Apr. 1, 2015 — New research reveals a surprising insight: publicly-traded firms die off at the same rate regardless of their age or economic ... full story
Apr. 1, 2015 — Young people who may have thought that scientists were ‘boring’ and ‘nerdy’ changed their minds after having an opportunity to ‘Meet the Scientist’ face-to-face, a study says. The ‘Meet ... full story
Apr. 1, 2015 — Access to penicillin can prevent deaths from rheumatic heart disease. Researchers collaborated to learn about obstacles that prevent people from receiving the medication and find ways to overcome ... full story
Apr. 1, 2015 — Two new studies from Massachusetts indicate that racial and socioeconomic disparities persist even with nearly universal access to health coverage. In an accompanying editorial, an expert offers ... full story
Well-Designed Classrooms Can Boost Learning Progress in Primary School Pupils by Up to 16% in a Single Year, Research RevealsApr. 1, 2015 — Clear evidence has now been gathered that well-designed primary school classrooms boost children's learning progress in reading, writing and math. Natural light, temperature, air quality, color ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Why does time seem to crawl if you're waiting in line at the post office, but hours can fly by in minutes when you're doing something fun? A new study examines the factors that determine ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Why is it so hard for consumers to save money? According to a new study, consumers are often impatient and do not think about the long-term consequences of spending ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Why do some consumers make choices based on their feelings instead of rational assessments? According to a new study, consumers who consider themselves independent are more inclined to rely on ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — One of the most important shifts of the 21st century is the ability of consumers to participate in markets they love such as music and fashion. A new study reveals how ordinary consumers have changed ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — How do consumers react to products with diverse online reviews? According to a new study, a mix of positive and negative reviews can benefit products that are evaluated based on personal ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Does hearing about a company's charitable donations raise your opinion of their products? According to a new study, corporate social responsibility leads consumers to believe products are better ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Researchers have developed a modeling tool to help local communities better understand their vulnerabilities to large storms stoked by climate ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — A meritocracy holds that if you work hard enough, you can succeed in life, regardless of race, religion, gender or social status. But a new study suggests that, despite egalitarian efforts to ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Fewer than half of the physicians trained in the United States in 2013 received formal education or training on the subject of exercise, according to new research. "There are immense medical ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Peer victimization -- bullying -- declined 20 percent among students with disabilities who participated in Second Step social-emotional learning curricula, authors of a new study report. More than ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — A criminologist finds that solitary confinement does not deter inmates from committing further violence in prison. The prisoners in the study who received solitary confinement were no more -- or less ... full story
Mar. 31, 2015 — Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and ... full story
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