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Women in Science: Meet the Stemettes star inspiring more girls into STEM

If there was ever someone to inspire girls into science, Anne-Marie Imafidon is the woman for the job. Imafidon is the co-founder of Stemettes, an …

Alzheimer's could be spotted 20 years before the first symptoms appear

Spotting the earliest signs of Alzheimer's Disease could lead to new treatments for preventing the onset of dementia, scientists believe<p>Alzheimer's could be spotted in people 20 years before the first symptoms appear, scientists have found.<p>Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and the …

Dementia

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

Genetics

Crispy Braised Chicken Thighs With Cabbage and Bacon Recipe

Some people have fallback recipes. The ones that they pull out again and again when they can't think of something new to make. I've got a couple of those, but I also have fallback techniques—basic blueprints for constructing a dish that can be infinitely variable depending on the specific …

What Are Gravitational Waves And Why Do They Matter?

If we detect them, it could mean a lot about the universe<p>Physicists have been buzzing (or rather, tweeting) about the possibility that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment finally discovered gravitational waves. LIGO has been searching for these cosmic ripples …

Gravitational Waves

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that reduces neuroinflammation may have the potential to protect against …

Dementia

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CRISPR named Science 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

Samantha Lee/Business Insider<p>This year was undoubtedly the one in which CRISPR took over the minds and hearts of science lovers everywhere.<p>On Thursday, Science Magazine announced the gene-editing technique won its Breakthrough of the Year Award, beating out other events such as the discovery of …

Genetics

Computer learns like a human and (sort of) beat the Turing Test

There is a fundamental difference between the way computers learn and the way humans learn. Humans can see one example and intuit what that object or …

Many women in Stem fields expect to quit within five years, survey finds

One third of women in science, technology, engineering and maths professions say lack of career opportunities mean they are considering leaving<p>Almost one third of women in Australia employed in science, technology, engineering and maths – known as Stem fields – expect to leave their job within the …

Retirement Planning

Columbia scientists create first-ever computer chip integrated with biology on a molecular level

Many a science fiction film features a character – hero or villain, depending on the author – that is a man-machine hybrid, whose biological systems …

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Power plants: how scientists could harness energy from flowers

Researchers at Linköping University have shown it was possible to create an electric circuit within a plant<p>Scientists have woven electronics into the vascular system of living plants for the first time in a breakthrough which could allow them to convert photosynthesis into power.<p>A team at Linköping …

Conoce la vacuna para controlar el exceso de colesterol en sangre que han creado los científicos

Las <b>enfermedades más peligrosas</b> de la actualidad no son causadas por virus o bacterias sino que por nuestros <b>malos hábitos</b>, especialmente a la hora de …

6 Easy Dinners Your Kids Will Actually Eat

Sometimes coming up with a dinner your kids will actually eat is frustrating. That's why I try too develop recipes on The Chic Site that are guaranteed to be kid-friendly! Try one for dinner this week and let me know what the family thinks.<p><b>1. Pizza Bagels</b><p><b>2. Baked Ravioli</b><p><b>3. Burrito Bowls</b><p><b>4. Tater Tot</b> …

Cooking

Supersized scanner to explore the body and hunt down disease

When they were kids, Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi both wanted to be astronomers, unlocking mysteries in far off galaxies. That didn't work out for them. The pair still plan on unlocking mysteries but this time inside the human body.<p>They've received a $15.5 million grant to build the world's first …

Scanners

Unas proteínas determinan en qué órgano habrá una metástasis

Un estudio internacional descubre que una especie de "código postal" dirige a los tumores<p>El cáncer mata a más de ocho millones de personas en el …

No Fuss, No Muss: 7 Simple Dinner Recipes Your Family Will Love

Weeknight dinners should full of flavor, not fuss. These easy recipes prove that you can create healthy and delicious meals for your family with minimal hassle.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar, shredded rotisserie chicken and a smoky …

Cooking

Found: A Gene That Prevents Elephants From Getting Cancer

And it could help us treat cancer better in humans<p>Logically, elephants should get cancer much more than humans do—elephants have 100 times more cells than we do and live just about as long, providing ample opportunity for cancer-causing mutations to occur. But in fact they have less cancer; an …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Your Full Genome Can Be Sequenced and Analyzed For Just $1,000

It used to cost $100 million just a few years ago<p>Yesterday, personal genetics company Veritas Genetics announced that it had reached a milestone: participants in its limited, but steadily expanding Personal Genetics Program can get their entire genome sequenced for just $1,000.<p>Relatively low-cost …

Tiny Motorized Robots Can Clean Carbon Dioxide Out Of Seawater

Love that flat water<p>In a restaurant you might prefer 'sparkling' carbonated water over the still variety, but in the oceans, carbonated water is a very bad thing.<p>Thanks to our penchant for burning fossil fuels, there are increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, which means there …

12 Badass Action Hero Speeches

What would life be like if Liam Neeson never uttered the words "I have a very particular set of skills" in the 2008 film "Taken?" Honestly, we don't ever want to find out.<p>To celebrate the action hero's birthday, lets reunion tour with these 12 epic speeches from action movies.<p>See if your favorites …

Action Hero

It's National Doughnut Day! Making your own isn't as hard as you think

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: National Doughnut Day! There’ll be no guilt at scarfing down a doughnut (or two) for breakfast today.<p>But what about saving that appetite and whipping up your own delicious doughnuts at home? It’s not as difficult as you think – it just takes a little time …

Dessert

These 2-Ingredient Ice Cream Recipes Are So Simple. No Machine, No Churning Required.

The only downfall to ice cream is that it is ridiculously high in sugar, fat and everything else we're supposed to be staying away from. But it's also insanely delicious, super refreshing on a hot day, and pretty much the best dessert option around. That's why it's time to fully embrace the banana …

Ice Cream

21 mouthwatering photos of authentic Mexican food

From chili-dipped popsicles to poblano peppers stuffed with oozing cheese, these dishes will leave you with a serious craving for Mexican food.<p>Luckily, we've included recipes so you can make these tasty treats at home.

Mexico

5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Overripe Bananas

Timing is everything when it comes to enjoying fresh fruit. From soft, grainy apples to skinless, soggy pears, there's nothing less appealing to me than a terrible taste and texture in my mouth--and I know I'm not alone. This is particularly true when it comes to bruised, overly spotted, and smelly …

Breakfast

25 Times Emma Watson Said Everything Better Than We Ever Could

Emma Watson turns 25 Wednesday, which means we’re celebrating by eating a lot of cake and simultaneously asking ourselves, “What have we even …

Lena Dunham Relives Her Rape During Acceptance Speech: 'I Felt Powerless'

Lena Dunham was honored at <i>Variety</i>‘s Power of Women luncheon in New York City on Friday, where she relived her own sexual assault during an …