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5 transformative energy technologies to watch

Global greenhouse emissions rose last year, an unwelcome development after they'd leveled off the 3 previous years and a clear call to action for the …

Renewable Energy

Why a 40-year-old SCOTUS ruling against software patents still matters today

A controversial ruling limiting software patents has been making a comeback.<p>Forty years ago this week, in the case of <i>Parker v. Flook,</i> the US Supreme …

Patents

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

Diabetes

Inside the New Technology That Could Transform the Solar Power Industry

The future of solar power has looked increasingly bright in recent years thanks to the plummeting cost of silicon solar panels and a global push for …

Clean Energy

Good for You Gourmet | Personal Chef & Catering | Victoria BC

Chef Laura shows up at your door with armloads of fresh ingredients and prepares several weeks worth of wholesome meals for your family. No shopping, …

Food

Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?”

<b>The study of consciousness has gained a huge amount of attention over the past decade as we begin to not only realize more about the true nature of</b> …

Quantum Physics

Human single neuron activity precedes emergence of conscious perception

Altmetric: 72<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 25 May 2018<p>Hagar Gelbard-Sagiv ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0379-3854,<br>• Liad Mudrik ORCID: …

Neurology

New Parts of the Brain Become Active After Students Learn Physics

A neuroimaging study reveals brain areas not commonly associated with science learning become active when people complete physics problems.

Neuroscience

Eating One Egg a Day Is Linked With a Seriously Lower Risk of Heart Disease

It's not bad cholesterol, keep up.<p>Forget apples – it could be an egg a day that keeps the doctor away. That's according to new research from China, …

Holistic Medicine

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Farmed Fish: Here's An Inside Look At The Industry

I take a breath full of crisp, chilly air, dig my feet into the greenest grass I've ever seen, and bend down to open the tarp and unearth the wild …

Aquaculture

Move Over, Telomeres: There's Another Cell Part That Might Predict Lifespan

You'll remember this one from biology class.<p>Knowing when you’re going to die is a fact best left unexplored. But for better or for worse, scientists …

The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live

Once there was a mutant worm in an experiment. It lived for 46 days. This was much longer than the oldest normal worm, which lived just 22.<p>Researchers identified the mutated gene that had lengthened the worm’s life, which led to a breakthrough in the study of aging — it seemed to be controlled by …

Biology

The new era of the Multi-Model Database

Increasingly, customers are demanding that their databases take on multiple chores. Emergence of multi-model databases providing developers multiple …

A promising new cancer drug has hit a major setback, raising questions about whether the field is moving too fast

The surprising failure last month of a large clinical trial of a promising cancer immunotherapy drug from the biotech company Incyte has quickly …

LinkedIn’s Career Expert reveals 3 ways to make your profile stand out

It's not too late to land the job of your dreams in 2018. I got in touch with LinkedIn's resident Career Expert, Blair Decembrele, to get a few tips on how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out, which LinkedIn courses help you to develop the most in-demand skills and how to tell your story on …

There’s No Such Thing As A “Man’s Brain” Or A “Woman’s Brain”

In almost every episode of <i>Bones</i>, a show that followed a fictional forensic anthropologist on her adventures analyzing skeletons for the FBI, Dr. …

How Can You Tell Someone Is Truly a Bad Boss? Look for 1 Sign That Makes Most Employees Cringe

Research has found that these bad bosses fly below the radar undetected. That also makes them very dangerous.<p>If you keep up with my column, you know that I've covered the topic of bad bosses' impact on organizations for years. Most of what I've found and documented centers around toxic management …

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries, study finds

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries and could help beat heart disease, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Sao Paulo took dietary information and Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) readings from more than 4,400 study participants, nearly all of whom drank coffee.<p>They …

Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor

When it first announced the project, the company said it could have a working prototype of the revolutionary power source as early as 2019.<p>Lockheed …

The World Is Headed for a Food Security Crisis. Here's How We Can Avert It

The world currently produces more than enough food to feed everyone, yet 815 million people (roughly 11% of the global population) went hungry in …

How to Build a Simple Crypto Trading Simulator, Part 1

Learn to Code a Crypto Trading Simulator in Python<p>I am not a trader, but the whole idea of trading crypto is so tempting. I don’t want to invest real …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

How the AI cloud could produce the richest companies ever - MIT Technology Review

For years, Swami Sivasubramanian’s wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans …

10 Terminal commands for power users

Apple's Terminal offers a lot of functionality compared to the macOS GUI. Power users and anyone else who wants to work smarter will benefit from …

New understanding of mental health

Mental health issues could show up in the physiology of the brain, according to a study published recently in <i>Science</i>. Examining the brain cortex of a …

Mental Health

Are You Really a Doer? Or Just a Tryer? This Coaching Expert Translates Yoda's Words Into Successful Action

Most people do more trying than doing. This expert shows how to improve your doing ratio.<p>Yoda is wise. “Do, or do not do. There is no try.” The real essence of Yoda’s words is to take action. Don’t be a bystander to your own destiny. But there are lots of reasons why people don’t just do it …

Applying Brooks' Law to Lines of Communication and Team Size

In a Field Notes post from 2014, LeadingAgile consultant Andrew Fuqua considers Brooks' Law in the context of the Theory of Constraints. Brooks' Law …

Ireland Cuts 2.6 Billion Teaspoons of Sugar and More Than 60 Billion Calories in Just Three Years

The amount of sugar in Nestlé’s UK and Irish products has been reduced by more than 2.6 billion teaspoons since 2015 thanks to an ongoing, intensive …

Nutrition

Omega-3s Aren’t So Great For Your Heart After All

Omega-3s were supposed to protect us all from heart disease and other health problems, but it’s taken some time for the evidence to catch up with the …

Holistic Medicine

Top seven safe, effective natural antibiotics

Certain natural substances have antibacterial properties, but which are safe to use, and when should a person use them?<p>Prescription antibiotics, such …