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Finding Simple Tests For Brain Disorders Turns Out To Be Complex

If you're having chest pain, your doctor can test you for a heart attack. If you're having hip pain, your doctor could test for osteoarthritis.<p>But what if you're depressed? Or anxious? Currently there are no physical tests for most disorders that affect the mind. Lab tests like these could …

It's Time To Gentrify Android

It's a real up-and-coming operating system. Oh, sure, it's been here for years, but now it's ready for rich people to move on in.<p>It's not polite to say, but here are the facts: Android is used by poorer people, and iOS is used by richer people. A Pew survey taken last month bears this out: Android …

The Wisdom Of The Cronut: Why Long Lines Are Worth the Wait

Would you wait 2 hours for a pastry? Harvard behavioral scientist and author Francesca Gino discusses the coveted cronut, and how it makes customers do exactly that.<p>Imagine, if you will, the “cronut.” This sugar-rolled, cream-filled, glaze-topped doughnut-croissant hybrid has been taking Manhattan …

Use Your Smartphone At The Library, But Not To Read Books

Here's how tech can encourage the use of ink-and-paper books, not defeat them.<p>While American libraries sprint to digitize their books, one Japanese library is using technology to enhance the experience of reading ink and paper.<p>The Hanno library in Japan has just enabled a new use of near-field …

Abundance Of Elephants Strains South African Game Reserves

While most of the news about elephants out of Africa concerns poaching and falling numbers, South Africa has the opposite problem. Its elephant populations have grown greater than the country can manage.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>In many parts of Africa, elephants are threatened by poaching. But …

A Visualization Of What Went Wrong On Asiana Flight 214

In short: a steep approach, short of the runway.<p>After the crash of Asiana Flight 214 over the weekend at San Francisco International Airport killed two and injured 168, the independent Aviation Safety Network culled flight data to create this map, comparing the crash to other recent descents into …

Your Burning Questions About The Roswell Incident, Answered

The Popular Science archive answers those nagging questions about the July 1947 UFO crash in the desert outside of Roswell, N.M.<p><i>Today's Google Doodle celebrates the UFO incident near Roswell, N.M., that happened 66 years ago yesterday. On June 24, 1997, the U.S. Air Force released a 231-page report</i> …