Science

  • Here's the best way to tell if someone's lying, according to science

    Humans are notoriously poor lie detectors. In scientific experiments, our accuracy levels are...

    Business Insider
  • Taylor Devices planning $1.1M expansion

    Taylor Devices Inc. is planning a $1.1 million, 10,000 square-foot expansion at its North Tonawanda manufacturing facility and headquarters. Construction is expected to begin this fall at 90 Taylor Road. “We have architectural and engineering drawings done, and we’re ready to proceed,” said…

    American City Business Journals
  • Leading stem cell scientist cleared of misconduct charges

    LONDON (AP) — Sweden's Karolinska Institute says a leading stem cell scientist accused of unethical behavior has been cleared of scientific misconduct though he sometimes acted without due care.

    Associated Press
  • Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech

    By David Alexander NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet. The rapid development of new technologies is forcing the Pentagon to…

    Reuters
  • Psych exam: Study shows there is serious trouble with scientific research

    Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, says a recent study that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research. A team of 270 scientists tried reproducing 100 psychology and social science studies that had been published in…

    Yahoo News Digest
  • Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

    Co-authored by Jake Anderson-Bialis, co-founder of FertilityIQWe know that age plays a major factor in in vitro fertilization success rates. But how about race? New data from a well-regarded fertility clinic suggests white and Hispanic patients enjoy far greater success with IVF than Asian and…

    Huffington Post
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    Apple Announces September Event

    Apple expected to unveil new iPhone model at September event.

    ABC News Videos
  • A surprising number of psychology studies can’t be reproduced

    Researchers ought to be able to duplicate the findings of other scientists’ work, but a new study suggests that many published psychology results can't be recreated. A huge, collaborative research project attempted to recreate 100 studies that were recently published in major psychology journals,…

    The Verge
  • Aqua Bio Technology ASA : Neutral outlook but great fundamentals

    Aqua Bio Technology ASA relative valuation is now NEUTRAL. It was previously rated UNDERVALUED, and has a fundamental analysis score of 69.Our analysis is based on comparing Aqua Bio Technology ASA with the following peers – Bionor Pharma ASA, Biotec Pharmacon ASA, Weifa ASA, NORDA ASA and…

    Capital Cube
  • 21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Santiago Calatrava's Ernstings Warehouse

    First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

    Curbed
  • Apple Ready For September Event

    Apple today confirmed it will hold an event September 9 in San Francisco where it is widely expected the company will show off an iPhone 6S.

    ABC News
  • Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds

    Diamonds can form with the help of ancient saltwater, say researchers who have identified the gems that crystallized with the help of oceanic crust dating back as far as 200 million years ago. Scientists think the jewels usually form 90 to 150 miles (140 to 250 kilometers) below Earth's surface, in…

    LiveScience.com
  • Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins Florida university

    By Irene Klotz MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first Americans to land on the moon, will spearhead a new research institute in Florida aimed at paving a path toward Mars exploration and settlement, officials said on Thursday. The Buzz Aldrin Space Institute will…

    Reuters
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    Facebook's New Personal Assistant 'M'

    Facebook is testing a new personal digital assistant called 'M' that's said to rival Siri and Google Now.

    ABC News Videos
  • NASA Crashes Plane to Test Emergency Beacons (Video)

    NASA sent a small airplane plummeting to Earth today (Aug. 26), for safety's sake. Scientists and engineers at the space agency's Langley Research Center in Virginia dropped a Cessna 172 from a height of 100 feet (30 meters), in a crash test that was captured on video. Two dummies were aboard the…

    SPACE.com
  • Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.

    Associated Press
  • Watch three astronauts repark a Soyuz capsule on the ISS

    Two Soyuz capsules are currently docked at the ISS — one at the Poisk module and one at the Rassvet module.  The one at the Poisk module is being moved to free up the port, since it’s facing Earth. Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko, along with NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will move the…

    The Verge
  • There's no drought of cash for California farmers

    California's growers enjoyed near-record revenue for their crops last year, despite dropping their harvest by 640,000 acres in 2014, a new study suggests.

    Los Angeles Times