Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have received an award of nearly $385,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for their project to develop new and improved simulation tools for modeling physical problems relating to the interaction of fluids and solids, called fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems.
Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.
Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.
C-P.A.W.W. provides service to local and national veterans and is investigating protective factors for suicide in the military population and improving the understanding of palliative effects of animal-assisted interventions.
Reports of corporate scandals would seem to support the headlines suggesting many CEOs are psychopaths. But a new Iowa State University and University of Alabama study found such claims to be overblown.