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Online bullying can cause post-traumatic stress-like symptoms

Many children and young adults have their mobile phones with them when they go to sleep. Some find it absolutely necessary. They never know when they will get a message from a bully.

Mobile health tools should be studied using new methods

By analysing how patients use mobile health technology it is possible to understand the health affects of the apps and those who they affect. Researchers believe that traditional research methods are not suitable.

Why grandpa doesn’t want a smart phone

Researchers who interviewed old people in Norrköping, Sweden, don’t think a reluctance to buy new gadgets like a smart phone actually has much to do with telephony per se.

Controlling mobile phones and tablets with hand movements

Norwegian technology uses ultrasound for touchless gesture control.

New robot will help scientists turn pee into electricity

Danish scientists have created a new member of staff: the robot EVOBOT. Among other things, EVOBOT will help scientists find out how pee can be turned into electricity.

Jacket with built-in mobile phone made to save lives

Imagine there is a fire raging in a building when the fire leader sends out a message. The firefighters all take a look at their jacket sleeves and read it.

Scientists prepare future language technology

If we want to communicate through phones and computers in the future, they need to learn to understand what we say. New research aims to teach machines to distinguish between polysemantic words – now also in Danish.

What do you know about Lawrence of Rome?

The EU wants people to get more interested in their cultural heritage, and is starting pilot projects in England, Spain and Norway.

New app prevents phone tapping

The need for privacy is greater than ever after Edward Snowden revealed that the US is monitoring people using sophisticated software. Danish researchers have now developed an app that makes it harder to tap smartphones.

Popular package for learning

Nursing students prefer e-compendia over both traditional learning aids and other electronic-supported solutions.