A recent study has found "significant evidence of racial discrimination" in ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft. If you’re black, you may be more likely to find your ride canceled or be subjected to longer wait...
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The future success or failure of the economy is up to the young, and many countries could do better to equip them.
How does our perception of social status relate to health and success? Researchers pose an interesting question in a new study: what happens when your status is uncertain?
We might feel fuller, but eating foods marketed for "fullness" won't prevent us from consuming more calories, even when we're not hungry.
They may look odd, but it’s all part of Google’s plan to solve a huge issue in machine learning: recognizing objects in images.
Rowan Jacobsen recently wrote an obituary for one of Earth’s natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. “The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away in 2016 after a long illness. It was 25 million years old,” ...
An America where marijuana is legal could be right around the corner. It's a cross-generational cause that is finally starting to have its day on the ballot.
The mystery behind star KIC 8462852 (aka Tabby Star) continues. Many scientists have proposed ideas but all explanations (so far) seem as unlikely as the Dyson Sphere theory.
Bad days, break-ups, or stress-filled meetings may have you craving some comfort food to ease your anxiety. But don't reach for that chocolate bar just yet.