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The Top 7 Expenses Startups Waste Their Money On

Want to ensure your startup makes it through year one? Don't waste money on these seven things.<p>It's no secret that entrepreneurs make a lot of mistakes. I've made my fair share that have yielded less-than-desirable results. Those mistakes aren't always bad and it's contributed to my growth as an …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Genetics

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Smoking Doesn't Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

How to Take a Self-Portrait with a Shooting Star

With a little bit of patience and a whole lot of luck, I was able to capture this photograph of myself perched on a rock above the Pacific Ocean. …

How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Drugs Better and Faster

Existing genetic analyses just aren’t powerful enough<p>When researchers used to try to diagnose and treat diseases, they would often search for one mutation on a single gene that was causing the problem. Or maybe they would look for average effects of a mutation that led to a disease across the …

Artificial Intelligence

How the CIA ran a ‘billion dollar spy’ in Moscow

By David E. Hoffman<p>, Contributing editor<p>The spy had vanished.<p>He was the most successful and valued agent the United States had run inside the Soviet Union in two decades. His documents and drawings had unlocked the secrets of Soviet radars and weapons research years into the future. He had smuggled …

Cold War

3D model of a nerve terminal in atomic detail

The electrochemical jelly inside your head contains something like one quadrillion synapses, the junctions at which nerve cells talk to one other by converting electrical signals into chemical ones and then back again. They have two components (sometimes three): the nerve terminal of one cell, …

Scientists reveal that Mona Lisa may be the first 3D image in history

Thanks to a wonderful coincidence, Leonardo da Vinci may have invented the first stereoscopic image in history. According to researchers …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The 6 Best Tools For Creative Work, According To Science

Connecting our minds and bodies–by sleeping, stepping away from the keyboard, and breaking a sweat–might be the best way to get through a creative block.<p>I’d love to have a toolkit that promised me great, creative ideas every time I sat down to work. Obviously that’s not going to happen–creativity …