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If You Use This Website, You Should Change Your Password

Technology Photo credit: Evan Lorne/ShutterstockAfter the massive breaches on popular email services a few weeks ago, you’ve probably had to change a …

Security

Justin Trudeau Explains Quantum Computing, And the Crowd Goes Wild

At a press conference on Friday at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario, a journalist jokingly half-asked Canadian …

Quantum Mechanics

Why you shouldn't work more than 25 hours a week

Nearly 8.2 million Australians work full-time, and a further 3.8 million work part-time, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics …

Employment

“Why, in heaven’s name, don’t we tax religion?”: Bill Maher says it’s time all religious groups paid Uncle Sam

“Almost a quarter of us in America are being forced to subsidize a myth that we’re not buying into,” Maher said.<p>Real Time host Bill Maher last night made the case that churches, in addition to corporations, should pay their fair share of taxes.<p>"There are 300,000 religious congregations in this …

Religion

Proof of Evolution That You Can Find on Your Own Body

DO try this at home.<p>It might sound a little offensive, but your body is a museum, full of ancient relics that no one really needs anymore. From your …

Evolution

Blood test that reveals 'true age' shows risk of dying from cancer

The difference between biological age and chronological age can be used to predict cancer<p>The difference between a person's biological and physical age can predict whether they will get and die from cancer, a study has found.<p>Changes in how genes work can be spotted in blood tests and used to work …

A legal storm is threatening a startup backed by Bill Gates that wants to edit people's genes by 2017

On Monday, Editas Medicine, the startup whose backers include Bill Gates and Google Ventures, filed for a $100-million IPO. But the vital patents the company holds — which surround its exclusive rights to gene-editing technology CRISPR — could soon be rendered worthless.<p>If a legal proceeding for …

Genetic Engineering

Science Says Having Friends Is Really, Really Good for You

Surprise: Having a social life is just as important to your health as exercising and eating well. The more friends people have at the beginning of their lives, the healthier they will be later on—and the longer they'll live, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of …

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.<p>We've put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!

Wellness

Genome-editing revolution: My whirlwind year with CRISPR

Jennifer Doudna, a pioneer of the revolutionary genome-editing technology, reflects on how 2015 became the most intense year of her career — and what …

Genetics

Biologists Create More Precise Molecular Scissors for Genome Editing

By tweaking an enzyme that cuts DNA, synthetic biologists say that they can make genome editing even more specific—an essential improvement if the …

Genetics

Gene Editing Gets Easier as Experts Discuss Fears

Researchers said Tuesday they had found an even easier way to “edit” DNA using a controversial new technique and said they’d share it immediately.<p>But that announcement only added real-time urgency to a summit in Washington called to address the fast-moving field of genetic alteration. At the …

Genetics

The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans

Change Your Mindset to Create Positivity

Our mindset is a puzzle of thoughts and beliefs through experiences and hold the secret to our own transformation.<p>Thoughts dictate our behavior and to create a life we love and feel exciting about, we need to not only investigate our beliefs but connect them to our thoughts and evaluate how they …

Bowley Lock promises high security at a low price

If the movies and TV are to be believed, picking a conventional lock is as easy as sticking a tool into a keyhole, thoughtfully moving it around for …

Microcontroller

Implantable LCD eye lenses may make glasses obsolete

The potential for replacing aging or damaged eye lenses with artificial lenses that do more than just restore eyesight has long been recognized. With …

Nanotech

Battelle’s DroneDefender anti-drone beam gun grounds UAVs

There's recently been a run of new anti-drone systems introduced to deal with potential threats from UAVs, but these have been on the large and …

3D City Farms: 5 Urban Design Proposals for Green Towers

Here are five of these remarkable architectural designs for sustainable (and stylish) urban farm towers that may revolutionize agriculture as we know …

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Your Next Prescription Could Be A Genome Sequence

At Advances in Genome Biology and Technology, a conference for genomic scientists held earlier this year, one speaker told attendees that the use of genome sequencing to improve patient care is no longer a far-off goal—it’s happening today. While you won’t encounter genome sequencing on an average …

Genetics

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

Genetics

Microsoft Invents A Better Way To Sense Hand Gestures

Handpose promises the holy grail of motion detection: fast, accurate hand recognition.<p>Imagine strapping on a virtual reality headset, then using your hands to pick up a sword and swing it around your head. Imagine a hazard team able to defuse a complicated bomb from a mile away, just by controlling …

Machine Learning

Video: Microsoft’s HoloLens headset is absolutely incredible

Anyone who thinks that Microsoft can’t innovate anymore hasn’t seen HoloLens, the virtual reality headset that has incredible promise as a tool to …

Microsoft Making Fast Progress with HoloLens - MIT Technology Review

Microsoft is making fast progress with HoloLens, the device that you can wear over your eyes to blend 3-D virtual objects with reality.<p>Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

3D-printed attachment turns any smartphone into a DNA-scanning microscope

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have built a cheap 3D-printed attachment able to turn smartphones into sophisticated …

Microscopy

This Makes Real World A Video Game? -- Mind Blow #80

Nature's smallest factory: The Calvin cycle - Cathy Symington

Intro to Psychology - Crash Course Psychology #1

Psychological Research - Crash Course Psychology #2