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This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

By 24 October 2014

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The season you're born in affects your moodiness, study says

Hungarian research suggests that those born in the summer are moodier adults than those born in the winter.

By 20 October 2014

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College students more prone to thoughtless social posts than high schoolers, study says

A new survey -- conducted for a firm that recently brought its private social-networking app to the US -- also shows that teens are tired of the lack of reality on sites like Facebook.

By 25 October 2014

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Online trolls are narcissists, sadists and psychopaths, says study

Recently published research from Canada suggests trolls have something wrong with them. Well, a lot. But don't we all?

By 10 October 2014

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Study Captain America, Iron Man for college credit

Forget "Richard III" and "The Grapes of Wrath." College kids will get the chance to study "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Thor," "Iron Man" and more in a new university course.

By 25 September 2014

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NASA unveils fascinating images of Mars-buzzing comet

A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots.

By 22 October 2014

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By 30 July 2014

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Dogs get jealous just like humans, new study shows

For the first time, researchers have examined jealousy in our canine companions. The results will surprise very few.

By 25 July 2014

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​QR codes aren't useless after all, study says

Nielsen finds nearly half of the consumers it surveyed like using quick response codes on their phones to buy things in stores.

By 11 July 2014

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After psych study, Facebook's mood shows disconnect

Commentary: Even the journal that published the results of Facebook's manipulation of news feeds has expressed concern. But Facebook seems to be saying "Come on, stop complaining."

By 6 July 2014