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Saver or spender? People are not as financially responsible as they may think, study shows

According to new research from the University of Notre Dame, people think they are more financially responsible than they actually are.
13-Jan-2021 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Quality suffers for audit offices that emphasize non-audit services, study shows

Regulators have expressed concerns that audit firms’ emphasis on non-audit services (NAS) such as consulting could distract from an audit, and quality does suffer in certain cases, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
10-Dec-2020 8:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide

Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found — with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn.
23-Nov-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New research pieces together Piranesi’s books — from the backs of drawings

While early modern artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi has been principally known for his drawings and etchings of ancient Rome, new research from the University of Notre Dame, reinterprets Piranesi’s artistic oeuvre by flipping the works over and...
17-Nov-2020 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Unique access: Doctors, nurses in COVID-19 epicenter aided by proactive personality

A new study from Notre Dame offers the first examination of proactive personality in times of immediate response to a crisis — the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic at a hospital in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
11-Nov-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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You drive like a girl: Study uncovers gender bias in perceptions of ride-sharing performance

While digital brokerages provide a more efficient method for the exchange of goods and services and an improved way for consumers to voice their opinions about the quality of work they receive, bias and discrimination can emerge as part of the...
9-Nov-2020 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Cancer cells mediate immune suppression in the brain

Notre Dame researchers showed that one type of cell important for immunity, called a myeloid cell, can suppress the immune response — which has the effect of allowing breast cancer cells to metastasize to the brain to form secondary tumor cells...
27-Oct-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Light pollution may increase biting behavior at night in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Artificial light abnormally increases mosquito biting behavior at night in a species that typically prefers to bite people during the day, according to research from the University of Notre Dame that was published in The American Journal of Tropical...
20-Oct-2020 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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SCOTUS foster agency case presents important questions on balance between religious freedom and antidiscrimination laws, Notre Dame experts say

5-Nov-2020 1:20 PM EST

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Experts say most damaging scenario to US democracy is Trump rejecting election results, potential Supreme Court ruling against him

To get expert opinions on the fate of the nearly 245-year-old democracy, a group of students from Notre Dame conducted a survey and a path selection game with 150 members of political science professional associations who specialize in elections.
26-Oct-2020 8:55 AM EDT

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Is Big Tech too big? Focus should be on consumers, not firm size, Notre Dame expert says

7-Oct-2020 10:20 AM EDT

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Robert Schmuhl of @ArtsLettersND and @ND_AMST available to comment on #Debates2020

28-Sep-2020 4:55 PM EDT

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Notre Dame expert says Congressional report condemning Boeing, FAA raises questions of culture, mission

16-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT

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Continuing online instruction could contribute to widening achievement gaps by family income or socioeconomic status

The latest research from Notre Dame's Chloe Gibbs explores how time spent in school affects children’s cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes. This research finds that more instructional time in the early years has important benefits for children...
31-Jul-2020 2:50 PM EDT

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International law and armed conflict expert available to comment on Russian bounty payments

30-Jun-2020 2:40 PM EDT

Supreme Court DACA decision confirms executive branch action not absolute, Notre Dame expert says

18-Jun-2020 3:35 PM EDT

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