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Surgeon Unemployment Rate Reaches 75 Percent; Million-Dollar Med Degrees 'Not Worth Paper They're Printed On' | Inc.com

<i>This is the first chapter of Insights from the Future. This is a book I'm writing about technology, innovation, and people ... from the perspective of the future. It is a collaborative exercise, and you are invited to participate. More details below the story.</i><p><b>Surgeon Unemployment Rate Reaches 75%;</b> …

Medical Technology

Floating Poop: Why Does Your Poop Float Instead Of Sink?​ | Men’s Health

“A floating stool is simply less dense than a sinking stool,” says gastroenterologist Neil Stollman, M.D. Doctors used to think this resulted from excess fat in the feces, but one study in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> suggests it’s actually extra air. Dr. Stollman says it could probably be …

This Scientifically-Proven Method Will Step Up Your Sales Game | Inc.com

There's an ancient Chinese proverb, "People work and play with people they trust." As you go into a sales pitch, you should remember the importance of building rapport. Your prospect is much more likely to buy what you're selling if they feel comfortable with you, and establishing a positive …

Selling

No Whey, Jose! 6 Vegan Protein Powders You Have to Try

Perfect for your postrun smoothie or mix it in with your oatmeal.<p>No, you don’t necessarily need a protein powder, as long as you’re consuming a variety of foods, but it can be a quick and easy way to boost your protein intake or get that crucial post-workout snack.<p>But you need to read the labels: …

Nutrition

Robot performs dental surgery on first patient

Your dental work may one day be done by a robot.<p>A woman in China recently became the first person to have oral surgery performed solely by a robot. …

Robotics

'Hypermutators' drive pathogenic fungi to evolve more rapidly

Mutations tend to get a bad rap, and deservedly so. A single defect in our DNA can strip us of our sight, thicken our lungs with mucus, prompt us to …

Biology

Lab notes: Quick diagnosis of dengue possible in remote areas with this rapid test kit

The test is less sensitive but much faster than the standard tests used in laboratories and can be used for preliminary diagnosis.<p>Diagnosis of dengue …

Medicine

What Is Antibiotic Resistance?

The news is full of terms like "superbug," "post-antibiotic era," and an alphabet soup of abbreviations including NDM-1, MCR-1 (both antibiotic …

Microbiology

Woman nearly dies after her fat leaks into body during lipo

A woman was almost killed by her own fat after having liposuction, a report reveals.<p>The drastic weight-loss procedure is normally regarded as …

These Are The Surgeries With The Highest Risk Of Chronic Opioid Use

Overprescribing pain pills after surgery led to a surplus of 3.3 billion unused opioids in 2016, a glut of extra drugs that likely contributed to the United States’ burgeoning opioid crisis, according to a report released by the research firm QuintilesIMS Institute on Tuesday.<p>In addition to the …

Medicine

Man suspected to have lung cancer discovers mass is toy he swallowed as child

A handyman suspected to have cancer after doctors found a mass in his lungs had his fears allayed when tests revealed it was a small toy cone he had …

Cancer

A fungus is threatening the world's chocolate

Around the world, there is a wide variety of trees bearing cacao pods of different sizes, shapes and colors that can be used to produce chocolate. …

Forestry

Learn About the Peripheral Nervous System

The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and a complex network of neurons. This system is responsible for sending, receiving, and …

Digestion

How to Do the Box Rock | Men's Health

The box rock is just one of the many exercises included in Durante’s new (and free) workout program, Gymnast Jacked, available now in the <i>Men’s Health</i> app.<p>While the box rock is typically done using a box, as the name suggests, you can do it using almost anything that will allow you to elevate your …

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance | Inc.com

Chances are, your life is probably out of balance.<p>Entrepreneurs especially struggle with routine. It's the nature of the lifestyle, in the sense that it encourages you to say "Yes" to anything and everything--assuming you'll figure out how to make it happen after the fact. The challenge with this …

Entrepreneurship

A Bionic Lens Undergoing Clinical Trials Could Give You Superhuman Abilities In Two Years

We're talking <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> type of stuff. <br>Read More

Singularity

Experts Weigh in On the First Human Head Transplant Surgeon: "I Just Don't Think He's Done the Science"

Real-Life Frankenstein<p>To Sergio Canavero, “Frankenstein” is scientific inspiration.<p>The Italian neurosurgeon told Business Insider that Mary Shelley’s …

If Your Kid Hates Washing His Hands, This 'Germy Bread' Experiment Should Change His Ways

In a Facebook post, teacher Courtney Lee Simpson explains the genius trick she uses to show their students just how many germs they are …

Scientific Method

This Rich and Creamy Vegan Soup Is a Dream Come True

The cool weather is starting to creep up on us, and that means the soup cravings are too. If you live in New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, or …

The New Moon In Virgo Means It’s Time For Spiritual Healing

Who we are becoming is who we already are<p>There are astrologers who, when looking at your natal chart, will tell you that your sun sign is who you are learning to become, while your moon sign is who you already are. I want to sit with this way of knowing as we welcome the new moon in Virgo. I want …

Horoscopes

12 Ways to Make Mushrooms Taste Like Meat

Whether you're a vegetarian, flexitarian, or just someone looking to eat a little less meat, you've probably noticed that mushrooms take center stage …

Cooking

Tip: The Missing Rep Range for Glute Growth

Butt building is bodybuilding, not powerlifting. Don't make this mistake.<p>The Pros and Cons of Barbell Humping<p>The barbell hip thrust has become the …

You Probably Don’t Need Extra Protein in Your Diet. Here’s Why

The death of a female bodybuilder in Australia has raised questions about how much protein in a diet is too much.<p>Meegan Hefford, 25, mother of two, …

Nutrition

Where Does Fat Go When We Lose It? The Answer Will Blow Your Mind

This may seem like a silly question, but it's one we've all pondered at least a few times along our weight-loss journeys. Where does the fat go when we lose weight? Do the fat cells burst and flush out? Do we expel it during bathroom breaks? Do little fairies fly in at night and swipe away all that …

Fitness

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

FBI

Confirmed: A Huge Gravitational Wave Announcement Is Happening

What a time to be alive.<p><b>Update 27/09/17:</b> The biggest rumour did not pan out, but the LIGO team announced something just as amazing - the most …

Hubble Space Telescope

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

Meditation

How does the brain turn unconscious information into conscious thought?

Neuroscience tells us that most of the work done by our brains happens on an unconscious level, but when does that "a-ha!" moment occur? And what …

Here’s Why You Need to Be Single, Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

Don't let your life become a never-ending series of unfulfilling compromises<p>Some of us struggle to balance a heavy workload with a healthy …

Self-improvement