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New robot seeks to bring convenience to your life, and can master new tasks on the fly.
Alas science does not operate outside the human realm, but as an extension of our natural capabilities — the good as well as the bad ones.
The world's first-ever electronic multi-state memory cell mirrors the brain's ability to simultaneously process and store multiple strands of information.
Researchers delve into Facebook, looking into what our status updates say about our personalities.
How many cumulative hours have you wasted waiting for your chat partner to respond to you? A new program created by an MIT Ph.D. student offers an opportunity to make your instant message intermissions as...
Mavens are defined as experts in their field, and identifying them can help businesses innovate and grow. So, researchers have developed a test to figure out whether someone is a maven.
We experience environmental pollution in urban areas at greater degrees than ever before. Research from Spain now shows that prenatal damage caused by environmental pollution during pregnancy can be reversed.