Science proves people lie for selfish reasons
If the lie's outcome was delayed or unclear, people lied less often.
Mice brains store backup copies of memories
It's basically nature's RAID system.
NYT: Snapchat built its own drone
Although it remains to be seen if it'll ever be released.
Scientists reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice
Injecting the rodents with RNA fragments helped them live substantially longer, too.
Scientists prove that microbes could survive on Mars
A group of microorganisms called methanogens survived harsh Mars-like conditions in the lab.
Facebook is asking users' help to ID misleading news
It's actually trusting users to verify stories posted on the social network.
Google AI experiments help you appreciate neural networks
And they're more than a little entertaining.
Microsoft Research has two types of touch for VR haptics
'NormalTouch' and 'TextureTouch' are in early stages, but could make tactility in VR more believable.
Four crops grown in simulated Martian soil are safe to eat
The Dutch scientists are testing more crops to see if they can grow safely on Mars.