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This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Neuroscience

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

Not only that, but the new research team was able to repeat their test with computers. They showed machines 1,000 pictures of women named Samantha, …

Uber Freight launches to connect truck drivers with available shipments

Uber is now the ‘Uber for trucking’ – Uber Freight is a new service from the ride hailing company that pairs up trucking companies, including independent operators, with loads that need to be hauled from one place to another. The app looks a lot like the main Uber app, but it’s targeted towards …

World's first quantum computer by China can shame international counterparts with 24,000 times faster speed

The quantum computer can perform calculations 10 to 100 times faster than what the first electronic digital computer, ENIAC, would have been capable …

Is Dark Matter Hiding Aliens?

In that case, dark matter could contain real complexity, and perhaps it is where all technologically advanced life ends up or where most life has …

Chemists Are First in Line for Quantum Computing’s Benefits - MIT Technology Review

This month IBM and Google both said they aim to commercialize quantum computers within the next few years (Google specified five), selling access to …

Quantum Computing

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best. I returned to Japan, where I was working, and tried to forget about it. The tumors returned a year later, this time in my liver. After a long search, the surgeons found a new …

9 of history's greatest philosophers reveal the secret to happiness

Bertrand Russell<p><i>Mike Nudelman/Business Insider</i><p>It's out of character for someone like Bertrand Russell, a lover of mathematics, science, and logic, to …

Some Google self-driving-car experts were paid so much that they quit

The large payouts gave the employees little incentive to stay at the company, and some left to begin their own self-driving-car startups and initiatives. Essentially, the staff members were paid so much that they quit, the Bloomberg report says.<p>To be clear, it's likely the large payouts weren't the …

Germany Is Threatening Biohackers With Prison

Over the last few years, advances in science have made the kind of experiments once only accessible to PhDs with fancy labs far more attainable. …

Location Services on your iPad; what you need to know

When it comes to electronic devices, especially mobile phones, the big big buzz word these day is privacy. Makes sense, it’s a big deal. Almost as important as privacy is how you mange your privacy settings. Personalizing settings to fit your lifestyle and needs can be cumbersome and consuming. If …

Investment home lending slows as banks hit the brakes

Concerns that banks may be breaching speed limits for investor home lending have led to the first slowdown in growth in three months.<p>Figures released …

A commuter's dream: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors …

Flying Car

Immersive video is the future of digital advertising

The digital ad space is murky, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that users aren’t seeing as many ads thanks to ad-blocking technology.<p>And even …

The Top 5 Best Things To See In Rome

Related: Rome, Top Five Best<p>Whenever I visit the Eternal City of Rome and ponder the top 5 best things to see in Rome, I always find myself coming …

Italy

Brain hormone triggers fat burning regardless of food intake

Although the neurotransmitter serotonin has previously been shown to play a central role in regulating appetite (amongst other things), the reasons …

NASA Just Released 30 Years Of Before And After Images Around The World

NASA recently released a series called the “Images Of Change” which reveal how our world has changed over the past 30 years. The series provides a comparison of satellite images that depict everything from island building to flooding to urbanization.<p>The series shines light on how rapidly our planet …

National Parks

Evidence of Russian malware found on US electrical company laptop

The Department of Homeland Security told US utilities to be on the lookout for hacking<p>A utilities company in Vermont has detected evidence of Russian malware, according to a report this evening from <i>The Washington Post</i>, which cited anonymous US officials. The code is said to be connected to a …

Researchers Are Developing Nanodiscs That Can Wipe Out Tumours

Almost like a cancer vaccine.<p>Cancer research is an area of medical science that, rightfully, gets considerable attention.<p>There are nearly 14.5 …

Humans are at the forefront of what could be the first major shift of evolution in over a billion years

What are the next steps in human evolution? Astrobiologist Caleb Scharf, who is the director of the Columbia Astrobiology Center at Columbia University, New York, and author of "The Copernicus Complex," explains how the future of human evolution could unfold.<p>Scharf is also co-founder of YHouse— a …

The FBI just released a comprehensive list of the outlandish secret code names used by Russian hackers

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a joint report Thursday on Russian “malicious cyber activity” that included a thorough list of …

A woman who chose to keep working when her husband retired at 34 explains the honeymoon conversation that set them on that path

Mid-2016, Brandon retired at just 34 years old.<p>To get there, Brandon, who doesn’t use his last name online for privacy reasons and is better known as …

Gravitational Wave Interferometers Prove Einstein Right

Physicists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory proved the theory of general relativity.<p>When Albert Einstein published his …

Baby pictures: The first photos of a planet being born

There are 450 light-years between Earth and LkCa15, a young star with a transition disk around it, a cosmic whirling dervish, a birthplace for …

Amazon is considering using blimps as huge airborne warehouses

Amazon has already started using drones to deliver products to its customers, albeit on a very small scale.<p>However, there’s one small problem with …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. The boss of Japan’s biggest ad company is stepping down after</b> …

Naughty Travel Is the $20 Billion Industry You Never Knew Existed

It's very much a thing.<p>You might like to travel as a way to find the best far-flung boutiques and artisans, capture epic selfies, or even to try out …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Is Our Universe The Inside Of A Black Hole?

An incredible question to consider, answered in the latest Starts With A Bang podcast!<p>Black holes are incredibly massive objects that are so dense …