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A warming climate that causes rising sea levels could lead to greater future storm damage to New York City, new research suggests. The research also finds, however, that the paths of stronger future storms may shift offshore, changing the coastal...
Researchers have designed a rotating keyboard, called COMPASS, that lets users “type” text into smartwatches without a touchscreen interface. Entering text on smartwatches is currently quite difficult, especially on those without a virtual keyboard. COMPASS is a text entry method that...
Twitter offers a public platform for people to post and share all sorts of content, from the serious to the ridiculous. While people tend to share political information with those who have similar ideological preferences, new research from NYU's...
Can owls and loggers get along? A recent study conducted in Primorye in the southern Russian Far East suggests it's not only possible, but essential for endangered Blakiston's fish owls to survive there. The study was conducted by the...
Our brains organize experiences by their similarities, new research suggests. “It is as if in order to make sense of the world, the brain re-organizes individual distinct experiences into information clusters—perhaps signaling the emergence of conceptual knowledge,” observes Lila Davachi,...
Students who are given information and tell someone about it shortly afterward recall the details better and longer -- a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher. "This has to be actively replaying...
Irvine, Calif., Sept. 8, 2015 - Wildfires have ravaged both populated and unpopulated regions of Southern California at an increasing rate over the past few decades, and scientists from three University of California campuses and partner institutions are predicting...
Scientists have deduced that the Andromeda galaxy, our closest large galactic neighbor, shredded and cannibalized a massive galaxy two billion years ago. Even though it was mostly shredded, this massive galaxy left behind a rich trail of evidence: an almost...
KNOXVILLE --Contact and competition among different animals within a community matters when it comes to the possibility of parasitic disease outbreak, according to new research from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and the University of Georgia,...
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- As world leaders meet this week and next at a historic climate change summit in Paris, a new study by Michigan State University environmental scientists suggests opponents of climate change appear to be winning the...