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Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service

Wireless experts note that the tests could simply be basic research that does not ultimately lead to new products or services.

Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer

In collaborative professional sports, too many elite players can detract from a team's overall performance, according to a recent study.

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O’Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.

Why Twitter Is Handing Over Your Tweets to MIT

MIT's Laboratory for Social Machines now has access to every public tweet ever made...for research, of course.

Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility

Google-backed biotech company Calico has also forged a partnership with a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical firm to develop age-defying drugs.

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here’s how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.

The Best Time to Visit Your Franchise Headquarters

Some advice for franchisees on how to decide whether a trip to your franchise's home turf makes sense.

How to Do Business Like a Genius

Here are four traits of highly intelligent people that everyone can adopt in business and in life.

OkCupid Founder: 'If You Use the Internet, You're the Subject of Hundreds of Experiments'

The widespread outrage directed at Facebook for manipulating its users' emotions has the dating site, which has been routinely running experiments on its own users, perplexed.

My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side

The other half of a leadership and marketing consulting firm describes the keys to running a business with the person you married.

Convincing Naysayers to Adopt New Technology

In delivering a business pitch about a novel invention, be sure to bolster your presentation with facts and know your audience.

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.

More People Want to Get Shocked Than Sit in Total Stillness for 15 Minutes

With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still.

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.

Potential Franchisees: The Right Way to Ask 'How Much Money Can I Make?'

There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee.

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it’s essential to understand the seller and the business.

3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive

Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.'

FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm

The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.

Meet the Algorithm That Can Predict Your Photo's Popularity Before You Post It

Researchers at MIT have created a popularity prediction algorithm for photos. Unsurprisingly, bikini photos attract more eyeballs than those featuring plungers.

Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime?

A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime.

Angry at Work? Have a Snack.

A new study reveals that low blood pressure depletes our self-control, turning us into aggressive voodoo-stabbing versions of ourselves.

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?

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