Growth strategies

5 ways technology can boost your startup’s productivity

Opinions expressed by Business owner the contributors are theirs. Navigating growth as a startup founder can be difficult. This is especially true if you are in a fast-paced industry such as technology or finance. Trends move faster than you can imagine, and if you’re not careful, you’ll find yourself in an uncompetitive position in the …

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Giant viruses called “jumbo phages” could help us fight antibiotic resistance

As antibiotic-resistant bacteria become increasingly difficult to defeat, consulting those who have been in battle with our ancient enemy long before us makes a lot of sense. Viruses called bacteriophages have collided with bacteria long before we even existed. Then researchers at the University of California, San Diego took a closer look at some of …

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Scientists discover the first dark matter ever observed in the universe

What little we know about dark matter comes from calculations based on the glow of surrounding galaxies. The further we look, however, the fainter the starlight becomes, making it harder to see the subtle influence of this mysterious force. Now a collaboration between astronomers from Japan and the United States has found a different way …

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Scientists reveal the first images of atoms “swimming” in liquid

The movement of individual atoms through the liquid was first captured by the camera. Using a sandwich of materials so thin that they are actually two-dimensional, the scientists trapped and observed platinum atoms “swimming” along a surface under varying pressures. The results will help us better understand how the presence of liquid alters the behavior …

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Scientists discover that the largest shark in the world is not actually a carnivore

The largest shark in our oceans already has a reputation for being a gentle giant and there seems to be more to this than we ever imagined. Whale sharks (Rhincodon type) are feeder filters, designed to carefully comb the waters for small animals such as krill. Among the litanies of tiny swimmers they gather are …

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According to scientists, the dietary supplement reduces the risk of hereditary cancer by 60%

A study spanning more than 20 years and nearly 1,000 participants worldwide found a major finding: People with a condition that gives them a greater chance of developing certain cancers can reduce their risk of some of these cancers by more than 60%, simply by adding more resistant starch to their diet. In fact, the …

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Zebrafish can repair a damaged heart, and a new study reveals how

Zebrafish are wonderful creatures. Not only are they completely transparent, but they can also grow new organs. We already knew that these translucent minnows could regenerate the retinal tissue in their eyes – now new research shows how zebrafish can revive heart tissue after injury. “We wanted to find out how this little fish does …

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The ancient lava caves in Hawaii teem with mysterious life forms

Microbes are the smallest known living organisms on Earth and can be found virtually anywhere, even in the cold, Mars-like conditions of lava caves. On the island of Hawai’i, scientists recently discovered a wonderful assortment of new microbes that thrive in geothermal caves, lava tubes and volcanic vents. These underground structures were formed 65 and …

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The James Webb Space Telescope may have already found the oldest galaxy ever seen

Just a week after its first images were shown to the world, the James Webb Space Telescope may have found a galaxy that existed 13.5 billion years ago, a scientist who analyzed the data said Wednesday. Known as GLASS-z13, the galaxy dates back 300 million years after the Big Bang, about 100 million years earlier …

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4 tips for business coaches offering e-learning courses

Opinions expressed by Business owner the contributors are theirs. In my line of work as the CEO of a learning platform company, I come across and interact with a variety of business coaches. And as an entrepreneur myself, like many coaches, I recognize the many qualities they need to be successful: good communication skills, emotional …

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