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We talked briefly with the poor guy who owns the @alphabet Twitter handle

Chris Andrikanich is an iPhone 6-wielding guy who found his fairly average Twitter account completely overrun with seemingly random messages of …

Scentbird Aims To Help Men Smell Better

Perfume subscription platform Scentbird was once just for the ladies. But participation in Y Combinator influenced the startup to create a men’s cologne service, Scentbird Men.<p>Scentbird launched out of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator nearly a year ago with the goal to provide the roughly …

Startups

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

New Jersey

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

Women with ovarian cancer living longer than expected - Futurity

"The perception that almost all women will die of this disease is not correct," says Rosemary Cress about ovarian cancer. Why do some women beat the …

Piggybacking cells hold clue to cancer growth – and treatment for melanoma

Discovery of how fast growing tumour cells hitch ride on invasive cells could help create a new drug to tackle skin cancer<p>Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer: aggressive forms of the disease can grow and spread rapidly to other parts of the body, highlighting the urgent need for new …

Tough girls don't make marriages crumble - Futurity

Researchers say "not so fast" to claims that daughters cause divorce. Instead, hardy girls may survive stressful pregnancies that boys can't.