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Is working at night bad for you?

How much does working in the small hours harm the mind and body? Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence.<p>In some jobs, working the night shift is unavoidable. There are hospitals to run, planes to fly and shops to keep open as we move towards a 24-hour society. With careful planning and a bit of …

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Making of Maps: The cornerstones

This is the second post in our Making of Maps series . Here you’ll get a glimpse of the information we use to build Google Maps from author...

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One of science's most baffling questions? Why we yawn

Yawning has puzzled scientists for more than two millennia. But could a new theory settle the question once and for all? David Robson investigates.<p>Mid-conversation with Robert Provine, I have a compelling urge, rising from deep inside my body. The more I try to quash it, the more it seems to …

Neurology

Cloudera defends Intel deal as Hadoop battle rages on

Nick Rycar, Technical Product Marketing Manager at Chef explains how InSpec can help with compliance and security concerns in development and …

Big Data

Wingsuit Flyers Soar Over New York City

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Padrões de Código Java do Google

O Google liberou recentemente sua lista completa de definições de padrões de código para código-fonte Java. São regras definitivas sobre código Java …

WildFly 8: suporte total ao Java EE 7 e novo Web Server embarcado

A divisão JBoss da Red Hat anunciou a disponibilidade do WildFly 8, antes conhecido como JBoss Application Server. Esta versão está certificada para …

How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

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How does your memory work?

Why don’t you remember names instantly and what’s the best way to improve your powers of recollection? This video explains all.<p>To remember something your brain goes through the following process:<p>First your brain consciously registers the memory, a process called encoding. The reason most people …

The Brain

Why do we get headaches?

From a dull thudding ache to sharp pains that last for days, what triggers these sensations? Greg Foot gets inside our heads to reveal all.<p>There is a range of different types of headaches, from the dull ache of a tension headache to the migraines and cluster headaches that are called "vascular …

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Swedish Police Use WhatsApp For Surveillance Ops, Share Intel With Civilians

New submitter TheP4st writes <i>"A group of Swedish police officers thought it would be a good idea to use WhatsApp as a work tool for surveillance</i> …

Drug addiction: The complex truth

We’re told studies have proven that drugs like heroin and cocaine instantly hook a user. But it isn’t that simple – a set of little-known experiments carried out over 30 years ago tells a very different tale.<p>Drugs are scary. The words “heroin” and “cocaine” make people flinch. It's not just the …

Drug Addiction

Why all we knew about planets is wrong

We thought we knew how planets form, but the discovery of hundreds outside our Solar System changed all that, even what type of world can house life like ours.<p>Up to only a couple of decades ago the perception of our Solar System was so simple. Every planet is unique: Saturn has its spectacular …

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What’s the most frustrating problem in IT? It’s us

Why are so many large computing projects destined to be costly failures? History tells us we, not our machines, are the problem – and it’s time we tackled that.<p>The UK’s National Health Service may seem like a parochial subject for this column. But with 1.7 million employees and a budget of over …

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