Weighing Trade-Offs Between Public Health and Economic Benefit, New Research Shows Which Businesses Make Most Sense to Reopen
In preparing for the next stage of reopening, leaders must decide what kinds of businesses represent the best and worst trade-offs in terms of economic benefits and health risks. To tackle that question, a new study fuses a variety of data on...
10-Aug-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The “invisible” words that shaped Dickens classics also lead audiences through Spielberg dramas. And according to new research, these small words can be found in a similar pattern across most storylines, no matter the length or format.
5-Aug-2020 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists have long been concerned that the common practice of medical journals accepting commercial payments from pharmaceutical companies may lead to pro-industry bias in published articles. According to new research at The University of Texas at...
27-Jul-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cost Prevents One in Five U.S. Women from Using Their Preferred Contraception, Says Nationwide Study
Recent Supreme Court Ruling Will Increase Birth Control Costs for Many Women, Make it Less Likely They Will Use the Birth Control They Want
13-Jul-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites
From movies to museum exhibits, the dinosaur Dilophosaurus is no stranger to pop culture. Many probably remember it best from the movie “Jurassic Park,” where it’s depicted as a venom-spitting beast with a rattling frill around its neck and...
8-Jul-2020 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Beyond fame and fortune, certain traits and behaviors may have pervasive influence in climbing the social ladder, according to a study by evolutionary psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin.
2-Jun-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
People’s social lives aren’t what they used to be. But exactly how they’ve changed and what it might mean for mental health is what psycho-linguistic researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are trying to figure out in the Pandemic...
27-May-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Seeing someone do something good for someone else motivates witnesses to perform their own helpful acts, an insight that could help drive cooperative behavior in communities navigating through the health crisis.
19-May-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Why do people in Hawaii live 7 years longer than people in Mississippi? Ask UT sociologist Mark Hayward.
4-Aug-2020 6:40 PM EDT
Reporting on the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal? Business Expert From @UTAustin Is Available Now to Comment
16-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Amazon will start collecting sales tax in most states but there are loopholes — a comp. advantage worth billions. Expert available to explain
31-Mar-2017 3:55 PM EDT
2-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST
October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy...
30-Sep-2011 3:00 PM EDT
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing researchers studying memory improvement, bullying, Hispanics and diabetes and obesity in children.
29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Experts Available To Share Insight on FDA Move to Require Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs and Other Health Communication Topics
Advertising and health communication experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss strategies for effective public health campaigns, communicating risk, communicating with low health-literate audiences and communicating...
15-Nov-2010 3:00 PM EST
As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.
22-Jul-2010 10:45 AM EDT