Texting & falling, Many-Lettered, Autophagy for all, Jarring, Pleasing

This week’s Feedback column (that I write) in New Scientist magazine has five segments. Here are bits of each of them: Down, with texting — Want to guess what might happen if someone walks while texting? If you prefer a formally educated guess to an autodidactic supposition, Paulo Pelicioni and his colleagues at the University of New […]

An apparently startling discovery: Young persons send text messages

The Pew Research Center announced — in large, bold type — their apparently surprising new research finding: Texting Is Nearly Universal Among Young Adult Cell Phone Owners The vast majority of cell phone owners send and receive text messages. Large numbers of cell owners across all demographic groups do so, with the exception of mobile […]