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Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

As Tesla Model 3 Launches, 11-Year-Old Blog Post Reveals Why Elon Musk Is So Successful | Inc.com

Tonight is an important night for Elon Musk, Tesla, and the entire automotive industry. At a party that starts at 8:45 p.m. Pacific time, the company will hand over Tesla Model 3 keys to 30 of the more than 100,000 people who pre-ordered it, at $35,000 the company's first affordable electric …

Tesla

11 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — can be particularly pesky.<p>Regardless, you should never choose incorrectly in these nine situations:<p>1. 'Your' vs. 'You're'<p>"Your" is a possessive pronoun, while "you're" is a contraction of "you are."<p>Example 1: You're pretty.<p>Example 2: …

Elon Musk’s Résumé Of Failures Proves Real Success Is Not Without Harsh Setbacks

<b>Elon Musk</b>—CEO and Chairman of Tesla Motors—might be worth more than US$15 billion today, but the innovative leader has had his own share of harsh …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

Electric Vehicles

Researchers project solar power may become cheaper than fossil fuels sooner than we think

But the news gets even worse for incumbent utilities. By 2030, solar-plus-storage could threaten the economic relevance of their distribution grids by making less necessary the connection with the local electric utility.<p>In short, more efficient solar panels combined with lower cost battery storage …

Here are the 9 best US housing markets for investment

Wikimedia CommonsHomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm, has named the nine best housing markets for single-family rental home investors in the first quarter of 2017.<p>The firm uses data on over 110 million homes and 200,000 neighborhoods to compile their list.<p>Here are the top …

Real Estate

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Cryogenically frozen brains will be 'woken up' and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon

People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be 'woken up' within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed.<p>Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first human head transplant within 10 months and then …

Medicine

Want to Be Happy? Stop Doing These 10 Things.

A few small adjustments to your outlook could be the key to happiness.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, the Journal of Happiness Studies published research by Michael Minkov and Michael Harris Bond that claims happiness has a genetic component -- some people …

Happiness

One of the Most Mysterious Laws of the Universe Confirmed in a New Experiment

There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With an experiment described this week in Physical Review …

Harvard has created a 'liquid' battery that could last for more than a decade

Lithium-ion batteries power everything from phones to electricity grids but their lifespan is incredibly short, plus they're difficult to recycle. …

Clean Energy

These brothers built a mine-sweeping drone

To clear land mines without casualties<p>Brothers Massoud and Mahmud Hassani grew up in Kabul, Afghanistan, knowing that one wrong step could end their lives. “When we walked to school, we had a special path to follow—otherwise we would end up in a minefield,” Massoud says. Mines are cheap to …

Drones

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

Theory challenging Einstein's view on speed of light could soon be tested

New paper describes for first time how scientists can test controversial idea that speed of light is not a constant<p>The newborn universe may have glowed with light beams moving much faster than they do today, according to a theory that overturns Einstein’s century-old claim that the speed of light …

Physics

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Self-improvement

Applying Lessons from Sun Tzu and The Art of War to Everyday Life

Sun Tzu was a legendary military strategist in ancient China and he is the author of the famous book, The Art of War. He was a master of “soft power” …

Self-improvement

Algorithms to Live By: The self-help book for geeks

I devour books at a rate of at least two a week, and haven't written a book review in years, but before I got to the end of the first chapter, I …

Research Study: Ginger Can Destroys Prostate Cancer, Ovarian And Colon Cancer Better Than Chemotherapy

By Neny Herni Saturday, September 3, 2016 Ginger Benefit<p>Numerous people around the world have known and used the incredible health properties of …

Cancer

8 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eight of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them — and let's just say that we feel a lot …

Self-improvement

A couple quit their high-paying corporate jobs to go on an epic 38,000-mile, 16-month road trip

Nikki Levi and Jakob Celnik, graduates of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, quit their well-paying corporate jobs, bought a van, and drove 38,000 miles across the Americas.<p>Their journey lasted 16 months and took them across Canada and down the West Coast of California, through …

The Physics of Head Stomps, Soccer Kicks, and MMA's Other Taboo Weapons

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p><i>Watching Wanderlei Silva grab the ropes that edge the Pride ring and stomp his poor foe's head into the canvas, it's hard not to feel it in your gut. It's like you're watching the scaffolding of a sport fight and all of its contrivances start to buckle,</i> …

Martial Arts

A Biotech Company Is Trying To Wake Up The Brain After Death

Some animals can regrow chunks of their brains. Are humans next?<p>A biotech company is seeking 20 people who have been declared clinically dead for an attempt to reawaken parts of their central nervous systems.<p>Philadelphia-based Bioquark, Inc. has been granted ethical approval from an Institutional …

Cell Biology

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The world's largest aircraft is hitting the skies this summer

But idiomatic or not, the world's largest aircraft, the Airlander 10, is a pretty sweet machine. 302 feet long (60 feet longer than a jumbo jet), this monster of a flying contraption is a hybrid in the truest sense — combining aspects of a fixed wing aircraft, a helicopter, and super-light …

15 ways to guarantee you won't become a millionaire

We've cued you in on steps to take to get rich— but which choices will stunt your path to wealth?<p>Here, we rounded up habits, beliefs, and traits that self-made millionaires and authors have identified as inhibiting if you want to build wealth.<p>As always, no promises of future riches or predictions …

Guy uses frequent-flier strategy to take $30,000 trip around the world

David F.<p>David Friedeberg is an entrepreneur who figured out how to use the rewards miles he accumulated through traveling and credit-card purchases to book an incredible trip — one that took him almost a year to complete.<p>Friedeberg traveled first class on airlines like Qatar Airways, Cathay …