Research explores the factors that influence our tolerance for long mutual gazes
New research suggests that people who think they are experts tend to fall into the trap of overclaiming
An adsorbing science project by Science Buddies
Marion Nestle, author of Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning) , talked December 14 in New York City about Coca-Cola's attempt to fund research designed to find sugared soft drinks innocent in contributing to obesity ...
Social media has made digital voyeurism the norm, but some of us are more inclined to pursue online surveillance than others
A soggy project from Science Buddies
If you find yourself taking headache medication more often than you'd like, try these drug-free approaches next time a headache looms
The newest TED Fellows have been announced and nine are scientists, representing eight different countries.
Research shows that females are perceived as less “creative” in many contexts
Overweight men’s sperm undergo epigenetic changes that may alter a child’s brain development and appetite control. Christopher Intagliata reports
A radioactive science project from Science Buddies
Some research-based tips--in time for the holiday season
This week I’m going to cover some of the high profile hacks that have happened recently, including Lastpass, Kaspersky and the White House’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM)...
Spilling my guts and examining my recent anxieties.
A study found that the stronger a subject's memory of a particular food, the more likely they were to choose it again, even over foods they professed to enjoy more
Inaction on climate 'could see rise of 6 degrees Celsius'
Volunteers taking an "implicit bias" test who were unlikely to associate images of women with leadership titles like executive or president were far less likely to vote for a woman in a race against a man of equal qualification ...
Twenty minutes into a meal, E. coli pump out appetite-suppressing proteins, which could influence our feeling of hunger. Christopher Intagliata reports
Chewing gum is just one way to drive that annoying jingle from your brain
First, cucumbers terrorized your pet cats. Now they are wreaking havoc in the lab. Parody