Findings published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, found that they can also increase the risk of depression.
Parents who are sick and tired of wondering what their rambunctious teens might be up to can use a new method to track them down; it's called the "Ignore No More" app.
A laser may just make an atomic-force microscope probe 20 times more sensitive. Scientists have found a way to make these microscopes powerful enough to detect forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.
Could we genetically enhance produce without introducing foreign genes? That might just be the future for our crops. Recent advances now allow the precise editing of genomes and raise the possibility of genetically improving crops.
Scientists have managed to design a sensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that not only can monitor a person's process during exercise, but can also produce power from their perspiration.
Sometimes it's easy to forget just how many drinks you've had on a night out.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the gecko's sticky talent and have found that the animal can turn the "stickiness" of its toe hairs on and off in order to be able to run while still adhering to surfaces.
Scientists have created a sponge-like plastic that sops up carbon dioxide and could potentially be used to help cut CO2 emissions.
In the world of iPhones and Seamless, everything is on the go, easy to access and almost--quite literally--at our fingertips, with the simple swipe of a screen. Could the same now be true for parenting?
It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie--a robot that can fold itself up and walk away. But that's exactly what a team of engineers have created.
Feeling down? Maybe you should lower your expectations?