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New "interscatter" communication lets devices such as brain implants, contact lenses, and credit cards talk to devices like smartphones and watches.
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"Golf puts huge forces through the hips every time a player swings the club."
New research finds that professional golfers are more likely than the rest of us to have differently shaped right and left hips.
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"These state-of the-art techniques really allowed us to make maps of how Sting's brain organizes music," says cognitive psychologist Daniel Levitin.
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An estimated 80 percent of all sales of sex now occur online.
Interviews with 71 pimps in Atlanta and Chicago suggest they often advertise sex on websites and through mobile apps without getting caught by police.
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"When could they actually have survived the long and difficult journey through it?"
How did Ice Age peoples first reach what's now the US? DNA suggests the land bridge between Siberia and Alaska would have been "biologically unviable."
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"We all shouted ‘it worked’ and started giving each other high fives.”
Police asked professor Anil Jain to get past the fingerprint lock on a dead man's phone. The technology to do so didn't exist, so Jain's team created it.
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Dogs like you. It's not just the treats you give them.
One theory about dogs says they want food and people are the way to get it. But dogs may value praise even more, new research suggests.
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"If someone insults you, you don’t have to punch them or flee."
There's new evidence for the neural basis of a mind-body connection. The findings may help explain why meditation and certain exercises help us with stress.
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Yes we have no bananas. Really.
Bananas, one of the world's top five staple foods, are a vulnerable, high-maintenance crop. Can new research on their fungal attackers keep them around?
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"If the world’s most elite athletes need to be protected from climate change, what about the rest of us?"
By 2085, no city in Africa or Latin America will be cool enough to host the Summer Olympics, predict researchers. Or the games would need to move indoors.
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"People who are recipients of incivility at work...led them to act uncivil toward other workers. In other words, they paid the incivility forward."
New research on workplace "incivility spirals" finds that sarcasm, put-downs, and condescension take a toll on employees' self-control.
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Boomerang dads, who separate from their spouses but later return home, lower their daughters' risk of depression. That's not true for their sons, however.
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