Tag: Technology

Identifying with others who control themselves could strengthen your own self-control

If everyone else sticks with salad, maybe you will too. Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.comIs self-control something you can acquire, like a new language or a taste for...

Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off infection

Sugar mama? Researchers are teasing out the benefits of various molecules in human milk. Stefan Malmesjö, CC BYWhile living in a mother’s womb, cushioned...

A hangover pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise

Keep the buzz. Lose the hangover. By bogdanhoda/Shutterstock.com“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates...

Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about the origins of human language

Nisarg Desai observes wild chimps known as Sandi, Ferdinand and Siri in Tanzania. Michael Wilson, CC BY-NDFreud, Wilkie and the other chimpanzees peacefully fed...

Cryptojacking spreads across the web

Is someone else making money on your computer? WICHAI WONGJONGJAIHAN/Shutterstock.comRight now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power – and your...

Redefining ‘impact’ so research can help real people right away, even before becoming a...

Park guards view maps and photos of high-altitude glaciers -- information that can be shared with local communities dealing with changing water levels. ...

Shadow Boyfriends, Protecting Single Women Living Alone, Without Any of the Baggage

Obbana Rajah Single women in Japan no longer have to fear living alone because of a new development called ‘Man on the Curtain’ system. Using a...

US$750 billion is coming to Apple shareholders

A whopping US$750 billion is set to be part of Apple’s capital return program to its shareholders. With so much cash, Apple shareholders can have...

Will our jobs be replaced by artificial intelligence in the future?

By Boshika Gupta Technology has been good to us. It has allowed people to connect with others thousands of kilometres away and given us gems...

The best travel apps – a curated list of apps that make life easier...

If you're making travel plans and find yourself fretting over details, you'll be relieved to know that travelling in 2017 is a much easier...
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