We've already got used to the fact that our digital footprint is continuously recorded, stored somewhere and evaluated. This has revolutionized the advertising industry, and companies like Uber and Amazon are using our data ...
Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could bring back a deceased loved one? Such ideas used to be pure science fiction, but recent advances in biotechnology seem to have brought this possibility within reach (at least for the wealthy).
Social media can increase happiness and nurture your social circle. But depending on who you are, social media can potentially also make you unhappy and more isolated.
Researcher Fredrik Erlandsson at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden has now developed methods that enable human interaction to be traced and to systematically retrieve information from social networks.
Facebook on Wednesday reported a big jump in profits even though people are spending less time on the world's biggest social network.
"Only connect"—E. M. Forster's pithy quotation captures an essential feature of any society, human or animal: the patterns of interactions among individuals out of which collective behaviors arise. By developing a system ...
Large ground squirrels called yellow-bellied marmots live much longer, on average, if they are less social and more isolated than if they are more social and less isolated, a UCLA-led long-term study has found.
You can still live large in a small town.
Pumas, long known as solitary carnivores, are more social than previously thought, according to a study led by conservation organization Panthera and co-authored by UC Davis and the American Museum of Natural History.
A QUT researcher is leading a new study to evaluate human-robot interactions as technology reshapes health care.