Psychology & Psychiatry

How your smartphone is affecting your relationship

Smartphones have become a constant companion for many of us. In a recent study by the Pew Research Center, nearly 50 percent of adults reported they "couldn't live without" their phones.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online social networks can help fight social anxiety

Ever since online social networks were first created, people have wondered why they're popular and how they affect users. Researchers, practitioners and social commentators have expressed concern that they reduce more meaningful ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Children's interactions more complex than predicted

While sharing toys and fighting with each other, kindergarten children helped researchers understand the patterns and qualities of interactions in social groups. The results were much more complex than the scientists originally ...

Oncology & Cancer

Targeting gene interactions to kill tumor cells

(Medical Xpress)—A particular kind of genetic interaction called synthetic dosage lethality (SDL) is a promising avenue for future cancer treatment, according to a study reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Social networking analysis helps identify cancer biomarkers

The advent of online social networks has led to the rapid development of tools for understanding the interactions between members of the network, their activity, the connections, the hubs and nodes. But, any relationships ...

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