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Modern Etiquette: Outclassing the competition

(Reuters) - Employers plan to hire 8.3 percent more new college graduates from the Class of 2015 for their U.S. operations than they did from the Class of 2014, according to a recent jobs outlook report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.<p>Graduating student Katherine Thomas has …

Employment

Performance and durability combine in liquid crystal transistors

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) Crystalline organic semiconductors have attracted a lot of interest for convenient low-cost fabrication by printed electronics. …

DNA Can't Explain All Inherited Biological Traits, Research Shows

Scientists studied proteins found in cells, known as histones, which are not part of the genetic code, but act as spools around which DNA is wound. …

Shut Up, Flexibility

A couple weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I talked about the secret to flexibility being no secret at all, but simply commitment over time …

USA TODAY's Travel blog

Scientists Just Broke a Quantum Record By Entangling 3,000 Atoms

Quantum entanglement is an odd phenomenon that can connect two or more particles over even vast distances. Scientists have now managed to entangle …

8 Great TED Talks to Watch with Your Kids

February 19, 2015<br>Looking for some TED talks to inspire young minds? The list below contains some wonderful talks to watch with your kids. The talks …

Researchers assemble comprehensive map of human epigenome

Virtually every cell in the body carries an identical genome. But how is it possible that each of the body's 200 different types of specialized cells …

DNA

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

'The Queen of Code' Gives The Lowdown On Grace Hopper

Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing when it mattered most.<p>‘The Queen of Code,’ a brand new 16-minute film from actress Gillian …

5 Safety Concerns with Cloud Data Storage, Answered.

Still a relatively new innovation, cloud storage has attracted a lot of scrutiny in recent months. Before entrusting sensitive data to third party …

DNA nanoswitches reveal how life's molecules connect

A complex interplay of molecular components governs almost all aspects of biological sciences - healthy organism development, disease progression, …

New technology cutting hospital time for premature babies

Every year, one out of every nine babies in the U.S. is born premature and can spend weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Now new technology is helping preemies grow faster – and sending them home sooner.<p>The Pea Pod is a medical device designed to measure the body composition of …

Female entrepreneurs to watch in 2015 - Telegraph

Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines

January 29, 201<br>In today’s post I am sharing with you two important web tools that you can use with students in class to create interactive timelines. …

Five stocks to own if Europe's economy recovers

The European Central Bank is pulling a page out of the United States' playbook and launching an aggressive bond buyback program that it hopes will spark an economic recovery similar to what America has enjoyed. Since the U.S. launched its quantitative easing program in 2008, the U.S. stock market …

Why You Don't Need A Budget To Retire

For a lot of people in financial planning, it’s heresy to suggest that you can save money without budgeting.<p>But I’ve discovered that unless you’re a complete nerd about budgeting — and can account for all of your expenses — it’s not worth the trouble. There’s a better way.<p>“Spend” your way to …

How hibernating animals could help fight Alzheimer's disease

Leicester University has found that the protein RBM3 helps restore brain activity when animals wake up from hibernation, and could be a treatmement for people with dementia<p>A protein which protects hibernating animals during lengthy spells of sleeping could be the key to fighting Alzheimer’s …

TempTraq and Vigilant LilyPad are the Best Health Gadgets unveiled for Kids at CES 2015

These new smart home technologies will give parents a better way to take care of their children.<p>Blue Spark Technologies has introduced its new gadget …

CES

30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …

The Future of Medicine Is in Your Smartphone

New tools are tilting health-care control from doctors to patients<p>Over the past decade, smartphones have radically changed many aspects of our everyday lives, from banking to shopping to entertainment. Medicine is next. With innovative digital technologies, cloud computing and machine learning, the …

Health Care

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

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Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

Man who cut off his fingers builds 'Robohand'

<i>Vital Signs</i> is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>Gauteng, South Africa (CNN) —</b> "I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."<p>Richard van As is recalling the moment …

Downton Abbey's master of Edwardian manners

How Alistair Bruce makes sure the actors of Downton Abbey behave themselves<p>The sprawling soap opera that is <i>Downton Abbey</i> returns in January and, …

Certification subjects certain to retain or add value in 2015

Written by Ed Tittel<p>These IT certification topics appear to be on the upswing for 2015. Dig into any or all of them over the next year, and and you …

Champagne Toast for New Year's Eve: Bubbles Pack a Scientific Pop

As you raise a glass of Champagne on New Year's Eve, include a toast to the physics behind the fizz: The scientific mysteries sealed up in all those bubbles could someday lead to more efficient energy sources.<p>The latest in bubble lore came out just this month in the Journal of Chemical Physics. …

Where to Go Now: 3 Top Travel Destinations for 2015

<i>Photo: Shutterstock</i><p>Travel is back, and in a big way: according to a recent report by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the tourism agency of the United Nations, international tourism hit a new record in 2014, with over 1.1 billion travelers traversing the globe. And although conventional …