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Did You Know AI is about to Restore the Sixth Sense in Bionic Limbs?

Thanks to Science, bionic robots made from fully prosthetic limbs are now possible. We’ve come long from a pure Sci-Fi standpoint in The Six Million Dollar Man to the present age where limbs can be replaced with fully-functional bionic ones. Kinesthesia/proprioception refers to the awareness of the brain to identify movement and positioning of one’s

The sad truth about happiness scales

You might feel sad after looking closer at studies about happiness. That’s because an emotion that’s easy to experience is immensely difficult to measure, says Purdue University economist Timothy Bond. “Happiness research usually asks subjects to rank their happiness on a scale, sometimes with as little as three points: ‘not too happy,’ ‘pretty happy’ and

Expert offers tips about online nutrition information

In today’s social media world, it’s easier than ever to find “facts”—and increasingly difficult to figure out which of them are actually true. Reporting based on findings of nutrition research, in particular, is rife with exaggerations, contradictions, and flat-out inaccuracies. Many people end up making food decisions based on this flawed advice, instead of following

Mosquito surveillance uncovers new information about malaria transmission in Madagascar

Riley Tedrow, Ph.D., a medical entomologist at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has uncovered new findings about malaria transmission in Madagascar. In a recent study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, he also describes real-world application of an effective mosquito surveillance strategy using low cost traps and a recently reported tool that simultaneously

Chrissy Teigen Claps Back When Fan Asks About Her 'Baby Bump'

The internet can be an ugly place. From “fake news” to general negativity, it can feel like something of a dumpster fire. And don’t even get me started on the trolls — those who feel empowered by anonymity to fling hurtful commentary or pose just-plain-offensive questions. Case in point: the fan who just asked Chrissy

The Best Things Kim Kardashian Has Said About Motherhood

Proud mom! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West started growing their family in 2013, and the reality star has been gushing about her children ever since. The couple first welcomed their daughter North, followed by Saint in 2015 and Chicago three years later. While the makeup mogul carried her first two babies, she welcomed her third via surrogate after

Celebs Who Have Opened Up About Their Struggles With Anxiety

Anxiety. You know the feeling. And as it turns out, so do many celebrities. More and more frequently, brave stars like Anne Hathaway, Kendall Jenner and Stephen Colbert are opening up about one of the biggest mental health struggles of our time — whether they have anxiety disorder, social anxiety, suffer panic attacks or just

Everything you need to know about Lyme disease

(HealthDay)—With growing concern about mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, it’s easy to let down your guard when it comes to ticks. But Lyme disease is still a danger, especially in the Northeast and upper Midwest. In fact, it has affected people in almost every state. Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected