By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:16
Most species will be agitated if one individual receives a greater reward than another for the same task; but somewhere along the way, humans evolved to embrace a sense of fairness.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:09
Scientists observed that volunteers' pupil size gave an accurate prediction of the outcome of future decisions, even before any information was presented.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:00
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a more reliable and efficient way to make stem cells, taking science one step closer to utilizing this technology for medical purposes.
By Stephanie Castillo | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:00
A new (rat) study found there's an actual science to confidence.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:23
A team of researchers has developed a material modeled after the shark's sand paper-like skin, which they claim is highly effective in preventing the growth of bacteria.
By Reuters | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:12
Mid-life migraines with aura may be an indication of Parkinson's disease to come, a new study finds.
By Stephanie Castillo | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 17:06
The size of your parietal cortex may predict whether or not you engage in risky business.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:33
Humans aren't to blame for chimpanzees' nasty tendency to kill one another, but figuring out what is the cause could help to protect this severely endangered animal.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:19
Alcohol-monitoring clothes are now a thing, and they change shape when you've had too much.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:05
We like things that are human, just not too human. We hate those.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:28
A tech-savvy company has come up with an ingenious way to help users be more aware of exactly how many times they check their phone each day.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:23
A new handheld device will help gluten-free eaters and those with celiac disease detect if their food is safe to eat.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:57
The way people use filler words may predict how well they will get along with a stranger or even reveal whether they are lying.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:51
Patients in a vegetative state may not register any reaction to stimuli on their face, but the brain may be fully engaged.