Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs.
– Kansas State University|20-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Experts at Drexel University in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with their coverage of the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, and its implications from a variety of perspectives.
– Drexel University|20-Aug-2014 10:40 AM EDT
College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a researcher who studies the topic.
– University of Alabama|20-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease currently have no treatment options to slow brain cell deterioration. Researchers at Houston Methodist’s Nantz National Alzheimer Center are studying an investigational drug that proposes to do just that.
– Houston Methodist|20-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT
Midwesterners with allergies will be feeling low due to the unusually high allergen counts. A dangerous air quality alert was called today due to the extremely high count for mold detected in the Gottlieb Allergy Count.
– Loyola University Health System|20-Aug-2014 9:15 AM EDT
American Medical Group Association's 2014 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey Reports Improved Financial Performance, Average Increase in Physician Compensation at 2.9 Percent
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) today announced findings from its 2014 Medical Group Compensation and Financial Survey, conducted by the national consulting firm of Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc.
– American Medical Group Association (AMGA)|20-Aug-2014 9:15 AM EDT
Growing Up Poor Affects Adults' Sense of Control, Impulsiveness When Faced with Economic Uncertainty
Growing up poor can influence people's sense of control and in turn may lead them to more impulsive decision-making and quickly give up on challenging tasks in uncertain situations, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
– American Psychological Association (APA)|20-Aug-2014 9:00 AM EDT
The groundwork for Virginia Tech’s Wu Feng’s big data research in a “cloud” began in the mid-2000s with a multi-institutional effort to identify missing gene annotations in genomes. Today, this work is being formalized and extended as part of an National Science Foundation/Microsoft Computing in the Cloud grant that seeks to commoditize biocomputing in the cloud.
– Virginia Tech|20-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT
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