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An exercise scientist explains how shorter workouts can produce more muscle

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, explains how shorter, higher intensity workouts can produce bigger gains without spending hours in the gym.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Exercise

Ten of 2016's most notable African science fiction and fantasy stories

James Mazi writes, "Wole Talabi, a Nigerian SF writer and editor who lives in Malaysia, has rounded up his ten favorite African science fiction and …

Creative Writing

Mark Zuckerberg Has Built A Personal AI Assistant Called Jarvis

He created it as a hobby 😳<p>Each year, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, sets himself an ambitious task for the twelve months ahead.<p>In …

Robotics

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

Nutrition

New Radical Theory Shatters What We Know Of Parallel Universes, Space And Time

Howard Wiseman of Griffith University in Australia led a team that has created a new, groundbreaking theory.<p>The theory suggests that multiple other …

Singularity

Science: Eating Nuts Decreases The Risk Of Heart Disease, Cancer, And Premature Death

According to the CDC, Heart disease and Cancer are the biggest killers in the US. Together they claim more than 1 million lives per year. Heart disease alone is the cause of 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States. And it’s the leading cause of death in both men and women. But now a new study from …

Holistic Medicine

The World's Top Biologists Have Met to Discuss Whether We Should Update Evolution

Bringing Darwin's theory into the 21st century.<p>Evolutionary biology has helped scientists understand why the world looks the way it does for more …

Biology

Minority Report-style AI learns to predict if people are criminals from their facial features

Researchers have created a machine that they claim can tell if a person is a convicted criminal simply from their facial features.<p>The artificial intelligence, created at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, was able to correctly identify criminals from a selection of 186 photos nine out of 10 times by …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

Tip: The Missing Chest Exercise

Here's how to increase muscle fiber recruitment to build bigger, stronger pecs. And most people never even do it.<p>Small Pecs? You Don't Train …

This Type of Exercise Keeps Your Brain Healthy and Happy, Science Finds

The exercise routines of more than a million people reveal how to keep your brain healthy.<p>The days are getting shorter, the nights colder. The timing feels just about right to wrap yourself in your coziest couch blanket and get your Netflix binge on for months on end.<p>While hibernating all winter …

Exercise

6 Things We Can Add To Water For Better Digestive Health

Water is universally the most beneficial beverage you can ever drink and you’ve probably heard from health professionals that staying hydrated is key …

Alternative Medicine

SNL’s Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock Not Surprised by Trump Win: ‘You Ever Been Around This Country?’

In his SNL hosting debut, Dave Chappelle — with special guest Chris Rock — says he totally saw Donald Trump’s win coming.<p>Dave Chappelle set the …

ZNA’s the new DNA: How zip codes have drastic impacts on your health

Precision Medicine Initiative will research prevention medicine based on DNA, but should also focus on location<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>In January 2015, President Barack Obama launched the Precision Medicine Initiative, a plan to support research into treatment and …

Health Care

Leaked NASA paper suggests the 'impossible' EM Drive really could work

The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the controversial propulsion system really does work, and is capable of generating impressive thrust in a vacuum, even after error measurements have been accounted for.<p>The EM Drive has made headlines …

Physics