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Household appliance get “smart”

If walls could talk, what would they say? What about appliances? With the rapidly developing technological field, this concept may soon become a reality. Although household appliances may not be able to talk now, they will be able to connect to smartphones, tablets and the main databases of the companies that created them. At the […]

Do you have U-shaped happiness?

Darwinian theory suggests that humans are evolutionarily evolved from primates and share many bodily structures and functions with them.  A new study suggests that human emotions may be connected to primates as well. The study, published in the December edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of the USA, has assessed the well-being of apes […]

Science Tuesday: Drunk defense

It is not unheard of for someone to walk down Commonwealth Avenue late on a weekend night and see a student or local stumble or fall because of intoxication. However, a study published in the December issue of the journal Alcohol from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests the same intoxication that causes accidents […]

Bananas may replace potatoes due to global warming

Delegates from about 200 countries gathered in Doha, Qatar yesterday, kicking off the latest international conference to discuss global warming, its implications and solutions for it.  As the international community turns its attention to global warming, one aspect people may need to consider is the agricultural implications of rising global temperatures. Researchers from the Consultative […]

Performing under pressure

Scientists are using an online test to study how people cope with pressure in sports and everday life.   Everyone has sunken into a stress response when expected to perform, minutes before a test or while competing in a race or making a speech. BBC Lab UK, a website operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation, […]