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Peru's growing capital seeks to preserve Inca ruins
Puruchuco, an ancient Incan complex, sits at the fast-moving edge of Lima's real estate boom, forcing authorities in the Peruvian capital to get creative as they seek to preserve the archeological treasure.
Snapchat or Facebook—which one is more likely to elicit romantic jealousy?
The photo-sharing app Snapchat is not yet as popular as Facebook for social networking, but the greater privacy Snapchat may offer could motivate users to share more intimate types of content for different ...
SciDetect discovers fake scientific papers
After intensive collaboration with Dr. Cyril Labbé from Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France, Springer announces the release of SciDetect, a new software program that automatically checks for fake scientific papers. ...
Museum says mummy was Peruvian girl who lived centuries ago
Museum officials in Ohio say medical scans of mummified remains show they are those of a girl who lived more than 500 years ago in Peru.
Biomechanical research puts spotlight on illegal sporting techniques
Cricketers sidelined for illegal bowling action can return to the pitch without losing their spin rate according to a new study by biomechanics experts at the University of Sydney.
Link between good looks and financial risk
Advertisers have long known that a consumer who aspires to be like the happy person they see in an ad will subconsciously be inspired to buy the product. In which case, if the desired outcome is to inspire ...
Best of Last Week: Questioning Higgs finding, possible alternative to antibiotics and reversing diabetes in mice
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Ants follow Fermat's principle of least time
Persuasive power: Members of Congress can sway the public
Members of the U.S. Congress really do have the power to persuade their constituents in several different ways, according to a first-of-its kind national study.