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Released: 15-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Studies with more diverse teams of authors get more citations
University of Surrey

Diverse research is more impactful in the business management field, with female influence growing stronger in the past decade, finds a new study from the University of Surrey.

Newswise: Emojis are differently interpreted depending on gender, culture, and age of viewer
7-Feb-2024 11:40 AM EST
Emojis are differently interpreted depending on gender, culture, and age of viewer
PLOS

Gender, culture, and age all appear to play a role in how emojis are interpreted, according to a study published February 14, 2024 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Yihua Chen, Xingchen Yang and colleagues from the University of Nottingham, UK.

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Released: 14-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Online images may be turning back the clock on gender bias, research finds
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A paper published today in the journal Nature finds that online images show stronger gender biases than online texts. Researchers also found that bias is more psychologically potent in visual form than in writing.

   
Released: 13-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST
A new way to let AI chatbots converse all day without crashing
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

When a human-AI conversation involves many rounds of continuous dialogue, the powerful large language machine-learning models that drive chatbots like ChatGPT sometimes start to collapse, causing the bots’ performance to rapidly deteriorate.

Newswise: Research reveals the key to an irresistible online dating profile
Released: 9-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Research reveals the key to an irresistible online dating profile
University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

In writing a good online dating profile, the average love-seeker is likely to fill it up with all the appealing qualities and interests that make them special.

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Released: 6-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
Will Taylor Swift dominate football’s greatest stage?
University of Miami

All eyes may not be on the field at Super Bowl LVIII. A web of rumors and conspiracies are swirling around this year’s game.

Newswise: Researchers reveal the best-selling ‘pop’ songs of 17th century England
Released: 2-Feb-2024 6:05 AM EST
Researchers reveal the best-selling ‘pop’ songs of 17th century England
Queen's University Belfast

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Warwick have compiled the first ever collection of hit songs from seventeenth-century England, including over 100 ballads in total.

Released: 2-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST
Researchers take new ‘mixed reality’ headsets for a spin
Stanford University

Among the buzziest consumer technologies right now are “mixed reality” or “spatial computing” headsets that convincingly blend views of the real world with digital content.

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Released: 1-Feb-2024 5:00 PM EST
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT: Nurses -- The Most Trusted Profession in an Age of Mistrust
Newswise

For 21 years, nurses have consistently been the most trusted profession, according to the yearly Gallup poll. (The new poll will be issued by the end of January). Dr Rushton, who specializes in burnout, will speak on trust, moral injury, and how nurses cope in this day and age.

Released: 18-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST
New research sheds light on incel community’s connection to mass violence
University of Rhode Island

Though much has been written in the past decade about “involuntary celibates,” the rise of violent extremism, and their connection to mass violence, empirical research on this community is surprisingly scarce. A new examination authored by URI Professor Miriam Lindner aims to fill this gap.

Released: 16-Jan-2024 5:00 AM EST
Do violent video games numb us towards real violence?
University of Vienna

Neuroscientists from the University of Vienna and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have investigated whether playing violent video games leads to a reduction in human empathy.

Released: 11-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
Virtual Science Writers Conference will uncover the truth behind ‘hormone balancing’
Endocrine Society

The popular TikTok trend of ‘hormone balancing’ has taken over the internet with claims to balance your hormones with holistic approaches alone, but medical experts question its legitimacy.

Released: 9-Jan-2024 3:05 PM EST
What happens to our online activity over the switches to and from Daylight Saving Time?
University of Surrey

Researchers noticed that after switching to DST, certain Google searches took place up to an hour earlier than usual. On the other hand, when clocks went back to standard time in autumn, these searches tended to occur later.

Released: 20-Dec-2023 3:05 PM EST
Working with Big Data requires a lot of power! The latest research and features on Supercomputing
Newswise

With the rise in machine learning applications and artificial intelligence, it's no wonder that more and more scientists and researchers are turning to supercomputers. Supercomputers are commonly used for making predictions with advanced modeling and simulations. This can be applied to climate research, weather forecasting, genomic sequencing, space exploration, aviation engineering and more.

       
Newswise: ACSM to Reveal Top Fitness Trends for 2024
Released: 14-Dec-2023 7:05 AM EST
ACSM to Reveal Top Fitness Trends for 2024
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM to Reveal Top Fitness Trends for 2024 Annual global survey, regional comparison report predicts what you’ll see in fitness next year.

