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'Root of all evil' found in the brain by scientists

The part of the brain which switches on before aggressive behaviour is anatomically known as the ventrolateral part of the ventromedial hypothalamus.<p>The ‘root of all evil’ has been discovered by scientists who found that a distinct part of the brain fires up before premeditated nefarious acts are …

IBM To Hold $5 Million Watson Artificial Intelligence Contest

IBM has a new plan to popularize its Watson cognitive computing technology.<p>The business technology giant said on Tuesday at the TED conference in …

Practicing Without Helmets Could Make Football Safer For Players

For elite college athletes, one or two helmetless drills per week significantly reduced head impacts.<p>(Reuters Health) - For college football players, practicing without helmets and shoulder pads may help reduce the number of head impacts in later practices and games, a new study suggests.<p>“The …

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Why Steve Jobs wore the same outfit every day

<i>What he knew about decision making that most people don’t.</i><p>Every day we make a bunch of choices. It starts in the morning with hitting the snooze …

Why Did Apollo Lunar Samples Have Amino Acids In Them?

A new study answers the decades-old question<p>Amino acids are fundamental building blocks of life. These molecules combine together into proteins, which are the bricks and mortar that build your body as well as digest your food, repair tissues, and perform other vital functions. So why were there …

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Microbiomes could hold keys to improving life

Forty-eight scientists from 50 institutions in the U.S. have formed the Unified Microbiome Initiative Consortium (UMIC). The scientists envision a …

8 Amazing New Technologies Straight from Japan

One thing is certainly true about Japan: They know how to innovate when it comes to technology.<p>We recently returned from a trip across the world to …

Mesh Network

Forget Sci-Fi Movies, These 3 Thought-Controlled Technologies Exist Now

Man has tried to communicate with his canine companions through commands, gestures, and best guesses, for centuries, but now, a team of designers …

Volvo is testing kangaroo avoidance technology for Australian drivers

Stateside, as large mammals go, deer are probably the single biggest threat to cars traveling the highways. Now, imagine a smaller, "very unpredictable" deer that hops on two legs: that's the hell of driving in Australia, where some 20,000 kangaroo collisions are said to happen annually.<p>Volvo is …

Autonomous Cars

The suspect has a history of drug use

A man was arrested after he robbed a hospital in broad daylight because he believed he was invisible.<p>The middle-aged man recently came to the …