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Why are we here in the Universe?

By  •  4 days ago

On Wednesday, scientists announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting a nearby star. According to a Guardian article covering the development, the discovery “has raised hopes that the hunt for alien …
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IBM’s Chief Science Officer on the #1 Skill We Need for the Future

By  •  1 month ago

“I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able …
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How “Please” and “Thank You” Led to Equality

By  •  1 month ago

The custom of saying “Please” and “Thank You” dates back to the rural marketplaces of yesteryear. They represented a show gratitude — a simple, yet powerful, act that enabled people of …
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Securing Your Social Media from Cyberspace

By  •  9 months ago

Cybercriminals and hackers are targeting social media accounts more than ever before—Mark Zuckerberg being the latest victim. IVY Member Joseph Steinberg shares some of his secrets for staying safe on …
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Is the Internet Lying to You?

By  •  11 months ago

Will artificial intelligence actually take over the earth? Is there other life in the universe? A quick Google search might offer you answers, but are they really true? In the …
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What the Nation’s Top Cancer Experts Have to Say about the Future of Cancer

By  •  1 year ago

An estimated 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.* New innovations in immunotherapy might be the key …
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Saving Babies, One Spacesuit at a Time

By  •  2 years ago

Having a baby is not unlike putting an astronaut into orbit—both baby and space explorer must face those first few uncertain breaths. (And then, of course, there’s a whole world …
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It’s Official: The End of the Universe

By  •  2 years ago

“The universe is curling up on the sofa like a couch potato,” said astronomer Joe Liske from the European Southern Observatory in reference to a new study released on Monday, …
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Your Mind May Be Your Undoing

By  •  2 years ago

Stress can kill. Recent studies have shown the far recesses of our mind can have a profound impact on our physical health. Severe depression has been linked to a variety …
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HI-HO, HO-HO Dwarf Planet Pluto in View

By  •  2 years ago

Nine and a half years ago, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft left earth for a three billion-mile journey to the far reaches of our solar system. This morning, it flew by Pluto, …
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Genetic Engineering & The Future of Humankind

By  •  2 years ago

What would happen if you could order your baby online, the way you might order and customize a pizza? Six foot five, with bronze hair an IQ of 150? Done.


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Computers Are Better Judges of Your Personality Than Your Friends

By  •  2 years ago

Can a pile of computer data tell us more about you than your mother?

The answer is yes, according to researchers from Cambridge and Stanford, who analyzed the “likes” of …
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Are Open Offices Destroying Your Life?

By  •  2 years ago

When you walk into your open, airy, office-less office space, you might be thankful for your hyper-social, cubicle-free workplace. But what you’re really sacrificing—according to science—is your attention span, your …
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The Most Beautiful Computer Algorithm Explains Your Career

By  •  2 years ago

In a powerful essay on Medium, entrepreneur and investor Chris Dixon takes a stab at answering the question: why do people stay working in a field where they don’t want …
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