"One of the great responsibilities we have as a society is to educate ourselves, along with the next generation, about which substances are worth ingesting and for what purpose and which are not. ... I
The most important career capital you have isn’t your technical skills or academic pedigree. It’s not your high-flying title. It’s not even your relationships… It’s your reputation. In every job, people
Your success depends on your ability to keep yourself motivated. According to Merriam-Webster, motivation is a force or influence that causes someone to do something. The question is, what motivates you?
You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long? It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day isn’t the best way to get
Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one
(CNN) — Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to perceive color.
We have pocket watches, pocket cameras and now — with smartphones — pocket computers. So why shouldn't doctors and scientists around the world have pocket microscopes? Bioengineer Manu Prakash and his
I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right? It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for
Your scores in your GCSEs are heavily influenced by your genetic heritage Almost three quarters of a million students will have received their GCSE results this week and congratulated themselves on – bemoaned
Traditionally, science holds itself to account, primarily through internal systems of peer review. But the recent retraction of two papers on stem-cell research by the journal Nature highlights weaknesses
Contraceptive implants are nothing new, but the current generation of progestogen-releasing devices need to be replaced every three years and have to be removed if you want to try for a baby. That may
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This new messaging app that wants to take social media to the streets— literally. Images via, via By inserting digital content into the physical world, a new messaging app called Traces is attempting solve
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So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime