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  • Five Reasons We’re Excited by How Structural Biology is Advancing Cancer Research

    Five Reasons We’re Excited by How Structural Biology is Advancing Cancer Research

    via ICR : Several research teams at the ICR are devoted to structural biology – a crucial discipline in cancer research that is shedding light on some of life’s most fundamental processes. We are excited about the potential this field has to enable the discovery of brand new cancer drugs. There are five key reasons why structural biology research excites us: It means we can look at proteins in atomic detail We can use X-ray crystallography […]

  • Archaeology excavation uncovers 14th century abbey precinct wall

    Archaeology excavation uncovers 14th century abbey precinct wall

    Via Heritage Daily : CANTERBURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST (CAT) HAS UNCOVERED THE FOOTINGS OF THE ST AUGUSTINE’S ABBEY PRECINCT WALL, DATING BACK TO THE 14TH CENTURY, ON CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY’S NORTH HOLMES CAMPUS. As part of the University’s Estate Master Plan, a £12 million state-of-the-art Arts Building is due to be built on the North Holmes campus to support the region’s creative art and digital industries. CAT excavated the site ahead of the University’s proposal to […]

  • Pat McGrath on What Inspires Her Most, and Her Advice for Breaking Into the Industry

    Pat McGrath on What Inspires Her Most, and Her Advice for Breaking Into the Industry

    Via Vogue : “There’s something coming.” That’s the tagline Vogue Beauty Director Celia Ellenberg felt best encapsulated Pat McGrath Labs, the legendary makeup artist’s line of one-off beauty products. “That’s the whole thing that I love about Labs, the secrecy,” McGrath explained in her recent sit-down with Ellenberg for the latest episode of the Vogue podcast. “There’s always something coming soon—maybe.” By all accounts, the tenor of this phrase seems to epitomize not only the brand, […]

  • Want To Be More Productive? Try Out These 5 Time Management Techniques

    Want To Be More Productive? Try Out These 5 Time Management Techniques

    Via Sporteluxe : The productivity pros love them. If there’s one thing that uni students, entrepreneurs, office workers, freelancers and busy mums have in common, it’s this — we’d all like to get more done. It’s not necessarily that we’d like to add more tasks to our already busy schedules (unless it’s fun stuff like having a bath or doing an awesome online course.) It’s more that we just need more hours in the week to […]

  • Petrified of public speaking? Let your body do the talking

    Petrified of public speaking? Let your body do the talking

    Via The Guardian : The prospect of speaking in public can send people in to a tailspin of anxiety. But a simple change in posture can help Most people at some point in their careers will present, pitch, be on camera or give a speech. Public speaking is a skill that cannot be overlooked– investor Warren Buffett believes it raises your value by 50%. Still, public speaking is nerve-racking and people turn down numerous opportunities because […]

  • Video games may boost brain power and job prospects

    Video games may boost brain power and job prospects

    Via The Scotsman : Playing video games could help young people develop the communication and mental adaptability skills they need to succeed at university, research by the University of Glasgow suggests. An eight-week trial involving two groups of undergraduates revealed that the group assigned commercial video games including action role-playing, fantasy and adventure games Borderland 2, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Reign of Terror, showed improvements in communication, adaptability and resourcefulness. These skills […]

  • Health Tech: How technology will impact the health industry

    Health Tech: How technology will impact the health industry

    Via Business Report : The delivery of healthcare services in Africa is under pressure to change, and no-one can be certain how the industry will evolve. What can be certain is that future trends will be driven by access to Big Data, to shape new models of care in driving innovative, affordable and accessible services, across this diverse continent. With 1,2 billion people, many enjoying a longer life, and the rise of NCDs (non-communicable diseases such […]

  • Astronomers measure the mass of a star—thanks to an old tip from Einstein

    Astronomers measure the mass of a star—thanks to an old tip from Einstein

    Via Science : Weighing a star is hard. In fact, binary stars are the only ones scientists can directly gauge, because their orbits around each other reveal their masses. Now, a team of astronomers has succeeded in measuring the mass of an isolated star using a technique first suggested by Albert Einstein in 1936. The method exploits the fact that a large mass, like a star, can bend the path of light. Although the effect is […]

  • To slow climate change, India joins the renewable energy revolution

    To slow climate change, India joins the renewable energy revolution

    Via The Conversation : On June 3, two days after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged a hug with French President Emmanuel Macron during an official visit to Paris. Modi and Macron pledged to achieve emissions reductions beyond their nations’ commitments under the Paris Agreement, and Macron announced he will visit India later this year for a summit on solar power. For […]

  • Need a Business Idea? The Best Way to Find One Is to Stop Looking.

    Need a Business Idea? The Best Way to Find One Is to Stop Looking.

    Via Entrepreneur : Instead, go about your normal routine and figure out how you can improve your own life. On this Entrepreneur Network video, Entrepreneur magazine cover man Gary Vaynerchuk stops by the offices to talk about how to find your next great idea. The key? Don’t just lock yourself in your room and try to come up with an idea no one has ever thought of. Instead, live your life and find something that bothers […]