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The negative effects of Internet use

Among the most popular questions addressed in online communication research is the extent to which Internet use leads to undesirable psychosocial outcomes such as depression and loneliness. Evidence suggests that certain ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Global warming harms lakes: study

Global warming also affects lakes. Based on the example of Lake Zurich, researchers from the University of Zurich demonstrate that there is insufficient water turnover in the lake during the winter and harmful ...

Jul 16, 2012
3.7 / 5 (13) 4 | with audio podcast

8 hours -- or else

Americans are sleeping less than ever, according to a new National Sleep Foundation poll. Some people are losing sleep because of the economy. Some are staying up too late and getting up too early. Some have disorders such ...

Mar 27, 2009
4.3 / 5 (8) 2

Mathematically detecting bubbles before they burst

From the dotcom bust in the late nineties to the housing crash in the run-up to the 2008 crisis, financial bubbles have been a topic of major concern. Identifying bubbles is important in order to prevent collapses that can ...

Oct 31, 2011
4.8 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast