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Record-setting 100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl Record-setting 100 Tesla Magnetic Field Emits An Eerie Howl
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Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s biggest magnet facility succeeded last week in producing the world’s first magnetic field surpassing 100-tesla, an achievement that produced a magnetic field roughly 2,000,000 times stronger than Earth’s magnetic field. The official measure …

Ads On Free Apps Are Killing Your Smartphone Battery Ads On Free Apps Are Killing Your Smartphone Battery

Everybody knows that playing games on your smartphone is a death sentence to your phone’s battery. When I first succumbed to my light addiction to Words With Friends, I actually had to start taking my battery charger to work with …

Bioprinting Uses Inkjet Printer On Living Cells Bioprinting Uses Inkjet Printer On Living Cells
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Researchers from Clemson University have found a way to create temporary holes in the membranes of live cells using a standard inkjet printer. The method will be published in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, on March 16. “We first …

Your Data Privacy Is Worth More Than 65¢… Right? Your Data Privacy Is Worth More Than 65¢… Right?
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At the beginning of this March, much of the internet was afire due to Google stiff-arming all of their users into a new privacy policy. The policy was roundly scrutinized if not outright decried as being intrusive, draconian, and possibly …

Computer Simulations Further HIV Research Computer Simulations Further HIV Research

A new research report appearing in the March 2012 issue of the journal Genetics shows why the development of a cure and new treatments for HIV has been so difficult. In the report, an Australian scientist explains how he used …

Most Americans Doubt U.S. Will Be On Top by 2020 Most Americans Doubt U.S. Will Be On Top by 2020

More than half of likely voters doubt that the United States will be the No. 1 world leader in science, technology and health care by the year 2020, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ResearchAmerica [pdf …

ISP and TV Service Providers Earn Poor CSR Rating ISP and TV Service Providers Earn Poor CSR Rating

A new research report published by Temkin Group, 2012 Temkin Experience Ratings, rates the customer experience of 206 large companies across 18 industries. This is the second year that Temkin Group has released these ratings. The research, which is based …

Cloud Computing: The Pros and Cons Cloud Computing: The Pros and Cons

Computer engineers writing in the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems have reviewed the research literature to get a clear picture of cloud computing, its adoption, use and the security issues it faces. Cloud computing is the use …

Americans are More Likely to Use Tablets for Making Purchases Americans are More Likely to Use Tablets for Making Purchases

New research from Nielsen has found that smartphone and tablet owners from the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany are more apt to make online purchases on their PCs after viewing ads on their mobile devices than Americans. Italians were the …

Microsoft Reveals Kinect 3D Desktop (Video) Microsoft Reveals Kinect 3D Desktop (Video)
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Microsoft has pushed the boundaries between physical and digital worlds with their popular gaming interface Kinect. Now they plan to test this technology in the desktop PC market, with a Kinect-intigrated 3D desktop. Microsoft Research reveals at their recent TechForum …

iPad Mini Being Tested, Christmas Release Wouldn’t Affect iPad 3 iPad Mini Being Tested, Christmas Release Wouldn’t Affect iPad 3
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Although most iPad/iPhone rumors are met with a great deal of skepticism, rumors concerning a possible iPad Mini are met with even more skepticism. Between Steve Job’s famous proclamation about smaller tablets feeling like giant smartphones and the fact that …

Twitter Hashtag for Researchers Made Twitter Hashtag for Researchers Made

A Vancouver researcher has started a Twitter hashtag that is taking off in the research community. Raul Pacheco-Vega is a Vancouver-based researcher, educator and consultant in environmental politics and policy. He has conducted research in the field of environmental public …

Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar Online Dating: How To Spot a Liar
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Online dating is rough enough when people are all above-board and honest about themselves, their past, their plans and preferences. But, when you throw dishonesty into the mix, it can get ugly fast. No one wants to wind up investing …

Twitter Algorithm Can Predict News Popularity Twitter Algorithm Can Predict News Popularity

News sites already know how to modify their stories to gain maximum search potential, but what if you could do the same with Twitter? Researchers at HP Labs were looking into the very matter with their new research, “The Pulse …

Chocolate For Breakfast Slims Waistline Chocolate For Breakfast Slims Waistline
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Tel Aviv University researchers have released research results that suggest eating some sweets after breakfast may help you lose weight over the long term. The study involved about 200 non-diabetic patients which were all considered obese by clinical definition. Each …

Marketing With Video: Recommendations Make A Huge Difference Marketing With Video: Recommendations Make A Huge Difference

Unruly Media put out a new report looking at the impact of social video recommendations on traditional brand metrics such as brand recall, brand favorability, purchase intent and brand association. Keep in mind that this is the firm behind such …

Some Brains Just Crave Drugs Some Brains Just Crave Drugs

The University of Cambridge has come out with some very interesting research findings about addiction and the structure of our brains. An abnormality present in the fronto-striatal systems may be responsible for addiction in some people. The study compared two …

E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report] E-Commerce Spending Reaches Nearly $50 Billion in Q4 [Report]

comScore released new findings on e-commerce spending in the U.S. in the fourth quarter. They were up 14% from the year-ago quarter, reaching about $49.7 billion. That makes nine quarters in a row for positive year-over-year growth in U.S. e-commerce …

Twitter: Study Finds A Quarter Of All Tweets To Be Worthless Twitter: Study Finds A Quarter Of All Tweets To Be Worthless

Twitter can be a magical place full of 140-character bites of wisdom. It can also be an idiotic place full of incomprehensible jibberish being passed off as worthwhile. Science has confirmed that the latter takes up a third of all …

Distant Contacts Responsible For Most Info Spread On Facebook Distant Contacts Responsible For Most Info Spread On Facebook

Facebook is sharing some new research by Facebook Data Scientist Eytan Bakshy that “suggests Facebook is more than just an echo chamber where only likeminded people share information with each other – instead, social networking technologies help to encourage the …

Who’s Buying and How? Who’s Buying and How?

Researchers have always explained women’s love of shopping as the hunter versus gatherer instinct. Men would bring home the kill and women would forage for grains and berries. Since these primitive times the world has changed and technology has been …