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Newswise: La Jolla Institute for Immunology acquires Berkeley Lights Beacon® platform

La Jolla Institute for Immunology acquires Berkeley Lights Beacon® platform

La Jolla Institute for Immunology

La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) is placing their confidence in Berkeley Lights’ Beacon® Optofluidic Platform and B cell antibody discovery workflow to accelerate the discovery of rare and lifesaving antibodies for the treatment of re-emerging and emerging diseases.

Channels: Immunology, Ebola,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 1:00 AM EST
Newswise: The CEO-CFO Relationship and Executive Compensation

The CEO-CFO Relationship and Executive Compensation

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

It’s not uncommon for incoming CEOs to hire new senior staff when they join companies. But when they hire new CFOs, might those CFOs be pressured to manage earnings in a way that benefits the CEOs’ pay? New research examines these C-suite relationships and what they might mean for the long-term health of a company.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, In the Workplace,

Released:
6-Dec-2019 10:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Ratcheting up NBA Rookie Salaries May Incentivize Athletes to Finish College

Ratcheting up NBA Rookie Salaries May Incentivize Athletes to Finish College

University of Vermont

In a paper for the “International Journal of International Sport Finance” Barbara Arel and Michael J. Tomas III, faculty at the University of Vermont, reimagined the NBA’s rookie salary scale to redistribute pay in a way that compensate players more for each year of college completed.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Education, Sports, Staff Picks,

Released:
6-Dec-2019 8:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Wichita State University tops national rankings for aeronautical R&D

Wichita State University tops national rankings for aeronautical R&D

Wichita State University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released updated rankings for university research and development (R&D) expenditures, and Wichita State has held its position as the top university in the country for industry-funded aeronautical R&D with a total of $39 million in fiscal year 2018.

Channels: All Journal News, Aviation and Aeronautics, Engineering, In the Workplace,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 12:55 PM EST
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Paying Taxes Less 'Taxing' When We Recognize How Those Dollars Help Others -- Study

Simon Fraser University

There's nothing certain in life except death and taxes. But taxpayers' support for the latter could potentially be improved, according to a new study led by SFU psychology researchers Emily Thornton and Lara Aknin.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Staff Picks,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Crop Innovation Company Introduces New Seed Company Focused on High-Performance Food & Feed Grade Soybeans
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    4-Dec-2019 6:30 AM EST

Crop Innovation Company Introduces New Seed Company Focused on High-Performance Food & Feed Grade Soybeans

Benson Hill

Benson Hill today announced the launch of Benson Hill Seeds, a business focused on delivering superior seeds to meet the evolving needs of the growing human food and animal feed markets, including the eMerge Genetics portfolio of non-GMO soybean varieties.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food Science, Marketing, Plants, Technology,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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How to Help Fix the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Flawed Hospital Rating System

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The current hospital star-rating system used by the U.S. government’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is plagued with numerous flaws, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Dan Adelman has come up with a new way to address one of its most controversial issues.

Channels: All Journal News, Business Ethics, Healthcare,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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How to Design for Real Race-Intelligent Inclusion

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Do diversity and inclusion efforts do what they’re intended to? Professor Martin Davidson, Darden’s senior associate dean and global chief diversity officer, discusses workplace practices that encourage a culture of race-intelligent inclusion and greater understanding of the needs of black people.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Race and Ethnicity,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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