- Interactive history beats interactive chat for website engagement
- Some adolescents adept at media multitasking, Research by high school students reveals
- Impact of patient-to-physician messaging reviewed in study
- Space-based methane maps find largest U.S. signal in Southwest
- Does Facebook make you lonely?
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 12:52 PM PDT
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 12:50 PM PDT
Telling youths who are juggling multiple electronic devices to 'focus on the task at hand' may not always be good advice, according to research. Contrary to popular belief that multitasking leads to poor performance, researchers found the opposite is true for adolescents who spend a lot of time switching between media devices and tasks. "Maybe practice really does make perfect," one investigator said.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 12:49 PM PDT
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:38 PM PDT
An unexpectedly high amount of the climate-changing gas methane, the main component of natural gas, is escaping from the Four Corners region in the US Southwest, according to a new study. Four Corners sits on North America's most productive coalbed methane basin. Coalbed methane is a variety of the gas that's stuck to the surface of coal. It is dangerous to miners (not to mention canaries), but in recent decades, it's been tapped as a resource.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 01:34 PM PDT
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