According to Nielsen and ComScore research, four hours per day is the time that average American adult spend scrolling through his phone. Depression, anxiety, loss of productivity, and many other consequences, conditions, and traits are now linked by the scientific community to the time we spend on the internet, particularly social media. Rehman Ata, scientist and the founder of GoGray.Today was shocked when he started to measure the time he spends on his phone daily. He found himself using the phone five hours per day on average, mostly Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. He knew he needed to change something and came up with very simple method how to reduce his phone usage. We have an interview with him and ask him about his thoughts on various related subjects.
Repairing damaged teeth by re-growing tissue – an interview with Professor Paul Sharpe of King’s College London. His research and studies are mainly focused on the molecular control of tooth development, tissue engineering, and dental stem cells.
A young team headed by Clement Boussard has recently contracted to supply robots to park cars at the Charles de Gaulle airport. Recognized as one of the most exciting startups of 2017, his company, to date, has raised close to 4 million dollars in financing. We interviewed Mr. Boussard to learn more about his company.
After finishing High school, and only 18 at the time, Randa Natras (26) was uncertain about her life career choice. However, her passion for exploring Space, and for math and physics, brought her to studies of the scientific field called Satellite Geodesy. Today, Randa is a recognized young scientist who is discovering how space weather and changes in the ionosphere affect the modern technologies we use on Earth. This year, she was one of only 14 experts from all around the world who received financial support from the IAG (the International Association for Geodesy) to participate in an important scientific convention in Japan. In an interview with Youth Time magazine, she updates us about her impressions from Japan, her latest research, and her plans for the future.
Driverless cars are going to be the order of the day. Be it Tesla, Apple, Uber, Google, or the traditional car makers, the race is on. Think of the convenience. First of all, not having to learn how to drive and then being able to do what you want while being driven automatically to your destination. No steering wheel and no pedals.
Let’s face it: wasting food is not benefitting anyone. It is not only bad for the environment and unethical, but also bad for your wallet. Need some tips on how to become a sustainable consumer? We have collected five of the most important ones to help you keep your meals free from waste.
Around 1.3 billion tonnes of food get lost or wasted annually around the globe. In a world where one in nine people suffers from chronic undernourishment, these numbers should not only shock but should cause an immediate reaction. Read on to discover some of the inspiring initiatives that aim to tackle the problem of food waste.
The latest developments in technology offer you not only surfing the Internet if you have access to WiFi or mobile Internet, playing games, checking your social media accounts, and using various apps, but also help in planning your travels. Who needs a travel agent when you have a smartphone? For all of you digital-savvy travelers, we have made a list of the six most useful travel apps, any of which might be a real help when you find yourself in a foreign country or a place you have had no chance to visit before and want to ensure a worry-free trip.
The world has changed irreversibly since Tim Berners-Lee invented the world-wide web. The Internet has become a basic tool, used by practically everybody. Imagining the world without the online platforms and content that we have today may be possible for the older generation, including the Millennials, but young people born as Generation Z or younger simply cannot envision their lives without the world-wide web. Since children start using the internet as early as age three, concern for their safety as active participants in the digital world was noted decades ago. So how do we reshape the online world in order to make it safe for the youngest users while keeping in mind their desires and needs?
The story goes that Professor Marin Soljačić of MIT was disturbed by the beeping of his phone lying on the kitchen counter in need of charging. The professor, in the middle of the night, standing in his kitchen in his pajamas, decided there must be a way to charge his phone wirelessly. He, along with his team of MIT engineers, set out to develop a technology that did just that. Their efforts eventually led to the advent of magnetic resonance and the founding of WiTricity, a startup focused on turning this technology into marketable products to power homes, cars, and whatever else needs charging, wirelessly.