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New AI could solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human

New AI could solve Rubik’s Cube faster than any human

The fastest people need about 50 moves to solve a Rubik’s Cube. New AI takes about 20 moves, most of the time solving it...

Ride-hailing services may be driving up traffic deaths

A Chicago Booth study finds motor vehicle fatalities and fatal accidents increased about 3 percent with arrival of ride-hailing services. While the era of app-based...

Red, white but rarely blue – the science of fireworks colors, explained

In the earliest days of the United States, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail about the celebration of independence, “It ought to be...

Thanks, ‘Avengers Endgame,’ for reminding us why inflation matters

Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of breaking the worldwide record...

The science behind the “Stranger Things” Demogorgon

In the Netflix series “Stranger Things,” the Demogorgon – a humanlike predatory creature whose face opens like a flower to reveal rows of menacing...
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...