Laptop showing the initial YouTube screen.

Dark mode on screens: its advantages and disadvantages

More and more applications are doing dark mode on their interfaces, but how beneficial is it really?

Cotton bundle get stiff after natural drying

Why does your cotton towel get stiff after natural drying?

A new insight into unique water behaviors on material surfaces can help develop better cleaning technologies.

First-of-its-kind study explores phenomenon of visual cues and live video interactions

'Virtual' communication in the age of social distancing

How do technologies affect the way we communicate when we are not speaking face to face?

Lung with indications of severe COVID-19

World-first tool to improve COVID-19 diagnosis, free and online

A crucial new diagnostic tool for COVID-19 is available right now. 

Woman checking her computer on a sofa.

How to prevent scams and fake news in times of coronavirus

Virtual classes and teleworking become opportunities for malicious people to start scamming. 

Woman writing equations on a board.

Challenges and opportunities for women in physics

What challenges do women face in this field of science and what can they do to overcome them?

Health worker holding the hand of a patient.

COVID-19 preventative vaccine trial for healthcare workers

A randomized clinical trial of a potential vaccine has started in Australia. 

Two electric cars are charged at a charging station.

Electric cars better for climate in 95% of the world

A new study confirms that fears of electric cars producing more carbon emmisons than normal ones are unfounded. 

Transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

COVID-19 a reminder of the challenge of emerging infectious diseases

COVID-19 outbreak is a stark reminder of the ongoing challenge of emerging and re-emerging infectious pathogens.

Woman looking her smartphone.

How people investigate, or don't, fake news

 Facebook and Twitter, provide people with a lot of information, but it's getting harder to tell what's real and what's not.

Girl holding her cell phone making a video call.

5 video calls apps in times of coronavirus

We chose the best free applications to make video calls while dealing with the coronavirus, so we can avoid face-to-face contact.

Sperm cell

How sperm unpack dad's genome so it merges with mom's

A new study may give us some insights into one of the most mysterious moments of human conception. 

Person holding an iPhone 11.

5 smartphones with the best cameras

The camera is usually a decisive factor when choosing a smartphone. Let's see, therefore, the 5 phones that have the best. 

Xiaomi Airdots wireless headphones.

Music without cables! 3 powerful and inexpensive wireless headphones

Are the headphones you want very expensive? Get to know these three excellent quality alternatives for less than $ 100.

Face of a person built by computer.

Engendering trust in an AI world

How do we create trust in artificial intelligence in a world that has come to increasingly rely on it?

The spread of information and epidemics.

To predict an epidemic, evolution can't be ignored

The mutation of a pathogen can change the speed of how it spreads.

Person editing a photo on his cell phone.

The 5 best apps to edit photos on your smartphone

We have made a top 5 of the best applications to edit photographs for smartphones, with professional aspects and intuitive interfaces.

Computer server

Data centers use less energy than you think

 If the world is using more and more data, then it must be using more and more energy, right? Not so, says a comprehensive new analysis.

Woman using her laptop.

Should we charge for offering our personal data on the web?

An IMDEA Networks institute researcher proposes that users receive financial compensation in exchange for the personal data they offer on the web .



A woman adjusts her baby's diaper.

Low-cost 'smart' diaper can notify caregiver when it's wet

If worn too long, a wet diaper can cause painful rashes, and miserable babies -- and parents

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