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Trusting strangers: Details matter to millennials using Uber, Airbnb

Modern marketplaces like Uber and Airbnb necessitate trust among complete strangers, and new research from the University of Notre Dame examines that trust and the ways in which it differs among platforms.
24-Feb-2020 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Notre Dame physicists see nuclear wobbling in one isotope of gold

University of Notre Dame researchers and collaborators recently discovered that some nuclei wobble on their intermediate axes. 
18-Feb-2020 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Notre Dame-developed home lead screening kits shown to be highly accurate

An inexpensive lead sample collection kit distributed to homes in St. Joseph County is comparable in accuracy and sensitivity to more costly in-home analysis, according to research published this month in the Journal of Environmental Research.
13-Feb-2020 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Research reveals teachers’ biases when rating first-graders’ academic skills based on learning behavior

The results of the study suggest that racial and gender biases regarding students’ noncognitive skills affect teachers’ overall perception of students’ academic abilities, a previously overlooked area of consideration.
11-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers study the intricate link between climate and conflict

New research from the University of Notre Dame is shedding light on the unexpected effects climate change could have on regional instability and violent conflict.
3-Feb-2020 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Love, Lies and Money: Study Introduces, Defines and Measures Financial Infidelity

New research from the University of Notre Dame introduces the concept of financial infidelity — engaging in any financial behavior likely to be frowned upon by a romantic partner and intentionally failing to disclose that behavior.
3-Feb-2020 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Political scientist releases definitive research on the first century of women voters

In new research fittingly published in the year marking the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S., two political scientists trace the evolution of women’s voting behavior, turnout and candidate choice.
30-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Identifies Potential Path Forward for Brachial Plexus Injury Recovery

The Notre Dame study has identified a strategy that may support the regeneration of nerves affected by the injury.
16-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Sue Lister
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Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame Law School



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