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Seems like it's not all fun and games for video gamers. New research in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society has found that gamers could be at-risk of neurological diseases.
As authorities seek answers, cleanup crews are getting to work to rehabilitate the fragile California coastal ecosystem sullied by 20,000 gallons of crude oil.
Using only his thoughts, a quadriplegic man has successfully tested a robotic arm.
LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman has analyzed inherent contentions between workers and their bosses. His conclusion is that both sides operate under dishonest guises. An honest assessment of work roles could go a...
Called ZipCap, the private loan company enables small businesses to treat loyal customers as collateral — an asset which traditional lenders have never considered viable.
Nassim Taleb's theories on unpredictable events can inform the MLB Draft's selection process.
It's safe to say most of us hate going to the dentist. But you know what's worse than going to the dentist? Having no teeth.
As the machines in our lives struggle to understand simple speech, is there a chance they could ever understand our emotions? Researchers Reza Asadi and Harriet Fell think so.
It's possible to grow hamburger in a laboratory. Scientists have done it. It's actual meat. The problem is the process for creating meat is currently prohibitively expensive, although that may not be the case for...
Millions of baby spiders rained down to the ground in Australia last month, producing angel hair and cobweb grounds.