A team of University of Iowa researches has discovered a new connection between two regions of the brain that may help explain how motor skills develop. Working with infant rats, the scientists found that the hippocampus and the red nucleus, part of ...
– University of Iowa
Current Biology Embargo expired on 04-May-2017 at 12:00 ET
Over the 15-minute course of Maurice Ravel’s Bolero, the snare drummer raps out 5,144 individual beats.
– Creighton University
Taxpayers benefit most when job satisfaction among federal employees is high, according to a recent study conducted by a team of 14 researchers. The team identified specific strategies policymakers can implement in order to improve agency efficiency ...
– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business
Behavioral Science and Policy
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor advised members of NATO about the danger of false information distributed online through botnets, a network of computer programs that act autonomously on social media platforms such as Twitter and Fac...
– University of Arkansas at Little Rock
TROSA, a therapeutic community providing substance abuse treatment and job training, saves North Carolina $7.5 million every year, according to an independent study conducted by RTI International.
– RTI International
Professor Ron Wilcox provided expert testimony on behalf of the IRS
– University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Twenty-three young leaders from high schools across the United States comprise the eighth, and largest, class of UNC Charlotte’s Levine Scholars Program; they will join the University, starting this fall.
– University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Two Wichita State University students placed first in the curriculum category at VentureWell's OPEN 2017 conference in Washington recently, finishing ahead of professors, administrators and faculty who were all presenting ideas on how to teach entrep...
– Wichita State University
The Sopranos’ Tony Soprano and Walter White from Breaking Bad rank among recent television drama’s most notorious protagonists, each of questionable morality. So, here’s the question: Do you like them?
– University at Buffalo
“Fake news” and “failing nytimes” are the two phrases Donald Trump tweeted most in his first 100 days in office, showing just how much the president used Twitter to target the media at the start of his administration, according to Temple Univ...
– Temple University
Economists have found that the most widely used model for predicting how U.S. government spending affects gross domestic product (GDP) can be rigged using theoretical assumptions to control forecasts.
– North Carolina State University
American Economic Review, May 2017
The American Psychological Association and its affiliated APA Practice Organization expressed disappointment that the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act and urged the Senate to reject the bill, which is projected to take hea...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy protection May 3, the largest-ever American municipal debt restructuring in history. As the U.S. territory seeks forgiveness in $73 billion to assorted creditors, an expert at Washington University in St. Louis says t...Expert Available
– Washington University in St. Louis
John L. Hagan and Amy C. Rosenzweig, faculty members in Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the academy is one of the highest honors given...
– Northwestern University
Iain Crawford, associate professor of English and faculty director of undergraduate research and experiential learning at the University of Delaware, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Council on Undergraduate Research's executive bo...
– Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
Babson College is pleased to announce that undergraduate students Julianne Carlin ‘17 and Spencer Rivera ‘17 have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2017-2018 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William ...
– Babson College
The 19th annual competition awards more than $180,000 in cash prizes, and more than $200,000 in related products and professional services
– Temple University
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health today announced its inaugural class of fellows. These eight students will receive full scholarships to earn a master of public health degree from the Bloo...
– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Heather W. Pinkett, an associate professor of molecular biosciences at Northwestern University, has received a 2016 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for her work advancing children’s health.
– Northwestern University
SPOKANE, Wash. – Less than a month after the Gonzaga basketball team’s historic season ended within a hairsbreadth of capturing the national championship in a loss to North Carolina, Gonzaga honors math student Hannah Tolson edged Kerry Scott, a ...
– Gonzaga University
Upcoming International Conference "Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology: A Foundation for Real World Practice on June 22-24, 2107 in Evanston, IL
– Family Institute at Northwestern University