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Scientists from Pennsylvania have found that the females are 'hard-wired' to be better at multi-tasking after scanning the brains of 949 men and women.
Two art students from Musashino Art University, Japan, scanned couples to show the 'finite nature' of the human body.
According to experts from London's Royal College of Art, some of the stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when they are played.
Texas-based inventor has made the claim after spending the past decade trying to recreate Johannes Vermeer's paining 'The Music Room'.
Scientists at Atlanta University have discovered that fear can be passed down through the generations by modifying DNA.
The list of 1,400 banned words was found in the source code for Android's latest KitKat operating system by U.S. technology site Wired.com.
A geologist from the University of Padova, Italy, was inspired to create magnified images of the composition of pebbles when holidaying in Spain.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University used something known as the Emotional Stroop Task to demonstrate how repetitive bad news can lose its power.
Designed by two students at the University of Waterloo in Canada, the Athos full-body suit is able to measure data for up to 14 muscles.
A UK panel conducted a blind taste test on champagnes and sparkling wines that ranged in price from £18 to £400 – and a £40 bottle was deemed the best.
CaffeinAll was invented by a New Jersey-based scientist, and can be sprinkled on top of any food to transform it into an energy fix.
Physicists from the University of Milan discovered archerfish use theories including the effect of refraction and the Plateau–Rayleigh instability to catch prey.
The nation is only the third in history to launch an unmanned lunar probe after the device, named 'Jade Rabbit' after a Chinese folklore character, set off at 5.30pm on Sunday evening (1.30am local time).
The retailer said it sold 35,000 Hudls in the first 48 hours and this unexpected demand has meant it has run out of stock of the 7-inch tablet twice since September.
A group of skiing enthusiasts from Colorado invented UpSki which comprises of a large round sail and a specially-designed 10lb (4.5kg) harness.
Australian scientists have confirmed that the creature uses its flowery disguise as both protection and a weapon to attract prey.
Figures from German-based market tracker GfK claim Sony sold 250,000 consoles over the weekend, beating Microsoft’s Xbox One launch weekend by 100,000.
A company in Minnesota claims to have produced the first-ever videophone and treat dispenser for pets and their owners, but it costs $349.
The Russian Neverquest Trojan uses a variety of advanced methods to infect computers and pose as official-looking sites to steal usernames and passwords.
The skulls were found at the Shimao Ruins, the site of a neolithic stone city in the northern province of Shaanxi, China.