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Queen Bee syndrome is a myth, women do help each other rise to top

In fact, the real reason for the shortage of women in top positions is down to men still clinging on to control, according to new reserach by Columbia Business School<p>The theory that women who rise to the top of their profession try to stop other women succeeding is a myth, new research has …

Gossiping is what makes us human, says Oxford professor

Gossiping about others is a vital part of life and could even keep us alive longer, according to evolutionary psychologist Professor Robin Dunbar<p>Talking about people behind their backs might seem like an underhand activity which should be frowned upon by society but it is what sets us apart from …

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real, Study Says

You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a new study suggests just the opposite is true.<p>According to new research from the University of Missouri, being separated from your iPhone can lead to …

Restaurants will soon take any mobile payment at the table

Sure, your local drug store or theme park may let you buy things with your phone at the counter, but what about paying at the table in your favorite restaurant? Never fear, as Verifone will soon have you covered. Its upcoming Payware Mobile e355 wireless terminal lets stores accept any mobile …

Weekly Innovation: Harness Could Allow Dogs, Humans To Communicate

The relationship between man and dog is unlike any other.<p>Many people dream of understanding what their dogs are thinking and feeling. Technology even lets us strap a camera on a dog's head to see what it sees.<p>Soon, we may be able to talk to our dogs — but not exactly with our voices.<p>Researchers at …

Broccoli chemical may improve autism symptoms

Massachusetts General Hospital found that young adults and teens with autism reported fewer symptoms when taking sulforaphane, a chemical found in broccoli<p>A chemical found in broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage may improve some symptoms of autism, a new study has found.<p>Autistic teenagers and young …

Autism

Ready to pay by tweet? Here's how new Twitter-powered payment service works in France

In a splashy press conference in Paris on Tuesday, banking giant Groupe BPCE unveiled details of its new service that lets users send money using a single Tweet.<p>Beginning today, anyone with a French bank account and a Twitter account can start using the service for free. And many already are.<p>Here’s …

For better or worse, Twitter and Facebook are the guardians of free speech now

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Photodisc<p>One of the most famous free-speech cases in U.S. history, the one that allowed publishers to live …

'Human Flesh' Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

Here's something to make even the most carnivorous among us shudder: a burger that tastes something like human flesh.<p>It's not just the stuff of horror flicks anymore, thanks to two pioneering foodies out of London. For a publicity stunt to promote Season 5 of <i>The Walking Dead</i>, which premieres Oct. …

What causes paranoia, hallucinations and grandiose ideas?

The widespread symptoms typically associated with schizophrenia are at least as likely to be triggered by people’s environment as their genes, a new study suggests<p>Have you ever wrongly suspected that other people are out to harm you? Have you been convinced that you’re far more talented and special …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

iRig Mic HD Review

Relying on the built-in microphone on your iPhone or iPad for recording audio performances is fine for quick stream of consciousness captures. But if you’re serious about audio fidelity and capturing high-quality recordings, you need a serious microphone for the job. Does IK Multimedia’s iRig Mic …

Music Production

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

How Gorilla Poop Could Help Stop Ebola

A new way of tracking the deadly virus that's spreading through West Africa<p>Police drove through Kroo Bay this morning, past the open sewers and snuffling pigs, yelling at people to go inside—largely to no avail. All the 14,000 residents of the shanty town in Freeport, Sierra Leone, had been ordered …

Disease

Ancient Greek tomb dig finds marble statues

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists inching through a large 2,300-year-old tomb in northern Greece on Thursday uncovered two marble female statues …

Apple's Steve Jobs was concerned about his children's gadget use

Apple's former CEO Steve Jobs was a 'low tech parent' who restricted his children's access to electronic devices<p>As Apple unveils its latest desirable devices, one thing is missing from the slick marketing spiel, perhaps because it's a truth so obvious it doesn't need to be spoken. Your kids are …

Apple Pay

Study: Autism signs in babies can be erased

A new pilot study suggests that signs of autism symptoms can be erased if babies begin therapy even before they can toddle.<p>Researchers have long taken the "earlier the better" approach to treatment, but this tiny study – in just seven children – is the first to look at starting therapy in the first …

No, Your IQ is Not Fixed for Life (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

The Brain

Genetic diversity of Mexico's corn crops is 'eroding' - Futurity

The genetic diversity of maize, or corn, is declining in Mexico, where the world's largest food crop originated.

Study: More breast cancer patients should keep their healthy breasts

Too many women with<p>breast cancerare sacrificing too many healthy breasts for too little benefit, new research suggests.<p>After learning that they have an early stage cancer in one breast, some women decide to remove not only the affected breast but the other one as well. Many patients believe that …

Cancer

Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.<p>Humans just got a step closer to being able to think a message into someone else's brain on the other side of the world: in a first-of-its-kind study, …

Neurophilosophy

How To Delete Your Own Nude Photos From Apple's iCloud: A Step-By-Step Guide

You probably heard by now about the nude celebrity photos circulating the internet, with the hacker allegedly responsible saying he got the photos from Apple's iCloud.<p>You may be thinking, "I'm not a celebrity. No one would be interested in my naked or otherwise embarrassing photos."<p>That could be …

The 360 Eye is Dyson's First Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

For those tired of doing all the manual sucking and blowing – when it comes to cleaning house, of course – Dyson has announced the 360 Eye, a robot vacuum that’ll do all the dirty work under your commands.<p>The Dyson 360 Eye features the company’s proprietary Root Cyclone technology to spin dust and …

China's Future Submarine Could Go The Speed Of Sound

Thanks to a gas bubble and a liquid lubricant<p>The submarine of the future may come to America in a super fast bubble, traveling under water. Researchers at China's Harbin Institute of Technology developed a new concept for submarine “supercavitation,” where an underwater vessel creates a pocket of …

Military

U.S. Copyright Office Denies Monkeys Rights To Their Selfies

That means no more business for this monkey.<p>In 2011, British wildlife photographer David Slater was traveling through the jungle in Indonesian when a crested black macaque grabbed his camera and started snapping selfies. Somebody posted the images in Wikipedia Commons, meaning anybody could use …

An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Color-Changing Octopus Skin

Eat your heart out, Harry Potter<p>An octopus evading a predator has one of the coolest evolutionary adaptations up its (eight) sleeves; in a matter of milliseconds, its skin can change color and opacity to blend in with the surroundings, rendering the creature nearly invisible.<p>This camouflage trick …

Harry Potter

Twitter Is Destroying Itself

I’ve been in love with Twitter for quite a few years now. At first, like most people, I didn’t get it at all. I, like many, made the mistake of thinking it was for trivialities like “this is what I had for lunch” and the like. However, as the service progressed, I started to understand the draw. …