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Guess How Much $ The Feds Spent on Discovering the Key to Happiness?

More importantly: what is it? What makes us happy? It is something so basic that we already know the answer. Probably our mothers have told us this a million times: fame, fortune and even good health do not ensure happiness. 434 more words


A new tweak to the CRISPR-Cas9 system opens a realm of new genome editing possibilities

The advent of the genome-editing techniques using the CRISPR-Cas9 system has improved the efficiency of genome targeting in various organisms. Any portion of the genome can be edited, but it must follow one rule – the target sequence must be adjacent to a PAM (Photospacer Adjacent Motif) sequence. 95 more words

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Following your Passion: a conversation with Dr. Joan Steitz

Not too long ago, I had the great pleasure of speaking with one of the most prominent figures in science: Dr Joan Steitz. Being one of the first few women to graduate from… 872 more words


Power your confidence, with positive thinking

How to think positively and power your way to success, must be a subject you have heard before. However, here is a live example of Anand studying in final year B.Sc., whom I met while delivering a career guidance lecture in his institution. 1,121 more words


The Scholarship of Things

Addressing an audience at the Harvard Ed Portal, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, the 300th Anniversary University Professor and a Pulitzer Prize winner for history, said that many objects in Harvard’s collections defy easy categorization. 585 more words

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