The bizarre silver lining to this whole leaked celebrity nudes thing: a group of Redditors is so enamored with Jennifer Lawrence's naked body that they've donated thousands of dollars to the Prostate Cancer Foundation in her honor. Read more...
Earlier this year, LifeWay Research (an evangelical Christian polling group) asked Americans whether or not they prefer to keep "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and, to no one's surprise, they overwhelmingly said yes: The American...Show More Summary
This news release is available in Spanish. Researchers at the University of Granada have found, through an experiment conducted on rats, that hyperproteic diets could be beneficial for bones, which would be of great use for groups with bone disease problems, such as the elderly or post-menopausic females. read more
Vertical nanowires could be used for detailed studies of what happens on the surface of cells. The findings are important for pharmaceuticals research, among other applications. A group of researchers from Lund University in Sweden have managed to make artificial cell membranes form across a large number of vertical nanowires, known as a 'nano-forest'. read more
By Harlan Levy: Nicholas Colas is a managing director and chief market strategist at brokerage ConvergEx Group. Previously he worked in equity research at Rochdale Securities and investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston. Harlan Levy:...Show More Summary
Comparative study of the biology of aging in species with widely divergent life spans is undertaken by a number of groups in the broader research community. The idea here is that, especially in the case of similar species that nonetheless...Show More Summary
Research projects from five groups active in Parkinson’s research comprise the first half of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) Partnering Program for 2014. Among the most promising in the MJFF portfolio, Partnering Program projects are presented directly to industry groups who may wish to invest in further development. By connecting industry […]
Nutritional expertise at Northumbria University, Newcastle has helped enhance the menus of care provider Hadrian Healthcare Group, which commissioned research by Carole Marshall, a registered nutritionist at Northumbria, to identify how their meals could provide improved nutrition and hydration for their residents. read more
By William Bias: It's always important for a long-term investor to develop a guide for doing investment research. Over the years, I have developed the following list of questions to guide me in my thinking when researching the publicly traded universe. Show More Summary
Aubrey de Grey is cofounder of the SENS Research Foundation, one of the few groups presently coordinating and funding serious scientific work on ways to repair the root causes of aging: Marty Nemko: You claim that the public is indifferent to, even resistant to, efforts to extend lifespan. Show More Summary
The support of peer groups and clinicians is critical to the development of effective breastfeeding programs, according to recent research. A qualitative study of 21 mothers determined that role models for successful breastfeeding help positively shape the outcomes of mothers of infants.
Acquity Group which is a part of Accenture Interactive, has revealed in a study that 8 out 10 consumers are extremely worried about privacy invasion, when it comes to wearable devices. The research was conducted on 2000 consumers ofShow More Summary
As the Ebola outbreak spread to a fifth African country Friday, researchers announced that the experimental drug pressed into emergency use in recent weeks had cured a group of 18 monkeys of the deadly disease, including some that didn’t receive the treatment for five days after they were injected with the virus. Read full article >>
A 10-member expert panel chaired by a University of Louisville researcher has developed the American Heart Association's first-ever policy statement on e-cigarettes, calling for more research and regulation of the products.
Researchers from Sweden's Karlstad University and University of Gothenburg have found that MMOs might just improve your language skills. The scientists subjected a group of Swedish students aged 10 and 11 to English language tests to examine the relationship of digital games and English ability, gender, and learning motivation. Show More Summary
EDMONTON, AB – A new study from the research group of Dr. John Lewis at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) and the Lawson Health Research Institute (London, ON) has confirmed that "invadopodia" play a key role in the spread of cancer. Show More Summary
A new study released by University of California Los Angeles researchers shows that children who were denied screen time for five days improved their ability to read nonverbal emotion cues by a greater amount than a control group who had screen time as usual
The drone is part of a research project called “Project Wing,” which was built by Google engineers as part of their secret research group called “X.” Google released video and details of the drone tested conducted in Australia
ALS raises $100 million; pro-life groups worry about embryonic research. Tens of thousands of Americans—including dozens of evangelical leaders—have eagerly shivered and shaked their way through the ice bucket challenge, despite concerns...Show More Summary
Groups matter, and it's important that churches effectively establish and assess them. Back in February, Eric Geiger and I co-authored Transformational Groups, a book based on a large research project conducted by LifeWay Research with close to 3,000 protestant churches. Show More Summary