Newswise: Music expert expounds on Taylor Swift’s unmatched cultural impact
Released: 11-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Music expert expounds on Taylor Swift’s unmatched cultural impact
Virginia Tech

Following a recording-breaking concert tour so huge that she brought mini economic booms wherever she went, pop star Taylor Swift’s cultural ascendancy reached another peak as Time Magazine pronounced her Person of the Year. Virginia Tech voice expert Ariana Wyatt discusses Swift’s legacy and cultural impact.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel
Newswise

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

       
Newswise: IDEA® Health & Fitness Association and American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) Present Data on Current Wages and Trends in the Fitness Industry
Released: 5-Dec-2023 9:30 AM EST
IDEA® Health & Fitness Association and American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) Present Data on Current Wages and Trends in the Fitness Industry
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The survey, conducted in collaboration with leading fitness professionals and organizations, delves into key aspects of compensation trends, shedding light on crucial factors shaping the industry's workforce dynamics.

Released: 29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Workplace culture is very different these days. Find out how different by exploring the "In the Workplace" channel
Newswise

The latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market are in the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 21-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST
Crowdsourced fact-checking fights misinformation in Taiwan
Cornell University

New Cornell University research finds while journalists and professional fact-checkers struggle to keep up with the deluge of misinformation online, sites that rely on loosely coordinated contributions from volunteers, such as Wikipedia, can help fill the gaps.

10-Nov-2023 7:00 AM EST
Globus Announces Support for Dropbox
Globus

Globus, the de facto standard platform for research IT, announced today the general availability of Globus for Dropbox. The new premium connector allows users to access Dropbox cloud storage, thereby enabling a unified interface for data transfer, sharing, task automation and publication across all of the organization’s storage systems.

Newswise: Caution: Content Warnings Do Not Reduce Stress, Study Shows
Released: 12-Oct-2023 11:15 AM EDT
Caution: Content Warnings Do Not Reduce Stress, Study Shows
Association for Psychological Science

Trigger warnings are designed to help people avoid or emotionally prepare for encountering disturbing content. But those warnings heighten distress rather than alleviate it, a new research analysis shows.

Newswise: You Are What Your Food Influencer Is Eating: UNLV Social Media Experts Team on Mukbang Study
Released: 4-Oct-2023 4:05 PM EDT
You Are What Your Food Influencer Is Eating: UNLV Social Media Experts Team on Mukbang Study
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Ever find yourself inexplicably sucked into (another!) video of social media influencer downing a massive feast of 100 different kinds of shrimp? You can't scroll past. And before you know it, you're craving crustaceans, making reservations at that new seafood restaurant, and searching for recipes.  We've got one word for you: mukbang.

Newswise: The new approach will improve the efficacy of models for sentiment analysis of texts on the Internet
Released: 2-Oct-2023 6:05 AM EDT
The new approach will improve the efficacy of models for sentiment analysis of texts on the Internet
Scientific Project Lomonosov

Russian scientists have developed an approach to training models for sentiment analysis of Internet texts. Such models determine whether text expresses the author’s positive or negative attitude towards a particular issue.

Newswise: Your Zoom background might influence the first impression you make
21-Sep-2023 10:30 AM EDT
Your Zoom background might influence the first impression you make
PLOS

In a new study, participants tended to judge faces appearing against backgrounds featuring houseplants or bookcases as more trustworthy and competent than faces with a living space or a novelty image behind them.

Released: 25-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT
"Barbie" is strong on entertainment value, soft on social change, says Virginia Tech expert
Virginia Tech

The “Barbie” buzz continues, even months after the blockbuster movie’s release. The box office record-breaking film now is available to rent or buy through various video on demand platforms, including Prime Video and Apple TV.

Released: 15-Sep-2023 2:40 PM EDT
Facebook's design makes it unable to control misinformation
George Washington University

In a new study, researchers analyze the world’s largest social media platform and its efforts to remove Covid-19 vaccine misinformation during the pandemic.

   
Released: 11-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
UCI-led research found internet searches increased for self-managed abortions when Roe vs. Wade was overturned.
University of California, Irvine

Women searching on how to give themselves abortions could lead to increased injuries in states where abortion is prohibited.

