SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
HOW TO GET CHILDREN TO EAT GREENS: USE MORE STICK AND LESS CARROT, STUDY FINDS
Parents should not reward their children for eating greens, researchers said after discovering that youngsters who are not praised for trying vegetables are more likely to eat them eventually.
MACHINE LEARNING COULD MAKE MANUFACTURING NEW MEDICINES EASIER FOR SYNTHETIC CHEMISTS
Predicting how certain chemicals will react together is difficult when manufacturing new medicines. Now, AI can help by accurately modeling those reactions.
LOW-CARB DIETS 'NO BETTER' THAN TRADITIONAL FOCUS ON FAT
Increasingly trendy low-carbohydrate diets are no more effective than traditional low-fat diets, scientists have said.
THE REAL WAY ANCIENT PRIESTS SACRIFICED ANIMALS AT THE ROMAN 'GATE TO HELL'
In ancient Rome, castrated priests sacrificed animals in a theater that housed a cave to the underworld, also known as the "Gate to Hell.
HONESTLY, FAKE NEWS IS NOW AN ONLINE GAME - AND IT WILL HELP FIGHT AGAINST THE SPREAD 'MISINFORMATION', SAY SCIENTISTS
A fake news video game is being launched today which is said to "vaccinate" players against misinformation.
NEW NANOBOTS KILL CANCEROUS TUMORS BY CUTTING OFF THEIR BLOOD SUPPLY
Researchers have created a fully autonomous DNA nanobot system that kills cancerous tumors by cutting off their blood supply. If these nanobots are effective in human trials, they could prove to be a powerful new weapon in the fight against cancer.
SCIENTISTS USE GRAPHENE TO CREATE EDIBLE ELECTRONICS
A Rice University lab has figured out a way to convert the carbon in toast, potatoes, and coconut skin into graphene. The method could be used to embed edible sensors, identifying tags, or electrocatalysts directly into certain food or other materials.
AN ALGORITHM KNOWS WHEN YOUR KID IS USING YOUR PHONE
Researchers have developed an algorithm that can detect with 84 percent accuracy when children, instead of their parents, are playing with a cell phone.
AUTISM BLOOD DISCOVERY PROMISES EARLIER TESTS AND TREATMENT
Scientists have discovered evidence of autism in the blood of affected children in a breakthrough that promises earlier testing and treatment for the condition.
SOON YOU’LL BE ABLE TO DANCE, CLAP, AND TAP TO CHARGE YOUR DEVICES
Scientists have developed a new device that can generate electricity from clapping hands and transmit it wirelessly.