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Winning at work: How to take the perfect stress-busting break

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
Skipping regular breaks will only send your stress levels through the roof. Here’s the best way to press the reset button

Winning at work: Why hot-desking and open-plan offices are bad for you

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
Flexible workspaces that encourage collaboration and creativity are all the rage. But they ignore basic human psychology – and they could be counterproductive

Winning at work: How to plan your day (and avoid the afternoon slump)

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
Each of us has our own daily rhythm, whether night owl or morning lark. Finding out yours is the first step to maximising creativity and productivity all day

Winning at work: How to stay focused and avoid distractions

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
From insistent emails to querying colleagues, many things can disrupt our focus at work. But distractions aren’t all bad – they can boost your creativity, too

Winning at work: Why chilling out is the route to job success

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
Forget the cult of being busy, research shows that if you take things slower at work you’ll be happier and healthier – and more likely to get promotions, too

Winning at work: How to avoid getting sick in the office

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
Our workplaces are making us sick, but there are clever ways to dodge the germiest corners and keep your health intact

Winning at work: How to manage your boss… and get that pay rise

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 16:00
We’re not as good as we think at working together with strangers. But we can harness psychology to make our work relationships work for everyone

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 15:44
Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to their buzzing

IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer

New Scientist - Ma, 08/01/2019 - 13:55
IBM's sleek-looking Q System One is its first commercial quantum computer. It will be available for clients to access over the internet

Core set of genes explain why some animals stick to one mate at a time

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 21:00
Across a wide range of species, from mice to fish, a common set of genetic changes appear to be linked to monogamous behaviour

A hormone released during exercise might protect against Alzheimer's

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 19:09
Exercise improves mental performance and this may be due to a hormone called Irisin. The hormone may help protect against Alzheimer's disease too

Ditching Facebook could reduce stress but also make you less happy

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 18:19
People who took a five-day break from Facebook had a decreased level in the stress hormone cortisol, but also reported a lower life satisfaction

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 17:51
Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols

AI can identify rare genetic disorders by the shape of someone’s face

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 17:00
Doctors use facial features to diagnose common genetic disorders, but that’s tricky to do with some rare ones – artificial intelligence can help

We could drill water wells in Martian ice to survive on the Red Planet

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 12:26
Future Martian explorers will need water if they are going to survive. They may be able to melt it out of underground ice sheets using a type of well already used in Antarctica

NHS 10-year-plan aims to expand digital healthcare and genetic testing

New Scientist - Lu, 07/01/2019 - 12:06
A plan for the future of the National Health Service in England aims to improve mental health services and provide genome sequencing for all children with cancer

Exhibition previews: Visions of a better tomorrow brighten 2019

New Scientist - Do, 06/01/2019 - 11:00
Plug-and-play human organs, non-human intelligences and missions to Mars add speculative spice to a year of cultural events focused on the future

Books of 2019: Our pick of the best forthcoming reads

New Scientist - Sa, 05/01/2019 - 11:00
From what to do about Einstein to tricks for survival to doing away with sexist neurotrash, it is looking like a good year for books

Burden of Genius review: The story of the first liver transplants

New Scientist - Sa, 05/01/2019 - 01:00
On the last of our 12 Days of Culture, a film about pioneering liver transplant surgeon Thomas Starzl is one of sacrificing family life for medical advance

[Editorial] Ensuring and measuring universality in UHC

The Lancet - Sa, 05/01/2019 - 00:00
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have a little over a decade to be achieved. The passing of the New Year marks an appropriate point for reflection on past activities and for looking ahead to ensure that the global health community continues to build political momentum. A series of events and declarations in 2018 laid the groundwork for the global health community and policy makers to make 2019 the year to spur action to achieving universal health coverage (UHC).
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