How much faster can a group of caterpillars travel than an individual caterpillar on the same course?
Does dancing increase your potential to…get some?
Want to lose weight, but aren’t sure how the math works behind burning calories and fat?
Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder can improve the lives of everyone affected, but the complex network of causes make it incredibly difficult to predict. At TEDxPeachtree, Ami Klin describes a new early detection method that uses eye-tracking technologies to gauge babies’ social engagement skills and reliably measure their risk of developing autism.
According to a new study in the UK, the average smartphone user spends almost two hours a day using their phone. Yet, they spent only 97 minutes per day with their spouse!
Dogs and cats are great companions, but what other animals can be domesticated? Why don’t jockeys ride zebras rather than horses and could we ever domesticate a hippo to take the kids to school? Maddie Moate unravels how humans have shaped the nature of so many species and discovers the boundaries that dictate domestication.
Better energy storage could transform electric vehicles and the power grid, and help the climate
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A French company is preparing to test a complex artificial heart that combines biology with machinery.
Those who have a neurological condition called chromesthesia associate certain colors with certain sounds. It’s these people that I think of when I see Mark Fischer’s Aguasonic Acoustics project. Fischer systematically transforms the songs of whales, dolphins and birds into brightly colored, psychedelic art.
CAPTCHA is a contrived acronym for – “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”.
A CAPTCHA is a challenge-response test (most often placed within web forms) to determine whether the user is human or a computer application.