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cognitive
One of the most striking findings in psychology is that almost all cognitive abilities are positively related -- on...

Alice H. Eagly, Northwestern University It’s no secret that Silicon Valley employs many more men than women in tech jobs....

Barbara Ryden, The Ohio State University For centuries, astronomers have realized that total solar eclipses offer a valuable scientific opportunity....

Marie Hicks, University of Wisconsin-Madison Five years ago, Silicon Valley was rocked by a wave of “brogrammer” bad behavior, when...

Broadband
I’ve written before about the importance of the call center. The customer call center is essential for customer care,...

Roderick S. Graham, Old Dominion UniversityThe arrest of a British cybersecurity researcher on charges of disseminating malware and conspiring...

Shobhakar Dhakal, Asian Institute of Technology As a planet, we have some serious climate targets to meet in the coming...

Robin Feldman, University of California, Hastings “A crippling problem.” “A total epidemic.” “A problem like nobody understands.” These are the...

Patients with sleep disorders could be studied unintrusively at home using wireless signals. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- More than 50 million...

Why is Facebook So Hard to Resist Because it makes us feel good, said Michigan State University's Allison Eden, assistant...

video
In 1974, a Fermilab physicist predicted a new way for ghostly particles called neutrinos to interact with matter. More...

Jon-Patrick Allem, University of Southern California Does it matter that people seem to have become more interested in suicide –...

Computer characters and eventually robots could learn complex motor skills like walking and running through trial and error, thanks...

Saerom Lee, The University of Texas at San Antonio; Karen Winterich, Pennsylvania State University, and Lisa E Bolton, Pennsylvania...

CTE
Russell M. Bauer, University of Florida and Michael S. Jaffee, University of Florida CTE.  For many, American football is a...

twitter
Social media really began to come to the fore about a decade ago, around the same time smartphones began...

data
Luis Ceze, University of Washington and Karin Strauss, University of Washington Humanity is producing data at an unimaginable rate, to...

Ultracold qubits
David L. Chandler | MIT News Office Researchers have taken an important step toward the long-sought goal of a quantum...

Twitter
The Twitter messages of Donald J. Trump, the entrepreneurial businessman turned US president, show that he is creative, competitive...

Jessica Berg, Case Western Reserve University The announcement by researchers in Portland, Oregon that they’ve successfully modified the genetic material...