What does it really mean to get our brains on the same wavelength?
The same extraordinary properties that make this plant an “ecosystem engineer” also helped save human lives
By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - The son of Venezuela's pro-government human rights ombudsman has surprised the country amid major protests against the leftist administration by publicly urging his father to "end the injustice."...Show More Summary
Jill Cummins spoke exclusively to Inside Edition about her estranged husband, who still calls her from prison.
By Jennifer Ablan and Stephen Nellis NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Growing tensions with North Korea should worry global electronics firms such as Apple Inc as they source key parts from South Korea, but investors are brushing off such concerns and snapping up shares in key exporters, heartened by robust earnings and big investment plans. Show More Summary
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) The gelatinous jaw of a sea worm, which becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it, has inspired researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a new material that can be applied to soft robotics. Show More Summary
(Nanyang Technological University) Those without knowledge of computer programming could soon design their own games and applications using a new edutainment software being developed by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore).
Alzheimer's is the result of a combination of risks you can and cannot control. Here's how to ground yourself before the next wave of Alzheimer's hysteria. The post When Is It Worth Worrying About Dementia? appeared first on WIRED.
Earth has numerous volcanoes, both active and extinct — some of which continue to tower over landscapes long after they finished erupting. On the chilly dwarf planet Ceres, however, scientists have identified just a single volcano —Show More Summary
A new tool aims to bypass governments and put the power of climate action in the people’s hands
Photo: flickr/jbcurio Compared to the noses of most other primates, the human nose is quite large and easily broken. Why have we evolved such a risky appendage? According to this study, it might be because of sexual selection — in other words, a nice nose acts as an indicator of an individual’s fitness as a mate. Show More Summary
Franklin D. Roosevelt is famous for really getting a lot done fast. How did other presidents stack up during their first 100 days?
Astrology and horoscope columns are a familiar feature of tabloid newspapers, women's magazines and the web. They claim, controversially for some, that there is a meaningful relationship between celestial and terrestrial events, especially human affairs.
(Arizona State University) ASU earns 14 prestigious National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards.
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on.
Texas tuner extraordinaire Hennessey Performance wants to give anyone considering snapping up the new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon cause for concern. At the New York International Auto Show, Dodge confounded expectations with an 840hp street-legal drag car called the Demon. Show More Summary
Mathematics and art are generally viewed as very different disciplines – one devoted to abstract thought, the other to feeling. But sometimes the parallels between the two are uncanny.
HONOLULU (AP) — The parents of a Hawaii six-year-old boy who disappeared 20 years ago had long been suspects, but without a body, there never has been any concrete confirmation that the child known as "Peter Boy" was dead until his mother pleaded guilty to manslaughter last year and agreed to testify against her husband.
CCTV cameras provide evidence 'useful' to the police in two-thirds of the investigations in which they are available new research suggests.
Measuring of brain waves sheds light on social dynamics during class