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College Students Have Unequal Access to Reliable Technology, Study Finds

Smartphones and laptops seem ubiquitous at U.S. universities, but there is still a "digital divide," with some students less likely than others to have consistent access to reliable technology, according to a study co-authored by an Indiana...
19-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Physicists Awarded $2 Million to Investigate Neutrons

Physicists at Indiana University have been awarded $2 million from the National Science Foundation to lead an experiment on neutrons that could resolve a fundamental mystery about the universe.
12-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Kavanaugh's Critique of Regulatory Law, Seen in Recent Dissent, Being Lost in Nomination Battle

The confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has revolved around his views on judicial independence, gun laws and abortion. A new scholarly article released this week by two legal studies professors at the Indiana...
6-Sep-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Beware: Researchers Diagnose Crowdsourced Hospital Ratings

Researchers Victoria Perez and Seth Freedman of Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs compared social media ratings of hospitals offered by patients with the extensive data available through the federal government's...
6-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Medical Device Firm Managers May Rely on Physicians to Screen Out Defects Rather Than Issue Recalls

Results of a new behavioral study into what influences the decision to recall a defective product found that medical device firm managers may rely on their physician-customers to screen out detectable defects, in lieu of issuing a recall.
22-Aug-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Key Factor May Be Missing From Models That Predict Disease Outbreaks From Climate Change

A study led by Indiana University suggests that computer models used to predict the spread of epidemics from climate change -- such as crop blights or disease outbreaks -- may not take into account an important factor in predicting their severity.
16-Aug-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Finds Managed Waterways Are Not Isolated From Effects of Climate Change

A study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that human changes to rivers and streams in the United States and Canada do not isolate these natural resources from the effects of climate change.
7-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Discrimination based on driver bias remains a major issue for Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services

Ridesharing ompanies have sought to address discrimination by removing information about a rider’s gender and race from ride requests, hoping to eliminate bias when a ride is requested. However, bias is a factor when drivers cancel after a request...
6-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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