When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

Informatics
The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and ...

The fading American dream: Economic mobility has nearly halved since ...

Antropology
The probability for children to attain a higher income than their parents has dropped dramatically – from more than 90% ...

Timing and duration matters for school lunch and recess

Antropology
Chicago (April 23, 2017) – A new study finds that the duration and timing of lunch and recess is related ...

Totally bizarre facts about the star-nosed mole

Biology
A quarter-century of research on the star-nosed mole has unearthed startling insights into the evolution of animal behavior and the ...

Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver ...

Medicine
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced ...

Origins of Indonesian hobbits finally revealed

Paleontolgy
The most comprehensive study on the bones of Homo floresiensis, a species of tiny human discovered on the Indonesian island ...

Mindfulness class helped women, but not men, overcome ‘negative affect’

More Science
PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — In a new study of a Brown University scholarly course on mindfulness that also included ...

Feeding a Baby Star with a Dusty Hamburger

Astronomy
An international research team, led by Chin-Fei Lee in Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA, Taiwan), has made ...

Fertility can hinge on swimming conditions in the uterus

More Science
PULLMAN, Wash.–For a mammal’s sperm to succeed, it must complete the swim of its life to reach and fertilize an ...

Moisture played a role in megafaunal extinctions

Paleontolgy
A new study published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution reveals that increased moisture levels may have been a ...