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Life on the Internet Is Hard When Your Last Name is 'Butts'
The “Scunthorpe problem” has never really been solved and for people with "offensive" last names, this can be a real pain in the ass.
Despite all my rage
A Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Built an Invisible Maze for Rats
The honeycomb maze is better than the alternative, both ethically and scientifically.
Criminalization Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say
It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
This AI Can Accurately Predict the Outcome of Human Rights Trials
But replacing human judges is “impossible” right now, researchers say.
This App Will Stop You From Going to the Pub
A team of liver specialists at University College London has developed a new smartphone app to help alcoholic liver disease patients cut down on drinking.
The Neuroscientist Studying How Our Brains Control Our Hands
And what it means for robots.
Researchers Set a New Data Transfer Record: 1.125 Tb/Second
It bodes well for data transfer between cities and the digital economy.
Physicists Are Turning to Pancake Batter To Combat Loss of Vision
Creating the perfect pancake batter offers new insights into glaucoma.
Apparently Men’s Brains Are Hardwired to Choose Sex Over Food
Studying the brain cells of nematode worms, researchers from University College London concluded that neurons in male brains may be programmed to prioritise sex over the desire to eat food.
Sitting on Your Ass Might Not Be a Death Sentence
Maybe this will put an end to the standing desk craze.
Computer Scientists Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict The Price of Fine Wine
Wine investors can now use more modern, computer-based models for predicting the future price of wine, just like the so-called “flash boys” do on Wall Street.
Scientists Have Figured Out Why Some Teenagers Binge Eat
New research from University College London has identified the genetic variations that may cause certain teenagers to binge eat.