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Unexpected memory retrieval mechanism found in landmark study

A landmark study exploring a little-researched area of the hippocampus made an unexpected discovery about how memory is retrieved. The scientists …

Neuroscience

Meet GeNemo, The Genomic Search Engine

University of California, San Diego bioengineers have created what they believe to be the first online search engine for functional genomics data. …

Genetics

Closing the evidence gap on public attitudes toward genetic data handling - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) and the Wellcome Genome Campus have launched a new project to explore global public attitudes and …

No longer ‘junk DNA’ — shedding light on the ‘dark matter’ of the genome

The LIGR-seq method for global-scale mapping of RNA-RNA interactions in vivo to reveal unexpected functions for uncharacterized RNAs that act via …

Genetics
Genetic Engineering

Disinfectants in swimming pools and hot tubs could be damaging our DNA

When people bathe in swimming pools and hot tubs, interactions between the chemicals in the water and their body can lead to potential damage to …

Yoga Poses You Can Do While Binge-Watching Netflix

Most of the time, when you watch TV, you're slouching or lying in ways that put strain on your shoulders, back, or hips. Watching Netflix shouldn't …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Maps

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

6 Chrome Extensions to Help You Maximize Google Drive

Google Drive has unlimited potential.<p>The feature that lets users upload documents, images, spreadsheets and more has millions of neat little ways to …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

10 Theories to Know For Greater Persuasion Power

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are—most of the time—discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more influential. We’re interested in meeting the …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

5 Steps To Get Laid Using Tinder

If you’re a single guy and not living under a rock, then you’ve probably heard of the dating or rather hook up app called Tinder. Tinder is basically …

Cybereason Takes Its Malicious Ops Detection Platform Out Of Stealth, Backed By $4.6M From CRV

Much of the digital security industry is focused on preventing hacker attacks. Cybereason, a security-focused startup founded by a team of former Israeli intelligence agency members which is launching its enterprise offering commercially today, is taking a different tack.<p>It argues that enterprises …

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Sex pixels: what 4K means for porn

Still reeling from the transition to HD, the erotic-video business faces another sea change<p>"Porn killed Betamax." Among the tech cognoscenti, this is often an article of faith, suggesting that A/V format wars are won and lost not on dull technical details such as price (VHS machines had a cheaper …

The Panono Throwable Camera Ball Lets You Shoot Aerial 360-Panoramas

Panoramic, 360-degree photographs can be tedious and difficult to capture, despite projects such as Google’s own Photo Spheres and the upcoming BubblePod. Aerial snaps are even tougher to achieve, but the Panono – launching today as a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo – could make both forms of …

Revolv Review: Connect Your Smart Home With a Single Hub and App

Revolv began shipping its $299 home automation hub today, bringing to market a reasonably-priced solution for controlling your devices from one app. We’ve been testing the hub as part of a smart home setup for the past couple of weeks and have been really impressed with its ease of use and …

Scanadu scores $10.5M and paves the way for FDA trials

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Scanadu, the startup out of NASA Ames Research Center that hopes to build a series of personal health-monitoring devices, has …

Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Maksim Kabakou<p>Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Trucking Industry Sees Drop in Cargo Theft; Hopes It's a Trend

Incidents of cargo theft appear to be on the decline, possibly due to a heightened awareness by shippers of the need to protect their goods while in transit.<p>There were 195 incidents in the third quarter of this year, according to the Supply Chain Information and Analysis Center (SC-ISAC). That’s …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

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