Science & Technology

Science Says It’s Great To Be Young

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By Lindsay Holmes For all the handwringing about millennial unhappiness, new research suggests a very different narrative: Today’s under-30 set is slightly happier than any previous generation of young adults — and happier than mature adults overall, according to a study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality [READ MORE HERE] Source:: Huffington Science

Scientists Unearth Fossils Of Rats The Size Of Small Dogs

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By Hilary Hanson Musophobes, quit reading now. Archaeologists with the Australian National University have discovered the fossils of seven different species of giant rats, one of which could grow to be up to 10 times the size of the critters that scurry through New York City subways. “The biggest one is about five [READ MORE…

The Internet of Things Will Drive the Digital Transformation of Industry

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By Guido Bartels COPENHAGEN — Physical objects, such as an engine, a river or even an entire manufacturing plant, can be equipped with sensors that measure physical characteristics of the surrounding environment — the location, temperature, vibration and flow rate, to give some examples. And low-power networking technologies allow these “things” to share [READ MORE…