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Your cell phone could curb the intensity of your workout
Talking or texting on a cell phone during exercise will lower the intensity of a workout and also affect balance. (2017-01-13)
Study: Consumers don't want wallet phones; airline, movie tickets on cell phones more acceptable
Of the things users expect their cell phones to be -- address book, calendar, camera, music player -- a wallet isn't one of them, according to research by a Kansas State University marketing professor. (2010-02-19)
Hang up the phone, or hang up the keys
In 1997, Drs. Donald Redelmeier and Robert Tibshirani published what has become the most widely cited scientific study on the link between cellular telephones and motor vehicle collisions. (2001-05-28)
Texting in class
Texting in class usually gets kids in trouble. But some writing instructors, intrigued by the popularity of cell-phone novels in Japan, are considering phone composition as a way to get students interested in literature. (2009-06-17)
Cell phone use not linked to cancer risk
Long- or short-term cell phone use is not associated with increased cancer risk, according to a study in the Dec. (2006-12-05)
Calling all truckers ... not!
Researchers in India are developing a new technology that will prevent truck drivers and other road users from using their cell phones while driving. (2012-07-05)
Cell phone use in cars causes tunnel vision
Preliminary results of a University of Rhode Island analysis of the eye-movements of automobile drivers using cell phones found that the drivers have a reduced field of view - tunnel vision. (2002-06-10)
Study finds no link between cell phone use and brain tumors
A new study has found no link between use of cell phones and the risk of developing a brain tumor. (2005-04-11)
Talking on your cell phone while driving may be hazardous to your close relationships
Warnings about the dangers of distracted driving while using a cell phone are prevalent these days, but cell phone use while driving may also put family relationships in jeopardy, says University of Minnesota professor Paul Rosenblatt. (2010-06-15)
UMass engineer receives grant to study high-speed wireless communicatione
Dennis L. Goeckel, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Massachusetts, has received $200,000 from the National Science Foundation to focus on how mathematics can help cut out the static in cell phones. (1999-09-15)
Study: Brain makes call on which ear is used for cell phone
If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a newly published study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. (2013-05-16)
Walking hazard: Cell-phone use -- but not music -- reduces pedestrian safety
Two new studies of pedestrian safety found that using a cell phone while hoofing it can endanger one's health. (2009-11-16)
Students with cell phones may take more risks, study finds
Carrying a cell phone may cause some college students -- especially women -- to take risks with their safety, a new study suggests. (2008-03-03)
Mobile phone data 'predicts' wealth and poverty in Rwanda
A person's history of phone communication can be used to infer aspects of his or her socioeconomic status, a new study suggests. (2015-11-26)
Study: Brain makes call on which ear is used for cell phone
A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding their cell phone up to the ear on the same side as their dominant hand. (2012-02-21)
Younger motorists and females most likely to use cell phone while driving
18 percent of drivers on academic and medical campuses use their cell phones while driving, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. (2015-03-24)
Overheard phone calls more memorable, rated more distracting than other background talking
A one-sided cellphone conversation in the background is likely to be much more distracting than overhearing a conversation between two people, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Veronica Galván and colleagues from the University of San Diego. (2013-03-13)
Cellular annoyance
The results of a multinational survey to be published in the International Journal of Mobile Communications reveals some surprises about cell phone use that have implications for organizations that rely on mobile communications. (2008-06-24)
Third and fourth graders who own cell phones are more likely to be cyberbullied
New research suggests elementary school-age children who own cell phones may be particularly vulnerable to cyberbullying. (2017-09-15)
Cell phone use may reduce male fertility
Men who have been diagnosed with poor sperm quality and who are trying to have children should limit their cell phone use. (2011-05-19)
New UAB study finds gender divide in children's use of cell phone features
A recent study by University of Alabama at Birmingham sociologist Shelia Cotten, Ph.D., finds that the way the kids will use their new phones depends on their gender. (2009-12-17)
U of Minn. researchers discover cell phone hackers can track your location without your knowledge
Cellular networks leak the locations of cell phone users, allowing a third party to easily track the location of the cell phone user without the user's knowledge, according to new research by computer scientists in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering. (2012-02-16)
94 percent of high school students accessed social media on their phones during class
94 percent of high school students accessed social media on their phones during class over past year. (2012-12-26)
K-State marketing professor says online shopping will look something like Second Life in the future
For all of the conveniences of online shopping -- no crowds, easy parking, seemingly endless choices -- it can't always compete with the real thing. (2009-02-19)
Driven to distraction
It's well-known that using a cell phone while driving can lead to motor vehicle crashes. (2012-04-29)
Who gets most distracted by cell phones?
Researchers have verified that the mere presence of a cell phone or smartphone can adversely affect our cognitive performance, particularly among infrequent internet users. (2017-01-04)
Clemson researchers develop hands-free texting application
Clemson University researchers have developed a hands-free alternative to cell phone texting while driving. (2010-02-16)
Cell-phone use not related to increased brain cancer risk
Radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not appear to increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant amount, a study by University of Manchester scientists suggests. (2011-02-17)
Cell phones dangerous for child pedestrians, UAB study finds
Children who talk on cell phones while crossing streets are at a higher risk for injuries or death in a pedestrian accident, said psychologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in a new study that will appear in the February issue of Pediatrics. (2009-01-26)
Sending sexually explicit photos by cell phone -- more common among teens than you might think
A significant number of teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit cell phone photos, often with little awareness of the possible psychological, interpersonal, and sometimes legal consequences of doing so. (2012-06-13)
Teen-led study highlights dangers of texting and driving
Some people have questioned whether a ban on texting while driving will actually lead to more crashes because drivers will conceal their cell phones, making it more dangerous to read and type messages. (2012-04-29)
SMS your ECG to ER
A Bluetooth heart monitor could text your local hospital if you are about to have a heart attack, according to research published today in Inderscience's International Journal of Electronic Healthcare. (2007-07-17)
Glued to your cell phone? Research suggests it may reduce your physical activity and fitness
Today's smartphones allow for increased opportunities for activities traditionally defined as sedentary behaviors, such as surfing the internet, emailing and playing video games. (2013-07-10)
Cell phone studies: While walking or driving, cell phones increase traffic, pedestrian fatalities
Cell phones are a danger on the road in more ways than one. (2009-03-04)
Cell phones could increase cancer risk
Dr. Yaniv Hamzany of Tel Aviv University has revealed that his new study finds a strong link between heavy cell phone users and higher oxidative stress to all aspects of a human cell, including DNA. (2013-07-29)
Carnegie Mellon to seal research deal with telecommunications giant
Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Complex Engineered Systems today will sign a research agreement with French Telecom that could revolutionize the future of mobile phone devices. (2004-08-25)
Electrical engineering professor's research finds more space on cell phone spectrum
A UT Arlington electrical engineering professor is developing a system in a cell phone could automatically locate available space within a bandwidth, reducing or eliminating (2013-03-21)
Can cell phones make you feel less connected to your friends and family?
Researchers from Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services surveyed 493 students, ranging in age from 18-29, to see whether cell phone use, including texting and talking, was associated with feeling socially connected to their parents and peers. (2016-08-17)
Drivers distracted more by cell phones than by passengers
Drivers are far more distracted by talking on a cellular phone than by conversing with a passenger in an automobile, according to a new study by University of Utah psychologists. (2008-12-01)
Creating corn for cars
A new variety of corn developed and patented by Michigan State University scientists could turn corn leaves and stalks into products that are just as valuable as the golden kernels. (2007-05-04)
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