Leaving Facebook Makes You Happier and Less Informed, Study Finds
When researchers measured the welfare of hundreds of people who left Facebook for a month, they found they were happier, less politically informed, more active in IRL activities, and less likely to go back to Facebook.
‘Society Will Decide What to Do Next’: Chinese Researchers Claim to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies
The researchers claim the DNA of twin girls was altered to protect them against HIV, but the results haven’t been published in a scientific journal and many researchers are questioning the ethical and scientific validity of the claim.
Researchers Defeat Most Powerful Ad Blockers, Declare a ‘New Arms Race’
Perceptual ad blockers will come out on the losing side in the war against internet advertisers and expose users to a host of new attack vectors in the process, the researchers warned.
After Losing Appeal, Brock Turner Must Register as a Sex Offender for Life
A court rejected Brock Turner's request for a new trial on Wednesday after his lawyer argued he wanted "outercourse" with his victim, not intercourse.