Increasing skepticism against robots

In Europe, people are more reserved regarding robots than they were five years ago. This is shown in a new study published by scientists from Linz and Würzburg.

Enlisting more nonscientists can boost confidence in research

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an era of public skepticism about science and high-stakes decisions based on it, involving more nonscientists in research projects can boost public acceptance, understanding and the quality of the scientific ...

Top media execs wonder how Twitter will make money

(AP) -- Major media executives are impressed with Twitter's growing popularity as a communications tool. They just can't figure out how the online messaging service is going to make money.

'Hurricane scepticism' divided along political lines

Florida residents who voted for Trump were between 10% and 11% less likely than Clinton voters to evacuate prior to Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm that made landfall in September 2017, according to an analysis of anonymized ...

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