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tech-power

Police Are Feeding Celebrity Photos into Facial Recognition Software to Solve Crimes

Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition systems with little to no rules, found a new study by the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy and Technology.
Sarah Emerson
4 days ago
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
Restaurants

People Write Petty Restaurant Reviews When the Weather Is Bad, Study Says

People being petty on the internet? You don't say!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.24.19
Munchies

People Rate Beer More Highly If They Think It's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
Tech

Healthy Monkey Born From Frozen Testicular Tissue

The success could offer new hope for young men facing infertility due to childhood cancer.
Sarah Emerson
3.22.19
geothermal energy

A Geothermal Plant Likely Caused South Korea’s Second-Worst Earthquake

A government-commissioned survey found that fluid injection at a geothermal plant in Pohang was a probable cause for the destructive quake.
Sarah Emerson
3.20.19
Tech

A Mysterious Ocean ‘Blob’ Might Have Kept Female Whales From Getting Pregnant

Scientists believe the blob gives us a grim look at how climate change could affect whales.
Sarah Emerson
3.20.19
Work

Most Free Office Food Is Full of "Empty Calories"

Sure, it tastes delicious. But pizza, bagels, and donuts are not the cornerstones of a nutritious diet, and that's mostly what you get at work—especially when the grub is free—according to a new study.
Funto Omojola
1.22.19
fake news

Boomers Share the Most Fake News on Facebook, Study Finds

A new study found that age was the main factor that determined whether someone would spread misinformation on Facebook.
Sarah Emerson
1.9.19
Tech

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.19.18
lava

Watch Homemade Lava Explode, for Science

A unique study is looking at the physics behind some of Earth's most dangerous volcanic eruptions.
Sarah Emerson
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Aren't 'Killing' Industries, We're Just Broke, Study Finds

According to the Federal Reserve, "Millennials are less well off than members of earlier generations when they were young."
Harry Cheadle
11.30.18
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