The cult of disruptive innovation: Where America went wrong

In business and in technology, just because you can doesn't mean you should.

  • 'Disruptive innovation' is a dangerous buzzword.
  • There's a world of difference between progress and innovation.
  • Our speaker believes she can pinpoint the moment America went off the rails.


New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected

Could this be the beginning of the end of insulin injections?

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Surprising Science

Many drugs, especially those made of proteins, cannot be taken orally because they are broken down in the gastrointestinal tract before they can take effect. One example is insulin, which patients with diabetes have to inject daily or even more frequently.

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Cockroach milk: The superfood of the future is now

Researchers find an unlikely source for the next superfood.

Surprising Science

What's four times more nutritious than cow's milk and could be key in feeding our ever-expanding population? Chances are, your guess was not cockroach milk. But that's exactly the food that an international team of scientists is banking on to become the new superfood.

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Sex study explores 'bad' orgasms

Orgasms don't always mean a sexual encounter is positive, find psychologists.

Sex & Relationships
  • A new study finds that reaching an orgasm doesn't always indicate the sexual encounter was pleasurable.
  • A variety of reasons were reported by participants for "bad" orgasms.
  • Communication is key to improving sexual experiences, maintain the scientists.
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