SCIENCE DAILY Large ground squirrels called yellow-bellied marmots live much longer, on average, if they are less social and more isolated than if they are more social and less isolated, a long-term study has found. 1 month
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Medical News Today: Is social media ruining your social life?
MNT A new study tests the theory that the more time you spend on social media, the less time you spend socializing with people in real life. 2 days
Is social media ruining your social life?
MNT A new study tests the theory that the more time you spend on social media, the less time you spend socializing with people in real life. 2 days
Teacher on life support as worst flu outbreak in years engulfs US
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Plants colonized the Earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought
PHYS.ORG For the first four billion years of Earth's history, our planet's continents would have been devoid of all life except microbes. 4 days
Would-be social entrepreneurs need more than a kind heart
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Study dispels notion social media displaces human contact
PHYS.ORG Echoing concerns that grew with the World Wide Web itself a decade earlier, the rise of social media has stoked fears of "social displacement"—the alienation of people from friends and family in... 1 week
Study dispels notion social media displaces human contact
SCIENCE DAILY Echoing concerns that grew with the World Wide Web itself a decade earlier, the rise of social media has stoked fears of 'social displacement' -- the alienation of people from friends and... 1 week
How #MeToo, awareness months and Facebook are helping us heal
PHYS.ORG If we have learned anything on social media in 2017 it's that everything isn't okay. Far from it. But we are finally starting to talk about it -... 1 week
Millennials hope to reach life milestones by the same age as other generations, study says
PHYS.ORG Millennials – young adults in their 20s and 30s – are marrying, buying homes and starting families later... 2 weeks
Is social media to blame for poor grades?
SCIENCE DAILY Do teenagers who frequent Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites perform worse academically? Scientists have taken a look at these concerns. 4 days
Social media and internet not cause of political polarization, new research suggests
PHYS.ORG The argument against echo chambers is well documented: helped by social media algorithms, we are increasingly choosing to interact in safe spaces, with people... 2 days
Breaking up with Facebook: users confess they're spending less time
PHYS.ORG Mikita Burton has had a Facebook account for nine years, nearly as long as her youngest child has been alive. And, until arguments about the presidential election spread... 1 week
Researchers find no correlation between social media use and school performance
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Germany have studied whether teenagers who frequent Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites perform worse academically and concluded that there is no... 4 days
CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher
NEWS MEDICAL About a dozen years ago, Dr. Woodring Wright, a UT Southwestern Professor of Cell Biology, sneezed. It broke one of his vertebrae, the interlocking bones that make up the spinal column. 1 week
Study finds social tags highly accurate, reliable among consumer perception metrics
PHYS.ORG Consumers are rarely far from their phones, which makes it easy for them to share their experiences on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Yelp. Online reviews... 11 hours
Why we have yet to find extraterrestrial life
SCIENCE DAILY Are we alone in the universe? Few questions have captured the public imagination more than this. Yet to date we know of just one sample of life, that which exists here on... 1 week
Life Could Exist in Strange, Alien Universes
LIVE SCIENCE A new paper shows that even a universe with wildly altered physical laws might produce life. 2 weeks
How life online influences young people
PHYS.ORG Young people spend a lot of their time online. Even so, we still know very little about how this intensive use of social media influences their development. Brain researcher and Spinoza Prize winner Eveline Crone from... 10 hours
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ASTRO WATCH As humans reach out technologically to see if there are other life forms in... 6 days
How Will Humanity React to Discovery of Extraterrestrial Life?
SCI-NEWS.COM How will humans react to the discovery of alien life? Speculation on this topic abounds, but empirical research... 4 days
Iron deficiency early in life can have long-lasting consequences for the brain
NEWS MEDICAL Iron deficiency in the first four weeks of a piglet's life - equivalent to roughly four months in a human infant - impairs the... 2 days
ASU professor addresses why we have yet to find extraterrestrial life
PHYS.ORG Are we alone in the universe? Few questions have captured the public imagination more than this. Yet to date we know of just one sample of... 1 week
Assassination of political leaders connected to increase in social conflict
PHYS.ORG An increase in social conflict increases the likelihood of assassinations of political leaders, according to new research co-conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. 4 days
Martians welcome: Studies find people cheer—not fear—the possibility of alien life
Science Magazine People also more excited about aliens than synthetic life on Earth 6 days
Your drive to the shops makes life pretty noisy for whales
PHYS.ORG As unlikely as it may seem, your drive to the supermarket is responsible for a lot of noise pollution in our oceans – and a lot... 1 day
Social media as good a barometer of public health attitudes as traditional phone polling
SCIENCE DAILY Social media data can be used as an additional source of information to gauge public opinion about health issues alongside... 2 days
Cover crops in nitrogen's circle of life
PHYS.ORG A circle of life-and nitrogen-is playing out in farms across the United States. And researchers are trying to get the timing right. 1 week
Are bots a danger for political election campaigns?
PHYS.ORG Normally, autonomous computer programmes known as bots trawl the internet, for example, to help search engines. However, there are also programmes known as social bots which interfere in social media, automatically generating... 3 days
Study: First Land Plants Appeared 500 Million Years Ago
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the... 4 days
Giant Viruses May Have Played Important Role in Evolution of Life
SCI-NEWS.COM Dr. Albert Erives, a biologist at the University of Iowa, has identified a virus... 1 week
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of being social?
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Engineers advance the capability of wearable tech
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Augmented reality takes 3-D printing to next level
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Astrophotographer captures Musk's Tesla Roadster moving through space
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Investing in Aussie wines
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Underwater video shows marine life growing at wind farm
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Police in schools—helpful or harmful? It depends on the model
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3-D NASA animation displays a surface pit eroded by stars in the Orion nebula
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Asteroid Day takes off
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Andromeda galaxy was formed in 'recent' star crash: study
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New technology combines LEGO bricks and drones
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'Smart cane' could one day help flag gait problems, falling risks more quickly
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How to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry across North America
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Solving the dark energy mystery: A new assignment for a 45-year-old telescope
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First high-precision LHC measurement of W boson mass
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