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A New DNA Sequencing Startup Wants to Pay You For Your Genetic Data

Posted by on November 20, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
A New DNA Sequencing Startup Wants to Pay You For Your Genetic Data

A startup named Genos plans to sequence the entirety of the human genome, albeit in the future. For now, the company aims to sequence a segment of the genome known as the exome. The exome is part of the genome that express its information into proteins. It constitutes around 1 percent of the human genome.

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Mathematicians Prove Society is Way Too Complex to Have a President

Posted by on November 20, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Mathematicians Prove Society is Way Too Complex to Have a President

Once we consider that members of any society are simply too complex, the study suggests, we are able to understand that the systems of government currently available fail to meet our expectations.

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‘No Drill’ Dentistry Shows Fillings Aren’t Needed In Many Cases

Posted by on November 17, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 18 Comments
‘No Drill’ Dentistry Shows Fillings Aren’t Needed In Many Cases

With research into ‘no drill’ oral care techniques, new oral health evidence discovered by Australian researchers suggest that many of us have nothing to worry about.

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From Science Fiction to Physics: Does Time Actually Exist? | James Gleick

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
From Science Fiction to Physics: Does Time Actually Exist? | James Gleick

Einstein offered a vision of space time as a single thing, as a four dimensional block in which the past and the future are just like spatial dimensions. They’re just like north and south in the equations of physics.

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Male Birth Control Is Abandoned After Men Complain About Negative Side Effects That Women Face Daily

Posted by on November 15, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Male Birth Control Is Abandoned After Men Complain About Negative Side Effects That Women Face Daily

Birth control inequality: men are unwilling to deal with the uncomfortable side effects of male birth control methods that mimic what women have been using for decades. Read this.

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Simple 3D Water Printer Capable of Creating 2 Liters of Drinking Water Every Hour from the Air [Video]

Simple 3D Water Printer Capable of Creating 2 Liters of Drinking Water Every Hour from the Air [Video]

Jawwad Patel said the motivations for inventing the Dewdrop came after witnessing residents in the town Latur living without clean drinking water. That experience encouraged Patel to commence work on the Dewdrop, with it mind to help the Latur residents.

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Do Periods Really Make Women Moody? Here’s What Science Says About PMS (VIDEO)

Posted by on October 31, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Do Periods Really Make Women Moody? Here’s What Science Says About PMS (VIDEO)

Want the real scoop about the female cycle? Watch this fun video and be totally in the know!

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The 71 Most AMAZING Innovations of All Time [VIDEO]

Posted by on October 28, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments

Also included on the list of the most amazing innovations are: agriculture, sailing ships, the internal combustion engine, the camera, and many more.

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Spooky Quantum Camera Can Snap Photos of ‘Ghosts’

Spooky Quantum Camera Can Snap Photos of ‘Ghosts’

People have mixed opinions about ghosts. Some only think of them as the stuff of movies and books, movies and books, while others believe they can feel them, have seen them, and that they need to be recognized as real, not imaginary.

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Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Researchers at Duke University and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio looked specifically at this second phenomenon in a longitudinal neuroimaging study of adolescents, in order to better understand how early life stress contributes to depression.

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Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

Posted by on October 13, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

According to a report by CB Insights updated on October 7, in a race to corner the artificial intelligence market, close to 140 private artificial intelligence companies have been consolidated in the last five years.

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Get Into the Flow: 5 Performance-Enhancing Brain Chemicals

Get Into the Flow: 5 Performance-Enhancing Brain Chemicals

Steven Kotler explains the neurochemical changes during flow states that strengthen motivation, creativity and learning. “The brain produces a giant cascade of neurochemistry. You get norepinephrine, dopamine, anandamide, serotonin and endorphins. All five of these are performance enhancing neurochemicals.

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Tech Geniuses – Including Elon Musk – Think We’re Living In a Holographic Reality, Are Funding Ventures To Free The Collective

Posted by on October 11, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Tech Geniuses – Including Elon Musk – Think We’re Living In a Holographic Reality, Are Funding Ventures To Free The Collective

According to The New Yorker’s Tad Friend:“Many people in Silicon Valley have become obsessed with the simulation hypothesis, the argument that what we experience as reality is in fact fabricated in a computer.” Because of this, two tech billionaires have gone so far as to secretly engage scientists to work on breaking us out of the simulation.”

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Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

Posted by on October 9, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Scientific Evidence: 5 Powerful Ways Hiking Alters Your Brain

A 2012 University of Kansas study found that hiking increases attention spans and creative analytical skills by as much as 50%. The researchers found that exposure to nature can restore prefrontal cortex-mediated executive processes (or higher order cognitive functions) such as selective attention, problem solving, inhibition, and multi-tasking.

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Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Science with 3 Comments
Can Your Birth Month Affect Your Personality?

Can the season that you were born in affect your personality? New research shows that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders. People born at certain times of year may have a greater chance of developing certain types of affective temperaments, which in turn can lead to mood disorders. Read More: Birth season affects your mood in later life

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