Live and learn: Most GenXers continue their education
More than one in every 10 members of Generation X are enrolled in classes to continue their formal educations, according to a new University of Michigan study released today. In addition, 48 percent of GenXers take continuing ...
Social networking: Gen Xers connect online as often as they socialize in person
Young adults in Generation X are as likely to connect with friends, family and co-workers online as they are in person, according to a University of Michigan study.
The Generation X report: How many Gen Xers know their cosmic address?
Less than half of Generation X adults can identify our home in the universe, a spiral galaxy, according to a University of Michigan report.
More efficient energy use could result from a direct experimental observation of atomic behavior inside nanoscale cages
Thermoelectric generators can make better use of the excess heat generated by machines by converting temperature differences directly back into electricity. Now, Masaki Takata from the RIKEN SPring-8 Center, ...
Interest in arts predicts social responsibility
(Phys.org) -- If you sing, dance, draw, or act -- and especially if you watch others do so -- you probably have an altruistic streak, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Generation X is surprisingly unconcerned about climate change
(Phys.org) -- As the nation suffers through a summer of record-shattering heat, a University of Michigan report finds that Generation X is lukewarm about climate changeuninformed about the causes and unconcerned about ...
The Generation X Report: Survey paints a surprisingly positive portrait
They've been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced and happy lives, according to a long-term University of Michigan survey.
Experts and parents are unsure of new touch-screen tablet, marketed for very young children
A computer for babies may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but a Canadian company has just made it reality. Last month Rullingnet Corp. launched Vinci, a 7-inch touch-screen tablet that sells for $389 to $479 and ...
Study examines workplace risk of losing baby boomers' expertise
Many organizations are under prepared for the loss of valuable knowledge as the oldest members of the baby boomer generation near retirement.
Study: Generation X more loyal to religion
Generation X, the set of Americans who came of age in the late 1980s and early 1990s, is often branded as a rules-rejecting, authority-questioning group.
Lack of family-friendly workplaces leading to loss of talent, says expert
(PhysOrg.com) -- Professional women in their 30s are opting out of full-time work at an alarmingly high rate.
Twilight, Eclipse -- How vampires have become modern day gothic Buddhas.
(PhysOrg.com) -- With the third instalment of the wildly successful vampire franchise Twilight, a University of Western Sydney expert says the series and the rise in vampirism highlights the growing phenomenon of new spiritualities ...