Unhappy people watch TV, happy people read/socialize, says study

A new study by sociologists at the University of Maryland concludes that unhappy people watch more TV, while people who describe themselves as very happy spend more time reading and socializing. The study appears in the December ...

Orphaned koala becomes first-time mother

(PhysOrg.com) -- An orphaned baby koala that was flown 1200km to be raised in captivity has recently become a first-time mum, following her successful return to the wild.

HTC Unveils World's First GSM/WiMAX Mobile Phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- HTC has just announced the world's first GSM/WiMAX headset. The device will be available in Russia on the Yota Mobile WiMAX network. The MAX 4G appears similar to the super high-end HTC Touch HD that was ...

Can alkaline earth metals be used in quantum computing?

(PhysOrg.com) -- "There are a number of different proposals for quantum computing," Andrew Daley tells PhysOrg.com. "These include solid state or semiconductor as well as atomic and molecular systems. We are considering atomic ...

Photonics emerges from the shadows

(PhysOrg.com) -- The name has been around for four decades, but only now is a recognisable photonics community emerging in Europe. A European study has documented a fast-growing sector of more than 2100 companies and 700 ...

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