Research

Computers Are Probably Making Us Nearsighted
Technology

Computers Are Probably Making Us Nearsighted

A new study finds that myopia is increasing across Europe, with the problem nearly twice as common in those ages 25 and 29 when compared with the general population.
Laura Entis
5 Bad Decision-Making Habits That Can Destroy Your Business
Decision Making

5 Bad Decision-Making Habits That Can Destroy Your Business

A deliberative, thoughtful process for making decisions doesn't guarantee a good result but it makes one more likely.
Larry Alton
When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully
Negotiation

When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully

A recent study shows that slight linguistic choices can significantly alter a negotiation's outcome.
Laura Entis
Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.
Virtual Reality

Does Virtual Reality Make You Feel Queasy? This Big, Fake Nose Might Help.

Sometimes the answer is as plain as the schnoz on your face.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Proceed With Caution: Should Smartphones Come With a Warning?
News and trends

Proceed With Caution: Should Smartphones Come With a Warning?

A recent study from the University of Derby recommends that consumers be given fair warning about the potential addictive properties of mobile devices.
Nina Zipkin
With ResearchKit, Apple Wants to Use Your iPhone For Medical Research
Medical

With ResearchKit, Apple Wants to Use Your iPhone For Medical Research

The opt-in program allows iPhone owners to participate in a number of medical research studies and creates new opportunities for startups.
Emily Price
Learn the Valuable Lesson of Curiosity
Mentors

Learn the Valuable Lesson of Curiosity

An entrepreneur spells out three ways to mine intelligence in business, based on his friend CEO and former quarterback Fran Tarkenton.
Boland Jones
Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
Laura Entis
Google Is Adding Fact-Checked Medical Info to Search Results
Personal Health

Google Is Adding Fact-Checked Medical Info to Search Results

A new search feature gives users an overview of common ailments up front.
Nina Zipkin
The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.
Security

The Next Place Hackers Will Find You? Your Car.

A study from Massachusetts Senator Edward J. Markey looks to illuminate what automobile companies are doing, or could be doing better, to prevent hack attacks on the open road.
Nina Zipkin
Public Relations

Cut Through the Online Noise. 5 Publicity Tips From a PR Pro.

Technology makes it easier to communicate but getting press can be tough. Here are pointers on how to break through the clutter and stand out.
Jon Bier
Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine
3-D Printing

Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine

Doctors at a New York-based research institute are combining 3-D printed cartilage with living cells to manufacture trachea replacements.
Catherine Clifford
iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds
Smartphones

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds

The authors' conclusion? Bring your phone to meetings and other events that require focus.
Laura Entis
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand
Memory

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
Laura Entis