Babies know when you imitate them — and…

Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated…

Vitamin D levels appear to play role in…

After studying global data from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have discovered a strong correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates. Led by Northwestern University, the research team conducted a statistical analysis…

The next calamity

The Covid-19 pandemic could reduce global carbon emissions to levels last witnessed in 1945 after WWII. Global carbon emissions have already dipped by 17%. This leaves many environmentalists optimistic about the future. While the pandemic…

The future of warfare and Artificial Intelligence

In January this year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 was held in Las Vegas, with over 170,000 geeks and companies attending. It glimpsed foldable computers, self-driving cars and a connected future… with vehicles connected…

US capital calm amid George Floyd protests

Thousands of peaceful demonstrators gathered in Washington, DC for the sixth consecutive day Wednesday to protest the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died last week after being pinned down by a…