515 bacteria have found a new home: Your smart phone

Pune-based scientists found three new species of microbes from swabs taken from mobile handsets. Along with types of bacteria, scientists also found nearly 30 types of fungi from 27 handsets

515 bacteria have found a new home: Your smart phoneThere are more microbes on mobile phones than on toilet seats. While this has been known for the last few years, for the first time, Pune-based scientists found three new species of microbes from swabs taken from mobile handsets. Overall, the scientists had found more than 500 types of bacteria and nearly 30 types of […]

Important 10 reasons why you must keep kids below 12 years away from smart phone, tablet

Technology use restricts movement, which can result in delayed development. One in three children now enter school developmentally delayed, negatively impacting literacy and academic achievement

Important 10 reasons why you must keep kids below 12 years away from smart phone, tabletThe American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2010). Children and youth use 4-5 times the recommended amount of […]