News tagged with high technology

Wage gap linked to high school subject choices

A University of Melbourne study of high school subject choices reveals that girls are less likely to choose science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects than boys, despite many girls testing better in these ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Ultrafast tracking of electron spins

Our present digital information processing and storage is based on two properties of the electron. The first is its charge, which is used in electronic circuits to process information. The second is its spin, which represents ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in General Physics
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Fear of missing out drives net addiction in Japan

For Japanese teenager Sumire, chatting with friends while she sits in the bath or even on the toilet is nothing out of the ordinary. An ever-present smartphone means she, like much of her generation, is plugged in 24-7—to ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Other
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