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Feel fuller, longer with mushrooms

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then mushrooms may be one of the most imperative ingredients. A new study on...

When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction

Novice gamblers who watched a short video about how slot machines disguise losses as wins have a better chance of avoiding gambling problems, according...

Phones keeping students from concentrating during lectures

Digital technologies, especially smartphones, have become such an integral part of our lives that it is difficult to picture life without them. Today, people...

Want to control your dreams? Here’s how you can

New research at the University of Adelaide has found that a specific combination of techniques will increase people's chances of having lucid dreams, in...

Mutant gene found to fuel cancer-promoting effects of inflammation

A human gene called p53, which is commonly known as the "guardian of the genome," is widely known to combat the formation and progression...

Rohingya refugees: A stateless people, a public health crisis

For nearly two months, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have streamed into Bangladeshi refugee camps from neighboring Myanmar, where members of this Muslim minority...

3D scanning project of 20,000 animals makes details available worldwide

What began as a Twitter joke between two researchers has turned into a four-year, $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to take 3-D digital...

Flexible ‘skin’ can help robots, prosthetics perform everyday tasks by sensing shear force

If a robot is sent to disable a roadside bomb — or delicately handle an egg while cooking you an omelet — it needs...

For $1000, anyone can purchase online ads to track your location and app use

Privacy concerns have long swirled around how much information online advertising networks collect about people’s browsing, buying and social media habits — typically to...

3D printed artificial gut creates realistic model for research

One challenge for studying intestinal biology is there hasn’t been a realistic model that re-creates the conditions in a living intestine.Cornell researchers have used...