TikTok protects children with new privacy features aimed at under-16s

TikTok makes under-16s’ profiles private by default, blocks comments from strangers on their videos and prevents…

Salesmen with beards close the deal more often, researchers find

Salesmen with beards close the deal more often – regardless of their age or attractiveness –…

Google may be hit with second antitrust suit as soon as next month

Less than a month after being sued by the Department of Justice over maintaining “unlawful monopolies”…

Covid-19 face masks with valves don't work

Wearing a face mask helps stop the spread of coronavirus and keep others safe, unless it…

Britons with one of eight genes are far more likely to die of Covid-19

People with one of eight genes found on seven chromosomes are at a much higher risk…

Motivation to learn falls with age due to change in brain activity

Motivation to learn and engage declines with age due to reduction of activity in a critical…

Facebook is experimenting with a Nextdoor copycat app

Facebook is once again copying the features of another fast-growing social network. The Silicon Valley giant…

Biscuits and ice cream with FRUCTOSE may make people hyperactive

Cookies and scream! Biscuits and ice cream sweetened with FRUCTOSE may make people more aggressive and…

Societies with 'good' governments fall harder, study suggests

Societies with ‘good’ governments like the Roman Empire and China’s Ming Dynasty fell harder than those…

Men with deep voices are more likely to cheat on their partners

That’s low! Men with deep voices are more likely to cheat on their partners due to…

Google announces Pixel 5 with prices starting at £599

Google has announced the Pixel 5 alongside the Pixel 4a 5G at a special virtual event…

Children's books with busy pictures 'make it harder for kids to focus'

Children’s books with lots of really detailed pictures ‘make it harder for kids to focus and…