A new study has found that the average hotel room lags behind the average home when it comes to technology and that hotels need to be more than a “home away from home” in order to satisfy guests.
Trade and social networking helped our Homo sapiens ancestors survive a climate-changing volcanic eruption 40,000 years ago, giving hope that we will be able to ride out global warming by staying interconnected, a new study suggests. Analyzing ancient tools, ornaments and human remains from a prehistoric rock shelter called Riparo Bombrini, in Liguria on the Italian Riviera, archeologists at Université de Montréal and the University of Genoa conclude that the key to survival is cooperation.
Until now, there’s been inadequate information about whether child marriage is a substantial problem in the United States, or whether it’s a problem at all. According to a new report by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, approximately 78,400 children in the US are or have been married. Although all states in the US set 18 as the legal age minimum for marriage, exceptions to the minimum can be granted in every state under varying conditions including parental consent and official approval.
Magnesium-based batteries that are safer and more powerful could be the next generation energy-storage device. One hurdle to overcome is “speeding up” the rate that Mg ions move in solids. Here, scientists have developed design rules that allow Mg ions to move faster.
While antibiotics have greatly reduced the dangers of ear infections, serious neurological complications, including hearing loss, facial paralysis, meningitis and brain abscess still occur, according to an article in the journal Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports.
There’s no denying that people are spending more time with screens, whether a smartphone or other digital device or a TV. A 2016 Nielsen report found that people spent over 10 hours a day in front of some kind of screen; by mid-2017 that number had already grown by a half-hour per day.
A new poll busts stereotypes about the sex lives of oldies – and reveals gender and health-related divides on key aspects of sexual health while highlighting the need for more people to talk with their health providers about sexual issues.