Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
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MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs.
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Through psychological theory and text-analyzing software, researchers have identified Shakespeare as an author of the play 'Double Falsehood.'
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Star Trek's tricorder beamed sensors at objects to obtain instant results. And now, the same technology could be available on your smartphone.
We're lucky to have washing machines - but imagine having a laundry robot that would wash, dry, fold and sort our dirty clothes and towels?
A self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard could provide a stronger layer of security for computer users.
You may think reading before bed is helping you get to sleep at night... but it might actually be messing up your rest.
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A team of scientists have developed a prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an everyday practice in medicine.
Three-dimensional printing is an increasingly important tool thanks to its ability to create everything from bone splints to stunning fashion.
New research suggests that self-compassion can be learned using avatars in an immersive virtual reality.
A study shows for the first time that playing action video games improves not just the skills taught in the game, but learning capabilities more generally.
An ongoing study suggests that blending movement - like dance - and computer programming supports girls in building computational thinking skills.
People have long thought that the rough skin of sharks may give them a swimming boost, and now scientists have made the first realistic faux shark skin.
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A new type of 3D printer can turn wool/wool blend yarns into fabric objects that people can enjoy touching. Find out more about Soft 3D printing here!
Most modern electronics use tiny light-emitting diodes. Here's how scientists are working to create LEDs 10,000 times thinner than a human hair.
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