SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
YOUR FUTURE DOCTOR MAY NOT BE HUMAN. THIS IS THE RISE OF AI IN MEDICINE.
From mental health apps to robot surgeons, artificial intelligence is already changing the practice of medicine.
BRAIN SCANS CAN REVEAL WHO YOUR TRUE FRIENDS ARE
If you want to find out who your true friends are, channel surf with them.
A new study finds that close friends react to spontaneous stimuli, such as TV channels flicking by, with remarkably similar thought processes.
ANTIBIOTIC CONSIDERED OBSOLETE MAY FIND NEW USE AGAINST SUPERBUGS
Over the last 30 years, antibiotic resistance has emerged as a global public health issue. Despite that, just one new class of antibiotic drugs has been introduced in that time. A new study from the University of Queensland re-analyzed a 40-year-old drug believed to be obsolete in hopes it could replace antibiotics that have become ineffective against drug-resistant bacteria.
FRIENDS REALLY ARE ON SAME WAVELENGTH, BRAIN SCANS SHOW
It is often said that good friends are on the same wavelength, but now scientists
have proven it is true.
WEIRD: NAKED MOLE RATS DON'T DIE OF OLD AGE
Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.
Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years.
AIRBNB ADVERTISES INCREDIBLE TRIP ON BLUE PLANET II EXPLORATION POD
Blue Planet II fans missing their weekly journey into the world’s oceans can get even closer to the action after the BBC teamed up with Airbnb to offer would-be David Attenboroughs a trip on the series’ research vessel Alucia.
SUPERPOWERED CHINESE LASERS COULD SOON RIP OPEN RAW VACUUM
Physicists are getting close to building lasers powerful enough to rip matter out of a vacuum.
According to a report
NEW STUDY LINKS HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS TO A LAW THAT GOVERNS THE UNIVERSE
Is the universal trend toward disorder causing our consciousness?
THIS IS WHY YOU TRUST SOME STRANGERS AND NOT OTHERS
Imagine you're sitting in a coffee shop, fiddling with your laptop, when nature calls. You decide to ask one of the people sitting near you to watch your computer while you use the bathroom.
COMMUTERS AT RISK OF HEARING LOSS AND TINNITUS FROM RIDING LONDON UNDERGROUND, INVESTIGATION SUGGESTS
Commuters could be at risk of hearing loss and tinnitus from riding the London Underground, a new investigation has shown.