Aw Tetris. The crazy tile-matching video game that came out in the 1980s. It certainly seems simple, but there may be more to this game-challenging classic than meets the eye. A recent study suggests that Tetris could actually help dieters reduce cravings.
Researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research in the United Kingdom believe that genetic sequencing may hold an option to help doctors predict early indicators of prostate cancer.
While much focus and discussion of the so-called “Big Data revolution” has been on the data itself and the exciting new applications it is enabling — from Google’s self-driving cars through to CSIRO and University of Tasmania’s better information systems for oyster farmers — less focus h...
Cleverer management of the local memory banks known as ‘caches’ could improve computer chips’ performance while reducing their energy consumption.
In the race to build the world’s most powerful terahertz laser chip, University of Leeds researchers have now taken the lea.
Sometimes in research the answer is right under your nose.
The first pan-European online network to help security organisations innovate could enable police forces to hunt down social media stalkers more effectively, and also allow customs officials to verify passports faster.
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto Scarborough discusses how emotional intensity may be influenced by various light settings.
Though most advertising revolves around image, a recent study shows how imagining smell-or what researchers refer to as -smellizing-can help increase the consumers desire for a certain product.
Researchers are planning on developing small flying machines inspired by the unique aerodynamic features of a fruit bat and other flying creatures.
The U.S. Army has unveiled new technology that will for the first time allow AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots to see targeting and surveillance data in full, high-resolution color, instead of the fuzzy black and white images they get now.
Thomas Nescher has developed a system that enables real, free walking in virtual environments. This means that plans for buildings or production lines can – quite literally – be put through their paces in advance.