Friday, April 19, 2019

3D-printed tissues help heal bone and cartilage damaged in sports injuries

Bioscientists are moving closer to 3D-printed tissues to help heal bone and cartilage damaged in sports injuries to knees, ankles, and elbows. Scientists engineered scaffolds that replicate the physical characteristics...

Wishing others well will lift your own anxiety

“Walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces anxiety and increases happiness and feelings of social connection,” says Douglas Gentile, professor of psychology at Iowa State...

How to save money on technology

Technology cannot only boost your productivity levels, but it can increase your brain power while connecting you to different people from across the world. However, it can often feel...

Better ideas come when they are resumed after an incubation time

There’s an effective way to unlock creative potential, research finds. Employers should incentivize workers to produce an abundance of ideas—even mediocre ones—and then have them step away from the project...

Top tips for anyone considering a career change

Have you found yourself stuck in a dead-end job? Do you gaze longingly at the clock waiting for the end of your working day? Is it a struggle to...

Not only fake news or fake faces, now we have fake landscapes

Much has been said about the potential of neural networks in the modification and creation of images; a field with much potential, as demonstrated by projects capable of creating...

Alzheimer’s could be detected with an eye exam?

The loss of blood vessels in the retina could signal Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. That means a quick eye exam might flag the disease before symptoms appear. In...

Country music has the least amount of violent and misogynistic content, rap and...

Pop music lyrics contain the same amount of violent content as rap and hip-hop, research finds. Unlike hip-hop and rap music, which get the bulk of public criticism for harsh...

Social media can do more harm to romantic relationships than good

Sharing information on social media can do more harm to romantic relationships than good, research finds—unless you include your significant other in your posts. “Prior research has shown that self-disclosure...

This fix could take regular violins to Stradivari levels

The fundamental design of the violin has changed only once since the times of Antonio Stradivari, considered the ultimate master craftsman of the instrument. The new findings could rock the...
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Depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse rise among Gen X-ers

Indicators of despair—depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse—are rising among Americans in their late 30s and early 40s across most demographic groups,...

Sending electricity to public grid, not home batteries, boosts profits of solar power

The energy produced over the lifetime of rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount, and eventually...

Capcom launches mini console with ‘Street Fighter II’ and 15 more games

It's called Home Arcade and will arrive with 16 preloaded games. Capcom has officially announced its release like a desktop console reminiscent of the...

TikTok, retired from Google and Apple in India for considering it encourages pornography

The TikTok application has been blocked by Google and Apple in India by a petition of the Supreme Court of Madras because they consider...

New DNA calculator software can answer questions such as how many different species exist...

A University of Waterloo researcher has spearheaded the development of a software tool that can provide conclusive answers to some of the world's most...

North Korea rejects Pompeo as an interlocutor in nuclear talks

The North Korean government does not want the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, to continue to be the US representative in the nuclear...

A name is sought for a new planet in our Solar System

Planet 2007 OR10 was discovered on July 17, 2007, during a search for distant bodies in a region of space known as the Kuiper...

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