   
Newswise: Human-AI collaboration improves source search outcomes
Released: 6-Sep-2023 10:40 AM EDT
Human-AI collaboration improves source search outcomes
Tsinghua University Press

When artificial intelligence robots that have been designed to use algorithms to complete source search tasks, such as search and rescue operations during a fire, encounter a disturbance, they are often unable to complete their task.

Newswise: Scammers Can Abuse Security Flaws in Email Forwarding to Impersonate High-profile Domains
1-Sep-2023 7:05 PM EDT
Scammers Can Abuse Security Flaws in Email Forwarding to Impersonate High-profile Domains
University of California San Diego

Sending an email with a forged address is easier than previously thought, due to flaws in the process that allows email forwarding, according to a research team led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego.

   
Released: 1-Sep-2023 9:05 AM EDT
News Release Best Practices, Tips, and Strategies
Newswise

News release distribution and pitching to reporters best practices for news release creation and distribution.

       
25-Aug-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Innovation paves way for driverless cars, drone fleets and significantly faster broadband
University College London

Unparalleled speed, capacity and reliability of new fibre broadband technology, invented by UCL researchers, could provide connectivity needed for applications of the future such as driverless cars and drone fleets.

Newswise: The pressure is real for mums managing their children’s digital use
Released: 24-Aug-2023 1:05 AM EDT
The pressure is real for mums managing their children’s digital use
University of South Australia

Parents are spending considerable amounts of energy thinking about and mitigating the risks associated with their kids using mobile phones and the internet.

Released: 22-Aug-2023 2:05 PM EDT
MSU study: Pandemic gains in broadband access for rural students are fading
Michigan State University

A new study from Michigan State University warns that gains made to address broadband and internet connectivity in Michigan rural communities are beginning to fade.

Released: 16-Aug-2023 10:15 AM EDT
‘Safe Harbor’ for Crypto Fraud Victims and Its Relevance to the Celsius Case
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Samuel Handwerger explains the safe harbor accounting method as a recourse for cryptocurrency investors in cases like that of Celsius Network.

   
Released: 10-Aug-2023 11:05 AM EDT
"Get back to where you once belonged!" Back-to-School stories for media
Newswise

It's that time of year again. For media working on stories about the seasonal return to school, here are the latest features and experts in the Back-To-School channel on Newswise.

     
Released: 9-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Wayne State University researchers improve environmental monitoring applications
Wayne State University Division of Research

A research team from Wayne State University’s National Institutes of Health-funded Superfund Research Program, the Center for Leadership in Environmental Awareness and Research (CLEAR), recently published a paper that describes a new technique they developed that couples the Internet of Things sensor network with Edge Computing (IoTEC) to improve environmental monitoring. The paper, “IoT-based edge computing (IoTEC) for improved environmental monitoring,” was published recently in Sustainable Computing.

Released: 26-Jul-2023 5:25 PM EDT
Viral TikTok health videos tend to cover three topics, rely on influencers
Washington State University

Sexual health, diet and exercise are the three topics that steal the show when it comes to popular health-related videos on TikTok.

Newswise: Deep-dive on telehealth use in Michigan shows importance for mental, rural & out-of-state care
Released: 21-Jul-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Deep-dive on telehealth use in Michigan shows importance for mental, rural & out-of-state care
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new single-state report looks at patterns of telehealth use by people with different forms of insurance before and during the pandemic, and could inform post-pandemic health policy.

Released: 20-Jul-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Tell us how you really feel -- keep up with the latest research in Psychology and Psychiatry
Newswise

The latest research in psychology and psychiatry on Newswise.

       
Released: 10-Jul-2023 1:50 PM EDT
New social media platform Threads builds competition among rivals, says expert
Virginia Tech

Threads, the newest venture from Meta, has become Twitter’s biggest rival in less than a week, registering 100 million users within five days. “Threads has often been discussed as the app that could kill Twitter,” said Virginia Tech multimedia journalism expert Mike Horning.

Released: 6-Jul-2023 4:40 PM EDT
Director of FSU’s Information Institute available to discuss historic broadband infrastructure funding
Florida State University

The federal government has announced historic high-speed internet infrastructure funding through the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment program, or BEAD.

Released: 30-Jun-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Find the latest expert commentary on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions here
Newswise

Newswise offers a roundup of the latest expert commentary on the recent decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

       


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