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Student who killed parents at U.S. university in custody

Mar 03, 2018 - 1:17 AM

(4th UPDATE) James Eric Davis is turned in by 'an individual on a train passing through the north end of campus shortly after midnight'

SEARCH. Michigan police officials walk out of the woods as police continue to search for a suspect near Central Michigan University on March 2, 2018 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Photo by Rachel Woolf/AFP

Scientists using smartphone app warn of 'global sleep crisis'

May 07, 2016 - 11:23 AM

The study finds social pressures weaken and or conceal biological drives in the evening leading individuals to delay their bedtime and shorten their sleep

Facebook not an information bubble – researchers

May 08, 2015 - 7:57 AM

The study in the journal Science based on an analysis of 10 million Facebook users and seven million web links finds many of the shared stories allowed people to get viewpoints different from their own

NO INFORMATION BUBBLE. A man uses the social networking site Facebook on his phone in a cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam, 28 November 2013. File Photo by Luong Thai Linh/EPA

WebHits: The science of preservation

Sep 16, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how display skeletons come to be so well preserved? Watch how taxonomists make it happen

Brain activity shows basis of near-death experiences

Aug 13, 2013 - 11:01 AM

Apparently the brain keeps on working for up to 30 seconds after blood flow stops a new study reports