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Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.
Virtual Reality

Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.

Sometimes the answer is as plain as the schnoz on your face.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube
Science

This New Invention Could Get That Last Drop of Toothpaste Out of the Tube

At MIT, scientists have created a coating that will turn the inside of almost any package into a non-stick surface.
Carly Okyle
Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory
Personal Health

Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory

A new study from UCLA found that when you eat your meals and snacks late at night, it can impact your ability to learn new things.
Nina Zipkin
Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life
Communication

Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life

The most important skill for children to get ahead in the world today isn't reading, math or science, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis
Make AI Machines Safe Before Smart, Experts Say
Artificial Intelligence

Make AI Machines Safe Before Smart, Experts Say

Researchers should develop measures to guarantee the safety of artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it.
Jacob Pramuk
This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App
Far Out Tech

This Startup Wants to Control Your Brain With an App

Wearable tech that can alter your mood is a thing now, apparently.
Clay Dillow
How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
Jason Ankeny
3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
Innovation

3-D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment

It looks like British scientists have developed a new use for 3-D printing.
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.
What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Carly Okyle
The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine
Far Out Tech

The U.S. Military Wants to Inject People's Brains With Painkilling Nanobots That Could Replace Medicine

Ever wish you could heal yourself like a superhero? The government is making it happen. Sort of.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Suck It Up and Wake Up Early
Sleep

Suck It Up and Wake Up Early

Schools are being encouraged to start later to let students sleep in. Whatever happened to the early bird?
Ray Hennessey
Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine
Innovation

Discovering of Brain's GPS Takes Home Nobel Prize in Medicine

John O'Keefe, Mary-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser discovered place and grid cells, which help us navigate space and build mental maps of our surroundings – a major breakthrough for Alzheimer's research.
Carly Okyle