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September 5, 2015

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September 5, 2015

Sep. 4, 2015 — Space is cold, dark, and lonely. Deadly, too, if any one of a million things goes wrong on your spaceship. It's certainly no place for a computer chip to fail, which can happen due to the ... read more

To Email or Not to Email? For Those in Love, It's Better Than Leaving a Voice Message

Sep. 1, 2015 — In this digital age, an email can be more effective in expressing romantic feelings than leaving a voicemail message, a study study ... read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — People trying to talk to Siri may soon no longer have to look like they're about to eat their iPhones, thanks to a new technology demonstration that solves the 'Cocktail Party' ... read more

Analysis Identifies Disparities in Pediatric Primary Care Accessibility in Multiple States

Aug. 10, 2015 — An analysis of pediatric primary health care accessibility and availability in multiple states that uncovered systematic disparities between and within ... read more

Sexting and Internet Safety Climb Top 10 List of Health Concerns for Children Across the U. S.

Aug. 10, 2015 — With more kids online and using cell phones at increasingly younger ages, two issues have quickly climbed higher on the public's list of major health concerns for children across the U.S: ... read more

Aug. 7, 2015 — A new method to extract more efficient and polarized light from quantum dots (QDs) over a large-scale area has been developed by researchers. Their method, which combines QD and photonic crystal ... read more

What 15 Years of Mobile Data Can Say About Us

Aug. 5, 2015 — Mobile communication has not shrunk the world as expected, according to an overview of big data analysis revealing the nature of our social interactions with greater accuracy than ever before. ... read more

Company Triumphs With Technology That Tests and Mass Produces Electronic Devices

Aug. 4, 2015 — The Mexican company Testing House, designed a system to test electronics, programming of devices and microcircuits that are used in the automotive industry such as rain sensors, tire pressure, ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Engineers have found a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets without the need for an external magnetic field. The advance brings the semiconductor industry a major step closer to moving ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Researchers have combined two unlikely materials to make a digital switch that could improve high speed ... read more

July 29, 2015 — Printed Electronics is key in enabling smart packaging innovations, a fast growing market for industry, researchers say. The smart packaging market is expected to grow to more than US$ 1.45 billion ... read more

Tailored Mobile Health Technologies May Help Patients Take Their Medications Appropriately

July 28, 2015 — There was only a 5 percent error rate when patients with chronic kidney disease used mobile health technologies designed to help them use medications ... read more

July 28, 2015 — A research team discovered how to turn an ordinary air-gapped computer into a cellular transmitting antenna using software that modifies the CPU firmware. GSMem malicious software uses the ... read more

Doctor Warns About Lead Poisoning Risk from Recycling Older Electronic Equipment

July 28, 2015 — The disposal and recycling of electronic devices has increased exposure to lead and other toxicants and created 'an emerging health concern,' according to a pediatrician who has expertise ... read more

Patient 2.0, Heal Thyself

July 28, 2015 — Researchers explain how the new paradigm of a digital healthcare system, as it matures, is putting the picture of the doctor-patient relationship in an entirely new frame and not always in a positive ... read more

July 27, 2015 — A plasmonic device that, combined with semiconductor quantum dots, could one day be turned into an ultrafast light-emitting diode for optical computing has been developed by ... read more

Computer Security Tools for Journalists Lacking in a Post-Snowden World

July 22, 2015 — Despite heightened awareness of surveillance tactics and privacy breaches, existing computer security tools aren't meeting the needs of journalists working with sensitive material, a new study ... read more

Location-Based Ads Need More Than Closeness to Overcome Creepiness

July 21, 2015 — Location-based advertisements may pinpoint customers geographically, but often miss the target because customers may find the ads creepy and intrusive, according to an international team of ... read more

Clutter in Its New Form: 'Digital Debris' Is Spilling Over Into the Physical

July 21, 2015 — When it comes to clutter, the technological is increasingly crossing over into physical space, says a interior design ... read more

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

July 15, 2015 — Depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations, reports a new study. The more time you spend ... read more

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