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Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Move Files to My Android Phone’s SD Card?

As the center of your digital life, your smartphone is greedy for storage. If you’ve got a phone that only offers 16 or even 32GB of capacity, that …

An International Team of Experts Just Released A "Manifesto" on How to Fix Science

Flaws in the System<p>Published today in the inaugural issue of <i>Nature Human Behavior</i> is a paper authored by John Ioannidis and his colleagues both in …

Researchers discover that experimental Alzheimer's drug causes teeth to regrow tissue lost to cavities

A paper from a group of Kings College London researchers documents an unexpected and welcome side effect from an experimental anti-Alzheimer's drug …

Getting a scientific message across means taking human nature into account

We humans have collectively accumulated a lot of science knowledge. We’ve developed vaccines that can eradicate some of the most devastating …

Cognitive science suggests Trump makes us more accepting of the morally outrageous

In October 2015, a college student named Lauren Batchelder stood up at a campaign forum in Manchester, New Hampshire, and challenged Donald Trump's record on women's issues. “Maybe I’m wrong,” she said, “maybe you can prove me wrong, but I don’t think you’re a friend to women.”<p>So far, this might …

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …

Creationism in Texas Could Go Extinct on Election Day

The state’s education agency quietly killed anti-evolution propaganda from the curriculum in September. Now it may be illegal to teach next …

Appearing happy on social media is increasingly being used against people in court

Danny Cuesta admitted to preying on a 15-year-old sophomore who attended the school where he taught Spanish. He lured her into a private school office to "make copies," took her to motels for sex, and posed as her personal "tutor" as an excuse to visit her at home.<p>Cuesta's victim—known in court …

Social Media

I took a $30 test that told me if I had 'superhero' genes — and it was by far the most fun test I've taken

I've done ones that told me where my ancestors came from, ones that tried to advise me how to eat and exercise, and of course, 23andMe's test.<p>But until now, I hadn't come across one that would tell me if I had "superpowers."<p>So, when I heard about Orig3n, a biotech company that offers such a test, I …

Genetics

Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain

New study identifies the area of the brain affected by depression and could open the door to far more effective treatments.<p>Last year, an estimated 16 million US adults experienced a major depressive disorder that lasted at least two weeks and included at least four other symptoms such as problems …

Why We Should Avoid The Hype And Invest In Healthcare Technology That Really Works

Hype in healthcare technology abounds. Pursuit of the next Shiny New Thing is relentless, while powerful tools that already exist are relegated to the status of an afterthought. All too often, the technology that is promoted is based on whether an entrepreneur or established technology company can …

This Secret Keyboard Shortcut Speeds Up iPhone and Android Typing

Hidden text-expanding features in iOS and Android are guaranteed to save you time<p>Life is too short to type out the same stuff, over and over again, on your smartphone’s cramp-inducing keyboard.<p>Thankfully, both Android and iOS have hidden tools that turn a short phrase into a big chunk of text: your …

Keyboard Shortcuts

New life, apart: Conjoined twins separated in marathon surgery

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> After 27 hours of surgery, twin boys Anias and Jadon McDonald -- born joined at the head 13 months ago -- began a new life apart on Friday.<p>The round-the-clock operation at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx began Thursday morning and ended Friday. The …

The 6 Biggest Mistakes Trainers See You Making at the Gym

Tips from trainers<p>Ever wish you could eavesdrop on the personal training session taking place across the weight room and snag some inside …

Overcharged for Wireless Service? Let Me Count the Ways.

It looks like billions of dollars in wireless data charges are being added to customers' wireless bills, some causing "overages"; i.e.; when a customer goes over their monthly data usage, known as the 'data cap', they can be charged a fee, or have to buy more expensive data or have a slow down of …

6 reasons to choose Android over iPhone

As someone who owns and uses phones from both sides of the fence, though, I thought it'd be fun to see if I could still take the opposite tack.<p>So consider this a counterpoint. If you don't want to hop on the Apple train, here are a few time-tested advantages Google's mobile OS has over its rival …

Mobile Technology

This App Is Way Better Than Pocket or Instapaper

Artificial intelligence is being used to power everything from messaging apps to Bluetooth speakers, so why not apply similar smarts to your web …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Skip Meals

Raise your hand if you’ve ever glanced at the clock after powering through your to-do list only to realize you can barely remember when you last had …

7 Science-Backed Steps To Take Before Quitting A Job That’s Burning You Out

Here’s the latest research on the small tweaks you can make to fall back in love with a job that’s getting the better of you.<p>When you first moved your things into your office, you couldn’t wait to put your talents to use and impress your new colleagues with your dedication and drive.<p>But at some …

For more proof algorithms can be biased, look no further than cute puppies

Algorithms are unseen forces that dictate much of our life on the internet: Google search results,what we see on Facebook, and even spam filtering in email. And these algorithms are getting smarter thanks to improving artificial intelligence. To do so, they need to learn from more and more …

Artificial Intelligence

A riddle for our time

One of the most remarkable successes of astrophysics in the last century was its discovery that the age of the universe as measured by its oldest …

The real reason women seem to always go for jerks

If you ever feel like jerks always get the girl, you’re not wrong: New Austrian research confirms that women are more interested in dating guys with narcissistic personality traits.<p>But it’s the confidence—not narcissism—she’s really attracted to, the study suggests.<p>The researchers surveyed people …

Incredible Photos Capture The World's Biggest Cities From Space

Our love of travel photography is well documented. From the pros at NatGeo to the wanderlust-worthy snaps that light up our Instagram feeds, few …

Space

Revenge porn to be criminalised in Western Australia domestic violence law

State proposes a two-year jail term for cyber-stalking or posting explicit images of a partner or former partner and introduces new retraining order<br>• Australia’s piecemeal approach to revenge porn<p>The Western Australian government aims to criminalise cyber-stalking and revenge porn with new family …

Doctors And Nurses Share The Weirdest Things They've Walked In On Patients Doing

<b>5. I'm almost impressed...</b><p><i>"Im not a doctor but a few years ago I went to visit a friend in hospital when I walked into the wrong room and witnessed a</i> …

Weird

A dying cell's last act | Cosmos

<b>When immune cells get sick</b>, they will often self-destruct to protect the rest of the body from harm. New research suggests that before pulling the …

La Trobe University

Move over DNA. Scientists can identify you based on the unique pattern of proteins in your hair

A strand of hair at a crime scene, or clinging to human remains unearthed by archaeologists, could hold new promise as a means to identify its unique owner and unravel mysteries sealed by the passage of time.<p>In research published this week, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories …

Genetics

Surgeons use robot to operate inside eye in world first

British surgeons hail successful procedure to remove membrane 100th of a millimetre thick from retina<p>British surgeons have successfully performed the world’s first robotic operation inside the eye, potentially revolutionising the way such conditions are treated.<p>The procedure was carried out at John …

Robotics

Are You Always Tired? Science Says This Is Why

Despite getting the recommended six to eight hours of sleep every night, it’s not uncommon for a feeling of fatigue to hang over you like a cloud …