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Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

These Meatballs Are Made Of Beef–But It Didn’t Come From A Cow

The small company, founded a few months ago and now closing a seed funding round of $2 million, is the latest to trying to cultivate an entirely new …

Stem Cells

Charted: China’s rapidly shrinking working-age population

The number of working-age people in China fell by 4.9 million last year, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.<p>The record annual drop brings the number of people aged between 16 and 60 to 911 million, and illustrates a trend in which fewer young workers are entering China’s …

Turns out “sound healing” can be actually, well, healing

Los Angeles<p>“I heard a gong for the first time 15 or 16 years ago,” says Jamie Ford.<p>She’d heard a gong strike before, obviously—“I’d seen the <i>Gong Show</i>”—but this gong, in a 2000 kundalini yoga class, was the first one she’d ever <i>heard</i>.<p>“I heard it and I was just—I went to another place,” Ford tells …

Meditation

Western diets damage gut microbiota over generations, in ways hard to reverse

It may take more than a tub of yogurt to reverse the effects that a high-fat, low-fiber diet have wrought in the bellies of men and women in the industrialized world, says new research.<p>Indeed, the depletion of gut microbes that comes with diets deficient in fiber extend well beyond the lives of …

Diets

Airbus's new planes fight jetlag with special features

The new line of A350 XWB jets cost Airbus a $15 billion investment, and the planes are already headed to the skies as part of Qatar Airways' international fleet.<p>The effects of jet lag are exacerbated when the body's natural sleep-wake cycle doesn't match up with the sunrise and sunset hours of your …

Jet Lag

Top stories of 2015: Pluto, gene editing, a new hominid and more

It probably comes as no surprise that the New Horizons mission to Pluto takes the top spot in <i>Science News’</i> list of 2015’s most important …

The 12 Basic Postures

Āsana is one of the eight limbs of classical yoga, which states that poses should be steady and comfortable, firm yet relaxed, helping a practitioner …

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

New finding is clear example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children<p>Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors are capable of being passed on to their children, the clearest sign yet …

Mount Sinai Hospital

The most beautiful theory

“ALFRED, it’s spinning.” Roy Kerr, a New Zealand-born physicist in his late 20s, had, for half an hour, been chain-smoking his way through some …

Woman Becomes Face of Suicide Bomber After Photo is Sold by ‘Friend’

Earlier this month, we shared how a Sikh man named Veerender Jubbal was misidentified as a Paris attack terrorist after someone maliciously …

9 Fascinating Facts About The Microbiome, The Trillions Of Microbes Hidden Inside Us

By Jessica Leber6 minute Read<p>“Bacteria are living things. They are not trying to hurt you. They are not trying to help you. They are just trying to …

Biology

8 Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't you wish you had more control over your brain?<p>From idea generation and meetings to crunching numbers and copywriting, there are a lot of different situations in which more focus and improved cognitive function would prove …

The Brain
Journalism

Why Wall Street talent is moving to Silicon Valley

Less than a decade ago, top talent was flocking to Wall Street — not just for the high salaries and lucrative bonuses, but also for the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fast-growing environment.<p>But now the tech industry, with its double digit growth, is setting a new standard on what the …

Authentic Leadership Rediscovered

Is becoming an "authentic leader" just an excuse for practicing a rigid management style? Bill George, who pioneered the idea, says critics don't …

The way we work now

2015-11-12T09:00:50.000Z<p>By: Mackenzie<p>The way we work now is changing rapidly: Self-employment is up, workers are putting their own money into what …

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

December 2015

2 Ways Positive Thinking Can Change Your Life

Science backs it up - if you change your self-perception; you can change your life.<p>I have been fascinated for a long time about how our state of mind plays such a powerful role in our personal and professional lives.<p>Think of how recent studies have shown that standing in a "victory pose" or "power …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Google will officially become a subsidiary of Alphabet today

When the market closes today, Google as we know it, in a small way, will be no more. Our long-time internet guide and companion will become a subsidiary of Alphabet, which is a holding company made up of Google’s founders, chairman, CFO and legal boss.<p>The shift has been a long time coming. The idea …

Profit

Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

Newcastle University

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

In this article we will explore how your body is a holographic projection of your consciousness, and how you directly influence that hologram and …