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Chronic Sleep Disturbance Could Trigger Onset of Alzheimer’s


A new pre-clinical study by researchers at Temple University found that people who experience chronic sleep disturbance could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
3/17/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Smellizing — Imagining a Product’s Smell — Increases Consumer Desire


Seeing is believing, but smellizing – a new term for prompting consumers to imagine the smell of a product – could be the next step toward more effective advertising. Researchers came to this conclusion through four studies of products most of...
2/19/2014 1:00 PM EST

CEOs Tend to Overstay Their Welcome, Hurting Firm Performance, New Study Finds


The longer CEOs stay in power – and a new study suggests most of them do, exceeding the optimal tenure length by about three years – the more likely chief executives are to limit outside sources of market and customer information, ultimately...
12/16/2013 4:00 PM EST

Philadelphia Surpasses U.S. Average in Rate of Global Innovation Connectedness

Philadelphia has reason to be proud: It outpaces the nation as a whole in terms of innovation connectedness. However, there is also some bad news: Philadelphia’s share of all U.S. innovative activity has dropped by half in 35 years.
12/13/2013 2:00 PM EST

Tumor-Suppressing Genes Could Play Important Role in Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer


The function of two tumor-suppressing genes could play a vital role in helping to control obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
12/11/2013 10:00 AM EST

Women Working in Head Start Programs Report Poor Physical and Mental Health

Women working in Head Start, the nation’s largest federally funded early childhood education program, report higher than expected levels of physical and mental health problems.
10/29/2013 10:00 AM EDT

NCI Grant Will Advance Temple Leukemia Therapeutic Towards Clinical Trials


Diffregen, a Temple University startup company, has been awarded a SBIR grant by the National Cancer Institute to advance a university-created leukemia therapeutic to the doorstep of human clinical trials.
10/23/2013 3:00 PM EDT

First-Ever Information Systems Job Index Shows Healthy Market for College Students

Despite a 7.2 percent national unemployment rate, the job market is a healthy one for college students majoring in information systems, with nearly three quarters of students receiving at least one job offer, according to the nationwide IS Job Index...
10/23/2013 11:00 AM EDT

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