A study has found addiction to social media technology may actually have a negative effect on social connection. In a survey of 135 San Francisco State students, researchers found that students who used their phones the most reported higher levels of feeling isolated, lonely, depressed and anxious

A study has found addiction to social media technology may actually have a negative effect on social connection. In a survey of 135 San Francisco State students, researchers found that students who used their phones the most reported higher levels of feeling isolated, lonely, depressed and anxious submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Japanese researchers have mapped vast reserves of rare earth elements in deep-sea mud, enough to feed global demand on β€œsemi-infinite basis.” The deposit, found within Japan’s exclusive economic zone waters, contains more than 16 million tons of elements needed to build high-tech products.

Japanese researchers have mapped vast reserves of rare earth elements in deep-sea mud, enough to feed global demand on β€œsemi-infinite basis.” The deposit, found within Japan’s exclusive economic zone waters, contains more than 16 million tons of elements needed to build high-tech products. submitted by /u/madazzahatter [link] [comments] top scoring links : Futurology Welcome to r/Futurology, a subreddit devoted to the field of Future(s) Studies and speculation about the development of humanity, technology, and civilization.

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Exelon lobbyist bragged about profitability of Cuomo’s nuclear bailout

Exelon lobbyist bragged about profitability of Cuomo’s nuclear bailout A regulator-turned-Exelon-lobbyist bragged at an energy conference last year about how Exelon’s lobbying investment translated into nearly $6 billion in public subsidies. Read More β†’ Eyes on the Ties

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