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Your smartphone knows a lot about you, but what about your mental health?

Your smartphone knows a lot about you, but what about your mental health?

David Ireland, CSIRO and Dana Bradford, CSIRO Smartphones come with an assortment of sensors that can track behaviours such as our internet search and browse history, where we go, what…

Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers

Robots likely to be used in classrooms as learning tools, not teachers

Omar Mubin, Western Sydney University and Muneeb Imtiaz Ahmad, Western Sydney University Robots are increasingly being used to teach students in the classroom for a number of subjects across science…

How should we teach our kids to use digital media?

How should we teach our kids to use digital media?

Jenny Radesky, University of Michigan Any time a new technology is introduced, it disrupts values, routines and behaviors. This goes back well before the printing press replaced oral histories or…

Digital health devices are great, but their prices are widening the health gap

Digital health devices are great, but their prices are widening the health gap

Quianta Moore, Rice University and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Rice University Chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases account for more than 85 percent of all deaths…

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Your smartphone could be good for your mental health

Your smartphone could be good for your mental health

Joanna Rodriguez, University of Surrey and Nadine Page, University of Surrey When it comes to mental health, technologies such as smartphones and social media networks are almost always discussed in…

Smartphones in India: how to get 1.25 billion people online

Smartphones in India: how to get 1.25 billion people online

Ranjit Goswami, RK University Is it possible to connect the vast majority of India’s 1.25 billion citizens to the internet? That’s the ambition at the heart of…

New type of in-body device could be charged wirelessly

New type of in-body device could be charged wirelessly

Akshat Rathi, The Conversation Many ailments, such as irregular heartbeats, can be treated by electrical stimulation within the body. But current technology makes in-body devices, such as pacemakers, very…

Could FDA e-cigarette regulations help more people quit smoking?

Could FDA e-cigarette regulations help more people quit smoking?

Michael P. Eriksen, Georgia State University E-cigarettes are smoking hot. They are the most popular nicotine-delivery products used by kids and the majority of adult smokers have tried…

There’s a new addiction on campus: Problematic Internet Use (PIU)

There’s a new addiction on campus: Problematic Internet Use (PIU)

Susan M. Snyder, Georgia State University; Jennifer E. O’Brien, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and Wen Li, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Problematic Internet Use is…

Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Is two hours of screen time really too much for kids?

Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University One of the most frustrating issues modern parents face is how to manage children’s screen time. Official guidelines say kids aged five to 18…