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Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine
3-D printing

Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine

Doctors at a New York-based research institute are combining 3-D printed cartilage with living cells to manufacture trachea replacements.
Catherine Clifford
iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds
Smartphones

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds

The authors' conclusion? Bring your phone to meetings and other events that require focus.
Laura Entis
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand
Memory

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.
Laura Entis
Improve Your Office's Productivity by Boosting Employees' Sleep Quality
Sleep

Improve Your Office's Productivity by Boosting Employees' Sleep Quality

New research, technological aids and workplace programs are all designed to suss out better shut-eye for America's workers.
Heather R. Huhman
Why the SBIR Program Is Worth Funding
Research

Why the SBIR Program Is Worth Funding

By overcoming market failure in the development and financing of early-stage technology, the SBIR program makes possible commercial activity that would not otherwise have occurred.
Scott Shane
The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms
Far Out Tech

The Future Is Here: Double Amputee Is Outfitted With Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arms

That's right – he can control the bionic limbs with his thoughts.
Laura Entis
Researchers Are Using Yelp to Predict When a Restaurant Will Shut Down
Yelp

Researchers Are Using Yelp to Predict When a Restaurant Will Shut Down

With new software, researchers say Yelp reviews can serve as a crystal ball for restaurant failures.
Kate Taylor
4 Keys to Coping With Career Change
Career Change

4 Keys to Coping With Career Change

How do you move forward when you realize your work life needs to take a radically new direction?
Natalie Bounassar
At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays
Emotional Intelligence

At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays

The ability to read colleagues' emotions at work indirectly predicts annual income, a recent study finds.
Laura Entis
Do Brands Need to 'Speak American'?
Marketing

Do Brands Need to 'Speak American'?

Marketers are missing out on a cultural segment of U.S. population called out as the "New Heartland," report says.
Jason Falls
3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance
Competition

3 Ways to Use a Rivalry to Increase Your Business Performance

Unlike competition, rivalry is personal, and it can either have a profoundly positive or negative impact on overall performance.
Laura Entis
Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.
Coffee

Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.

A new study reveals that this factor can play a major role in how your morning brew tastes.
Kate Taylor
Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff
Memory

Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff

Your scribbles can act like a crutch, providing an excuse to stop paying attention because, hey, you're writing it down...
Laura Entis
Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
Laura Entis