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Management study examines fine line between lobbying, bribery

In the field of international business research, lobbying is considered a legitimate and legal political action conducted in a developed economy. Bribery, on the other hand, is seen as an outright corrupt practice in an emerging economy.
18-May-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing biases about autism may increase social inclusion

Efforts to improve the social success of autistic adolescents and adults have often focused on teaching them ways to think and behave more like their non-autistic peers and to hide the characteristics that define them as autistic.
8-Feb-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists Find Misaligned Carbon Sheets Yield Unparalleled Properties

A material composed of two one-atom-thick layers of carbon has grabbed the attention of physicists worldwide for its intriguing — and potentially exploitable — conductive properties.
31-Jul-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How a Minecraft Mod is Helping Build Smarter AI

Polycraft World, a modification of the video game Minecraft, was developed by University of Texas at Dallas researchers to teach chemistry and engineering. Now the game that allows players to build virtual worlds is serving as the foundation for...
13-Jul-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Geoscientists Create Deeper Look at Processes Below Earth’s Surface with 3D Images

Geoscientists at The University of Texas at Dallas recently used supercomputers to analyze massive amounts of earthquake data to generate high-resolution, 3D images of the dynamic geological processes taking place far below the Earth’s surface.
2-Jul-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Crowdsourced Data Could Help Map Urban Food Deserts

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas suggests food deserts might be more prevalent in the U.S. than the numbers reported in government estimates.
2-Jul-2020 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Dallas Response Lab Projects Add New Dimension To Help COVID-19 Fight

University of Texas at Dallas researchers have designed and 3D-printed a critical ventilator part and are working to manufacture testing swabs and personal protective equipment (PPE) in a campus lab mobilized to address potential supply shortages...
11-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Cough That Spreads Tuberculosis Has Pain-Linked Trigger

University of Texas System researchers have pinpointed a molecule that the tuberculosis bacterium manufactures to induce the coughing that spreads the disease by triggering a pain-receptor response. Their findings illustrate that the disease's...
6-Mar-2020 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Safe Rooms -- Real Estate Expert

Thousands of homeowners are considering adding safe rooms after recent devastating tornadoes. How will they impact home values and resale? What factors should they consider before purchasing?
10-Jun-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Why Do We Cheer So Hard for Olympians?

Behavioral News Brief for the Olympics from experts at the University of Texas at Dallas
26-Jul-2012 11:00 AM EDT

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