Need a mental break? Avoid Your Cellphone

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer...

iOS 13 beta 8 vs iOS 13 Beta 1 (Video)

Apple released iOS 13 beta 8 earlier this week, this is getting closer to the final...

Understanding the animal brain could help robots wash your dishes

Artificial intelligence (AI) still has a lot to learn from animal brains, says Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) neuroscientist Tony Zador. Now, he’s hoping...

Facial recognition technique could improve hail forecasts

The same artificial intelligence technique used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity, according to a new study...

Life-like robots soon to be reality

So far, the complexity and range of learnt behaviours which can be created using only materials-based control approaches have been limited. Taking inspiration from biology,...

Self-folding “Rollbot” paves the way for fully untethered soft robots

The majority of soft robots today rely on external power and control, keeping them tethered to off-board systems or rigged with hard components. Now,...

Need a mental break? Avoid Your Cellphone, Rutgers Researchers Say

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer...

Meeting online has become the most popular way U.S. couples meet, Stanford sociologist finds

Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found. In a new study published in the Proceedings...

Data breaches: A pause, then life goes on?

What can matchmaking site data tell us about how consumers respond to major credit card and other data breaches? Quite a lot, actually. Looking at...

Google shuts down 210 YouTube channels spreading fake news about Hong Kong protests

Earlier this week we heard that both Facebook and Twitter had shit dowen accounts that were...

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