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The Power of Persuasion: Using Brain Science to Get Users to Act
Web Design

The Power of Persuasion: Using Brain Science to Get Users to Act

Here is how to use data for your web design and user experience to get people to buy your product.
Lauren Ventura
New Research Shows DNA Can Be Altered by Trauma, Passed On to Offspring
Genetics

New Research Shows DNA Can Be Altered by Trauma, Passed On to Offspring

We pass down more than just height and eye color. Science has shown that we can pass down our environmental experiences through DNA.
Carly Okyle
The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening
Robots

The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening

Start your engines. A company called MegaBots is raising money on Kickstarter to prepare its 12,000-pound robot for a fight with a robot in Japan.
Nina Zipkin
Evolution: Why Are Most of Us Right-Handed?
Brain

Evolution: Why Are Most of Us Right-Handed?

Right-handed people are dominant worldwide -- but why?
For the First Time Ever, NASA Astronauts Eat Vegetables Grown in Space
Space Travel

For the First Time Ever, NASA Astronauts Eat Vegetables Grown in Space

Space gardens mean more delicious meals aboard the International Space Station, and they are also a critical development for the march towards life on Mars.
Catherine Clifford
How to Hardwire Your Brain for Happiness
Happiness

How to Hardwire Your Brain for Happiness

By slowing down and enjoying the good times, you can help reinforce positive brain waves.
Lewis Howes
This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space
Space Travel

This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space

Japan's Suntory Holdings is taking one small, historic step for cocktail connoisseurs everywhere.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Overeating? Blame Your Brain.
Personal Health

Overeating? Blame Your Brain.

A new study from Rutgers found a link between a hormone called GLP-1 and overeating.
Nina Zipkin
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
Leadership

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Ray Hennessey
3D-Printed DNA 'Bunnies' Could Deliver Drugs Into Your Body
Far Out Tech

3D-Printed DNA 'Bunnies' Could Deliver Drugs Into Your Body

These colorful animals are more than just cute.
Steve Dent
The 12 Disruptive Tech Trends You Need to Know
Trends

The 12 Disruptive Tech Trends You Need to Know

McKinsey's in-house think tank compiled a cheat sheet for the future of tech.
Anne VanderMey