Science Numbers aren’t always as impartial as they appear. There's lots of things you shouldn't leave up to people's best guesses, and determining which criminals are likely to reoffend is one of them.
A new study provides the strongest evidence yet that nearly imperceptible changes in how people move can be used to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism.
DIY Master your Android phone. The customizable Android operating system gives users more flexibility than iOS does.
Astronomers have created a global topographic map of Saturn’s moon Titan using the now-complete Cassini data set.
Animals The world’s only omnivorous shark doesn’t just poop grass for fun. Bonnethead sharks are the only omnivorous sharks, rivaling sea turtles in their ability to digest seagrass.
From ABC News, this is a clever comparison between people’s worst fears and the number of deaths caused by the things that people fear.
Nexus Media News Is it a breakthrough, or just a buzzword? Blockchain technology could be an important tool in solving climate change—at least according to a crop of new companies.
A new paper links regular attendance at religious services with improved health and lowered mortality.
A new water-based air-conditioning system cools air to as low as 18 degrees Celsius (about 64 degrees Fahrenheit) without using energy-intensive compressors and environmentally harmful chemical refrigerants.
When you have to switch tasks at work, making a plan to return to and finish the task you’re leaving can help you better focus on the new, interrupting work, according to new research.
Safe, new brain imaging techniques provide one of the first looks inside the infant’s brain to show where the sense of touch is processed—not just when a baby feels a touch to the hand or foot, but also when the baby sees an adult’s hand or foot being touched, as well.
New research clarifies how the odd diet of scale-eating fish influences their body evolution and behavior.
Space But it was gorgeous. It brightened the cold Michigan night in an instant, a brilliant burst of light that streaked across the sky.
Shine an ultraviolet light on a chameleon in the dark, and it will light up with an eerie blue glow. It's not their color-changing skin at play here, either.
Around 100 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain – pain that lasts for months or years on end.
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When the James Webb Space Telescope finally takes to space, it will study some of the most distant objects in the Universe, effectively looking back in time to see the earliest light of the cosmos.
Technology Most modern rides rank around level 2 of 5 when it comes to automation. Our cars are getting better and better at helping us drive, but it's a long road ahead until they can truly drive themselves.
Environment Nobody expects to see lightning while a blizzard is raging Thundersnow struck again during the bomb cyclone…
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