If you’re a hypochondriac and are looking for a quick and non-invasive way to detect diseases early, doctors in Israel say the technology they’ve developed might be right for you. Their breath test device can diagnose up to 17 diseases, including cancer and Parkinso...
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Canadian airports are using facial recognition at border crossings. Heathrow Airport in London is planning on using it to replace boarding passes. In China, bathrooms are using it to prevent the theft of toilet paper. In the U.S., the FBI is using it to solve crimes – with a database tha...
ANALYSIS Spiders are quite literally all around us. A recent entomological survey of North Carolina homes turned up spiders in 100 percent of them, including 68 percent of bathrooms and more than three-quarters of bedrooms. There’s a good chance at least one spider is staring at you right now, siz...
In the middle of the day, have you ever felt like you were just ready for a nap? Or, at work, have you ever felt that one whole hour felt like a full eight hours? For times like these, our go-to solutions include drinking coffee or grabbing an energy drink to get a dose of caffeine to boost our ener...
The future of digital is rapidly transforming right before our very eyes. Digital is inheriting the earth, and the generational shift is in full force as millennials and Gen X grow older and smartphones, computers, and tablets become the go-to options for media consumption. But the rise of digital w...
Astronomers hate dust as much as the rest of us ― even more, perhaps. It’s one thing to get a little dust in your eye that takes your vision out of focus. Now imagine this kind of dust problem on a galactic scale where it hinders scientists trying to focus their telescopes into space. That’s ...
2016 was a huge year for bots, with major platforms like Facebook launching bots for Messenger, and Amazon and Google heavily pushing their digital assistants. Looking forward to 2017, we asked 21 bot experts, entrepreneurs, and executives to share their predictions for how bots will continue to ev...
It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys in the hands of 14 people. And in a few days, they will hold a historic ritual known as the Root Signing Ceremony. On Friday morning, the world got a good reminder about th...
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Does Your Personality Make You More Likely To Get Hacked? LastPass Survey Explores The Psychology Of Passwords FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Released on the eve of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a new survey from LastPass, makers of the world’s ...
Making It Easier to Find Fugitives and Missing Persons You’re watching your local news on TV when you see a story on a wanted fugitive in your community. The person looks like someone you’ve seen living a few blocks away. You grab your cell phone, open the FBI Wanted app, search your city name,...
Like computers, human brains may be vulnerable to hackers. Technology is already allowing scientists to read people's thoughts and even plant new ones in the brain. The latest episode of the Science Channel's "Through the Wormhole," hosted by Morgan Freeman, explores the potential — and dangers ...
NEW YORK – How much is a child’s future success determined by innate intelligence? Economist James Heckman says it’s not what people think. He likes to ask educated nonscientists — especially politicians and policymakers — how much of the difference between people’s incomes can be t...
Conventional intelligence, scored as intelligence quotient (IQ), is indicative of cognitive reasoning ability. The countless tests and exams we take through school and college are supposed to give a measure of how smart we are. And while they do this to a certain extent, high academic grades are n...
In this weekly series, LiveScience examines the psychology and sociology of opposite human behavior and personality types. Lying — like it or not — is a part of everyday life. Most of us will bend the truth every now and then, with even the most honest person telling the occasional "white lie" t...
People who manipulate others are among the most self-centered people out there. They serve their own interests, and often at the expense of an innocent victim. Methods employed by manipulators can be characterized as abusive, deceptive, devious, and exploitative. Though their actions are most certai...
Being an entrepreneur is synonymous with being financially unstable at times. While you’re growing your company, it’s important to be focused. But what if you could get a side hustle that would help bring in a healthy secondary income to alleviate some of that financial stress? And, best case, w...
When we talk about intelligence, the first thing that hits the mind is scientists. Somehow, we associate intelligence with the ability to comprehend and solve complex subjects such as Maths and Science. Well, we cannot blame society for thinking that way because that’s how most education systems w...
Most people have already been victims of the most basic forms of identity theft — having fraudulent charges on your credit card. Those even less lucky have been victimized in more aggressive ways, with criminals obtaining medical care, working, and flying in our names. Unwinding that mess can take...
Android phones come with a lot of handy apps out of the box, but that’s just the start. With the right apps you can may your phone faster and better. You can also start making changes to customize the device to your liking and really get into the nitty gritty of customizing. For that, you’ll nee...
One of the best proposals presented at the Fees Commission in 2016 to explore the feasibility of free education in South Africa was delivered by Ntokozo Mahlangu, a Wits graduate. At the time, he suggested that it was possible to have free education through an accredited online university. He was on...
Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it to or not. Notifications on top of notifications constantly threaten to pull us away from doing what’s important and bog us down in busy wor...
The process of manually sifting through thousands of posts is incredibly time consuming for anyone. But for an algorithm, it takes only a second. And if you work in HR, that algorithm could be a godsend. Forty-three percent of companies use social media to screen job candidates, and more than ...
New research published today in BMC Medicine looks to identify the features of potentially ‘predatory’ journals: online journals that charge publications fees without providing editorial services or robust peer review. Here to tell us about their work and how it can help auth...
It has taken three months, two software updates, warnings from the Chinese government, over 100 pages of customer nagging and numerous articles by publications around the globe since I exclusively broke the story in November but Apple AAPL -0.53% has at last c...
From the moment two people meet, they're sizing each other up, looking for signs of qualities like honesty, intelligence, and altruism. Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone. We checked out the Quora ...

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