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Your Normal Rules Don’t Apply to Hillary Clinton

She’s treating the media as if she were already president.<p>What the press still fails to appreciate about Hillary Clinton is that she’s not running <i>for</i> president, she’s running <i>as</i> president, and all the usual rules about when and how she should speak don’t apply to her. In her mind—and who can blame …

How The Sync Project Will Use Music as Data-Driven Therapy

Music can have various psychological effects on us: numerous studies conclude that certain genres can enhance our moods, boost concentration, trigger emotional reactions or pump up our energy levels. We also have specific musical tastes and preferences – but why do we like some songs more than …

Carbon3D printer is super speedy thanks to light and oxygen

3D printing startup Carbon3D has demonstrated a new approach to fabricating commercial-quality objects from resin using oxygen and light.<p>On stage at …

Breast-Feeding Boosts Chances Of Success, Study In Brazil Finds

Babies who are breast-fed may be more likely to be successful in life, a provocative study published Tuesday suggests.<p>The study followed more than 3,000 babies into adulthood in Brazil. The researchers found those who were breast-fed scored slightly higher in intelligence tests in their 30s, stayed …

Listen to a Mozart lullaby from the world's tiniest nanopiano

Nanoart can welcome a new fellow into the world -- a microscopic "piano" no bigger than the width of a human hair. The tiny piano is capable of playing tunes and may also have some pretty interesting implications in the field of data storage.<p>The chip's structure contains gold bowtie-shaped …

Nanotech

Human heart on a chip could replace animal drug testing

A new device could help make drug testing safer, faster, cheaper -- and eliminate the need for animal testing. It's just an inch long, but inside its silicone body is housed a small piece of cardiac muscle that responds to cardiovascular medications in exactly the same way heart muscle does inside …

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

3 Tech Futures A Particle Accelerator On Long Island Could Bring Us

Magic to expect from the world's brightest source of x-rays<p>Last week, we journeyed to Long Island, New York, to tour one of the most advanced particle accelerators in the world. The occasion: its official opening. The mission: to see what technological advancements it might soon beam into our …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

'Tron'-like Glow headphones pulse to the music and your heart

At first glance, a pair of Glow headphones might seem like gimmicky glow-in-the-dark earbuds that are designed to get your attention and not much else. But look a little closer and you'll find something a whole lot more interesting: Glow purports to be the "world's first" pair of smart headphones …

Heart Rates

Big health data will turn over responsibility from doctor to patient

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with Humana.</i><p>Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, used to point out that from the dawn of civilization to 2003 there were a total of one billion gigabytes of data. That seems an eon ago. Now the same amount of data is created almost every day with more …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

Tunes and technology: How music tech mastered the science of sound

Tech Time Machine:<p>Music Technology<p>By Corinne Bagish<p>presented by<p>Few industries are as dynamic as the ever-changing music business. The different …

Music Technology

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Researchers have created an ultra-flexible brain implant that may help restore injured spinal cords and nervous systems without inflammation or infection. "E-dura," named after the <i>dura mater</i> protective layer of the brain and spinal cord, is composed of soft silicone, with gold wiring laid down in a …

Neurophilosophy

Alternative therapies risk effectiveness of cancer treatment, researchers find

Common complementary therapies found to have serious drug interactions or reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy or radiation treatment<p>The complementary therapies that cancer patients most commonly mention to doctors all potentially jeopardise the effectiveness of conventional treatments such as …

The Psychology Of Online Customization

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Liraz Margalit serves as Customer Experience Psychologist for ClickTale. Her job involves incorporating theory and academic research into customer analysis, building a conceptual framework for insights into online consumer behavior.</i><p>E-commerce firms are discovering the value of online …

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Things You Cannot Unsee (and What They Say About Your Brain)

We're going to rewire your brain. Are you ready?<p>I want to show you something simple your mind can do, which illustrates a fascinating emerging theory about how the brain works. First, look at this logo of the World Cup this year.<p>The idea of the emblem is obvious: This is an illustration of a trophy …

Spectacular Waves Captured by Fearless Photographer Kenji Croman

Kenji Croman is a Hawaii resident, body surfer, and former competitive swimmer whose thrill-seeking personality allows him to photograph unpredictable yet awe-inspiring waves. Despite some drawbacks with his profession, including broken bones and close encounters with sharks, the photographer says …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Turns out Twitter is even more politically polarized than you thought

This is what Twitter looks like when two groups with different political views talk about the same thing:<p>As part of a new study on Twitter’s network structures, the Pew Research Center and the Social Media Research Foundation tracked a single hashtag related to America’s budget conflict over two …

Social Media

How Google Used Motorola To Smack Down Samsung -- Twice

Samsung is giant. It employs 427,000 staff, has an annual turnover in excess of $270bn and assets of $600bn spread across over 80 business units. And Google just floored it twice using Motorola as a baseball bat.<p><b>Why?</b><br>On the surface having 81 per cent of Android marketshare would seem to make Google …

Google's Nexus 7 is finally coming to Verizon Wireless on February 13th

Verizon Wireless has announced that Google's Nexus 7 tablet will be available on February 13th — almost six months after it was first introduced. The 32GB model will be available for $349.99 both online and in the carrier's retail stores. Verizon at first refused to activate the Nexus 7 on its …

T-Mobile Takes Tim Tebow To The Super Bowl

Back in 2011, when Tim Tebow threw that pass to Demaryius Thomas on an 80-yard, game-winning TD pass to beat Pittsburgh, 30-23, in the first round of the NFL playoffs, many thought he was on his way to the Super Bowl. Turned out, the Patriots had other ideas and beat the Broncos the following week, …

Researchers sent a text message using only vodka and a fan

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "drunk text," York University researchers in Canada have used vodka and a desk fan to send a new kind of text message. In the experiment, they encoded the alphabet in evaporated alcohol, assigning different concentration levels to represent bits 1 and 0. The …

Sheer genius: Silicon Valley as a separate state

I'm going to give you a choice.<p>You can have all the nerds or all the wine.<p>Come on, you've only got 30 seconds to decide.<p>No, I haven't already hit the Christmas cabernet franc. Instead, I've merely been bathing in the frank proposal to split California into six separate states.<p>As TechCrunch reported …