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The use of mobile phone and the development of new pathologies
Professor Raquel Cantero of the University of Malaga (UMA) has identified a generational change in the use of this finger due to the influence of new technologies. (2019-06-13)
iPhone plus nanoscale porous silicon equals cheap, simple home diagnostics
A Vanderbilt researchers is combining her research on low-cost, nanostructured thin films with a device most American adults already own. (2019-06-10)
Major stem cell discovery to boost research into development and regenerative medicine
A new approach has enabled researchers to create Expanded Potential Stem Cells (EPSCs) of both pig and human cells. (2019-06-03)
Radio-wave therapy proves effective against liver cancer cells
A new targeted therapy using non-thermal radio waves has been shown to block the growth of liver cancer cells anywhere in the body without damaging healthy cells, according to a study conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health. (2019-05-31)
Combing through someone's phone could lead to end of relationship -- or not
For some people, the thought of their partner, friend or colleague snooping through their phone, reading their texts and emails, is an automatic deal breaker. (2019-05-30)
The most complete study of battery failure sees the light
An international team of researchers just published in Advanced Energy Materials the widest study on what happens during battery failure, focusing on the different parts of a battery at the same time. (2019-05-30)
Coat of proteins makes viruses more infectious and links them to Alzheimer's disease
New research from Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet shows that viruses interact with proteins in the biological fluids of their host which results in a layer of proteins on the viral surface. (2019-05-27)
Australian drivers ready to embrace phone restriction apps -- if they can still talk
Almost 70 per cent of drivers would be willing to install smartphone apps that block texting and browsing according to new Australian research from Queensland University of Technology -- but only if they can still do hands-free calls and listen to Bluetooth music. (2019-05-20)
Using a mobile while browsing the shelves may make shoppers buy more
In-store mobile phone use that is unrelated to shopping may be associated with an increase in unplanned purchases, according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science. (2019-05-05)
Patterns of compulsive smartphone use suggest how to kick the habit
UW researchers conducted in-depth interviews to learn why we compulsively check our phones. (2019-04-29)
Brain scans on movie watchers reveal how we judge people
Researchers used brain scans to reveal the biases people feel towards people who are like them, even if they can't see that they are like them. (2019-04-24)
A hole in one for holographic display
Researchers in Korea have designed an ultra-thin display that can project dynamic, multi-colored, 3D holographic images, according to a study published in Nature Communications. (2019-04-18)
Biosensor 'bandage' collects and analyzes sweat
Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what's going on inside the body. (2019-04-17)
PSU researchers develop blockchain protocol to prevent counterfeit pharmaceutical sales
Portland State University researcher Nirupama Bulusu wants to prevent counterfeit pharmaceuticals from flooding the market. (2019-04-15)
Dopamine conducts prefrontal cortex ensembles
New research in rodents reveals for the first time how dopamine changes the function of the brain's prefrontal cortex. (2019-04-02)
Digital device overload linked to obesity risk
If your attention gets diverted in different directions by smartphones and other digital devices, take note: Media multitasking has now been linked to obesity. (2019-04-02)
New type of mobile tracking link shoppers' physical movements, buying choices
A new study used a targeting strategy that tracks where, when, and for how long consumers are in a shopping mall to determine how shoppers' physical movements affect their economic choices. (2019-03-25)
'Technoference': We're more tired & less productive because of our phones
An Australian survey of 709 mobile phone users (aged 18 to 83), led by Queensland University of Technology, has found one in five women and one in eight men are losing sleep due to bad phone habits. (2019-03-25)
Scientists use a blender to reveal what's in our smartphones
Scientists at the University of Plymouth blended an entire smartphone to dust before conducting a chemical analysis of the dissolved results to demonstrate why we should all take a keener interest in what is contained within everyday electrical items. (2019-03-14)
The random anti-laser
Scientists at TU Wien have found a way to build the 'opposite' of a laser -- a device that absorbs a specific light wave perfectly. (2019-03-04)
Researchers discover new portal of entry for influenza viruses
