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Article ID: 706449

Concept for Converting Radio Waves to Energy Nets Top Prize in Media Innovation Hackathon

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV and Beasley Media Group announced the winners of their inaugural Media Innovation Hackathon Jan. 10 at CES 2019. The Radio Heads, an all-freshman student team from UNLV, took top honors for a project exploring the conversion of radio waves into electrical energy that could potentially be used to charge devices.

14-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 706377


American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association called for an immediate end to the partial government shutdown because of the deleterious effect it is having on the economic security and mental health of federal employees and contractors, as well as their families.

11-Jan-2019 3:20 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706358

Gamblers predicted Brexit before financial traders, study finds

University of Cambridge

International finance markets lagged behind punters having a flutter when it came to getting the Brexit result right on EU referendum night, according to research.

11-Jan-2019 12:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706289

New research reveals the enduring benefits of hiring a star


Much has been written about the benefits of collaboration and sharing of ideas and knowledge during the innovation process. Less is known about the intricate skills required to integrate, or synthesise, various raw materials in a way that will maximise creativity, and create innovations that help organisations out-perform their competitors.

10-Jan-2019 10:55 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706246

How Fast Fashion Hurts Environment, Workers, Society

Washington University in St. Louis

The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing — has created an environmental and social justice crisis, claims a new paper from an expert on environmental health at Washington University in St. Louis.“From the growth of water-intensive cotton, to the release of untreated dyes into local water sources, to worker’s low wages and poor working conditions, the environmental and social costs involved in textile manufacturing are widespread,” said Christine Ekenga, assistant professor at the Brown School and co-author of the paper “The Global Environmental Injustice of Fast Fashion,” published in the journal Environmental Health.

9-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 706175

Early Exposure to Banking Influences Life-Long Financial Health

Iowa State University

Growing up in a community without banks has a long-term effect on credit, according to a new Iowa State study. Researchers found individuals who grow up in “financial deserts” are slow to apply for credit and have lower credit scores and more delinquent accounts.

9-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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