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Facebook’s translations are now powered completely by AI

Around 4.5 billion translations are made each day<p>Every day, Facebook performs some 4.5 billion automatic translations — and as of yesterday, they’re all processed using neural networks. Previously, the social networking site used simpler phrase-based machine translation models, but it’s now …

A chance finding may lead to a treatment for multiple sclerosis

EXPERIMENTS that go according to plan can be useful. But the biggest scientific advances often emerge from those that do not. Such is the case with a …

In witnessing the brain's 'aha!' moment, scientists shed light on biology of consciousness

Study in human participants lends insight into one of neuroscience's greatest puzzles: How the brain transforms unconscious information into …

Consciousness

You’re not crazy – science proves talking to yourself is great for stress relief

Do you talk to yourself? If you don’t, and you’re stressed out, it might be something to consider. New research shows that, despite the stigma and …

Psychology

3D printed nerve cells are the next step toward an artificial brain

shares<p>A team at the University of Wollongong, Australia, has used a 3D printer to create nerve cells found in the brain.<p>The research, led by Dr. …

Neuroscience

To Find A Cure For Blindness, These Scientists Are Mimicking Fish Eyes

Using an anticancer drug, researchers have grown new neurons in the retinas of mice–a big step toward curing many forms of blindness in humans.<p>Retinas, the image sensors of the eye, don’t heal after damage from an injury or a genetic disease—at least not in mammals like humans. But the retinas in …

University of Washington

Eating Sugar Makes Men Sad but Not Women, 30-Year Study Indicates

A new study indicates that men may want to monitor sugar in their diets a little closer.<p>Researchers have linked higher sugar intake to an increased …

What happens in the brain during anxiety? Study sheds light

We all get anxious from time to time, but what happens in the brain when this dreaded feeling looms? New research helps to answer this question.<p>In a …

Green tea ingredient may ameliorate memory impairment, brain insulin resistance, and obesity: New research identifies potential therapeutic intervention for memory impairment, neuroinflammation, and brain insulin resistance induced by high-fat, high-fructose diet

New research identifies potential therapeutic intervention for memory impairment, neuroinflammation, and brain insulin resistance induced by …

Diabetes

‘OutDaughtered’ Adam Busby Receives Criticisms After Revealing Postpartum Depression

<i>OutDaughtered</i> star Adam Busby recently admitted to suffering from paternal postpartum depression. However, not everyone was sympathetic, and some …

What Happens When Poor Kids Are Taught Society Is Fair

A new study finds that the myth of meritocracy can lead disadvantaged adolescents to act out and engage in risky behavior.<p>Brighton Park is a predominantly Latino community on the southwest side of Chicago. It’s a neighborhood threatened by poverty, gang violence, ICE raids, and isolation—in a city …

Dark Energy Makes Up Most Of The Universe

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Dark Matter

Los Angeles Pride Parade morphs into 'Resist March' | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people dressed in rainbow attire and waving protest signs walked en masse through Los Angeles on Sunday in a “Resist March” against U.S. President Donald Trump, an event that took the place of the city’s annual Pride parade.<p>The 3-mile (4.8km) walk began …

An "operating system for the brain" gets FDA approval

Combining virtual reality and neuroscience may help a stroke patient's brain recover more quickly. That's according to MindMaze, a Swiss company …

Stop Shaming People Who Take Medication for Their Mental Health

When I first started taking medication to help treat my bulimia, anxiety, and depression, I wanted desperately to get better. But I also wished I were “strong” enough to conquer my mental health issues on my own, without medication. And I hated the idea that I’d be taking meds forever — so much so, …

Mental Health

This Powerful Spitball Blaster Shoots Wet Paper up to 65 Feet

Paintballs are painful, water guns messy, and Nerf darts rarely hit the target. Also, they get lost. When it comes to backyard (or office, or living …

Living Rooms

Isis have been hacked by Anonymous again with lots of gay porn

A hacker who has previously hacked Isis Twitter accounts with gay porn appears to have done it again.<p>WachulaGhost, a hacker who is associated with …

Hydrogen Bonds Have Been Directly Detected For The First Time

We've hit next-level physics.<p>For the first time ever, physicists have managed to directly detect a hydrogen bond within a single molecule - meaning …

Chemistry

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The anxious state of America is affecting babies in the womb — here’s the science

Americans are grappling with high levels of stress, and some certainly handle it better than others. But recent research suggests that many Americans …

Income Inequality

Trump All Smiles In Photo With Pastor Who Links Gays To Pedophilia

🙄 🙄 🙄<p>On the eve of signing a controversial “religious freedom” executive order, President Donald Trump spent time with a right wing pastor who has vehemently opposed LGBTQ rights.<p>Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino Jr. tweeted a photo of the president posing happily with Pastor Robert …

Salon.com

ABC, CBS and NBC refuse to air Trump advertisement over 'fake news' claim

ABC, CBS and NBC have joined CNN in refusing to air an advertisement that lists President Donald Trump's accomplishments during his administration's first 100 days while blaming the "fake news" media for not reporting on them.<p>A "fake news" graphic superimposed over the faces of news anchors was …

A leaked document shows exactly how the government wants to spy on your emails, calls, and messages

The UK government is trying to give itself more power to spy on your phone calls, emails, and messages.<p>That's according to a technical paper written by the Home Office and leaked to the Open Rights Group, and first reported by The Register. You can read the full document below — but be warned, …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

Website offers to send your ashes to GOP lawmakers after Trumpcare kills you

Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives approved a new healthcare plan, the plan’s detractors have found the saddest possible way of protesting. Thanks to a new website, you can ship your cremated remains to a Republican lawmaker should you die as a result of the plan.<p>Zoe Jordan …

Paintings of ancient Egypt in Pompeii garden show just how cosmopolitan the Romans were

The garden of a large ancient house in Pompeii was home to stunning paintings depicting the Nile river flowing among green, lush landscapes. These …

Seven Facts About Gender You Should Know

Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t invalidate it.<p>In the past few months there have been an increasing number of attacks on the legitimacy of transgender and gender non-conforming people coming from both the left and the right. Most of these attacks stem from either a flawed …

Alabama Judge Says Segregation Good for Black Kids

A judge in Alabama ruled that a white community can form its own school system, citing race as a factor. What will the Trump/Sessions Justice …