Echoing Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, James Joyce’s novel Ulysses follows the exploits of Dubliner Leopold Bloom during the course of a single day, June 16, 1904. Not long after the book’s publication in 1922, June 16 was rechristened Bloomsda...
– Smithsonian Institution
The concept of non-human beings endowed with intelligence dates back to at least Homer in the late eighth or early seventh century B.C. As society has developed and our ability to tell stories enhanced by technology, the idea of intelligent machines ...
– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON -- It’s natural for parents to do whatever they can to keep their children safe and healthy, but children need space to learn and grow on their own, without Mom or Dad hovering over them, according to new research published by the Americ...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Developmental Psychology Embargo expired on 18-Jun-2018 at 09:00 ET
Parents varied in their views about reporting unsafe ride operator behavior, with 9 in 10 saying they would definitely report suspicions that the operator was drunk or on drugs.
– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan Embargo expired on 18-Jun-2018 at 00:00 ET
Almost anyone can relate to being afraid of needles and injections. A pilot study is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting. Children were given the choice of a roller coaster ri...
– Florida Atlantic University
Journal of Pain Management
One of the joys of shopping for many people is the opportunity to brag about their purchases to friends and others.But new research found one common situation in which people would rather not discuss what they just bought: when they’re feeling like...
– Ohio State University
Journal of Consumer Research
When are primary school children willing to share valuable resources with others and when are they not? A team of researchers from the University of Vienna lead by cognitive biologist Lisa Horn investigated this question in a controlled behavioural e...
– University of Vienna
An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect informat...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
A new study suggests that the so-called “minority bias” exerts a powerful influence — important since one in five Americans is expected to identify as multiracial by 2050.
University of Utah psychology professor Jacqueline M. Chen, lead auth...
– University of Utah
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
Using MRI measurements of the brain's neural connections, or “white matter,” UW researchers have shown that, in struggling readers, the neural circuitry strengthened — and their reading performance improved — after just eight weeks of a speci...
– University of Washington
A study by sociologists examines public views regarding the denial of services to same-sex and interracial couples. In a fictional scenario, respondents were asked whether they believed that a business owner should be allowed to deny service. Slightl...
– American Sociological Association (ASA)
Dr. Torres, President of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA), shares his excitement and vision for IMSA hosting the 14th Annual International Student Science Fair, June 27th - July 1st, 2018
– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
14th Annual International Student Science Fair
A new Food-PRICE study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared to those not receiving SNAP assistance.
– Tufts University
JAMA Network Open, June-2018; R01MD011501; R01HL115189 Embargo expired on 15-Jun-2018 at 11:00 ET
A major new research report published today (Friday, 15 June) by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, presents findings from a large scale study of views on Brexit from local communities in the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Irel...
– Queen's University Belfast Embargo expired on 14-Jun-2018 at 19:05 ET
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) greatly appreciates the subcommittee’s continued support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a key national priority with an increase of $1.2 billion, or 3.2%, in the FY 2019 Labor-HHS spending bil...
– American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
International Student Science Fair connects students from around the globe to solve the world’s biggest challenges.
– Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)
International Student Science Fair (ISSF) 2018
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosted the first annual Workshop on Image-Based Modeling and Navigation for Space Applications June 4-5 on campus.
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 15-Jun-2018 at 14:30 ET
Li (Emily) Liu, associate professor of nuclear engineering and engineering physics in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energ...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
For the second year in a row, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute earthquake engineering experts Ricardo Dobry and Tarek Abdoun have been selected by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to receive the Thomas A. Middlebroo...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 14-Jun-2018 at 15:00 ET
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will host Foxconn's first formal international internship program in the United States, sending engineering students to Taiwan to study at Chung Yuan Christian University and work at Foxconn facilities there.
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has virtually broken ground on a $45 million expansion and renovation of its current Anne M. Pinkard building.
– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Nine University of Illinois at Chicago students have been awarded Schweitzer fellowships, a service learning program for health professional students committed to helping Chicago’s underserved.Named in honor of humanitarian and Nobel Laureate Dr. A...
– University of Illinois at Chicago