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Heat Tweet: Users Flock to Twitter When Temperatures Rise

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A new study by Florida State University researchers examines the impact rising temperatures have on Twitter activity, and how government officials use the social media tool to warn the general public of heatwave conditions.

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Penn Medicine Psychologist Available to Discuss ‘Blue Whale Suicide Challenge’ and Suicide Prevention Among School-Aged Youth

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Emojis Can Bring a Smile, but Also Spur Innovation, at Work

University of Delaware management professor Kyle Emich, whose research explores the effects of emotions on teams and performance, discusses the influence emojis can have on productivity and innovation in the workplace.

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Digital Communication Improves Young Patient Engagement, According to New Study

Using texts, emails, Skype and other digital communication methods can improve the health care experience of younger patients.

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One Decade Into iPhone Launch: Has the Mobile Technology Explosion Helped or Hurt?

The impact of excessive smartphone use isn't permanent; used in bed, they may disrupt circadian clocks; researchers explore apps to improve ADHD treatment

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Messages with Moral-Emotional Words Are More Likely to Go Viral on Social Media

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Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study examined Twitter messages related to gun control, climate change, and same-sex marriage.

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System Detects & Translates Sarcasm on Social Media

Researchers have developed a machine translation system for interpreting sarcastic statements in social media. It could one day help people on the autism spectrum, who often have difficulty interpreting sarcasm, irony and humor.

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Youth Cyberbullying Among Current or Former Friends and Dating Partners

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Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship.

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People Who Are “Phone Snubbed” by Others Often Turn to Their Own Phones, Social Media for Acceptance, Baylor Study Finds

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People who are phone snubbed – or “phubbed” – by others are, themselves, often turning to their smartphones and social media to find acceptance, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business.

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S&T Tech Uses DNA to Uphold Laws, Reunite Families

A DHS Science and Technology Directorate technology aptly named Rapid DNA reduces the 8 to 10 hour processing time for DNA results to 90 minutes.







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