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Do pricier, faster internet plans improve streaming video quality?

A recent study found that streaming video performance plateaus long before the upper-tier plans offered by ISPs, with plans above 100 megabits-per-second only marginally...

Fake news can make you have false memories

In a new study, researchers found that voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their...

Pollutants from cars may double your eye disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that long-term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye...

Your brain cannot recharge if you use your phone on break

Using your phone on break during mentally challenging tasks doesn’t allow your brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, according to...

Many people post on social media under the influence of drugs, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that posting on social media, texting, and appearing in photos while high is common among people who use...

Being socially active could lower your dementia risk

In a new study, researchers found that being more socially active in their 50s and 60s predicts a lower risk of dementia in people. The...

Scientists explore the evolution of digital spam

From a confidence trick originating in the late 19th century, to sophisticated AI that can manipulate reality, recreating anyone's face or voice with almost...

Humans aren’t designed to be happy

A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the fantasy that happiness is...

Social medias and the ‘like’ can make you depressed, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who use social networks passively and tend to compare themselves with others are in danger of...

How you spend money may show your personality

In a new study, researchers found that how you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality. The research was done by a team...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...