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Parents Want Fun, Safer Messaging Solutions for Kids

Parents Want Fun, Safer Messaging Solutions for Kids (NewsUSA) - Today, parents are increasingly allowing their children to use tablets and smartphones at younger ages. In fact, nine in ten 6-12-year-olds in the US have access to tablets or smartphones, and two out of three use tablets or smartphones on a daily basis. But parents often have questions and concerns about how their kids use them and...

Studies Show Handwriting Improves Memory

Studies Show Handwriting Improves Memory (NewsUSA) - According to a recent study at Kent State University, the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and others, using pen and paper instead of laptops to take notes boosts memory and increases the ability to retain and understand concepts. Of course, in the past, handwriting was the only option for capturing key information. But if...

Easing Senior Loneliness - It's More Important Than We Think

Easing Senior Loneliness - It's More Important Than We Think (NewsUSA) - Social isolation is a little-thought-of, but growing, factor in the health and well-being of people 65 and older - and it may play a greater role than obesity as a public health hazard, according to research at Brigham Young University.But what does "social isolation" really mean? It's how often we interact with others, and...

3D Printing Makes Safer, Stronger Airline Parts

3D Printing Makes Safer, Stronger Airline Parts (NewsUSA) - The aerospace industry is getting a boost in manufacturing its parts, making them safer and stronger, through a revolutionary new approach called 3D printing or "additive" manufacturing - a process which was invented at MIT in the late 1980s.In the traditional method, companies start with a hunk of metal (or other material)....

Doing The Right Thing Matters

Doing The Right Thing Matters (NewsUSA) - Equal pay for equal work tops the list of concerns expressed by respondents for Aflac's third annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) survey. Consumers and investment professionals were asked what companies can and cannot do while claiming to be socially responsible. The survey touched upon issues such as environmental...