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Ants' antibiotics can benefit humans: Study

The researchers cautioned that this study is the first step and that it does have limitations.

07 Feb 2018 11:29 AM

Humans may soon develop drugs from ants

Experiments with 20 ant species found antimicrobials on 12 of them, a team reported in the Royal Society Open Science journal.

07 Feb 2018 8:18 AM

Fear of death drives up bottled-water sales: study

The study used social psychology's Terror Management Theory (TMT) as its framework.

05 Feb 2018 12:09 PM

Human genome decoded with pocket-sized device

The new sequencing method is the first to read long, unbroken strands of DNA.

30 Jan 2018 2:02 PM

Oldest human fossil outside Africa is dug up in Israel

Other archaeological evidence in the cave showed that the inhabitants hunted big game and used fire.

26 Jan 2018 1:15 PM


2017: When artificial intelligence outsmarted humans

One thing is for certain: AI systems are here to stay, and with time they will only get smarter.

28 Dec 2017 1:43 PM

Now, new system can help machines think like humans

New reservoir computing system uses memristors, requires less space, can be integrated more easily into existing silicon-based electronics.

25 Dec 2017 8:10 AM

Robots learn how to respect humans' personal space

Using impedance control, researchers aimed to regulate the social dynamics between the robot's movements and its interactions.

24 Dec 2017 5:57 PM

Researchers discover genes to prolong human life

Here is what a new study has found.

08 Dec 2017 9:14 AM

Pigeons can discriminate both space, time: study

Humans are able to perceive space and time, even without the aid of inventions such as a watch or a ruler.

05 Dec 2017 4:08 PM


Sea turtles' sad fate: from restaurant menus to plastic 'soup'

Turtles confuse these items, bobbing and fluttering about in the ocean currents, for jellyfish or other prey.

04 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Man has sex with robot four times weekly and wife doesn't mind

He further claimed that the sexual part of his relationship with the robot is not unlike the real thing.

25 Nov 2017 1:36 PM

Dogs are attracted to smiling human faces: study

Without oxytocin, the dogs pupils were at their largest when they looked at angry faces.

21 Nov 2017 12:51 PM

Human evolution was uneven, punctuated: study

According to the study, this process was not a straightforward, smooth one.

19 Nov 2017 8:40 AM

New AI system can identify emotions in human voice

This smart system surpasses traditional algorithms in that the interaction between a person and computer becomes more interactive.

12 Nov 2017 8:10 PM


Dogs are colour blind: study

Previous research has shown that dogs have poor vision, and are up to eight times worse than humans at seeing things in detail.

08 Nov 2017 2:00 PM

How geckos regrow their tails may help treat spinal injuries

Humans, on the other hand, respond to a spinal cord injury by making scar tissue rather than new tissue.

06 Nov 2017 3:24 PM

Horses can read human body language: study

Horses are often thought to be good at reading human body language based on anecdotal evidences.

05 Nov 2017 4:59 PM

Study finds humans have more empathy for dogs than for other people

Researchers say humans are more moved by suffering dogs because they appear more helpless.

02 Nov 2017 5:38 PM

Aliens may be more like us than we think: study

Scientists from the University of Oxford in the UK show that aliens are potentially shaped by the same processes that shaped humans.

01 Nov 2017 3:42 PM