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Autonomy in the Workplace Has Positive Effects on Well-Being and Job Satisfaction, Study Finds.

New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.
21-Apr-2017 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ambulances Respond More Slowly in Summer and Winter - Study

Ambulance response times in London worsen when air temperatures rise or fall beyond certain limits in summer and winter, according to a new study.
20-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune System Can Spot Tell-Tale Change in Identity of Cancer Antigens - Study

A new study has identified novel mechanisms whereby T cells may be able to distinguish an emerging class of targets specifically increased on cancer cells.
13-Apr-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery of Early, ‘Croc-Like’ Reptile Sheds New Light on Evolution of Dinosaurs


A new species of ancient reptile has been described by scientists at the University of Birmingham, filling a critical gap in the fossil record of dinosaur cousins and suggesting that some features thought to characterise dinosaurs evolved much...
10-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Orson Welles Plays Starring Role in Creating Brazilian Folklore

American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
20-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

An Epidemic of Epipens

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called ‘epipens’) for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided...
15-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Birmingham Study Finds New Class of Androgens Play Key Role in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Scientists led by the University of Birmingham have discovered that a new class of male sex hormones known as androgens plays a key role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
13-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Iron Dissolved by Air Pollution May Increase Ocean Potential to Trap Carbon

Iron particles generated by cities and industry are being dissolved by man-made air pollution and washed into the sea – potentially increasing the amount of greenhouse gases that the world’s oceans can absorb, a new study suggests.
3-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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