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Brush-Off: Researchers Devise a Hairbrush That’s Easy to Clean


Scott Shim, associate professor of design at Ohio State, is working to make everyday objects easier to maintain so they last longer and don’t end up in a landfill. His first such creation is an easy-to-clean hairbrush.
31-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows What Business Leaders Can Learn From Formula One Racing

Formula One racing teams may have a lesson to teach business leaders: Innovation can be overrated. That’s the conclusion from academic researchers who pored over data from 49 teams over the course of 30 years of Formula One racing.
20-Aug-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Having Racially Diverse Friends Can Help You on the Job

Employees with a racially diverse group of friends outside of work may actually perform better at their jobs, a new study suggests.
18-Aug-2015 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Where Our Brain Stores the Time and Place of Memories

For the first time, scientists have seen evidence of where the brain records the time and place of real-life memories.
13-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Fishing Expedition’ Nets Nearly Tenfold Increase in Number of Sequenced Virus Genomes

Using a specially designed computational tool as a lure, scientists have netted the genomic sequences of almost 12,500 previously uncharacterized viruses from public databases.
14-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Flu Someday Be Prevented Without a Vaccine?

Researchers have discovered a way to trigger a preventive response to a flu infection without any help from the usual players – the virus itself or interferon, a powerful infection fighter. The finding suggests that manipulating a natural process...
7-Aug-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One Technique Therapists Use That Really Helps Depressed Patients

Some depressed patients may be hoping for answers from their therapists, but a new study suggests questions may be the key.
11-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Traitors in Our Midst: Bacteria Use Toxins to Turn Our Own Bodies Against Us

Researchers who have revealed a highly efficient way that bacteria use toxins to interrupt the immune response say that until now, the trickery of these toxins has been underappreciated in science.
10-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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