New tool using Facebook data shows worldwide gender gap

Informatics
This tool produces a metric, called the Facebook Gender Divide, based on the aggregate statistics of almost 1,5 billion users ...

VLT makes most precise test of Einstein’s general relativity outside ...

Astronomy
Using the MUSE instrument on ESO’s VLT , a team led by Thomas Collett from the University of Portsmouth in ...

Nuclear power shutdowns won’t spike power prices

Engineering
Owners of both Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, and Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, west of Pittsburgh, have cited financial ...

Silence is golden when it comes to how our brains ...

Medicine
AUGUSTA, Ga. (June 18, 2018) – It’s the comparative silence between the firing spikes of neurons that tells what they ...

Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas ...

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be ...

Robots learn by checking in on team members

Engineering
The software and hardware needed to co-ordinate a team of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that can communicate and work toward ...

Making mistakes while studying actually helps you learn better

Antropology
When learning something new, there are instances where trial and error helps rather than hinders, according to recent findings by ...

Honey may reduce injury in children who have swallowed button ...

Medicine
Ingestion of button batteries, which are frequently found in the household setting, can rapidly lead to caustic esophageal injury in ...

Ukrainian villages still suffering legacy of Chernobyl more than 30 ...

Ecology
Scientists from the Greenpeace Research Laboratories at the University of Exeter and the Ukrainian Institute of Agricultural Radiology sampled cow’s ...

As mystery deepens over the cause of Alzheimer’s, a UB ...

Medicine
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer’s disease has been guided by ...