Influenza viruses from bats use an entirely different portal to enter the cell than all previously known types of influenza / human cells also infectable in the lab / publication in Nature. (2019-03-04)
Researchers discover cell mechanism that delays and repairs DNA damage that can lead to cancer
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have identified a specific mechanism that protects our cells from natural DNA errors -- an 'enemy within' -- which could permanently damage our genetic code and lead to diseases such as cancer. (2019-02-27)
Selfies to self-diagnosis: Algorithm 'amps up' smartphones to diagnose disease
Smartphones aren't just for selfies anymore. A novel cell phone imaging algorithm developed at FAU can now analyze assays typically evaluated via spectroscopy, a powerful device used in scientific research. (2019-02-12)
Safe to use hands-free devices in the car? Yes, according to research
New research suggests that drivers who use hands-free electronic devices, as opposed to handheld ones, are less likely to get into a crash. (2019-02-07)
Social media privacy is in the hands of a few friends
New research has revealed that people's behavior is predictable from the social media data of as few as eight or nine of their friends. (2019-01-21)
Frog eggs help researchers understand repair of DNA damages
The DNA replication process, which takes place every time a cell divides, also triggers repair of DNA damage, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have described in a new study, where they have studied extracts from frog eggs, whose proteins are very similar to those of human cells. (2019-01-20)
Cell phones without annual plans offer limited help to homeless people
The vast majority of older homeless adults have access to mobile phones, but they are usually basic phones, without annual contracts that let them keep stable numbers, and thus are only practical for one-way communication, according to a UC San Francisco study of how homeless people use mobile and Internet technology. (2018-12-05)
Recycle your old mobile phone to save gorilla populations
Are you among the 400 million people around the world who have relegated an old mobile phone to the top drawer in the past year? (2018-12-05)
Toxic chemicals calling: Cell phones as a source of flame retardants
New research by environmental scientists at the University of Toronto suggests that the exterior of mobile phones could be a source of toxic chemicals, or at least an aggregate indicator of the chemicals to which people are exposed on a daily basis. (2018-12-04)
Army scientists revolutionize cybersecurity through quantum research
Army scientists have found a novel way to safeguard quantum information during transmission. (2018-11-21)
Helping to transport proteins inside the cell
Researchers from the University of Freiburg have discovered how proteins are transported to the cell's power stations. (2018-11-21)
Seeing is believing: Monitoring real time changes during cell division
Scientist have cast new light on the behaviour of tiny hair-like structures called cilia found on almost every cell in the body. (2018-11-19)
Which outreach method encourages patients overdue for cancer screening to get tested?
Phone calls are more effective reminders for patients to book cancer screening appointments than mailed letters but are also more costly, suggests a new study from St. (2018-11-12)
Cellphone technology developed to detect HIV
Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have designed a portable and affordable mobile diagnostic tool, utilizing a cellphone and nanotechnology, with the ability to detect HIV viruses and monitor its management in resource-limited regions. (2018-11-09)
High exposure to radio frequency radiation associated with cancer in male rats
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones developed cancerous heart tumors, according to final reports released today. (2018-11-01)
Biomarkers facilitate early detection of glaucoma
Researchers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have identified new potential biomarkers that may facilitate early detection of glaucoma in patients. (2018-10-25)
Hispanics face significant racial discrimination in New York City's rental housing market
Hispanics experience significant levels of racial discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a new study. (2018-10-24)
Consumers choose smartphones mostly because of their appearance
The more attractive the image and design of the telephone, the stronger the emotional relationship that consumers are going to have with the product, which is a clear influence on their purchasing decision. (2018-10-18)
When it comes to smartphone lifespan, brand name matters more than hardware
The environmental costs of smartphones are often exacerbated by the relatively short lifespans of these globally ubiquitous devices. (2018-10-16)
DFG presents position paper on synthetic biology
Clear distinction between synthetic biology and underlying methods required / No new potential risks associated with current research work (2018-10-08)
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