Smartphone interruptions: Are yours relentless and annoying?

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Does your smartphone spew a relentless stream of text messages, push alerts, social media messages and other noisy notifications? Well, ...

Study reveals the atmospheric footprint of global warming hiatus

Ecology
The increasing rate of the global mean surface temperature was reduced from 1998 to 2013, known as the global warming ...

Study: Volkswagen’s excess emissions will lead to 1,200 premature deaths ...

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In September 2015, the German Volkswagen Group, the world’s largest car producer, admitted to having installed “defeat devices” in 11 ...

Saving the Underworld: Clarifying the stygofauna classification for improved conservation

Biology
Inevitably, many habitats, including the particularly vulnerable subterranean ones, will continue being erased from our planet as a result of ...

New plastic surgery statistics reveal focus on face and fat

Medicine
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to ...

The oldest fossil giant penguin

Paleontolgy
Together with colleagues from New Zealand, Senckenberg scientist Dr. Gerald Mayr described a recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin ...

Will naming the Anthropocene lead to acceptance of our planet-level ...

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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” This phrase–from ...

The dawn of a new era for Supernova 1987a

AstronomyNatural Sciences
Three decades ago, astronomers spotted one of the brightest exploding stars in more than 400 years. The titanic supernova, called ...

Chimpanzee feet allow scientists a new grasp on human foot ...

Biology
An investigation into the evolution of human walking by looking at how chimpanzees walk on two legs is the subject ...

Record-breaking material that contracts when heated

Chemistry
Nagoya, Japan – Machines and devices used in modern industry are required to withstand harsh conditions. When the environmental temperature ...