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The pheromone androstadienone has been shown in a study of game-players carried out in Finland to improve the level of cooperation between men.
The August smart lock lets you open your front door using just the Bluetooth on your phone. It can automatically open when a recognised device is near and by sending invitations, you can let people enter you house without needing a key, and without you having to rush home.
Research from Columbia Business School has found that best way the more precise you are, the better informed you seem about the true value of an item or service.
Speaking at the Acer press conference on the eve of the Computex exhibition in Taipei, the group's president Jim Wang said the company had 'reinvented' itself over the past two years, following a decline in sales.
Between 1982 and 2010, there has been a dramatic rise in plant growth in the world's most driest regions including parts of Africa, North America, the Middle East and the Australian outback.
The results of a five-year study will show that modern man walked the planet much earlier than was believed and Neanderthals died out much sooner than was estimated.
Scientists have discovered that the part of the brain that rules self-control is affected by a lack of sleep - and can lead to very bad decisions.
The Lygodium Spider Moth knows how to stand up for itself by using intricate patterns that mimic the shape of a spider - deterring potential predators from attacking it.
Eunotosaurus africanus, a South African species that existed 260 million years ago, has large broadened ribs that Smithsonian researchers believe eventually formed a shell.
A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, in Greenwich, London, has brought together more than a hundred awe-inspiring images of space which chart the development of astronomical imaging.
Matternet, a Silicon Valley startup, has already trialled the drone network in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, where they were able to fly for six miles carrying a 2kg payload.
The rounded pebbles found by the team from Nasa's Curiosity rover mission are only formed when they are carried through water over long distances.
The asteroid, which has been named 1998 QE2, is due to sail past the Earth at 9.59pm UK time, along with a 2,000 feet wide moon.
The phone is a compact version of the Galaxy S4 handset, which was launched in March, and the Mini has a 4.3-inch screen, an 8MP camera, a dual-core processor and weighs 107g.
The disappearance of toucans and cotingas, which used to be abundant in the rainforest, means that palm trees have no way to distribute their bigger seeds, say researchers reporting in the journal Science.
The launch will allow surfers to discover the fat, sugar and carbohydrate content of over 1,000 fruits, vegetables, meats and meals.
Motorola plans to launch a new smartphone 'in the fall' called Moto X that will be 'more contextually aware' than other handsets on the market and will be able to predict what its owner wants to do.
Nick Hancock, 38, from Edinburgh, is hoping to set two endurance records by living on the 100ft island of Rockall and raise £10,000 for the Help for Heroes charity.
US researchers used neuroimaging to read human thought via brain activity when they are conveying specific ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers.
Motorola has announced it is looking at alternatives to traditional passwords in a bid to make logging into online sites, or accessing mobile phones, more secure.