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Protect Yourself Against Dementia With Caffeine

Dementia affects millions of people worldwide. Numbers are expected to rise as the population ages. Caffeine, as well as 23 other compounds, can stim...

Published: 2017-03-16 07:00 0

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Spiders Eat Twice as Much as Humans Do

As if spiders weren't terrifying enough, a study has shown that they eat twice as much the amount of food that humans do. Scientists have long thought...

Published: 2017-03-16 03:27 0

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Foldable Touch Screens and More are Possible with This New Invention

Scientists have created a sensor that can work effectively as foldable touch screens. Huge, bulky tablets take up space and may be difficult to carr...

Published: 2017-03-16 00:36 0

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Airpocalypse Analyzed: Smog Problem in China has Arctic Origins

Scientists have discovered that sea ice loss in the Arctic contributed to China's “airpocalypse”. In January 2013, smog plagued eastern China for al...

Published: 2017-03-15 23:20 0


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Emotional Intelligence is a Vital Trait in Doctors

While finely-honed skills and experience are important in a doctor, emotional intelligence also plays a key role. Having high emotional intelligence...

Published: 2017-03-15 08:08 0

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Galapagos Penguins Feed Grown Offspring that Have Left the Nest

Still living with your parents? It's okay, grown Galapagos penguins do it too. When young human adults struggle with making ends meet, their parents...

Published: 2017-03-15 06:57 0

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The Fluorescent Frog: An Amazing Discovery in Argentina

“The Fluorescent Frog” sounds like a cool name for a bar (dibs!), but it's actually a real-life glowing amphibian. Scientists were studying the pigme...

Published: 2017-03-15 04:31 0

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How Mistakes Affect Us: The Importance of Recovery Time

A study has found how mistakes affect us deep in our brain processes. Making mistakes is natural. As long as a mistake is not fatal, it contributes t...

Published: 2017-03-15 02:16 0

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Artificial Intelligence is Now Able to Learn Like Humans

A new program is beginning to lessen the gap between human and artificial intelligence. Humans learn continuously. We build new knowledge on prior kn...

Published: 2017-03-14 23:56 0

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Here Lies the Captcha, the World's Most Annoying Security Tool

Google will lay the Captcha as we know it to rest—finally. The security tool was once the only thing that differentiated a human user from a bot. Bef...

Published: 2017-03-14 07:20 0

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Uncanny Valley: Having Eerily Human-Like Robots May Not be a Good Thing

There may be truth after all to the theory of the uncanny valley. When humans witness robots displaying emotions, it may be a deeply discomfiting expe...

Published: 2017-03-14 05:19 0

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Sea Turtle Survives Having a Mass of 915 Coins in Its Stomach

A green sea turtle in Thailand that had swallowed 915 coins is now recovering from invasive but life-saving surgery. The locals gave her the pet name...

Published: 2017-03-14 03:03 0

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Stuck Song Syndrome and How to Get Rid of It

The stuck song syndrome is an annoying phenomenon, but researchers may have found a way to get you out of the loop. We all enjoy a catchy tune. Howev...

Published: 2017-03-13 23:43 0

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Preinstalled Malware Found on Android Phones

A malware scanner has found preinstalled malware on 38 android phones that belong to two companies. Most of the malware are for information theft. On...

Published: 2017-03-13 22:09 0

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Smart Jacket by Google and Levi's Makes a Cool Debut

This new and innovative smart jacket isn't just the latest love child of tech and style, it's washable, too. That's not something you usually hear ab...

Published: 2017-03-13 07:47 0

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Fukushima is Now Safe, Six Years after Nuclear Disaster

Evacuees can now safely return to their homes in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, six years after a devastating disaster struck. The Japanese government...

Published: 2017-03-13 04:35 0

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Information Avoidance: Listening Only to What We Want to Hear

Engaging in information avoidance can make us miss out on vital information that will benefit us in the long run. There are things that we'd rather n...

Published: 2017-03-13 02:56 0

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The Nokia 3310 Comeback is Shedding Light on Some Hard Truths

The world's excitement over the return of the iconic Nokia 3310 might indicate that the smartphone industry's development is plateauing. This year's...

Published: 2017-03-12 23:42 0

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Self-Driving Cars without Back-Up Drivers or Steering Wheels?

New regulations will allow the testing and use of self-driving cars with no back-up drivers, steering wheels, or pedals. California's car manufacture...

Published: 2017-03-12 21:54 0

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Axolotls are the World's Cutest Little Monsters, but They're Critically Endangered

Adorable axolotls have been fascinating pet owners and scientists alike, but they may soon go extinct in the wild. Behind the adorable little face a...

Published: 2017-03-11 07:50 0

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Brain Fact: Your Brain Fills in What You Don't Actually Hear

Your brain helps you "hear" noise-obscured words in noisy environments. Here's an interesting brain fact: your brain can help you understand what ano...

Published: 2017-03-11 06:26 0

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Strange Phenomenon of Humpback Whales Gathering in the Hundreds

A humpback whale super-group[Photo by Ken Findlay, et al] Observers have recorded 22 separate instances of humpback whales gathering in large groups....

Published: 2017-03-11 04:02 0

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Anti-Ageing Exercise Keeps People Young Down to the Cellular Level

An intense form of exercise will make you feel more youthful and energetic. Forget about your anti-ageing creams and smoothies and whatever else you...

Published: 2017-03-11 02:29 0

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Do Dogs Lie? Study Says Yes, They Do

If so, why do dogs lie? Dog cognition experts have found that, unsurprisingly, dogs are capable deception to get more treats out of their humans. Thi...

Published: 2017-03-10 23:32 0

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Universal Values Allow Groups with Different Beliefs to Live Harmoniously

What exactly is it that divides us? A study has found that different social groups can and often do coexist harmoniously if they adhere to universal...

Published: 2017-03-10 08:48 0

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Matriarchy in America: An Ancient Civilization Ruled by Women?

Research suggests that matriarchy existed on American soil thousands of years ago. DNA evidence shows that a “dynasty” that handed power from mother...

Published: 2017-03-10 07:15 0

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Virtual Reality can be Dizzying, and Not in a Good Way

Motion sickness and virtual reality create a perfect storm. Scientists are confirming that virtual reality systems can trigger a new form of motion s...

Published: 2017-03-10 04:55 0

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Yellow Fever Makes a Comeback as Zika Takes a Backseat

After Zika, Brazil is facing the possibility of a yellow fever outbreak. Rural areas in Brazil have been experiencing unexpected outbreaks of Zika's...

Published: 2017-03-10 02:50 0

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Saturn's Moon: New Up-Close Photos Show Pan's Weird Shape

Saturn's Moon Pan looks like a walnut and an empanada had a baby and shot it into space. NASA very recently released new and more detailed photos of...

Published: 2017-03-09 22:49 0

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Mnemonic Training Gives People Awesome Memorization Skills

With mnemonic training, anyone can develop a superb ability to memorize several things in a very short span of time. Six week of training is all it t...

Published: 2017-03-09 08:45 0

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