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Article ID: 705929

Americans Are Happier in States That Spend More on Libraries, Parks and Highways

Baylor University

Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, such as libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found.

7-Jan-2019 4:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 706017

Eating your veggies, even in space

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Fresh food is so attractive to astronauts that they toasted with salad when they were able to cultivate a few lettuce heads on the International Space Station three years ago.

4-Jan-2019 11:40 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 705890

Does Your Insurance Card Matter When You Have a Heart Attack?

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Investigators from UAB have summarized the impact of the reimbursement gap between Medicaid and private insurance on management and in-hospital outcomes among patients admitted for STEMI.

2-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 705906

How economic theory and the Netflix Prize could make research funding more efficient

University of Washington

Two scientists use the economic theory of contests to illustrate how the competitive grant-application system has made the pursuit of research funding inefficient and unsustainable. They say alternatives, such as a partial lottery to award grants, could relieve pressure on professors and free up time for research.

2-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705853

NUS study: Older adults care about strangers’ welfare in financial decision-making

National University of Singapore

A recent study by researchers from the National University of Singapore found that when it comes to making financial decisions under risk, older adults will regard the financial outcomes of others’ as their own and make choices that they would have selected for themselves.

28-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705769

UVA Darden, Virginia Community Capital Announce BWS Landscaping as Winner of 2018 Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Virginia Community Capital (VCC) announced BWS Landscaping as the winner of the 2018 Tayloe Murphy Resilience Award during the 2018 Learning Exchange in Richmond, Virginia.

20-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST



Article ID: 705364

Cost to Walk Away From Facebook for a Year? More Than $1,000, New Study Finds

Tufts University

Using a series of auctions in which people were paid to close their accounts for as little as one day or as long as one year, a new study finds that Facebook users would require an average of more than $1,000 to deactivate their account for one year.

20-Dec-2018 11:15 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705641

Study Suggests Universal Meningitis Vaccination Is Not Cost-Effective For College Students

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A computer-generated model developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers adds to evidence that providing universal vaccination against meningitis B infection to students entering college may be too costly to justify the absolute number of cases it would prevent. The study also suggests that if vaccine developers could significantly lower the price, universal vaccination might be worth requiring on college campuses.

19-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

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