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‘Screen time’ is about more than setting limits

Nathan Fisk, University of South Florida In today’s media-rich world (or media-saturated, depending on your view), one rarely has to look far to find parents...

What’s behind phantom cellphone buzzes?

This is your brain on plugs. 'Brain' via www.shutterstock.comDaniel J. Kruger, University of Michigan Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced...

Supreme Court: Design patents are worth less, but we won’t tell...

Timothy Holbrook, Emory University When the Supreme Court took up Apple’s case alleging Samsung had stolen its patented iPhone designs for Samsung’s own smartphones, product...

Who’s listening? The ethical and legal issues of developing a health...

Jacki Liddle, The University of Queensland; Adrian Carter, Monash University; Christina Atay, The University of Queensland; David Ireland, CSIRO, and Mark Burdon, The University...

She phubbs me, she phubbs me not: Smartphones could be ruining...

James A. Roberts, Baylor University The majority of our relationships are in shambles. The U.S. divorce rate hovers at 40 percent, but that’s not the...

Why do people risk their lives – or….

Why do people risk their lives – or the lives of others – for the perfect selfie? Michael Weigold, University of Florida 2016 hasn’t been a...

Windows 9, iOS8 – the balance between bugs and upgrades

By David Tuffley, Griffith University In the tech world there is a dynamic tension between needing to get products to market before the competition and...

Tech giants’ patent wars mean a longer wait for smarter phones

Ronald Klingebiel, University of Warwick It seems there is no end to the smartphone litigation saga. A long-running US court case just reappraised Samsung’s violation...

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The wrongs of passage in fraternity hazing

Hank Nuwer, Franklin College In the 40 years since publishing my first research on hazing in collegiate groups, I’ve often been reminded of the adage...