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Mar 22, 2017
Using 'satnav' results in switching off parts of the brain making navigation skills worseScientists studying what satnavs do to the brain have found that people using them effectively switch off parts of the brain that would otherwise be utilised to simulate different routes and boost navigational skills.
Mar 02, 2017
World's oldest known fossils found in Canada, says reportTiny tubes and filaments in some Canadian rock appear to be the oldest known fossils, giving new support to some ideas about how life began, a new study says.
Jan 25, 2017
More than 350,000 fake accounts are lying dormant on TwitterA scientist has stumbled upon a massive network of fake Twitter accounts - with the largest consisting of over 350,000 profiles - which may have been used to forge number of followers, send spam and boost interest in trending topics.
Jan 25, 2017
Researchers discover large networks of fake Twitter profilesMassive networks of fake Twitter accounts - with the largest consisting of over 350,000 profiles - have been accidentally uncovered by scientists who were probing to see how people use the microblogging site.
Oct 24, 2016
Researchers predict the outcomes of Human Rights trials using AI with 79 percent accuracyUsing Artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning technology, a team of researchers has predicted outcomes in judicial decisions at the European Court of Human Rights (EctHR) with 79 per cent accuracy.
Dec 27, 2015
Smartphone monitoring can boost behavioural studiesInterpreting the data collected from volunteers' own smartphones -- which has the potential to emulate randomised trials -- can boost research into human behaviour, finds a new study.
Jul 02, 2015
Kaspersky Lab report: Connected devices and internet lead to digital amnesiaPeople are using smartphones and the internet as an extension of their memory which may lead to 'digital amnesia', a new survey suggests.
Aug 06, 2013
Verdict: First test-tube beef burger tastes 'close to meat'The world's first laboratory-grown beef burger was flipped out of a petri dish and into a frying pan on Monday, with food tasters declaring it tasted "close to meat".
Feb 16, 2013
Finally, a computer that can heal itself!This is every PC user's best dream, every bit - to have a computer that never crashes. New Scientist reports ...
Oct 03, 2012
Sat navs can 'blind' you on roadDriving with a satellite navigation system can be dangerous on the roads because trying to retain an image of the screen makes you ignore what is in front of your eyes...