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Ask these 7 questions in a job interview to land the perfect candidate

How many quarters would you need to stack to reach the height of the Empire State Building? How many ping-pong balls fit in a school bus? How do you …

Career Development

Cancer cells engineered with CRISPR slay their own kin

Scientists can program the stealth cells to die before creating new tumors.

Immunotherapy

The only gazpacho recipe you need right now

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>What tomato soup is to winter, gazpacho is to summer — a quick, easy bowl that is just right for the season.<p>Gazpacho is a quintessential Spanish summertime soup. It is not cooked and can vary in composition and ingredients, but it typically includes tomatoes, …

Recipes

The power of self-awareness: How to build successful teams

Self-awareness has become a management buzzword — let’s hope for the right reasons.<p>Self-awareness is not something new. Throughout history, the most …

Self-awareness

Dietary non-fermentable fiber prevents autoimmune neurological disease by changing gut metabolic and immune status

Article |<p>Open | Published: 11 July 2018<p>Kerstin Berer,<br>• Inés Martínez,<br>• Alesia Walker,<br>• Birgit Kunkel,<br>• Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin,<br>• Jens Walter &<br>• Gurumoorthy …

Google Scholar

How CRISPR Gene Editing Is Revolutionizing Medicine And The Companies Who Invest In It

The most revolutionary technology in medicine today, and perhaps science in general, is CRISPR. CRISPR, short for <i>Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats</i>, is a technology allowing scientists to edit genes in living cells.<p>It holds vast applications, from curing genetic diseases, …

Genetics

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens because most organizations don’t …

Management

Mutation screening of the USH2A gene in retinitis pigmentosa and USHER patients in a Han Chinese population

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 June 2018<p>Lulin Huang,<br>• Yao Mao,<br>• Jiyun Yang,<br>• Yuanfeng Li,<br>• Yang Li &<br>• Zhenglin Yang<p><i>Eye</i> (2018) | Download Citation<p>Subjects<p>Eye …

Engineering Implantable, Laboratory-Grown Organs To Cure Disease

Though medical science may still be years away from growing a heart outside of the human body, the scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) are getting closer every day to reproducing and perfecting many of the tissues, blood vessels and other organs of the human …

There Could Be a Dangerous Problem With Using CRISPR on Humans, New Research Shows

Dammit.<p>You know already about the promise for CRISPR-Cas9 - it might revolutionize fields from medicine to agriculture.<p>It might also eventually cause …

At CRISPRcon, an organic luminary embraces gene editing. Will the industry follow?

BOSTON — Klaas Martens, a prominent voice in the organic movement and a third-generation grain and livestock farmer, says he would be open to using …

Human Trials Set for Experimental HIV Vaccine

WEDNESDAY, June 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental HIV vaccine protected animals from dozens of strains of HIV. And a human trial of the …

Price’s Law: Why only a few people generate half of the results

At my first sales job, I had about 25 colleagues who did the same work. After the first month, I noticed something peculiar.<p>Only 4 of my co-workers …

A New Genius Recipe for Wildly Juicy Roast Chicken—Without Preheating the Oven

My favorite roast chicken method will always be my first love, a merit badge in confident cooking. Its notoriously high oven temperature and crisp skin are the legacies of Barbara Kafka, the pioneering cooking expert who changed how we think about roasting and much more, and who sadly passed away …

Clinic Claims Success In Making Babies With 3 Parents' DNA

In a clinic on a side street in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, doctors are doing something that, as far as is publicly known, is being done nowhere else in the world: using DNA from three different people to create babies for women who are infertile.<p>"If you can help these families to achieve their …

Genetics

6 Sheet Pan Breakfasts You Can Make for a Morning Crowd

Chrissy Teigen's recent announcement about her love of sheet pan meals made waves on the internet. Everyone, it turns out, loves sheet pan meals for …

These are the 3 supplements health coaches swear by for supporting your mood

If you’ve ever swapped out a carb-heavy lunch for a hearty salad with avocado and instantly felt <i>so</i> much better, you know that your diet holds serious …

10 British Movies With Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores, So You Can Stop Searching & Start Watching

Admit it, how many hours on average a week do you spend mindlessly browsing different streaming platforms in search of something to watch, while …

"Mind-boggling" Stanford research turns human blood cells into functional neurons

In breakthrough new research described as "somewhat mind-boggling," a team at Stanford University has developed a technique than can transform human …

Neuroscience

8 Amazing CRISPR projects that could change life as we know it

Since it burst onto the scene a decade ago, CRISPR-Cas9 has shaken the field of genetics to its core. Offering a new genomic editing tool that’s …

Genetics

Pineapple Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Makes 2 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>1cup lowfat cottage cheese<br>• 1 1/2cups fresh (or frozen, thawed) pineapple chunks<br>• 3/4cup rolled oats<br>• 2tablespoons chia seeds<br>• 30 …

Who Knew Blockchain Could Make Government This Easy? This Italian CIO, That’s Who.

The Italian province of South Tyrol is best known for its alpine mountains and ski resorts. With the highest concentration of Michelin-starred …

12 books famous scientists think you should read

1/<p>Jane Goodall: "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolkien<p>Jane Goodall is a big fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.<p>Goodall famously …

This Radical Research to Extend Human Life is About DNA Lengthening

“We let kids die when there are potential treatments.”<p>Patience isn’t Elizabeth Parrish’s strong suit.<p>As the CEO of BioViva, a biotech firm focused on …

Medicine

Gut bacteria mechanism behind the anti-seizure effects of ketogenic diet uncovered

The ketogenic diet was originally developed a century ago to treat children with severe epilepsy, but how it actually worked was always unclear. Now …

Microbes Living in Antarctic Huts Produce Novel Chemical Compounds

Scientists are now testing whether the fungi have any pharmaceutical potential

How to Meal-Prep for the Week in Less Than an Hour

<i>Nicole Loher is a triathlete, Adidas ambassador, and all-around fitness guru, all while balancing a badass day job in the fashion industry (and</i> …

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Deadly brain cancer stopped with new compound

Glioblastoma, one of the deadliest forms of brain cancer, may have found its nemesis. New research shows that the tumor, which is notoriously …

Cancer

Identical Twins Hint at How Environments Change Gene Expression

Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier.<p>Monica and Erika Hoffman stand barefoot, side by side near a sign that reads “Twin Studies Center” at California State University at Fullerton. Their glasses removed, both have auburn …