Earnings show less for left-handed, says study
Boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Legos, starts company
In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.
Soil-free farming prepares next generation for Green Energy future
When Boston College Professor Mike Barnett first got students involved in hydroponics, he couldn't get them to go home.
Healthy humans make nice homes for viruses
The same viruses that make us sick can take up residence in and on the human body without provoking a sneeze, cough or other troublesome symptom, according to new research at Washington University School ...
Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics supplemented for 21st century care robots
Isaac Asimov famously devised three laws of robotics that underpinned a number of his science fiction books and short stories, Professor Tom Sorell of the University of Warwick has helped develop a new set ...
Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there.
Health and Retirement study indicates people wildly underestimate how long they will live
Norway ranks No. 1, Afghanistan last, in quality of life for over-60s
No country takes better care of its seniors than Norway, where those over 60 enjoy social security bankrolled by the nation's oil wealth and are well represented in politics and the work place, a global study on aging reported ...
Google expects public in driverless cars in two to five years
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
The over-55s love tablets so why don't manufacturers love them?
Figures just out from communications regulator Ofcom suggest that tablets are becoming increasingly popular among the over-55s. It seems 28% of this group own one and for many, it has become a go-to main dev ...
User-friendly electronic 'EyeCane' enhances navigational abilities for the blind
White Canes provide low-tech assistance to the visually impaired, but some blind people object to their use because they are cumbersome, fail to detect elevated obstacles, or require long training periods ...
Why do young people join violent causes?
On the morning of September 24 2014, 15-year-old Yusra Hussien left for school near her home in Easton, Bristol. She then disappeared. News reports surfaced a few days later that Yusra and a 17-year-old friend ...
More pupils would study maths if told of increased earning potential
More school pupils would choose to study maths at A-level if they were given better information about potential earnings, new research shows.
How Dutch and German youth use English online to gain insight into their national ideologies
When Jennifer Dailey-O'Cain wanted to perfect her Dutch skills a few years ago, she took to the Internet in search of online communities to practise with. What she found on a social media site populated by ...