Nathan Hughart

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Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books

Researchers at Poland’s Institute of Nuclear Physics found complex ‘fractal’ patterning of sentences in literature, particularly in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, which resemble ‘ideal’ maths seen in nature<p>James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has been described as many things, from a masterpiece to …

Literature

Behind the Story: Power of Lists & Explainers, with Inc.

<b>Story:</b> “A Blueprint for the First Work Day of 2016“<p><b>Outlet:</b> Inc.<p><b>Reporter:</b> Ilan Mochari<p><i>Inc.’s Ilan Mochari has perfected the art of the list: “3 Signs You’re Suffering From Collaborative Burnout,” “The 7 Most Intriguing People of 2015,” “3 Leadership Lessons From the Creator of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’” and</i> …

Mobile Devices

A New AI System Passed a Visual Turing Test

A team of researchers from MIT has developed an artificial intelligence system that can fool human judges into thinking it’s a person when it comes …

Make computer science a core subject

Over the past year, Reynoldsburg City Schools has partnered with Code.org to train 44 teachers across our district to teach computer science. Prior …

Tips for Parents Who Want to Help Their Child Learn More About Computer Science

As I waited for my first grader, Gabriel, to come out of his after school care classroom, I powered up LightBot, a mobile game designed to introduce programming principles to kids, for his younger brother Zeke to play. After a few taps to maneuver the robot to light up the final square, Zeke …

'Sim' Culture: Charting Bursts of Human Inspiration

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

‘Grandparent genes’ discovered by scientists

Grandparents are genetically programmed to care for their grandchildren, a new study suggests.<p>Genes which ensure the survival of grandparents so that they can care for grandchildren and pass on wisdom to future generations, have been found by scientists.<p>Special gene variants, which appear in large …

Here's How Much Data The Internet Generates In Just One Minute

In less than 20 years, we’ve gone from snail-pace, dial-up Internet to 4K videos seamlessly streaming to our 4G smartphones.<p>In a series called “Data …

Scientists say being funny is associated with having above-average intelligence

In one 2011 study, researchers at the University of New Mexico asked 400 psychology students to complete measures of abstract reasoning ability and verbal intelligence before writing captions for a series of New Yorker cartoons.<p>Sure enough, captions that were rated funnier belonged to students who …

New Mexico

Physics whizzes create 'black hole' to stop urinal splash-back

As many a khaki-clad office worker knows, a perfectly clean pair of pants can suddenly become a speckled minefield from a single use of the urinal. Sometimes it seems urinals have a force field that actively repels fluid.<p>The problem: streams of urine break up and form tiny droplets as they leave …

A Star-Crossed 'Scientific Fact': The Story Of Vulcan, Planet That Never Was

There's a common misconception that science is purely about cold, hard facts — concrete evidence, mathematical models and replicable experiments to explain the world around us.<p>It's easy to forget that there are peoplebehind the data and equations. And when people are involved, there is always room …

“A Must-Have For Fans Of The Book And New Readers” Black Science Bonus Content

<i>New York Times</i> bestselling writer <b>Rick Remender</b> (<i>Deadly Class, Low, Tokyo Ghost</i>) and <b>Matteo Scalera</b> tease a few pages from the forthcoming <i>Black Science</i> …

Scientists Find People Who Are Closer To Their Grandparents Are Happier In Life

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

Astronomers watch black hole burp after eating a star

Scientists have for the first time witnessed a black hole swallow a star and then quickly eject a flare of stellar debris moving at nearly light …

For me, ayahuasca was as good as therapy. Here's what the science says

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Consciousness