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How This 25-Year-Old Earns A Passive Revenue of $400K A Year While Traveling The World

It’s been almost two years since I left my corporate life in New York City to work remotely and travel the world. When I first left my apartment, job, and other comforts, I was terrified: I had no idea whether it was possible to build a business on the road, let alone make a decent living from …

Entrepreneurship

Crispr Isn’t Enough Any More. Get Ready for Gene Editing 2.0

In fewer than five years, the gene-editing technology known as Crispr has revolutionized the face and pace of modern biology. Since its ability to …

Google Taught an AI to Make Sense of the Human Genome

If you’ve ever watched a prime time crime drama like <i>CSI</i>, you probably recall a scene in which a forensic analyst used a computer to troll through …

Genetics

The Dark Side Of Artificial Intelligence

Algorithms are incredible aids for making data-driven, efficient decisions. And as more industries uncover their predictive power, companies are increasingly turning to algorithms to make objective and comprehensive choices. However, while we often rely on technology to avoid inherent human biases, …

Artificial Intelligence

What can genetic testing really tell you?

Risk is not a diagnosis.<p>Once difficult and expensive even for the most technologically advanced labs, genetic testing is fast becoming a cheap and easy consumer product. With a little spit and 200 dollars, you can find out your risk for everything from cystic fibrosis to lactose intolerance.<p>But …

Genetics

Swirling Bacteria Illuminate the Strange Physics of Swarms

At first glance, the movie didn’t seem like much: a chaotic swarm of <i>E. col</i>i bacteria twiddling this way and that in a petri dish, seemingly at …

No, Companies Shouldn't Pay Women to Freeze Their Eggs

While sperm has been successfully frozen for decades, it wasn’t until 1999, when flash-freezing procedures were introduced, that eggs could also be …

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Telomere

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Periodic Table

Cancer cells hijack DNA repair networks to stay alive, Pitt study shows

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2016 - Research by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has revealed how cancer cells hijack DNA …

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I’m Pregnant—And I'm the Carrier of a Rare Genetic Disease

Even in the air-conditioned lobby, there was no escaping the Los Angeles heat wafting through the automatic doors any time another pregnant woman walked into the hospital. Although we future mamas were a tribe, our insides told different stories. And I was about to uncover a narrative inside of me: …

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

How the education gap is tearing politics apart

In the year of Trump and Brexit, education has become the greatest divide of all – splitting voters into two increasingly hostile camps. But don’t assume this is simply a clash between the ignorant and the enlightened<p>On 23 February, Donald Trump stood before a rally of cheering supporters to …

Political Science

Gene editing: Ethical issues 'should be discussed'

<b>Ethical questions around a new gene editing technology need to be considered now - even though its use may be some way off, experts say.</b><p>The Nuffield Council for Bioethics was looking into CRISPR - a biological system for altering DNA.<p>Scientists believe CRISPR could have radical effects on areas as …

Genetics
Cell Biology

The Power of One Person to Change the World

Exploration, Science, Conservation and Education Shaped by Innovative Pioneers<p>The quest for knowledge about our past, present, and future has never been more important, particularly in a world increasingly changed by geopolitics, climate change, and a burgeoning population crimping natural …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard.<p>Becoming a …

Self-improvement

Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy

DONALD J. TRUMP, until now a Republican problem, this week became a challenge the nation must confront and overcome. The real estate tycoon is uniquely unqualified to serve as president, in experience and temperament. He is mounting a campaign of snarl and sneer, not substance. To the extent he has …

Donald Trump

First farmers had diverse origins, DNA shows

<b>Analysis of DNA from some of the world's first farmers shows that they had surprisingly diverse origins.</b><p>Researchers compared the genomes of ancient Neolithic skeletons from across the Near East, where farming began.<p>The results shed light on a debate over whether farming spread out from a single …

Anthropology

Der vergessene ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ der Schweiz

Für Zoologen des 16. Jahrhunderts war es wie die Erfindung von Google: Statt auf einer Tastatur zu tippen, konnten sie durch Conrad Gessners …

Alle gegen TTIP? Ihr werdet euch noch wundern!

Mit dem Erfolg von Donald Trump hat der Protest gegen TTIP eine andere Dimension bekommen: Die USA könnten sich vom Prinzip des Freihandels …

Super-Sticky Gecko Feet Inspire Strapless Bra Design

Ladies, don’t say physics never did anything for you. Your days of awkwardly pulling up your slipping strapless bra during a night on the …

93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission after immunotherapy: 'Extraordinary' but short-term results from early-stage trial of engineered immune cells

'Extraordinary' but short-term results from early-stage trial of engineered immune cells<p>Twenty-seven of 29 patients with an advanced type of leukemia …

Immune System

Biotech Company Claims To Have Successfully Used Gene Therapy In Attempt To Reverse Aging

In what they are claiming is a world first, biotech company BioViva has announced that they have used gene therapy to lengthen the caps on the end of …

Genetics
Biology

Cancer Therapy: An Evolved Approach

About six years ago, Alberto Bardelli fell into a scientific slump. A cancer biologist at the University of Turin in Italy, he had been studying …

Cancer