Facebook is using bots to simulate what its users might do

Facebook has developed a new method to play out the consequences of its code. The context: Like any software company, the tech giant needs to...

Study Suggest Your Phone Could Be 10x Dirtier Than A Toilet...

Think of anything, absolutely anything that you use on your body. It either goes for wash afterward or gets thrown or is washed away....

Agada Tantra Study Of Poisons In Ayurveda

Agada means anti-poison drug and tantra means a system. The science of the treatment of poisons is Agada Tantra and it was the ancient...

Physicist Believes Parallel Universes Exist And That We May Soon Explore Them

Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll believes that parallel universes exist, and says that humans may be able to travel between them fairly soon. Carroll first...

Teacher evaluations weed out low-performing teachers in urban schools

New research finds that as education policy has shifted, post-No Child Left Behind and as a result of Race to the Top (RTTT), the...

Sushi Parasite Has Increased 283x in Nearly 40 Years

The population of a marine parasite that sometimes worms its way into sushi has increased by 283 times in the last nearly 40 years,...

Scientists Predict the Amazon Rainforest May Disappear Within the Next 50 Years

The Amazon rainforest is Earth’s largest rainforest. 2.72 million square miles in size, the Amazon basin is roughly the size of forty-eight contiguous United...

Scientists Engineered Neurons to Make Electrically Conductive Materials

Electricity plays a surprisingly powerful role in our bodies. While most people are aware that it plays a crucial role in carrying signals to...

Coke and Pepsi Among Ten Companies Sued For Plastic Pollution ‘Nuisance’

The environmental non-profit Earth Island Institute has filed a lawsuit against the companies who are responsible for a very large portion of the world’s...

Hackers could crack a voting app already used in US elections

Voatz, an online election app increasingly popular in the United States, is riddled with serious security vulnerabilities, according to a new study from researchers...