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Feeling ‘hangry’ is a signal from your brain

Feelings of hunger can easily shorten our temper’s fuse and so the term “hangry” was born. Many people experience hanger (the combination of hungry …

Nutrition

What Would You Do With A Real Hoverboard?

Twitter responds with #IfIHadAHoverboard<p>October 21, 2015, is <i>Back To The Future</i> Day, the day Marty McFly travels 30 years into the future to 2015, in 1989's <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> (set in 1985, stay with us)! Marty famously rides a hoverboard in the film, but we're all still waiting to freely fly …

Boost for transistors grows on sapphire

Incorporating vanadium dioxide into electronic devices could boost the performance of transistors. A team of researchers has now synthesized the …

Engineering

Programming Hate Into AI Will Be Controversial, But Possibly Necessary

In the last few years, the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) has been thrust into the mainstream. No longer just the domain of sci-fi fans, nerds or Google engineers, I hear people discussing AI at parties, coffee shops and even at the dinner table: My five-year-old daughter brought it up the …

Artificial Intelligence

Do University Technology Patents Pay Off? Ask Apple, Which Was Ordered to Pay $234 Million.

Some researchers, including the Brookings Institute, have argued that universities should abandon the old approach of licensing their technology to the highest bidder.<p>The prevailing wisdom states that when universities try to cash in on their research — be it chip design or gene splicing — they …

Instagram is already getting lazy about ad quality

What is an Instagram ad? Back when the company first announced it would be interrupting everyone's photo feed with ads, Instagram said that brands would have to be "creative and engaging" in their approach. They'd have to fit in seamlessly alongside the never-ending stream of food shots, pet …

Google Play Is Getting A Makeover

Google Play, the company’s storefront selling apps, games, movies, books, and more, is getting a big makeover. Screenshots showing a revamped mobile interface offering improved navigation, engaging animations, and simpler way to switch between apps and entertainment offerings, surfaced online this …