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Article ID: 711847

Five new innovators join Chain Reaction Innovations in third cohort

Argonne National Laboratory

Five new innovators will be joining Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), the entrepreneurship program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory, as part of the elite program’s third cohort. Announced on Monday, April 22, these innovators were selected following an extensive national solicitation process and two-part pitch competition, with reviews from industry experts, investors, scientists and engineers.

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24-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711769

Innovation: Key to Any Green Policy

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The recent introduction of the Green New Deal by Democratic U.S. congressional leaders on the left has renewed hope among some that Congress might get us back on track. The reality is that the climate change clock is still ticking, and it’s more likely that private industry will move faster than legislators to make meaningful progress toward climate goals.

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23-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 711724

Two New Mexico small businesses win national Department of Energy awards

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Two New Mexico companies that work with Los Alamos National Laboratory received small business awards from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the 18th annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo in Pittsburgh on April 16.

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22-Apr-2019 3:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711662

Babson College Student Julia Dean Receives Fulbright Study/Research Grant

Babson College

Babson College Senior Julia Dean has been awarded a Fulbright Study/Research Grant from the world’s largest and most diverse international educational exchange program. As a Fulbright student, Dean will travel to South Korea and create an entrepreneurship boot camp curriculum to empower North Korean defectors to better their lives through education and an entrepreneurial mindset.

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22-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711636

Airbnb’s Explosive Growth Jolts Hotel Industry’s Bottom Line

Florida State University

New research finds Airbnb is taking an increasing share of business away from the hotel industry.

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19-Apr-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711616

Freshman supports family by selling food from native country

Wichita State University

Felipe Lima de Oliveira wanted to help support his family back home in Brazil. Now, as only a freshman in college, the Wichita State University student is chasing that dream through his homegrown company, Wichita Brazilian Gourmet.

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19-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 711552

Rethinking the Pivot: New Perspectives on Startup Gospel

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Like their predecessors throughout history, many now-iconic companies have changed trajectories — or pivoted — before achieving success. While relentless pivoting has become part of the startup gospel, new perspectives have started to emerge.

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19-Apr-2019 8:25 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711582

When the physics say 'don't follow your nose'

Duke University

Engineers at Duke University are developing a smart robotic system for sniffing out pollution hotspots and sources of toxic leaks.

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18-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711559

Research Finds Pregnant Women Feel Pushed Out of Their Jobs

Florida State University

Florida State University researcher Samantha Paustian-Underdahl found pregnant women experienced decreased encouragement in the workplace to return to their jobs after pregnancy.

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18-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711534

Mexico: Doors Needed, Not Walls

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

These are complicated times for Mexico: new, leftist political leadership, an increasingly fraught relationship with the U.S., and inflation threatening to ignite. Will the country of 130 million people find an economic door to open? Or will it run into a wall, like the one the U.S. is threatening to build?

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18-Apr-2019 9:45 AM EDT

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