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Lifehacker Pack for iPad: Our List of the Essential iPad Apps

It took a little while for the apps to come into their own, but we’re at a place now where the iPad has nearly as good of a selection of apps as the …

Apps

Design Presentations like a Science Fair for Better Interactions

Meetings and presentations can be a waste of time if they aren't handled well. Designer Michael Dearing suggests taking inspiration from science …

Science

The Best Spotify Tips and Tricks You’re Probably Not Using

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services out there, but most of us aren't using it to its full potential. These little known tips …

5 Boundary-Setting Tips for the Work Obsessed

<i>[Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anne Zelenka, who serves as Editor at Large for Web Worker Daily.]</i> <br>If you are so passionate about your work …

5 Simple Ways to Get More Out of Life By Doing Less

Do you ever find yourself “humblebragging” (a brag disguised as a self-deprecating remark) about being an overachiever? Do you catch yourself …

Analyzing Baby Cries For Signs Of Serious Disease

The earliest signs of certain ailments or development problems can be heard in the exact tone and cadence of newborn’s wail. Soon there could be an app for new parents and hospitals to get a hint of what’s the trouble.<p>When babies have certain health or development problems, they cry differently …

Use These 34 Simple Ideas To Make Your Home More Efficient

If you want to make your home more efficient (and look better while you're at it), you don't necessarily have to break the bank. Sometimes, the …

Signal to Noise

Researchers have devised a simple method to test whether disease risk may be influenced by rare DNA variants.<p>The work provides a new tool for …

A Simple Strategy To Get More Replies To The Emails You Send

“We live in a vague world. And it gets vaguer all the time. In this environment, the power of the specific, measurable and useful promise made and …

Craig Venter’s Latest Startup Gets $70M To Sequence Loads of Genomes - Page 2 of 2

(Page 2 of 2)<p>sequence 40,000 human genomes a year, and amass the world’s largest database of human genome sequences. HLI plans to combine its human …

Adjustment to New Technology Improves Efficiency of Genetic Editing | News | The Harvard Crimson

New technology being researched by professors at Harvard Medical School has made methods of gene surgery more efficient and accessible and can …

Association of Fundraising Professionals- Massachusetts Chapter

Preferred<p>Donor Relations and Major Gifts Manager <b>Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston</b> – <i>Boston, MA, United States</i><p>Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston is …

Dad May Join Two Moms for Disease-Free Designer Babies

A new technology aimed at eliminating genetic disease in newborns would combine the DNA of three people, instead of just two, to create a child, …

Top 5 tips for stellar proposal writing: Guest blog!

Knowing the answers to these questions will help you write a proposal that is as personalized as possible for each donor. Avoid inadvertently talking …

Sharpening CRISPR-Cas's Aim

A simple adjustment to a powerful gene-editing tool improves its precision, Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital …

THIS Is The Real Way To Start Transforming Your Life

If you're ready to start transforming your life, Now's a good time.<p>You don't need a sweat suit, sneakers and water bottle. It's all about the power of imagination to create change. Relax, unwind and prepare to enjoy yourself.<p>Let the Mind Acrobatics™ begin.<p>This first exercise will help release the …

Bio-Hackers Pore Through A Child’s DNA For The Source of A Mysterious Disease

When Max Good was born, it was clear that something was off.<p>At first, he was a colicky baby. But then he wouldn’t make eye contact, revealing that he was almost 100 percent blind at birth. Occasionally, he would have seizures. Then feeding became so impossible and difficult that his parents, Paul …

Polar beverages has been producing seltzers and other drinks for more than a century. They are always taste-testing something new.

Something New Is Always Bubbling at the Polar Beverages Flavor Laboratory<p>Case in point: A new flavor is hitting shelves next month in honor of St. …