Getting Closer To The Big Bang.

Humankind has always wondered what secrets the universe was hiding in its starry depths and striven to understand how we fit into the bigger picture. This curiosity is still strong, as demonstrated by the number of powerful telescopes that have either been built recently or are under construction. These include the European Extremely Large Telescope…

How Your Mood In The Morning Affects Your Productivity.- Research.

“Researchers found that employees’ moods when they clocked in tended to affect how they felt the rest of the day. Early mood was linked to their perceptions of customers and to how they reacted to customers’ moods. And most important to managers, employee mood had a clear impact on performance, including both how much work…

Most Cancer Mutations are Due to Random DNA Copying ‘Mistakes- Research.

“Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists report data from a new study providing evidence that random, unpredictable DNA copying “mistakes” account for nearly two- thirds of the mutations that cause cancer. Their research is grounded on a novel mathematical model based on DNA sequencing and epidemiologic data from around the world.” READ DETAILS at http://hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/new_study_finds_that_most_cancer_mutations_are_due_to_random_dna_copying_mistakes/

Research Shows Smaller Brain Implants Could Prolong Their Lifespan.

“Many diseases, including Parkinson’s disease, can be treated with electrical stimulation from an electrode implanted in the brain. However, the electrodes can produce scarring, which diminishes their effectiveness and can necessitate additional surgeries to replace them. MIT researchers have now demonstrated that making these electrodes much smaller can essentially eliminate this scarring, potentially allowing the…