Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Offbeat: The researchers found that adults with higher reading-related knowledge are likelier to provide...

Some languages -- like English -- are tricky to pick up easily. Young children learning to read and write English often need to identify...

Offbeat: Hardware and IP addresses analyzed to assess the carbon footprint of the cryptocurrency...

The use of Bitcoin causes around 22 megatons in CO2 emissions annually -- comparable to the total emissions of cities such as Hamburg...

Offbeat: Study finds consistency among people’s current and past partners —

If you've ever come out of a bad relationship and decided you need to date someone different from your usual "type," you're not...

Offbeat: The surveillance of self-driving cars —

Picture the future, where driving is a thing of the past. You can hop in your car or one from a ride-share, buckle...

Offbeat: Human impact on the activities and social behaviour of urban capuchin monkeys —

To better understand how primates modify their behaviour to adapt to the increasing presence of humans, a research team monitored 17 robust capuchin...

Offbeat: Adequately resourced protected areas currently safeguard just 4-9 percent of terrestrial amphibians, birds,...

A new analysis published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that the world's protected areas (PAs) are experiencing major...

Offbeat: Fleet of ‘roboats’ could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s...

The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash,...

Offbeat: Was Mona Lisa’s smile a lie? Researchers find that Mona Lisa’s smile was...

Mona Lisa's smile has intrigued humanity since famed artist Leonardo da Vinci painted the portrait in the early 16th century. A research team...

Offbeat: Study may explain how racial discrimination raises the risks of disease among African...

A new study indicates that racism is toxic to humans. A team of USC and UCLA scientists found that racist experiences appear to increase...

Offbeat: How stress leads to Facebook addiction —

Friends on social media such as Facebook can be a great source of comfort during periods of stress. However, if they don't receive...

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