Humans and computers can be fooled by the same tricky images

The gap between humans and AI is getting narrower by the day.

The genders kill differently — and one paper proposes it’s because of our ancient roles

I do like this theory.

Creativity hinges on churning as many ideas out as possible — then taking a break

It doesn’t matter if your ideas suck — get more of them!

Tuberculosis could be eradicated by 2045 — if the world is willing to invest $2 bln./year

The highly infectious disease kills millions of people each year, and that’s just a shame for a curable disease.

Poor sleep might make you more likely to procrastinate

Getting poor sleep doesn’t replenish us properly. Consequently, we don’t have enough mental resources to stay focused on our goals.

Queen bumblebees take long breaks in the grass after hibernating

Researchers say that you should help queen bees if you see them exhausted on the ground, by providing a teaspoon of sugary water.

Uber-like services can reduce demand for parking — so let’s use the lots for something better

Need a ride?

Immigrants to the US are happier later in life than natives — despite generally being worse off financially

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Mercury is the planet closest to Earth — contrary to popular belief

There’s also a whirly-dirly corollary associated with this new method.

Divine punishment didn’t goad us into building civilization — it was the other way around

And then the gods said, “don’t be a douchebag and we’re chill”.

Paleontologists find 110-million-year-old bird fossil with unlaid egg still inside it

A unique find that sheds new light on the reproductive abilities of ancient birds.

Japanese committee says gene-edited foods “safe to eat”

Would you consume GMO foods?

New method spots counterfeit food and medicine for cheap, by filming how it freezes

Be sure to post it on Instagram, too! #lunch #realfood

Time flies as we age because our brains get bigger and less efficient, a new paper proposes

‘Clock time’ is not the same as ‘mind time’.

Scientists played music to aging cheese to change its taste. Hip-hop worked the best

It’s a cheesy topic, but the results were tasty. I mean, interesting.

Paying attention shuts down ‘brain noise’ that isn’t related to what we’re looking for

You can miss the forest for the trees, or the trees for the forest.

Just one daily sugary drink is enough to dramatically increase your risk of premature death

The risk of early death linked with drinking sugary drinks was more pronounced among women.

How the sperm’s waggy tail enables the miracle of life

Human sperm has evolved a reinforced coating on its outer tail which enables it to penetrate thick fluid.

Unbelievable experiment suggests humans are able to subconsciously sense Earth’s magnetic field

Humans have a ‘sixth sense’ after all.

Sticks and stones will break your bones, then this new cellulose aerogel will heal them

Nifty.