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Stress can Lead to Risky Decisions

Making decisions is not always easy especially in stressful situations. MIT neuroscientists have now discovered that making decisions in this type of situation leads to high-risk, high-payoff...
What Creates Eerie Whistling Sounds in Space

What Creates Eerie Whistling Sounds in Space?

There are solar-energized particles trapped around the planet. Those particles sometimes lead to beautiful auroral displays. Scientists are aware of it but they are still unknown...
How to Levitate a Droplet on a Liquid Surface

How to Levitate a Droplet on a Liquid Surface?

In a new study, MIT scientists have explained why under certain conditions a droplet of liquid should not coalesce with the liquid surface below. On the...
A Simple Cellphone App to Spot Sickness in Newborns

A Simple Cellphone App to Spot Sickness in Newborns

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University had received $100,000 grant for developing a novel, low-cost sensors and a simple cell phone app to spot...
Smart, Ultra-Thin Microfibre Sensor for Real-Time Diagnosis

Smart, Ultra-Thin Microfibre Sensor for Real-Time Diagnosis

A research team from National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a soft, flexible and stretchable microfiber sensor for real-time healthcare monitoring and diagnosis....
A Stable Plasma Ring in Open Air

A Stable Plasma Ring in Open Air

Matter can exist in four distinct phases: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Plasmas are made of charged particles—ions and electrons—and occur naturally on Earth...