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May 29, 2015

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May 29, 2015

Emoticons May Signal Better Customer Service ;)

May 21, 2015 — Online customer service agents who use emoticons and who are fast typists may have a better chance of putting smiles on their customers' faces during business-related text chats, according to ... read more

Laser Technology Advances Microchip Production

May 19, 2015 — A new process for cutting silicon wafers could streamline the production of smaller and more powerful microchips for electronic ... read more

Text Messages Can Help Boost Teen Birth Control Compliance

May 19, 2015 — Sending teen girls periodic text messages reminding them to follow through on their clinic appointments for periodic birth control injections can go a long way toward improving timing and adherence ... read more

May 18, 2015 — Cell phone use at playgrounds is a significant source of parental guilt, research shows. The study also noted that caregivers absorbed in their phones ignored children's requests for attention ... read more

May 18, 2015 — Engineers have developed an ultracompact beamsplitter -- the smallest on record -- for dividing light waves into two separate channels of information. The device brings researchers closer to ... read more

May 18, 2015 — Opening the way for new applications of smart devices, researchers have created the first form of real-time communication that allows screens and cameras to talk to each other without the user ... read more

Offline TV Ads Prompt Potential Online Purchases by Multitaskers

May 15, 2015 — Many television advertisers fear that distracted viewers -- frenetic multitaskers using smartphones, laptops and tablets while viewing TV -- are less receptive to advertisers' messages. A new ... read more

May 13, 2015 — Researchers assessed how common smartphone uses -- texting and talking -- interfere with treadmill exercise.The researchers found that when individuals use their smartphones during exercise for ... read more

May 11, 2015 — By combining 3-D holographic lithography and 2-D photolithography, researchers have demonstrated a high-performance 3-D microbattery suitable for large-scale on-chip integration with microelectronic ... read more

May 12, 2015 — People can check out local wildlife wherever they are in the world with a new app that says what species of animals and plants might be ... read more

Unique Program to Use Social Media to Develop Computer Model for Ebola Spread

May 12, 2015 — Identifying and tracking individuals affected by the Ebola virus in densely populated areas presents a unique and urgent set of challenges in public health surveillance. Currently, mapping the spread ... read more

E-Skin and Pocket-Sized Diagnostic Devices Give Patients the Power Back

May 12, 2015 — Wearable E-skin that can measure heart rate and blood pressure, and paper diagnostic machines the size of a credit card that can give instant readings on blood and saliva samples are two new ... read more

May 12, 2015 — Topological insulators are "strange" materials, insulators on the inside and conductors on the surface. They also have properties that make them excellent candidates for the development of ... read more

May 11, 2015 — Researchers have successfully demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holographic memory device, a development that could greatly improve speech and image recognition ... read more

May 11, 2015 — Groundbreaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material, ... read more

40 Million Deaths a Year Go Unrecorded, Study Shows; Mobile Phone Data Collection Could Crack the Problem

May 11, 2015 — In a sobering finding for global health authorities and governments around the world, a group of leading epidemiologists say two in three deaths globally – or 40 million people - go unreported. And ... read more

Mobile Tracking Application May Help Users Meet Vitamin D Requirements

May 7, 2015 — Vitamin D is essential for the maintenance of bone health and may be implicated in other chronic diseases, as well as immunity, but adults in Canada are consistently deficient in dietary vitamin D, ... read more

May 6, 2015 — The Trace app turns a digital sketch that you draw on your smartphone screen -- heart, maple leaf, raindrop -- into a walking route that you can send to a friend. The recipient of the ... read more

May 6, 2015 — A new mobile phone microscope that uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection by parasitic worms in a drop of blood has been developed by researchers. This next generation of CellScope ... read more

Could Mobile Phone Data Help Bring Electricity to the Developing World?

May 6, 2015 — Researchers have used anonymized cell phone data to assess the feasibility of electrification options for rural communities in Senegal, demonstrating a potentially valuable approach to using data to ... read more

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