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How many servings of fruit, vegetables daily? Here's the magic number

If eating fruits and vegetables feels like a daily chore, Harvard doctors have some good news for you: the magic number you should be aiming for is five servings, which is only half the amount Canadian health officials recommend. 416 more words


Cecilia Payne A genius

The reward of the young scientist is the emotional thrill of being the first person in the history of the world to see something or to understand something.

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Apple 'slows down iPhones to boost sales of latest model', claims Harvard study

Apple is deliberately slowing down its customers’ iPhones to force them to buy the latest models, it is alleged.

A study by Harvard University shows online complaints rise every time a new version is released. 86 more words


How did our legends really begin?

Steve Conner looks at a new book by Peter Witzel that argues that the world’s myths have common origins: How did our legends really begin? – Features – Books – The Independent… 561 more words


Wyss Institute's Technology Translation Model Launches "Organs on a Chip" for Commercialization

The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced that its human “Organs-on-Chips” technology will be commercialized by a newly formed private company to accelerate development of pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic and personalized medicine products. 740 more words



There is an interview with Bicep2 team leader John Kovac of Harvard University published today. In it Kovac reaffirms his discovery, subject to the resolution of the foreground/background issue: 521 more words

When The Nobles Scam You


Current treatment options for depression, including drugs and brain stimulation procedures such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) are effective but some time is needed before their effect kicks in. 307 more words