The CDI – Center of Digital Innovation is a non-profit research center to promote and develop digital medicine in Israel in partnership with a group of Israeli entrepreneurs. Israel’s Center for Digital Innovation (CDI) and Allscripts have partnered to establish a CDI-Allscripts lab in Beer Sheva to connect Israeli digital health startups and entrepreneurs to the... Read More
Apple is holding $181.1 billion in offshore tax havens, more than any other U.S. company, Reuters reports. A study by The Center for Tax Justice and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund examined the Security and Exchange...Show More Summary
Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, director of the European Centre for International Political Economy claims that TPP mega-regional free trade deal is likely to be smoothly integrated into the existing free trade agreements of which the TPP countries are members.
To those keeping tabs on the government's propaganda, it doesn't get any more laughable than this. One week ago, the Conference Board, a "tax-exempt non-profit business membership and research group organization" released a ridiculous...Show More Summary
BIG BREAKING NEWS From Ann Arbor and Tel Aviv! More to Come from LJ. Here’s the official statement: ProQuest, an information solutions provider, central to global research, has signed an agreement to acquire Ex Libris Group, a leading global provider of library automation solutions. The capabilities of ProQuest and Ex Libris span expertise in print, […]
Fish and birds, when moving in groups, could use two 'gears' -- one slow and another fast -- in ways that conserve energy, a team of researchers has concluded. Its findings offer new insights into the contours of air and water flows -- knowledge that could be used to develop more energy-efficient modes of transportation.
“While in 1993, a college-educated person between the ages of 25 and 29 had an 8 percent chance of disliking classical (music), in 2012, a respondent in that same age-education group had a 15 percent chance (of doing so),” the researchers write.
Using fMRI and working memory tasks, researchers find older people take longer to recover from concussion and suggest post-injury management should differ by age group.
John Cole / Scranton Times-Tribune By Jason Stanford At least they’re not pretending anymore. The Benghazi Select Committee is nothing more than a taxpayer funded opposition research group determined to stop Hillary Clinton from becoming president. Show More Summary
The latest religious-right attack on abortion rights is a set of undercover videos made by an anti-choice group calling itself the Center for Medical Progress. Posing as potential buyers for a medical research firm, they tried to get Planned Parenthood officials to accept illegal payments in exchange for tissue samples from aborted fetuses. (Profiting from [Read More...]
He was suspended without pay and placed on 6-months probation for refusing to kill the animal. Mount Carmel, TN — According to an unofficial count conducted by Ozymandias Media, an independent research group, a dog is shot by law enforcement every 98 minutes. Show More Summary
Losing weight is hard - and it's getting harder. That's not an excuse, a group of researchers say, it's science. A study from York University published recently in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice looked at dietary and exercise data for tens of thousands of Americans over the past...
Here’s a group of videos captured at various venues here at Wide Open Bluegrass 2015 on Friday. Bud’s Collective in the Marriott Hotel In Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project, he researched the tunes and songs from Alan Lomax’s catalogs and brought them back to life […]
Geologists tend to notice when rocks, especially big ones, are out of place. A few years ago, a group of researchers working in the Cape Verde islands, off West Africa, made a particularly jarring discovery—elephant-sized chunks of basalt...Show More Summary
On July 14, a conservative group began releasing a series of undercover videos showing officials from Planned Parenthood negotiating, in blunt and sometimes callous terms, the sale of fetal tissue for medical research. The videos set off a chain of events that culminated, strangely enough, in John Boehner’s resignation as... More »
[This guest post is part of a series on Burkina Faso’s ongoing political turmoil. My colleague Daniel Eizenga, a Research Associate with the Sahel Research Group and Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Florida, has been based … Continue reading ?
Priceonomics reports that the DARE anti-drug program has never worked. Students who went through DARE weren’t any less likely to do drugs than the students who didn’t. In fact, there’s some well-regarded research that some groups ofShow More Summary
A new insurance group rating system for vans could see insurance premiums fall for those fleets opting for the safest vehicles. The new system, developed by the insurance-funded Thatcham Research, will increase the number of groups from 20 to 30 in January. The new scheme, introduced to keep up with the latest technology, will only […]
Leo Mirani, writing for Quartz: Indonesians surveyed by Galpaya told her that they didn’t use the internet. But in focus groups, they would talk enthusiastically about how much time they spent on Facebook. Galpaya, a researcher (andShow More Summary
According to new visual data pulled from a U.K.-based research group called SchoolDash, inner city schools in London are outperforming schools in other regions of England despite having more low-income students, larger class sizes and a high percentage of students whose first language isn't English. Show More Summary