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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...

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...
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...

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...