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Students Create Sensor That Detects When Driver Is Drunk, Prevent Them From Driving

Apr 22, 2015 AM EDT Eight students at the Institute of Technology of Cintalapa, Chiapas have developed an automotive safety system in an effort to decrease road accidents. ...

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Twitter May Help Predict Emergency Room Visits

Apr 15, 2015 PM EDT Posting information about personal health on Twitter could be helpful for hospitals. ...

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Storytelling In Video Games Comes With Many Benefits

Apr 11, 2015 AM EDT Non-violent video games that capitalize on storytelling have prosocial benefits that could ultimately be helpful to clinical disorders such as autism. ...

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Smartphones Could Function As Early Warning Systems For Earthquakes

Apr 10, 2015 PM EDT New research suggests that smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes. ...


Overconfidence in Technology May Influence Decision-Making

Apr 09, 2015 AM EDT Perceptions of technology may influence decision making, according to a recent study. ...


Smartphone Face Recognition Could Be 'Improved' By Copying The Brain

Mar 31, 2015 PM EDT New research suggests that face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an "average" photo of themselves. ...


Biomechanical Simulation Shows How Tablets, Smartphones Stress Joints And Muscles

Mar 09, 2015 AM EDT Spending hours on a computer or smartphone could result in a stiff neck and sometimes even a strained thumb. ...


Twitter May Be Useful For Smoking Cessation Programs

Mar 06, 2015 PM EST Twitter could help smokers quit smoking, according to a recent study. ...


Smartphones May Be Linked To Lazy Thinking

Mar 05, 2015 AM EST The convenience of having a smartphone at your fingertips could be making it easy for you to avoid thinking for yourself, according to a recent study. ...

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Student Investment Program Receives $1.5M Donation

Mar 03, 2015 PM EST California State University at Fullerton received a $1.5 million gift to establish to help expand its investment fund, school officials announced. ...


Traditional Forms Of Media Coverage Valued Over Advertising

Feb 26, 2015 PM EST Public relations practitioners and business professionals still see the benefits of traditional media coverage, such as radio and newspapers, in an age where digital media is constantly changing ...

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Road Signs Showing More Action May Significantly Reduce Accidents

Feb 24, 2015 AM EST Milliseconds, even a few feet, could be the difference between life and death for a car travelling relatively fast needs to come to an immediate stop. ...

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