Could The Wim Hof Method Help You Thrive In Business?

A Dutch extreme athlete, famous for his ability to withstand freezing temperatures, and breaking world records along the way; Wim Hof is a man on a mission. Millions swear by his simple, accessible exercises, known as the Wim Hof Method. He believes this method, the basis of which dates back centuries, is the key to unlocking the unlimited power of the mind and he’s collecting the science to make that a fact.

The Wim Hof Method, outlined in the book of the same title, involves a combination of breathing techniques and cold exposure with benefits including cognitive function, stress reduction and overall wellbeing. The method has application for endurance and strength athletes, but also for entrepreneurs and business leaders.

After probing Hof during an exclusive interview, he assured me that his method was replicable: “What I can

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A single criterion predicts whether a genetic package such as antibiotic resistance will thrive in a given environment — ScienceDaily

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a new way of modeling how potentially beneficial packages of DNA called plasmids can circulate and accumulate through a complex environment that includes many bacterial species. The work has also allowed the team to develop a new factor dubbed the “persistence potential” that, once measured and computed, can predict whether or not a plasmid will continue to thrive in a given population or gradually fade into oblivion.

The researchers hope that their new model will lay the groundwork for others to better model and predict how important traits such as antibiotic resistance in pathogens or metabolic abilities in bacteria bred to clean environmental pollution will spread and grow in a given environment.

The results appear online on November 4 in the journal Nature Communications.

In addition to the Darwinian process of handing down genes important for survival from parents to offspring, bacteria

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Exact Sciences To Acquire Thrive Earlier Detection, Becoming A Leader In Blood-Based, Multi-Cancer Screening

MADISON, Wis. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) and Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. (“Thrive”), a healthcare company dedicated to incorporating earlier cancer detection into routine medical care, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Exact Sciences will acquire Thrive for cash and stock consideration of up to $2.15 billion. The transaction was unanimously approved by both companies’ Boards of Directors and is anticipated to close during the first quarter of 2021, subject to regulatory approval and the satisfaction of other conditions.

Combining Thrive’s pioneering early-stage screening test, CancerSEEK, with Exact Sciences’ best-in-class scientific platform, clinical organization, and commercial infrastructure will establish Exact Sciences as a leading competitor in blood-based, multi-cancer screening. Thrive, with an early version of CancerSEEK, has conducted a first-of-its-kind 10,000-patient, prospective, interventional study in a real-world clinical setting. In this landmark study, using its mutation and

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