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April 27, 2017

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Apr. 13, 2017 — People's ability to make random choices or mimic a random process, such as coming up with hypothetical results for a series of coin flips, peaks around age 25, according to a ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — A new 3-D printing method has been developed to create objects that can permanently transform into a range of different shapes in response to ... read more

Pokemon Go Players Are Happier, Friendlier, Study Finds

Apr. 12, 2017 — Pokemon Go people are happy people. That's the finding of media researchers who leapt to study the wildly popular mobile game shortly after its release in July 2016. Their work shows that ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — Researchers have been able to capture the first composite image of a dark matter bridge that connects galaxies ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — A new study shows why your shoelaces may keep coming untied. A better understanding of knot mechanics is needed for sharper insight into how knotted structures fail under a variety of ... read more

Apr. 11, 2017 — Engineers have developed glasses with liquid-based lenses that “flex” to refocus on whatever the wearer is ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Findings from physicists working at Europe's Large Hadron Collider are providing new insight about an exotic state of matter called the 'quark-gluon plasma' that occurs when protons ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — What chemical processes in space could have created the building blocks of life is being researched by chemists. In their experiments, the scientists are simulating the conditions in space to ... read more

Apr. 6, 2017 — Combining theory with experiment, scientists are trying to understand how life can arise from non-life. Researchers are conducting experiments to test the idea that lifelike chemical reactions might ... read more

Apr. 6, 2017 — Researchers have fabricated printed transistors consisting entirely of 2-dimensional nanomaterials for the first time. This breakthrough could unlock the potential for applications such as food ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — Taking a cue from the Marvel Universe, researchers report that they have developed a self-healing polymeric material with an eye toward electronics and soft robotics that can repair themselves. The ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — A new system that uses bacteria to turn non-potable water into drinking water will be tested next week in West Vancouver prior to being installed in remote communities in Canada and ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Researchers have created an artificial synapse capable of learning autonomously. They were also able to model the device, which is essential for developing more complex ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Tiny 'black holes' on a silicon wafer make for a new type of photodetector that could move more data at lower cost around the world or across a ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Scientists have used gold spring-shaped coils 5,000 times thinner than human hairs with powerful lasers to enable the detection of twisted molecules, and the applications could improve pharmaceutical ... read more

Robot Epigenetics: Adding Complexity to Embodied Robot Evolution

Apr. 3, 2017 — For the first time, researchers in the field of evolutionary robotics have used physically embodied robots to study epigenetic effects on robot evolution. The study confirms the great importance of ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Billions of pounds of plastic waste are littering the world's oceans. Now, an organic chemist and a sailboat captain report that they are developing a process to reuse certain plastics, ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — New research rules out a challenge to the accepted standard model of the universe and theory of how galaxies form by shedding new light on a problematic ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — Research into space farming has resulted in numerous Earth-based advances (e.g., LED lighting for greenhouse and vertical farm applications; new seed potato propagation techniques, etc.) There are ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — In 2013, materials scientists grew a 'garden' of self-assembled crystal microstructures. Now, applied mathematicians have developed a framework to better understand and control the ... read more

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