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How a lightweight, prefabricated concrete roof is just a taste of the coming revolution in architecture

Researchers at the technical school ETH Zurich have constructed a unique lightweight concrete ceiling by mixing computational design, 3D printing, and prefabrication.  The design makes it cheaper and more efficient so that structures only use
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Facebook has locked down its platform. Why that's bad news for researchers.

File this under "lose-lose" for Facebook. A group of high-profile researchers and journalists sent a formal request to social media giant to amend its Terms of Service in order to enable studies of Facebook that promote the public good. But either
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Research: To Be a Good Leader, Start By Being a Good Follower

A study of Royal Marines suggests “stand out from your peers” isn’t always good advice.
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Researchers in Japan are developing a brain-controlled robotic arm

It's all about multi-tasking, as participants were asked to utilize their own two hands while also using their brain to control a third robotic limb.  The research team at Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute in Japan says the
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Twitter asks researchers to help make site less toxic

Twitter just began the hardest part of its cleanup effort. The company announced Monday that it had selected academic partners who will help study "healthy conversation" as part of its ongoing effort to make Twitter less toxic.  SEE ALSO: The
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Squares and circles are so basic. Get down with this new shape, the scutoid.

There's been an exciting, new development in the action-packed world of geometric shapes. Researchers from the the University of Seville and Seville Institute of Biomedicine have discovered a new shape that's been dubbed the "scutoid." And what a

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