Psychology & Sociology

Robot ethics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpFeHmxwoKs What ethical principles should we follow when dealing with increasingly sophisticated and “emotional” robotic systems? A researcher who specializes in the philosophy of...

It depends on the type of disgust

Researchers are focusing on the feeling of disgust and its consequences. (Image: drbimages / iStock) “Yuck!” Infection risks and parasites are known to cause...

Why learning breaks promote memory

Longer intervals between learning events evidently lead to more permanent memories through better “rooting”. (Illustration: MPI for Neurobiology / Kuhl) The motto is often...

Relaxing vacation: the psyche really needs that

Recreation between heaven and earth: Holidays are for regeneration. (Image: pixabay.com, Hamsterfreund (CC0 Creative Commons) Holidays are an effective way to relax and regenerate....

What lives in the washing machine?

If freshly washed laundry smells musty, bacteria have spread to the machine. (Image: NARIN EUNGSUWAT / iStock) Hardly anything is really “clean” - many...

Robot face reflects facial expressions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5ZJ8zKJXlk When you smile at them, "EVA" replies the friendly expression: Researchers have developed a robot face that can capture and convincingly imitate the facial...

Private Equity: Details and Significance of Equity Capital

(Image: Stock.adobe.com, Mikael Damkier) Not only listed companies offer the possibility of participation by third parties. An increasingly important option is private equity or...

How many bubbles does a beer make?

A study provides quantitative information on bubbling in beer. (Image: LoveTheWind / iStock) It should be sparkling: Tiny carbon dioxide bubbles make beer refreshing...

Chocolate flavor deciphered

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7hJVIe4kjs Which substances make up the essence of cocoa? A research team has deciphered the recipe and a Aroma kit Developed for cocoa and...

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Coordination among vampire friends

Vampire bats are known for their amazingly complex social behavior. (Image: Michel VIARD / iStock) Quirky and amazingly social: Researchers have gleaned new insights...

Wave power cleverly tapped

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Z9u8YT3JPI German researchers present the concept of a wave power plant that apparently hardly interferes with the marine ecosystem. A prototype is to be...

Did milk make you mobile?

Tartar served as a source of information for studying the Bronze Age diet. (Image: Egor Kitov, Samara Valley Project) Traces in the tartar have...

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