Telling yourself "I can do better" is an effective way of motivating yourself to deliver greater effort and improve your performance. That's coming from a new UK study on psychological skill coaching.
The FDA put a stop to a CAR-T cell therapy trial on leukemia sufferers after the deaths of three patients. Juno Therapeutics, the company behind the clinical trial, says it knows what caused the deaths and wants the trial to proceed with modifications.
A micro-cooler that requires less than a drop of water to work may be able to reduce microchip heat buildup. This may be one way for Moore's law to survive and for chips to continue increasing in processing power.
Many chemicals found in our households were never adequately tested for safety. Children who are exposed to these chemicals, such as air pollutants, plasticizers and lead, are at a risk of impaired brain development.
Metformin research on mice shows that the drug can lengthen their lives by as much as 40%. The FDA has approved a human trial of metformin as an anti-aging drug. Another drug, nicotinamide riboside, exhibits the ability to boost cell regeneration – in mice.
Swiping too fast on Tinder can skew your perceptions of attractiveness, which can make it more difficult to find the right potential mate for you.
New clues emerge in the hunt for a ninth planet. Scientists from the University of Arizona say that synced orbital periods of six minor planets could be explained by the presence of the so-called "Planet Nine."
New scanning technology using ultraviolet light offers scientists a better tool for investigating the dark side of the Moon. Researchers using the device have discovered two young impact craters near the Moon's south pole.
The lionfish is a species alien to the Mediterranean Sea, but an increase in sightings has signaled the start of a lionfish invasion. Climate change resulting in warmer water has opened the door to the lionfish threat.
Medical authorities are warning that the Zika virus may already be spreading through Texas, California, Arizona and other parts of the U.S. where the summer weather fosters an inviting habitat for mosquitoes. Outbreaks may remain hidden until mothers begin giving birth to afflicted babies.
Scientists at the University of Texas have tried out a promising "virus wars" system, which uses therapeutic "good" viruses to halt the spread of lethal virus infections.
A drone that can fly in the air and swim underwater has been built by researchers at Rutgers University The "Naviator" drone got the attention of the US Navy, which has provided funding for its continued development.
An electric car built by a team of Swiss university students set a new world record in acceleration from 0-100 km/h. The "gimsel" car accelerated from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) in only 1.513 seconds.
A new US spy satellite launched on June 11th has already been spotted in space, undoing its secrecy. An amateur astronomer detected the object, believed to be a Mentor 7 signals intelligence (SIGINT) satellite.