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Link between Facebook Use and Depressive Symptoms

Link between Facebook Use and Depressive Symptoms

A recent paper published in the Journal of Social & Clinical Psychology suggests that time spent on Facebook may be linked to depressive symptom. The researchers who conducted the study found that this relationship was mediated by social comparisons, our natural inclination to compare ourselves to others when learning about […]

 
 

Developments in Quantum Temperature

Developments in Quantum Temperature

It is well known that, on the smallest scales, the laws of physics become very non-intuitive. Particles can tunnel through otherwise impenetrable barriers. They have no position or momentum, in the classical sense. In fact, particles can be described as waves, which exist across a region in space and can […]

 
 

Pain Medication May Also Affect Emotions

Pain Medication May Also Affect Emotions

Researchers at the Ohio State University studying the widespread pain reliever acetaminophen recently discovered that the drug can blunt strong emotions, a previously unknown side effect. In their study, the researchers found that participants who took acetaminophen reported less strong reactions when viewing both pleasant and disturbing photographs compared to […]

 
 

Smart Grids in the Energy Sector

Smart Grids in the Energy Sector

How does one predict the rises and falls of unpredictable energy consumption? Statisticians dig through data and make predictions based on the past, but engineers take a different approach. By combining electrical and computer engineering, it is possible to develop predictive algorithms based on computing and economics. Associate Professor Fangxing […]

 
 

New Measurements May Lead to Rearrangement of Periodic Table

New Measurements May Lead to Rearrangement of Periodic Table

  To many students of chemistry, the Periodic Table of Elements seems to be a monolithic, unchanging pillar of the discipline. However, a recent measurement of the properties of lawrencium (element 103) has rekindled an old controversy regarding its position on the table (1). According to William Jensen, a chemistry […]

 
 
 
 

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