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Scientists Create Three Puppy Clones of 'Snuppy,' the World's First Cloned Dog

Snuppy, the world's first cloned dog, died in 2015, but his genetic legacy lives on. As the <i>National Post</i> reports, South Korean scientists recently …

Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible to Stop Ageing

We're sorry.<p>Just in case you were banking on science coming up with a way to let you hold onto your youthful looks forever, we have some …

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How to Kill Fruit Flies, According to a Scientist

It's literally one weird trick.<p>As a researcher who works on fruit flies, I often get asked how to get them out of someone's kitchen. This happens to …

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Sunscreen made from DNA would last forever

Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.<p>A DNA-based sunscreen that not only stops harmful ultraviolet (UV) light, but also becomes more protective the longer you expose it to UV rays? That’s the dazzling premise behind a recent study published in the journal <i>Science Reports</i>.<p>While sunscreen …

8 Aromatic Facts About the Nose

<i>The human body is an amazing thing. For each one of us, it’s the most intimate object we know. And yet most of us don’t know enough about it: its</i> …

17 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Bookstores

For book lovers, there’s no more magical place than the local bookstore. Endless shelves of stories and characters, all at your eager fingertips. And …

14 Fascinating Facts About Foxes

Foxes live on every continent except Antarctica and thrive in cities, towns, and rural settings. But despite being all around us, they’re a bit of a …

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Here’s What To Do If You Get Frequent Headaches

Do you get headaches all the time? As if that weren’t bad enough, you may be at increased risk for hypothyroidism—a common medical problem that can …

8 Life Skills to Help You Improve Your Personality

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Time Management

The web gives us access to endless information. What impact does this have on our memory, and our attention spans?<p>Throughout history, people have always worried about new technologies. The fear that the human brain cannot cope with the onslaught of information made possible by the latest …

The Brain

Why does loud noise hurt? Do you lose weight if you break wind while on the bathroom scales? These are just some of the thousands of questions tackled by New Scientist, now collected in a new book<p>For more than two decades in the back pages of the <i>New Scientist</i><i>,</i> readers have posed questions on topics …

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5 Ways to Zap Your Stress About Money

Feeling stressed about money? You’re not the only one. According to the American Psychological Association, money is the number one case of stress …

Personal Finance

Was Earth Born With Life On It?

If you asked a professional – a biologist, a fossil-hunter or a geologist – how old life on Earth was back in the 1970s, you would’ve gotten a very careful “I don’t know” answer. Going back before the rise of mammals, before birds, dinosaurs, reptiles, fish, crustaceans or even starfish and …

Readers Still Prefer Physical Books to Digital

Five years ago, the future of physical books didn’t look bright. Kindle sales had reached an all-time high, Borders was closing up the last of its …

Books

Try This Old Memory Hack That Just Got A New Smiley Face From Science

Right now you’re probably relaxing, maybe thinking about getting some beer and barbecue, and not worried about remembering anything. But when you get back to your responsibility-filled week, here’s a simple memory hack to help out. It’s actually an old trick that’s gained some recent scientific …

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Love by design: when science meets sex, lust, attraction and attachment

<i>CHANGING FAMILIES: In this ten-part series, we examine some major changes in family and relationships, and how that might in turn reshape law, policy</i> …

What the Heck Makes Flying So Expensive?

Is it the fuel? Not really. Even though giant passenger jets do guzzle down fuel at a ridiculous 0.67 miles per gallon—seriously, they need 1.5 …

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Why Einstein didn't wear socks and the nature of scientific inquiry

<i>For centuries, two small words have prompted profound scientific inquiry: 'What if?' It was a question Einstein asked not only of light beams, but</i> …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Your Labrador Is So Fat

Thanks, genetics.<p>Head to your dog park, and you'll probably find yourself swimming in a sea of labrador retrievers. They've been America’s favourite …

5 Ways Science Says You Can Be More Confident Right Now | Inc.com

Confidence is one of those things that comes naturally with knowledge--you become more confident as you develop and hone a new skill you feel comfortable sharing with others. Unfortunately, our confidence can be easily shattered by a few negative words from someone else or a mistake we have made. …

The Neuroscience Of Why Running Clears the Mind

Fans of running claim itis great for the mind as well as the body. Recent research agrees.<p>Sure, running is a good way to stay fit and healthy, but many fans of the activity claim to be hooked not just because of its physical effects, but also because of it's mental ones.<p>Some say it builds …

10 Ridiculous Facts About How Rich Bill Gates Is

The world's richest man, Bill Gates, can do a heck of a whole lot with his $72 billion worth.<p>1. The Richest Man In the World<p>Gates was in No. 1 …

Lower Your Stress By Doing One Thing For Yourself, Every Day

We're all busy and have a lot of things to juggle at once. Maintain your sanity by being a little more selfish with your time and making time to do …

The Mind Trick That Helps You Remember Anything

It's so simple that you'll never forget how to do it<p>Close your eyes, crack open your memory. That’s the takeaway from U.K. researchers who recently found shutting your eyes supercharges your recall.<p>“People who kept their eyes open answered 48 percent of our questions correctly, on average, whereas …

The Science Of First Impressions (And How To Use It To Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

The Two Things to Remember When You Flirt

Check out this research before you put your seduction skills to use<p>Whether your self-esteem is sky high or seriously low, it could throw off your flirting game, suggests new research from Canada.<p>Guys with low self-esteem back away from behaviors like flirting when they think about the potential …

The 5 Weightlifting Mistakes That Are Screwing Up Your Workout

Make these changes to train smarter and recover faster<p>Trainers like to say that the most important part of any training program is consistency. If you don't hit the gym regularly, you'll never see results.<p>"But consistency can work both ways," says BJ Gaddour, creator of <i>Men's Health</i> StreamFIT. …

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