In an attempt to replicate the early experiences of infants, researchers in England have created a robot that can learn simple words in minutes just by having a conversation with a human. The work, published in the journal PLoS One, offers insight into how babies transition from babbling to speaking their first words.
People with HIV have more than four times the risk of sudden heart attack as their uninfected peers, and they have them earlier in life, cardiologists reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Scientists reported in the journal Nature that they have spotted hints of a methane-rich lake and several ponds near the equator of Saturn's biggest moon. It was long thought that bodies of liquid would evaporate at Titan's midsection. But the analysis suggested the presence of a 927-square-mile hydrocarbon lake. Said scientist Caitlin Griffith: "Titan may have oases."
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In a surprise find, scientists say they have spotted hints of a methane-rich lake and several ponds near the equator of Saturn's biggest moon.
Planet or not, Pluto and its newest moons may tell us a lot about how other worlds orbit distant stars.
CT scans in children can cause small but significant increases in the risk of leukemia and brain cancer, a study finds.
New Yorkers lined the West Side waterfront to welcome the space shuttle Enterprise as it sailed up the Hudson River on Wednesday to its new home aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
Like many other online services, Facebook prohibits kids under 13 because of federal law. But that ban is difficult to enforce.
The Xbox 360 is getting a little smarter.
The Obama administration is warning American businesses about an unusually potent computer virus that infected Iran's oil industry even as suspicions persist that the United States is responsible for secretly creating and unleashing cyberweapons against foreign countries.
Silicon Valley companies portray themselves as inventors of the future, but they're afflicted by a longstanding problem.
Old people have a reputation for producing a distinct stink that follows them around like, well, a bad odor. Now, chemo-sensory experts have found that people can indeed pick out the aged aroma -- and it's actually more pleasant and less intense than body odors from twentysomethings and middle-age folk.