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Researchers may have found first polluted river from before Bronze Age

Industrial pollution may seem like a modern phenomenon, but in fact, an international team of researchers may have discovered what could be the world's first polluted river, contaminated approximately 7,000 years ago.

Payments Platform: 8 Tips for Business Owners Looking for The Right Platform

When it comes to choosing the right payments platform for your business, you better do your research. Every business has different payment needs. Whether it’s cross-border payments or recurring billing, there is definitely a payment solution that best fits your business. Show More Summary

UBC Researcher Says Management of Pine Beetle Not Working

A method to control the spread of mountain pine beetles—pheromone baiting—may actually help the pest’s population increase, UBC research shows. A study by Rebecca Tyson, an associate professor of mathematics at UBC’s Okanagan campus, used mathematical modelling to examine several mountain pine beetle management strategies used in Banff National Park. Show More Summary

Genetic link to fatal health condition could aid future treatment

Thousands of lives could be saved every year after it was discovered a fatal cardiovascular condition could be linked to four genes, research has found. A 10-year project looked at 10,000 people worldwide and found those who had suffered an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) had four genes in common.

Landmark Autism Genetic Study Seeking Participants

Families with a loved one on the autism spectrum now have an opportunity to participate in a landmark study researching the genetics of autism. The national study is the largest autism research project to date.

Donald Trump's Trade Policies: Blessing Or Curse?

What do economists think of Donald Trump’s proposed trade policies? To find out, I decided to ask two leading economists, Daniel Griswold, a Mercatus Center senior research fellow and co-director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization, and Mark Perry, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a [...]

JOLED – a 3D Flip Dot Display

Flip-Dot displays are so awesome that they’re making a comeback. But awesome is nothing when you can have an insane flip-dot display that is three-dimensional with the dots floating in mid-air. Researchers at the Universities of Sussex...Show More Summary

Tiny device pumps out one electron at a time

Research paves the way to a new definition of the ampere

Real Research in Unexpected Places – Backyards, Barns, Bayous

21st century science labors under the myth that good experimental science requires expensive lab facilities in a university or institutional setting. We have the example of Marie and Pierre Curie discovering radium in an abandoned shed, Lavoisier’s seminal Chemistry work in his home laboratory, and Isaac Newton’s seminal work in optics in his mother’s farmhouse (Woolsthorpe […]

Tough Times in Shipping Fleet Demolition

Strong demolition has been a prominent feature of the shipping industry this year, as challenging market conditions continue to drive a significant supply-side response in a number of sectors, says Clarksons Research. Across the total shipping fleet…

November 2, 2016: Dark Matter Season 3 – Day 11 of 91! Quiz Ian Brock!

Pictured above: Production Designer Ian Brock – mastermind of the Dark Matter art department and everything from The Raza’s to Hyperion-8 to the Ishida Research Facility…and so much more.  Under Ian’s guidance, our art department has been tearing it up (figuratively speaking) in season 3 and, with so much going on, I thought it would be the […]

Stanford Study Reveals California Pensions Underfunded By $1 Trillion Or $93k Per Household

Earlier today the Kersten Institute for Governance and Public Policy highlighted an updated pension study, released by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, which revealed some fairly startling realities about California's public pension underfunding levels. Show More Summary

Watch: Mack Brown’s on-air tributes to Jim Valvano, John Saunders

It’s the 10th annual Jimmy V Week, with ESPN telling plenty of stories about former analyst Jim Valvano and the foundation in his name for cancer research, and analyst Mack Brown offered some particularly meaningful ones on ESPN2’s broadcast of the Mid-American Conference championship game between Western Michigan and Ohio Friday night. Show More Summary

Naked Capitalism Denounces PropOrNot’s Attempt at ‘Censorship of the Worst Form’

10 hours agoNews : Truthdig

In the latest episode of Joshua Scheer’s podcast “Informed Rant,” Scheer sits down with Yves Smith, founder and editor of Naked Capitalism, one of more than 200 non-mainstream news websites portrayed by a shadowy “research” group as pro-Russia propagandists.

Rethinking Values in the Workplace

by Rod Collins, Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors In a recent global survey of more than 1,700 chief executive officers, researchers at IBM found that the CEOs identified empowering employees through values as an essential driver of high performance. Show More Summary

An Imposing Egyptian Queen, Survived Only By Her Knees

After years of speculation, researchers have proven that a pair of mummified knees found in Egypt's Valley of the Queens once belonged to Queen Nefertari, wife of Ramses the Great. The partial legs are all that remain of the legendarily beautiful Nefertari, who was buried in a lavish tomb during Egypt's 19th Dynasty, around the 13th century B.C. Show More Summary

The Truth: Women in China are Pressured to Abort or Abandon Their Babies

An article came out in the Washington Post yesterday entitled, “Researchers may have ‘found’ many of China’s 30 million missing girls.”  The researchers – John Kennedy of the University of Kansas and Shi Yaojiang of Shaanxi Normal University – argue that many of these girls “might not have been killed after all... […]

10 Tips for Talking to People You Can't Agree With

When you find yourself on the opposite end of a heated debate, whether with family or friends, new research on diversity vs. differences can help you bridge the gap.

Exercise May Help Protect Against Cognitive Decline

13 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

If you needed another reason to fit in fitness, try doing it for your noggin. Exercise can boost areas of the brain associated with thinking and memory in individuals who are at risk for cognitive issues, according to research presented...Show More Summary

Why dogs' noses out-sniff the most advanced bomb detectors

13 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In 2010, after spending six years and $19 billion on research to develop better bomb detecting technology, Pentagon officials admitted that there was no better bomb detector than a dog's nose. Now scientists say the reason for this might...Show More Summary

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