Video Games Good for Children’s Brains

  New research by Doctor Jesus Pujol, of the Hospital del Mar in Spain and colleagues, found that playing video games can be good for...

Apple iOS 10 HomeKit App: the Dawn of the Smart Home

The Apple iOS 10 includes a new Home app, HomeKit, which helps control the home with a click of a button- taking on Google and...

Diabetes Pills and Pens are the New Hope for Drug Companies

Novo Nordisk A/S, the largest industry player, is investing in new diabetes drugs that can be given as a pill rather than being injected...

Japan Has 541,000 Young Recluses or ‘Hikikomori’

According to a government study, an estimated 541,000 15-39 year-olds in Japan remain recluses, choosing to shut themselves in their homes. Social Recluses or ‘Hikikomori’ The...

MXene: New Extra Thin Coating that Cleans Up ‘Electromagnetic Pollution’

Scientists from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in Seoul and Drexel University in the US developed a new material out of...

Heart Problems: Racism Increases Risk of Death from Heart Disease

 A study published in Psychological Science by psychological scientist Jordan Leitner et al, from University of California, Berkeley, suggests that people who live in...

Facebook Makes You as Happy as Getting Married or Having a Baby

  A new study by Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook has found that meaningful interactions with friends on Facebook could make you as happy as...

North Korea Bans Sarcasm, Yes Really

Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader, has banned citizens from using sarcasm in everyday conversations, which includes satire directed towards the regime and indirect disapproval...

Cannabis in Your Coffee at Boulder

Two local startups, Native Jack in Louisville and SteepFuze in Boulder are mixing coffee beans with cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive compound of the cannabis...

National Beer Lover’s Day: 13 Scientific Benefits of Drinking Beer

Sit back, relax and crack open a cold one because today on 7 September, it is National Beer Lover’s Day. Beer belly, burping and combining...