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My Response to "The Bible Answer Man" Objections

Andrew Farley | Posted 02.05.2016 | Religion
Andrew Farley

Recently, a caller asked Hank Hanegraaff ("The Bible Answer Man") about the message of grace that I share in my book "The Naked Gospel." Below are Mr....

We Must Better Communicate the Health Benefits of Nature

Jared Green | Posted 02.03.2016 | Green
Jared Green

ASLA 2015 Professional General Design Honor Award. Mill River Park and Greenway by OLIN / OLIN, Sahar Coston-Hardy While landscape architects, arbor...

On World Cancer Day: BCRF Calls to Unite Around Research

Marc Hurlbert, PhD | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science
Marc Hurlbert, PhD

All normal cells grow and divide. But cancer cells grow without limit. They divide without stopping. They change and they spread, invading healthy tis...

Academic Research Funding Has Some Serious Flaws

Marion Leary | Posted 01.29.2016 | Science
Marion Leary

I perform cardiac arrest research and so I understand the heart fairly well. What I don't understand well, from a common sense stand point, is the granting process. There are many issues with the grant submission and funding award process that give me pause.

Here's Why We Don't Have A Vaccine For Zika Virus

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living

As the research community gears up to address Zika virus, one common question has been why, if we’ve known about Zika since 1947, are we o...

How to Use Decision-Patterns in Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by John Fitch The holy grail of building unicorn startups is to look in the right places and to reject the first thousand bad business i...

Reinventing Entomophagy for the 21st Century

Olena Kagui | Posted 01.27.2016 | Green
Olena Kagui

"Entomophagy is an evolving term in need of review," says Afton Marina Szasz Halloran, Ph.D Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. Halloran calls for a change in the way we speak about edible insects and entomophagy.

Women Are Better Than Men at Investing. Because Sex.

Jon Colgan | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Jon Colgan

Are women better than men at investing? According to one robot, the simple answer is "yes."

One Man Makes a Difference with 'ALS One'

Mark Malinowski | Posted 01.26.2016 | Impact
Mark Malinowski

When a fatal disease like ALS comes into your life you have two choices: accept the diagnosis and wait to die or use everything you've got to fight. When Kevin Gosnell was diagnosed, he chose to fight. Kevin immediately put his business acumen and CEO leadership skills to work to come up with an idea - ALS ONE.

The Power of Microjobs

Ujwal Arkalgud | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Ujwal Arkalgud

Thirteen years ago, the authors of the book The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth introduced the business world to a new...

The Randomized Trial Fantasy: How We Know What We Know

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.22.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I suppose I might be more expert in randomized controlled trials if I had ever had the actual opportunity to fetch a pail of water without one when my...

What Is Deep Learning And Where Is It Headed?

Quora | Posted 01.21.2016 | Education
Quora

Research is by definition exploratory, which means that (a) we do not know what will work and (b) we need to explore many paths, we need a lot of diversity of research directions in the scientific community. So I can only tell you about my current gut feelings and visions of where I see important challenges and opportunities that appeal to my personal aesthetics and instincts.

Starbucks' Order And Pay Is Trying to Solve a Problem That Doesn't Really Exist

Ujwal Arkalgud | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Ujwal Arkalgud

At the end of the day, this is a hypothesis. But given Starbucks' history of delivering innovative programs that revolve around the values and beliefs of their coffee drinkers, I worry consumers have led them astray.

Put Advocates in Charge of the Breast Cancer Research Agenda

Fran Visco | Posted 01.19.2016 | Science
Fran Visco

Across the country, people run, walk, dine out, buy "stuff" and write checks to support breast cancer research. All of this is great. But what exactly...

Measuring the 'Gap' in the Skills Gap

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Dr. Bill R. Path

The skills gap is the popular term used to describe the perceived disparity between those who are unemployed looking for a job and companies with jobs looking for employees. More specifically, it is the mismatch between the needs of employers for skilled talent and the unavailability of those specific skills within the workforce.

A Common Community

Akhila Satish | Posted 01.12.2016 | Science
Akhila Satish

No one wants to infringe on patient rights or privacy. However, as we try to find the balance between research and privacy, we need to create greater awareness. Increasing education around research processes may just be the silver bullet to do so.

'Written in Fire,' A Conversation with Marcus Sakey

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.12.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Written in Fire is the gripping conclusion of The Brilliance Trilogy (following Brilliance and A Better World). In 1986, incredibly gifted people known as brilliants or abnorms were born, and thirty years later, constitute one percent of the U.S. population.

The Accidental Father of Gastroenterology

Whitny Braun | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science
Whitny Braun

This holiday season as people were complaining about having eaten too much or lamenting their indigestion by popping antacids they probably weren't gi...

Technology Brokering in Silicon Valley

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

How do engineers contribute to concepts through integration of new technologies? How do they turn inventions into innovative applications supporting new or existing user needs?

My Friend Daisy

Jason Resendez | Posted 12.29.2015 | Latino Voices
Jason Resendez

Daisy Duarte is one of my personal heroes. She's not a member of congress, a policy wonk, or a world-renowned research scientist but she's disrupting the way we think about Alzheimer's on the Hill, in research labs, and in communities across the country.

Innovation is about values and Inflammatory Bowel Disease can prove it.

Ujwal Arkalgud | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Ujwal Arkalgud

Marketing is about values. Steve Jobs famously said that to his employees in 1997 before introducing a new TV spot for Apple. Jobs also knew that so was innovation. That's what made him so brilliant.

10 Steps to Lasting Success in 2016 and Beyond

Suna Senman | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Suna Senman

Look forward to starting a new year with these concentrated brief tips for success. Collected wisdoms from mindful entrepreneurs, experts in positivi...

Make More Art: The Health Benefits of Creativity

James Clear | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

There are both physical and mental benefits from creating art, expressing yourself in a tangible way, and sharing something with the world. I'm trying to do more of it each week, and I'd encourage you to do the same.

Inner Workings: Understanding the Complex Brains of Complex Animals

Dr. Bill Van Bonn | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green
Dr. Bill Van Bonn

Have you ever wondered what it may be like to get inside the head of an animal? No really, to understand how an animal's brain works; ever wonder?

Talking to My Ancestors

Sarah Beck | Posted 12.22.2015 | Religion
Sarah Beck

I had a conversation with my ancestors last night. Well, to be clear, it was a one-sided chat, and I did all of the talking. But I consider it a conve...