Isisford Bulldog fish emerges from 100-million-year slumber
The Isisford bulldog fish, which surfaced from a 100 million year slumber eight years ago, will make its public debut at the Outer Barcoo Interpretation Centre in Isisford tomorrow (Saturday 20 April).
Streaming music gains in US market
Streaming music services like Pandora online radio are gaining fast among US listeners under age 35, a survey showed Tuesday.
Changes in US population coming sooner than expected
(Phys.org) —A major cultural and geographic divide is emerging between Americans under age 35 and over 50, according to University of Michigan demographer William Frey.
The NHL drafts the wrong players due to birthday bias
A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings were published in the online journal PLOS ONE.
Agriculture and parting from wolves shaped dog evolution, study finds
(Phys.org)—Part of the ancient mystery of the makeup of the modern Western dog has been solved by a team led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.
Mobile news gains across generations, survey finds
Americans of all ages are increasingly using mobile devices for news, with many boosting their media consumption rather than just shifting from print sources, a survey showed Tuesday.
Survey shows most Americans want a 'Do Not Mail' initiative
(Phys.org)—A new Privacy and Advertising Mail survey by UC Berkeley School of Law finds that a very large majority of Americans, across all ideologies, age groups, and income levels support a Do Not Ma ...
Study finds social networking taking up toilet time
Blame social media the next time it feels like forever for your turn to use the toilet.
Web access battles brew before UN conference
(AP)—An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could ...
Motion sensor: Increase your activity for a healthier lifestyle
People are increasingly leading a sedentary lifestyle that may lead to weight gain issues; efforts are being made across Europe to encourage people to become more active and as a result, healthier. Researchers ...
Sleeping for science: What can we learn?
(Phys.org)—Why are 12 volunteers about to spend 21 days in bed, lying with their heads tilted below the horizontal? Their experience will help to understand and address changes in astronauts' bodies in ...
Researchers measure debate reactions in real time
(Phys.org)—As Election Day draws nearer, many people are watching the presidential debates with interest. This fall, a team of media and communication professors and students at Texas Tech University are watching the debates ...
Developers of gadget interfaces must consider interactive skills, reactions of older users
Queensland University of Technology researchers have found the reasons why parents and grandparents often complain their children can pick up a gadget and use it straight away or that they need them to set ...
Academic achievement improved among students active in structured after-school programs
(Phys.org)—School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.