(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Chemical engineering professor Daniel Esposito has developed a novel photovoltaic-powered electrolysis device that can operate as a stand-alone platform that floats on open water. Show More Summary
Capital Times, Regents Proposal: UW Will Track Professors’ Teaching Hours Starting in January: The teaching workload of University of Wisconsin faculty and other instructional staff will be monitored starting in January, but no other parts of their jobs will see the same scrutiny, according to a proposal before the Board...
Does having the potential to act upon an object have a unique influence on behavior and brain responses to the object? That is the question Jacqueline Snow, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, has set out to answer.
Economist Michael Grubb says media climate deniers are at it again. This interview was originally posted on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Michael Grubb, professor of energy and climate change at University College...Show More Summary
Everything you love is racist. Santa? Racist. Apple pie? Racist. Holiday songs? Nah those are safe. Just kidding, they’re racist too! At least, that’s according to theater history professor Kyna
Work from home or go to an office: Which kind of workers are happier and more efficient? For the first time–surprisingly–there’s some solid academic research on the subject, led by a Stanford economics professor. We won’t hide the ball. Yes,...Show More Summary
People are increasingly taking Uber instead of ambulances to get to the hospital, new research suggests. For a (non-peer-reviewed) research paper released Wednesday, economics professor David Slusky and Dr. Leon Moskatel looked at ambulance usage in 766 US cities upon the arrival of Uber from 2013 to 2015. Slusky tells...
(University of Konstanz) A scientific network involving the economic historian Junior Professor Julia Rischbieter from the University of Konstanz examines the significance and effects of sovereign debt by investigating the actions of individual agents.
(Vanderbilt University) A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator.
Douglas H. Smith, MD, the Robert A. Groff Professor of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $4-million, four-year PACT (PA Consortium on Traumatic Brain Injury) award fromShow More Summary
(Kent State University) Tara C. Smith, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology in Kent State's College of Public Health, published the findings of a study her lab conducted in 2015 that shows a higher-than-expected prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) at beaches around Lake Erie.
Professor Robin Franklin to receive the 2017 Barancik Prize for pioneering work to restore function for people with progressive MS. He will receive the award at ACTRIMS Forum 2018 on February 1 in San Diego, California.
An FIU professor has a plan to get rid of the blue tarps that inevitably appear on rooftops after a hurricane.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The artificial intelligence researcher who called AI the new electricity is now trying to make sure every company is plugged in. Stanford professor Andrew Ng (ING), one of the leading figures in AI, is launching a startup called Landing.AI (LANDing-dot-A-I). Show More Summary
People with autism traits who have psychosis are at a greater risk of depression and thoughts of suicide, new research has found. The research, led by Professor Stephen Wood at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental...Show More Summary
Jacob Hochard (Department of Economics, ICSP), Greg Howard (Department of Economics), Kayla Clark (School of Art and Design), John Whitehead (Visiting Troxler Professor Department of Economics) and Yuanhao Li (Norwegian School of Economics) partnered with the Salvation Army during the holiday season to conduct a local field experiment. The Troxler-funded...
A music professor and conductor named in the Boston Globe allegations of sexual misconduct at music colleges has lost his positions at three schools. Eric Hewitt has left the Boston Conservatory and Boston College High School and is on leave from Phillips Exeter Academy. According to the Globe, four former Boston Conservatory students accused Hewitt of […]
The Princeton University professor examines what the Alabama senate race between Roy Moore and Doug Jones means for America