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Content Marketing Solutions and Best Practices

Quality versus Quantity. Focus on reaching the right audience not just getting links. Go Local. These are all concepts that Gail Gardner of GrowMap …

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Why Things Catch On: The Science of Why People Share

Shares 4K<p>Do you want to understand the science behind why people share?<p>During this fascinating interview I explore these very concepts.<p>To learn the …

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Lab-grown human cells used to recreate liver functions, hope to replace the organ donor

Using small pieces of human liver that were grown from stem cells, a team led by researchers at Japan's Yokohama City University was able to significantly restore liver function in mice through only a simple transplant — and they hope to eventually use the same method to save human lives. The team …

Stem-Cell Transplants Erase HIV In Two Men

Two cancer patients in Boston no longer show any evidence of HIV infection, researchers announce.<p>Two men with HIV seem to have been cleared of the virus after receiving stem-cell transplants to treat their lymphoma, scientists announced Wednesday at an International AIDS Society conference in Kuala …

Would A Human Head Transplant Be Ethical?

A couple professors sound off about the ethics of transplanting one human's head onto another human's body.<p>Two days ago, we reported on a controversial paper by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canaveri about human head transplants. The paper, entitled "HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project …

Help Scientists Solve Mysteries Of The Brain By Watching Worms Lay Eggs

Mark those eggs!<p>It's sort of like slapjack, but slower. You can now help science by watching 30-second videos of microscopic worms and hitting your keyboard when the worms lay eggs.<p>The project is part of a super-basic biology study that takes a first look at what different genes do. The worms are</i> …

Exercise makes brain more resilient to stress - Futurity

Anxiety is less likely to interfere with the brain activity of mice that exercise regularly, research shows.

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Solar-powered 'family car' of the future prepares to race across the Outback

It's not quite a stylish sedan, but a team of students from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology have put together what they believe is the world's first solar-powered car that can tote around the whole family. The team debuted the "Stella" solar car today, which they intend to race …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

How Much Is Your Gmail Worth To A Hacker?

My life on the internet is worth surprisingly little cash.<p>Earlier this year, cyber attacks were listed as America's top security threat. The internet is a dangerous place! While it's one thing to talk about hacking weapons secrets or banks, let's get personal: What about our email accounts?<p>When it …

Sex is the secret to looking younger, claims researcher

Regular sex could now be the key to looking up to seven years younger, a researcher claims.<p>Dr David Weeks, former head of old age psychology at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, said people need to be aware of the benefits of having a healthy sex life, particularly in their later years.<p>He said sex has …

Where To Eat If You're Hungover In A Major U.S. City [Infographic]

Where people go to get their morning-after fried-food fix.<p>Whoops. You drank too much, and now it's the next morning and you need to find the highest concentration of chicken and waffles in the area or your body will surely melt away to dust. Thankfully, Yelp has put together what is perhaps the …

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Building a Liver From Stem Cells

Reporting in the journal <i>Nature</i>, researchers say they have created a functional liver using induced pluripotent stem cells. The team of scientists first created "liver buds" and transplanted those into mice, where the buds grew into tissue resembling the adult liver. Anthony Atala of the Wake Forest …

Algae outbreak covers Chinese beach with record 11k square miles of slime

China is in the seventh year of a gargantuan algal bloom off the coast of the eastern city of Qingdao, and this year's growth set a record: green sludge covers 11,158 square miles, more than twice the previous record of 5,109 square miles. Such algal blooms are caused by an excess of nutrients in …