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Scientists Name Greatest Formula One Driver Of All Time In New Study
Researchers say Juan Manuel Fangio was better than any other F1 driver, living or dead. Here's why.
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Here's How Some Race Starts May Give Athletes An Unfair Advantage
It all depends on the official's timing, scientists say.
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Bengals Win Because Of Science, Says Neil deGrasse Tyson
The Coriolis effect, caused by the earth's rotation, explains why the ball bounced right after hitting a goal post upright.
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Collisions At Home Plate May Not Be Baseball Catchers' Biggest Injury Risk
A new study challenges the notion that collision injuries are the biggest threat for Major League Baseball catchers.
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Here's How Music Influences Your Workout, According To Science
Listening to music during exercise could lead to a better workout, scientists say.
What Do Runners Think About? Here's The Sad Truth
It turns out that long-distance runners mostly think about how miserable running is, according to new research.
Twin Study Suggests Exercise Has A Dramatic Effect On The Brain
"On average, the more active members of twin pairs were jogging three hours more per week compared to their inactive co-twins
You Might As Well Flip A Coin To Fill In Your NCAA Brackets, Researcher Says
What do others make of the theory? One mathematician said sports knowledge can provide an edge. Hey, basketball pundits, here's
Why We 'Choke' Under Pressure, According To Neuroscience
More loss-averse participants had lower striatal activity (and thus performed worse) when playing for large potential wins
How to Improve Running -- With Mathematical Equations
Directeur de recherche au CNRS, Professeur à l'école Polytechn...
How should we train to improve our running performance? By modeling running in the form of equations, and then solving them, we can now predict the optimal strategy to run a given distance in the shortest amount of time thanks to powerful mathematics.
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Here's Why 'Flopping' In Basketball Just Doesn't Pay Off
The study was published in the June 2014 edition of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. But does flopping
This Scientist Has A Surprising Idea For Protecting Football Players
The interview was originally broadcast on Sharon, Connecticut radio station WHDD/Robin Hood Radio. Scroll down for more Science
What Weightlifting For Just 20 Minutes Does To Your Brain
What did the researchers find? The study was published online in the journal Acta Psychologica on Sept. 28, 2014. And it
Man Sets New World Record For Deepest Scuba Dive After Plunging More Than 1,000 Feet
Why do scientists warn against diving so deep? When deep sea divers take the plunge, they face a wide range of risks, including
You Won't Believe The Amazing Shots These Guys Make With A Homemade Catapult
Take it away, catapult. In May of 2011, the group made a short video of their catapult sinking a basket. More than three
How to Run Your Best Race in the Rain
Runner, Writer, CTO
The weather is beyond our control, so don't fret about it too much. Instead, focus on what you can do to make it work in your favor. In adverse conditions, a little planning goes a long way.
New Study Shows What Happens Inside Concussed Brain
Using a novel technique to peer through the skulls of living mice, researchers at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland
The Science of Momentum: Does a Win Today Predict a Win Tomorrow?
Behavioral scientist at Cornell University
If your favorite team or player wins on a given day -- especially if it's a landslide win, then it's likely that "momentum" gets thrown around by people previewing the next event. For better or worse, momentum is one of those concepts that's sticky in our heads.
'Ultimeyes' App Could Improve Your Vision By Training Your Brain, Researchers Find (VIDEO)
The researchers tested the vision of baseball players at the University of California in Riverside. Then, during the 2013
'Science Of Winter Olympics' Videos Will Change The Way You Look At Your Favorite Sport
Sure, figure skating is all about skill and practice -- lots of practice. But ultimately it's about science. Just check out
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