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January 2016 was Earth's warmest month yet.

It would be hard to top 2015—a year unlike any other in human history—but 2016 seems to be giving it a shot.<p>According to the latest data from NASA, …

What would happen if Earth fell into a black hole?

Kevin Pimbblet, <i>University of Hull</i><p>Black holes have long been a source of much excitement and intrigue. And interest regarding black holes will surely …

Should kids play football?

<i>Fear of devastating brain injuries has cast a shadow over America's most popular sport. Should children be allowed to play? Here's everything you</i> …

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Negotiate About Money

Not once in the original edition of <i>Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In</i>, which was published in 1981, was the word “brain” mentioned. Certainly, the “mind” was invoked several times to discuss the psychological aspects involved in negotiation. The absence of the “brain” is to be …

Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a knack for recognizing the hallmarks …

E.coli

Science says being tall could make you richer and more successful — here's why

Instead, scientific research seems to suggest that tall men and women have a significant advantage over their shorter counterparts.<p>One 2004 study found that the taller you are, the more you earn. In fact, according to that study, a person who is 6 feet tall would be predicted to earn nearly …

Psychology

Here's the best way to tell if someone's lying, according to science

The problem is that most of these experiments focus on people's ability to spot untruths on their own. What would happen if people pooled their cognitive resources and worked together to suss out dishonesty?<p>That's the premise of new research led by Nadav Klein, a doctoral student at the University …

Schizophrenia-prone boys who try pot experience changes in brain development: study

Boys genetically predisposed to schizophrenia who try cannabis before 16 experience changes in brain development according to a new study, in a finding that could help researchers understand why some people are more vulnerable to the effects of the drug.<p>The study, published Wednesday in the journal …

Why eating late at night may be particularly bad for you and your diet

Loath as you may be to admit it, chances are that at some point you have found yourself in the kitchen late at night, devouring some sweet, salty or carb-rich treat even though you weren’t hungry.<p>Scientists are getting closer to understanding why people indulge after dark and to determining whether …

Nutrition