Joel Barrett

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Finally, a Novel That Admits “Making It” In New York Isn’t Just a Makeover Away

Everybody Rise is a frothy, but realistic, counterpoint to The Devil Wears Prada<p>If TV and movies are to be believed, “trying to make it in New York” means living in a big loft but complaining to your John Varvatos–clad musician roommate that $7 coffee is a little bit ludicrous. In her debut novel,</i> …

Fast running is as deadly as sitting on couch, scientists find

Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it<p>Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after finding runners who speed along at 7mph or more are doing themselves more harm than good.<p>A study …

Your personality could influence how you fight disease

The extent to which our personalities determine aspects of our lives and health has increasingly been the subject of research over the last few …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Productivity

Precision Medicine Initiative®

January 30, 2015, by Harold Varmus, M.D.<p>This is a transformational moment for cancer research. Thanks to the investment by Congress in NCI and NIH …

The New York Times’ “love life hacks”: What we can learn from the 10 most popular Modern Love columns ever

From trained dolphins to torrid marriages, it’s been a weird decade of romance tips from the NYT’s Modern Love<p>“I'm using a technique I learned from a dolphin trainer.” It’s no surprise that this zingy revelation is the thesis of the most popular Modern Love column in the 10-year history of the New …

Microsoft's Xbox One Should Assimilate Kinect, Keep The Mic, Lose The Motion

The Xbox One is arguably a better system now that it’s lost the Kinect from its bundle. Not that the Kinect is such a bad piece of technology it shouldn’t exist at all, but suffice to say most wouldn’t believe that it’s worth tacking on $100 extra to every single console sold, as it did when it was …

A Genetic Fog Machine That Tags Criminals

Applied DNA Sciences & SmokeCloak A/S SmokeCloak DNA<p>For years, “security smoke” has saved valuables but failed to catch bad guys. A new indelible (and harmless) tag on skin and clothes could help.<p>Read the full story here or dive into the entire list of Best Of What's New winners

How The Bacteria In Our Gut Affect Our Cravings For Food

We’ve long known that that the gut is responsible for digesting food and expelling the waste. More recently, we realised the gut has many more …

Wellness

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

16 May 2018<p>In a bin full of old batteries awaiting recycling, what is the probability that a closed circuit will form, allowing electrical current to …

Yves Béhar Gives Genome Testing A Makeover

This cell-scanning lab equipment doesn’t look like lab equipment at all.<p>It looks sort of like a Jawbone speaker mated with a 1985 Macintosh. But it’s not a consumer tech product. It’s the genome-testing device Juno, developed by the biotech company Fluidigm, designed by Yves Béhar’s Fuseproject.<p>The …

Drugstore

GTA 5 on PS4, Xbox One and PC is a must-buy, especially for old-gen veterans

Grand Theft Auto

“Antedisciplinary” Science

“The scale and complexity of today's biomedical research problems demand that scientists move beyond the confines of their individual disciplines and …

Atoms