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7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

'Chemical surgery' can correct genetic mutations behind many diseases – study

Fresh DNA base editing breakthrough brings hope of potential treatment for huge number of diseases that arise as a result of a single genetic ‘misspelling’<p>A breakthrough in “chemical surgery” that can correct a type of genetic mutation behind a host of diseases has been unveiled by …

Genetics

The ‘Wandering Eye’ is Just Part of Human Anatomy

It takes women 150 milliseconds to notice that a man is staring, and it takes men 450 milliseconds to avert their gazes. Not a great …

How do the brains of intelligent people work?

People with a higher-than-average intelligence level have brains that are "wired" in a different way, researchers say. A new study suggests that …

The five most addictive substances in the world

We’d never recommend anyone does drugs (especially the illegal ones).<p>But if you do have your heart set on mind-altering substances, it’s probably …

World Health Organization

A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion

One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched forward and I felt something hit the inside of my forehead with a squishy …

10 smarter ways to watch TV

Catch your favorite shows pretty much anywhere.<p>Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix have fundamentally changed the way we watch TV. Want to watch six seasons of your favorite sitcom in 10 hours? On a plane? While sipping Mai Tais on a beach in the South Pacific with no internet? In virtual reality? Sure, no …

Virtual Reality

How To Quit the Toxic Behavior of Saying but Not Doing | Inc.com

You've made a big decision, whether it's to attend law school, run a marathon, finally start your own business or to buy a house, and you're proud of yourself. In your mind, you've already passed the bar exam, crossed the finish line, and have moved the furniture into your new condo. You've shared …

Condominiums

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Can sugar cause cancer? It seems that evidence pointing this way was discovered in a study funded by the sugar industry nearly 50 years ago — but the …

In 1964, Popular Science answered 'stupid' questions about what you eat

From the archives: things you're afraid to ask about digestion.<p><i>In November of 1964,</i> Popular Science <i>published "Stupid Questions About What You Eat" because "most [people] have many mistaken notions" about the digestive process. The article sought to answer "fundamental questions about what and why</i> …

Nutrition

Take Your Life Back With the 30 x 30 x 30 Rule

Here is a reason many people waste their life:<p><b>It’s because they do not use or leverage their past experiences.</b><p>Instead, they jump from idea to idea, …

Nanowrimo

Transhumanism And The Future Of Humanity: 7 Ways The World Will Change By 2030

Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. While many of these trends will make for solid investments for the next 5-10 years, fewer companies are considering the …

Singularity

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

This man discovered a dirty little secret that reinvented medicine

The only place you’d expect to encounter the “unmistakable smell of rotting flesh” these days would be at a slaughterhouse.<p>In Victorian London, you’d …

Are our dreams trying to tell us something – or should we sleep on it?

Night after night, elaborately crazy stories plant themselves in your mind through no choice of your own. Don’t tell me something intriguing isn’t going on<p>What are dreams for? It’s one of those bottomless questions where the answer tells you mainly about the person doing the answering. Those who …

Consciousness

This 4-Minute Bedtime Routine Will Help You Sleep Soundly (It Might Even Change Your Life) | Inc.com

I decided to stop cold. I needed to break the cycle. I was getting a little nervous about what's been happening to me lately, and this was a pretty drastic measure.<p>That's right, I have started turning off my Apple iPad at night. I'm here to tell you that leaving the device in my office has worked …

Sleep

This Is the Best Possible Snack for Gut Health, According to a Doctor

Snacking is an inevitable part of life. With busy days spent nowhere near a kitchen and few healthy options to turn to for a quick bite on the go, …

Wellness

Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare …

Medicine

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Psychology

Higher brain glucose levels may mean more severe Alzheimer’s

NIH study shows connections between glucose metabolism, Alzheimer’s pathology, symptoms.

Dementia

Is your gut microbiome the key to health and happiness?

Research suggests the vast ecosystem of organisms that lives in our digestive systems might be as complex and influential as our genes in everything from mental health to athleticism and obesity. But is ‘poop doping’ really the way ahead?<p>John Cryan was originally trained as a neuroscientist to …

Microbiology

Diabetes Can Be Reversed Naturally

"Ditch the mangoes" and "switch to artificial sweeteners" - is the dreaded advice handed out to diabetics and pre-diabetics when first diagnosed. But …

Diabetes

How Often Do You Actually Need to Shower? Science Weighs In

There is such thing as too clean.<p>When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours …

Skin Care

What you need to know about the new shingles vaccine

Barbara Campbell has twice had shingles. Each time, one side of her body was covered in “thousands of these horrid blisters.” She could only wear the lightest silk blouse. Anything else touching her skin hurt too much.<p>“I’m in terror of having it happen again,” said Campbell, 79, of Fort Lauderdale, …

Public Health

To Improve Sleep and Reduce Anxiety, Add More Magnesium to Your Diet

“If there’s one supplement that is absolutely essential, it’s magnesium,” Dr. Dennis Goodman, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at New York …

This Doctor Diagnosed His Own Cancer with an iPhone Ultrasound - MIT Technology Review

Every marketer wants the perfect story to tell. But if you’re in medicine, you don’t want it to be about yourself.<p>Earlier this year, vascular surgeon …

Medical Technology

Medical errors cost the country billions. Does the hospital or patient pay?

When Charles Thompson of Greenville, S.C., checked into the hospital one July morning in 2011, he expected a standard colonoscopy.<p>He never anticipated how wrong things would go.<p>Partway through, a doctor emerged from the operating room to tell Thompson's wife, Ann, that there had been complications: …

Your nails could be warning you about serious health problems — here's what to look out for

For some people, nails are a fun body part to decorate. For others, they are barely given any thought. But what many people may not realize is that fingernails can hold important information about an individual's health.<p>Before diving into the many things that can go wrong with nails, it's helpful …

Medicine