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  • The chemistry of chocolate

    The chemistry of chocolate

    Via Varsity : Zi Ran Shen explores the sweet taste of crystallography Those who know me well have often been treated to my impassioned speech about how overwhelmingly sweet chocolates are. I’ve often refused chocolate desserts, ice-cream, and confectionery, citing my boredom with their overuse while choosing their fruity counterpart. Though […]

  • Biology team makes breakthrough in synthetic yeast project

    Biology team makes breakthrough in synthetic yeast project

    Via The Telegraph : The technology sector, with its international focus, was a vocal advocate for Britain staying in the European Union. But, in defiance of the widespread concerns, the industry has been thriving in the wake of the decision to leave with investment and expansion thriving. Whether the picture will […]

  • Chinese scientists create 4 synthetic yeast chromosomes

    Chinese scientists create 4 synthetic yeast chromosomes

    Via XinHuaNet : BEIJING, March 10 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists have assembled four synthetic yeast chromosomes, making China the second country capable of designing and building eukaryotic genomes following the United States. The findings were published in Friday’s edition of journal Science, marking a step closer to building synthetic life. In […]

  • Paying with Your Face

    Paying with Your Face

    Via MIT Technology Review : Face-detecting systems in China now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will other countries follow? Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, […]

  • 3 Inspirational Moments from Women Founders

    3 Inspirational Moments from Women Founders

    Via Tech : Inspiration can come from many places. Whether its your family, your coworkers, or the inspirational posters hanging on your wall, there are plenty of sources that promote keeping your eyes on the prizes. For founders building a business, staying motivated and keeping their team focused is incredibly important […]

  • 5 popular pieces of career advice you should actually just ignore

    5 popular pieces of career advice you should actually just ignore

    Via MIC : People love to give advice about pretty much anything — relationships, jobs, money, you name it. And without the sage counsel of those who came before us, where would we be? (Living in a van down by the river, probably.) But don’t just follow these clichés blindly. […]