wall in one of the world’s most advanced robotics labs, is a row of sewing machines.<p>It’s a different tool for a different type of robot. A team of researchers at SRI International, …

Cyborgs Among Us: Human 'Biohackers' Embed Chips In Their Bodies

In tattoo parlors and basements around the world, people are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodies.<p>They call themselves biohackers, cyborgs and grinders. With each piece of technology they put beneath their skin, they are exploring the …

Singularity

What-Syn-a-Name?

Synthetic biology is attracting attention from both scientists and regulators. But there is little agreement on what it is. Can we find a road out of synthetic biology’s definitional quagmire?<p>He was looking quite lost. An eminent scientist and UN delegate was stumbling over the meaning of a term …

Dude, It’s You

May 26, 2014 by John Beckett<p>I don’t write much about gender relations. Actually, I don’t write about them at all. I have generally progressive views, …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Singularity

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

These Digital Meditation Tools Can Be Your Gateway To A Calmer, More Effective Life

Meditation, an ancient practice of calming the mind, would seem to be incompatible with modern technology, with its emphasis on speed and connectivity. But as more and more Americans have embraced meditation as an antidote to hyper-connected lives, the world of technology has joined the movement. …

How To Use If-Then Planning To Achieve Any Goal

There’s a big gap between knowing what you want to do and actually getting it done. We want to be focused with laser-like precision on critical tasks …

Time Management

The 20-Minute Morning Routine Guaranteed to Make Your Day Better | Inc.com

Today sucked. You felt tense, stressed, and sulky.<p>Want tomorrow to be different? Want to be in a better mood the whole day? It's easy: Work out early, for about 20 minutes, before you start your day.<p>You probably already know that exercise is energizing. Researchers at the University of Georgia …

Exercise

How Students Learn by Explaining Their Thinking

<i>If you want to master something, teach it.</i>Or so the saying goes. But is the platitude based in fact? Can students really learn better by explaining? …

5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much attention paid to innovations and disruptive business models in the venture capital and startup world, it can be easy to overlook the vital importance of great people.<p>I keep a quote from legendary venture capitalist Arthur …

The Secret to Living a Joyful Life

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.<p>Whether before you dwelt in time and paid brief visits to the Now, have your dwellings place in the Now and pay brief visits to the past and future when required to deal with the practical …

Mindfulness

How To Beat Stress And Feel Happier (INFOGRAPHIC)

Who <i>doesn't</i> want to lead a happier, more stress-free life?<p>Answer: No one.<p>Happify, a website dedicated to helping people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, put together an infographic showing the biggest sources of stress in our lives -- and the best ways to beat …

To boost brainpower, ignore “smart drugs” and focus on experiences that harness neuroplasticity the right way

Tra­di­tion­al sci­en­tif­ic ideas cast the human brain as a fixed and essen­tial­ly lim­it­ed sys­tem that only degrades with age. This view saw the …

4 Reasons The Big Picture is Hurting Your Goals (and what you should do about it) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You’re motivated.<p>You know exactly what you need to do, you’ve got it all planned out and all you need to do is stick with it. What could go wrong?<p>Day …

Here's Proof That Exercise Changes Everything

While most of us are probably aware of the powerful benefits of regular exercise, we're clearly not all convinced: Just about 20 percent of American adults over the age of 18 meet the government's recommended guidelines when it comes to physical activity, according to a CDC report.<p>The average adult …

Chicago

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Body Language

Banana Mango Kale Smoothie and the Late Night Kale Haul

Today’s smoothie is probably one of the ‘go-to’-est smoothies around, a banana mango kale smoothie. The perfect trifecta of favorite fruits and …

Green Smoothie for Weight Loss?

One of my absolute favorite things is a Green Smoothie. It’s a fast, easy, and delicious way to get a big dose of vitamins and minerals, plus it …

Kale + Blackberry + Beet + Almond Milk Smoothies

What’s in your morning routine? I make my bed, splash my face with cold water, drink a giant glass of lemon water, and try to forget about the giant …

Best Kale Smoothie Recipe With Strawberries

The powerhouse vegetable Kale has become a popular salad green thanks to its remarkable nutrient profile. Packed with high concentrations of …

An afternoon with Slitherine, Part One

The real deal.<p>JD and Iain McNeil are sipping tea on a Marks & Spencer cafe couch in Epsom while I sit across from them invading Poland. The iPad in …

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