Research The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Research en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:18:00 GMT 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. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:18:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:00:00 GMT Jayson DeMers 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. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT Joel Libava How to Do Business Like a Genius Here are four traits of highly intelligent people that everyone can adopt in business and in life. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:57:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Aneil Mishra 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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ron Patch 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. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT Jake Wobbrock 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT Corie Brown 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. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:52:00 GMT Joel Libava 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. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:45:00 GMT Laura Entis 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.' Fri, 16 May 2014 19:40:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Mon, 12 May 2014 16:35:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT Laura Entis Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Crime? A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:28:00 GMT Wendy Frink 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:55:00 GMT Laura Entis Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field? Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:30:00 GMT Britt Wray 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? Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT Laura Entis The Data-Driven Company That Accomplished Very Little Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT Brent Misso