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'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

A new laser eye surgery fixes your vision without any gnarly eyeball slicing

As someone who wears glasses, the idea of corrective laser eye surgery is certainly tempting. But then you start reading about how the invasive …

Columbia University

Parkinson’s is hard to detect early, but this ingenious mobile app can help

Progressive neurodegenerative brain disorder Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be tough to spot early on. A failure to do so can mean that patients miss …

Mobile Devices

Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of A.I.-powered camera drones

That plastic cup you’ve got sitting on your desk looks pretty harmless on its own. However, add it to the rest of the plastic that humanity throws …

Pollution

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Let’s not mince words: This here is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve had the pleasure of eating all year. It’s a mushroom bolognese tagliatelle …

Recipes

Agile projects need agile leadership

Humans feel less threatened when they have more autonomy, think more constructively and are more creative when they can operate in more agile management cultures<p>The Agile Business Consortium has been working alongside a wide range of researchers and experts to explore the cultural and leadership …

20 takeaways from Meeker’s 294-slide Internet Trends report

This is a must-read for understanding the tech industry. We’ve distilled famous investor Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report down from its massive 294 slides of stats and charts to just the most important insights. Click or scroll through to learn what’s up with internet growth, screen …

Trends

How Zero-Waste People Make Only a Jar of Trash a Year

Imagine 15 grocery bags filled with plastic trash piled up on every single yard of shoreline in the world. That’s how much land-based plastic trash ended up in the world’s oceans in just one year. The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of plastic and other solid waste a day, 10 times the …

Sustainability

Venture Catalysts: The 36 Women Secretly Breaking Up Silicon Valley's Old Boys' Club

Silicon Valley

People With Depression & Anxiety Speak Differently, Research Shows, And Here's Why It Matters

Anyone who has lived with depression knows that the mental illness impacts every aspect of your life — appetite, relationships, energy levels, and …

Depression

Supermarket chain to ban plastic packaging within 5 years

Is this the beginning of the end for plastic?<p>Iceland, a major British supermarket chain, has pledged to stop packaging its own products in plastic within five years.<p>The company, which has 900 stores and specializes in frozen foods, will replace plastic packaging with materials such as paper, …

Sustainability

EU unveils plan to make all plastic packaging recyclable by 2030

The EU wants to make all plastic packaging recyclable, reduce single-use plastic and restrict microplastics. The plan would "lay the foundations for …

Pollution

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

Food

This Online 30-Day Sex Challenge Has Gone Viral ... But Would You Be Able To Handle It?

Just reading the rules is exhausting.<p>An online sex challenge to have sex every day for 30 days is gaining steam, but to many, it also sounds …

10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend | Inc.com

High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with setting aside 60 minutes to transform their upcoming week.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your productivity, health, or life--it all starts with designing an …

Self-improvement

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Sleep

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

Machine Learning

You 2.0: How To Build A Better Job

Why do you work? Are you just in it for the money, or do you have a greater purpose? Popular wisdom says your answer depends on what your job is. But psychologist Amy Wrzesniewski at Yale University finds it may have more to do with how we think about our work.<p>Across a diverse array of jobs — from …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week Loopsie, OnePlus Weather

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

How BuzzFeed’s Tasty Conquered Online Food

We need to talk about overhead instructional videos of people making food. You know the ones I mean. Open up Facebook or Instagram and you’ll bump into one or two or a billion of them.<p>Consider “Sliders 4 Ways,” in which a disembodied pair of hands moving at bullet speed turns dinner rolls and a …

These are the 10 top-rated natural beauty products on Amazon right now

As the largest online retailer in the US (and, arguably, the world), Amazon is the easiest place to add-to-cart pretty much <i>anything</i> you need—whether …

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

Clean Energy

Mapped: The optimal walking tour of NYC

RANDY OLSON is at it again. He has previously designed the ultimate US road trip, the best cross-Canada journey, and, the optimal road trip to see …

This Fashion 101 course shows you how to shoot and break into the world of fashion photography

Fashion Photography 101. Even a basic introduction to fashion photography is fairly in depth. So, renowned photographer Clinton Lubbe decided to …

Fashion Photography

13 Day Trips to Take on Your Next European Vacation

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