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Scientists use facial quirks to unmask ‘deepfakes’

Scientists use facial quirks to unmask ‘deepfakes’

After watching hours of video footage of former President Barack Obama delivers his weekly address, Shruti Agarwal began to notice a few quirks about...

Facebook posts may predict diabetes, mental health effectively

In a new study, researchers found that Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression, and psychosis in patients. They found the...
Funny women may satisfy men more in a romantic relationship

Funny women may satisfy men more in a romantic relationship

In a new study, researchers found that a woman who can make her partner laugh is more desirable in a long relationship. The finding shows...
Mona Lisa’s smile is forced, says new study

Mona Lisa’s smile is forced, says new study

New research has found that the Mona Lisa’s famed smile is almost certainly ‘forced’ –raising the intriguing possibility that Leonardo deliberately portrayed her that...
These types of dogs may bite children most

These types of dogs may bite children most

In a new study, researchers have found dog breeds and physical traits that pose the highest risk of biting with severe injury. They want parents...
What we think we know

What we think we know — but might not — pushes us to learn...

Did you know that the anatomy of the mythical dragons in “Game of Thrones” is based on chickens, which also happen to be the...
Ben Franklin was right again! This time is about Iceland volcano eruption

Ben Franklin was right again! This time is about Iceland volcano eruption

An enormous volcanic eruption on Iceland in 1783-84 did not cause an extreme summer heat wave in Europe. But, as Benjamin Franklin speculated, the eruption...
What to know before the 'Game of Thrones' series finale

What to know before the ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale

After eight seasons and 47 Emmy Awards, HBO’s Game of Thrones will air its series finale Sunday night. Since premiering in 2011, the show has...
Why is the Pentagon interested in UFOs

Why is the Pentagon interested in UFOs?

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won’t be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them to keep track...
These 4 things trigger the ‘compulsive itch’ for your smartphone 2

These 4 things trigger the ‘compulsive itch’ for your smartphone

Everywhere you look, people are looking at screens. In the decade since smartphones have become ubiquitous, we now have a feeling almost as common as...

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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...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...