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The Science Of Changing Your Mind

With a focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, NPR’s Emily Harris digs into the social science behind decision-making. (Keith Negley/NPR)NPR …

A blood test before birth could predict your medical destiny

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> It was just after midnight on an autumn evening in 1996 when Yuk Ming Dennis Lo made a discovery he knew would change modern medicine.<p>Lo had discovered a "treasure trove" of valuable DNA floating freely in the bloodstream.<p>His breakthrough would one day make it possible for …

Hong Kong

DNA devices perform bio-analytical chemistry inside live cells

Some biochemistry laboratories fashion proteins into complex shapes, constructing the DNA nanotechnological equivalent of Baroque or Rococo …

Scientists say 4 characteristics could predict whether you'll become a CEO — and they don't include people skills

According to a new study led by Steven N. Kaplan at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Morten Sorensen at Copenhagen Business School, there are four key characteristics that can predict whether you'll become a CEO: <b>general ability, execution skills, charisma, and strategic skills</b>.<p>…

University of Chicago

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83-year-old math problem solved

It took more than 80 years, but a problem posed by a mathematician who delighted in concocting tricky ones has finally been solved.<p>UCLA mathematician …

Mathematics

UC Berkeley biologists discover potential target for unisex contraceptives

Scientists Find Neurological Basis of Risk-Taking Trait

How do we calculate the right time to take a risk? And why are some people (and dogs, and fish, and rats) bigger daredevils than others? Scientists …

Former Apple exec launches at-home blood test startup

Bob Messerschmidt knows a little about health and wellness tech, having spent three years helping architect the Apple Watch platform after Apple quietly acquired his spectroscopy company, Rare Light, in 2010. (The terms were undisclosed.)<p>Messerschmidt also knew when he left Apple to found a new …