It is often claimed that people who are bilingual are better than monolinguals at learning languages. Now, the first study to examine bilingual and monolingual brains as they learn an additional language offers new evidence that supports this hypothe...
– Georgetown University Medical Center
Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Embargo expired on 02-Oct-2017 at 00:05 ET
A new University of Delaware Center for Political Communication/ RABA Research national poll found nearly three-fourths (71%) of Americans surveyed view Muslims as being more "them" than "us." The results underscore that there is confusion and lack o...
– University of Delaware
The simplicity of the platform and brevity of posts are key factors in determining how students can become addicted.
– Texas Tech University
A new study by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has quantified the impact speeding and slamming on the brakes has on fuel economy and consumption. Aggressive behavior behind the wheel can lower gas mileage in light-duty vehi...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
This summer, a diverse group of high school, undergraduate, and graduate students—including women and underrepresented minorities—performed data science research at Brookhaven Lab.
– Brookhaven National Laboratory
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory partnered with the University of Chicago to sponsor “All About Energy,” a six-week program that gives Chicago public high school students an up-close look at careers in science, ...
– Argonne National Laboratory
Growing interest in explosives technology among both federal investigators and military personnel is prompting Missouri University of Science and Technology to further expand its graduate programs in the field.
– Missouri University of Science and Technology
Efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture and forestry sectors could lead to increased food prices—but new research identifies strategies that could help mitigate climate change while avoiding steep hikes in food prices.
– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Environmental Research Letters; EU FP7 290693 Embargo expired on 01-Oct-2017 at 23:00 ET
New research led by a University of Georgia sociologist on the growth in the scope and scale of felony convictions finds that, as of 2010, 3 percent of the total U.S. population and 15 percent of the African-American male population have served time ...
– University of Georgia
In a concluding act of extraordinary generosity that will make college more affordable and accessible for generations of students, Porter Byrum has left a bequest of more than $140 million to Wake Forest University, Queens University of Charlotte and...
– Wake Forest University
Five faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) will be inducted as fellows in the American Academy of Nursing this October. Inductees will include Teresa Brockie, Valerie Cotter, Rita D'Aoust, Vinciya Pandian, and Susan Renda.
– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
UNF has been recognized among a select group of colleges and universities across the country as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout thei...
– University of North Florida
Cornell University’s endowment returned 12.5 percent for the year ending June 30, bringing its value to $6.8 billion, its highest total to date.
– Cornell University
The National Science Foundation has awarded $100,000 to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Education to help research the preservation and teaching of two indigenous languages.
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU Tisch School of the Arts today announced the launch of an online journal dedicated to showcasing, announcing, and enhancing the understanding of emerging media.
– New York University
The 2017-2018 UIC theater season is “Deceitful Truth.”
– University of Illinois at Chicago