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How does the gig economy impact your organization?
SIOP has published a new white paper that explores how to promote gig workers' productivity and well-being in organizations. (2019-06-07)
Scientists call on funders to make research freely available immediately
Scientific research usually takes months to be published by academic journals, and once it is, many of the papers can only be read by scientists from wealthy institutes that subscribe to the journals. (2019-06-04)
Hyphens in paper titles harm citation counts and journal impact factors
According to the latest research results, the presence of simple hyphens in the titles of academic papers adversely affects the citation statistics, regardless of the quality of the articles. (2019-05-31)
How can organizations promote and benefit from socioeconomic diversity?
A new white paper has been published by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. (2019-05-30)
Flow water research and education more towards developing world: UN University
Post-secondary education and research aimed at tackling the global water crisis is concentrated in wealthy countries rather than the poorer, developing places where it is most needed, the United Nations University says. (2019-05-29)
Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) new issue, Volume 4 Issue 1
Beijing, 1 May 2019: the journal Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications (CVIA) has just published a major new issue, Volume 4 Issue 1. (2019-05-16)
'Pedigree is not destiny' when it comes to scholarly success
A new analysis of academic productivity finds researchers' current working environments better predict their future success than the prestige of their doctoral training. (2019-04-29)
Creativity is not just for the young, study finds
If you believe that great scientists are most creative when they're young, you are missing part of the story. (2019-04-26)
Can science writing be automated?
A neural network developed at MIT and elsewhere can ''read'' scientific research papers and generate plain-English summaries of their contents. (2019-04-18)
Successful research papers cite young references
When it comes to publishing the most impactful scientific research and identifying the best up-and-coming research paths, it takes one to know one. (2019-04-15)
Caregiving not as bad for your health as once thought, study says
For decades, articles in research journals and the popular press alike have reported that being a family caregiver takes a toll on a person's health, boosting levels of inflammation and weakening the function of the immune system. (2019-04-10)
Special journal issue highlights shift work science, solutions
Shift work and non-standard work schedules provide clear economic benefits in a 24/7 society, but also come with issues related to insufficient sleep, misalignment of the biological clock, and other factors that influence the safety, health and well-being of workers. (2019-04-01)
Endocrine Society celebrates International Women's Day with special thematic issue
The Endocrine Society is commemorating International Women's day with its March 2019 Woman in Endocrinology Collection, a special online thematic issue of peer-reviewed journal articles. (2019-03-08)
World-first program uncovers errors in biomedical research results
Just like the wrong ingredients can spoil a cake, so too can the wrong ingredients spoil the results in biomedical research. (2019-03-04)
Free access to research will help save horses and ponies
Laminitis -- a complex, common and often devastating disease -- is the second biggest killer of domestic horses. (2019-02-14)
Workshop: Getting women due credit -- on the paper
Publish or perish is an adage with particular sting for women and other underrepresented scholars prone to not getting deserved credit on scientific papers. (2019-02-11)
Investment in LEGO can yield returns of up to 600 percent
Economists of the Higher School of Economics Victoria Dobrynskaya and Yulia Kishilova analyzed secondary market prices of the world-famous toy construction sets released from 1987-2014. (2019-02-08)
Study reveals the hidden contributions of women to a branch of science
A new study by San Francisco State University researchers shows that it's possible to reveal women's once-hidden scientific work by analyzing decades-old research papers in the field of theoretical population biology. (2019-02-07)
Shared genetic marker offers new promise in targeting specific ovarian and lung cancers
Two new papers, published simultaneously in Nature Communications and led by researchers at McGill University, offer promise that a drug currently used to treat estrogen positive breast cancer may be effective in treating two different types of cancer, one rare and one common form. (2019-02-04)
Scaling up search for analogies could be key to innovation
Investment in research is at an all-time high, yet the rate of scientific breakthroughs isn't setting any records. (2019-02-04)
Research Resource Identifiers improve proper use of cell lines in biomedical studies
Using Research Resource Identifiers (RRIDs) helps reduce the improper use of cell lines in biomedical studies, according to a study published today in eLife. (2019-01-29)
Molecules of GM food can accumulate in human digestive tract and enter cells of body
An international group of toxicologists, which includes scientists from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), continues to study the potential risks of genetically modified (GM) products. (2019-01-17)
Scientists confirm pair of skeletons are from same early hominin species
Separate skeletons suggested to be from different early hominin species are, in fact, from the same species, a team of anthropologists has concluded in a comprehensive analysis of remains first discovered a decade ago. (2019-01-17)
New study shows smoking accelerates aging
Smoking has long been proven to negatively affect people's overall health in multiple ways. (2019-01-16)
Beyond the black hole singularity
Our first glimpses into the physics that exist near the center of a black hole are being made possible using 'loop quantum gravity'--a theory that uses quantum mechanics to extend gravitational physics beyond Einstein's theory of general relativity. (2018-12-20)
Citations show academic and non-academic researchers 'win' when they collaborate
Findings in new PNAS paper indicate that when academics work with business, government, and/or NGO partners they produce more cited, higher impact research. (2018-12-11)
Number of dementia sufferers worldwide grew by 117 percent in 26 years
An international group of collaborating scientists that includes HSE Professor Vasily Vlasov has analyzed data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease and other dementia between 1990 and 2016. (2018-12-11)
Stronger pesticide regulations likely needed to protect all bee species, say studies
Regulators worldwide currently use honeybees as the sole model species failing to account for potential threats posed by agrochemicals to the full diversity of bee species from bumblebees to solitary bees, which are probably more important for pollination of food crops than managed honeybees. (2018-12-11)
First-of-its-kind study finds loss of local media worsens political polarization
Changes to the media environment have increased polarized voting in America through both addition and subtraction. (2018-11-20)
Scientists to track the reaction of crystals to the electric field
The international scientific team developed a new method for measuring the response of crystals on the electric field. (2018-11-06)
Energy harvesting and innovative inputs highlight tech show gadgetry
A battery-free energy harvester, a novel conductive system for smartwatches, and a prototype that extends body language to the human ear feature at new tech conference. (2018-10-15)
Researchers discover brain cortex activity differences in children with arthrogryposis
Researchers from the Higher School of Economics and the Turner Scientific and Research Institute for Children's Orthopedics have discovered that in children with arthrogryposis, the power of electrical activity in the brain cortex decreases, while its dynamics remains the same as in healthy children. (2018-10-11)
Alternatives to pesticides -- Researchers suggest popular weeds
Research proves that extracts from S. nigrum and D. stramonium, globally existing weed species, may help to protect crop systems against agricultural pests. (2018-10-03)
China has seen remarkable progress in diabetes research over the past two decades
The prevalence of diabetes has increased dramatically over the past three decades, and currently, China owns the largest number of diabetics worldwide. (2018-09-29)
Analysis finds HPV vaccine safe
Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause certain cancers in women and men, but HPV vaccines are highly effective in preventing infection with oncogenic HPV types. (2018-09-19)
Chemicals linked to endocrine disorder in older pet cats
New research suggests that there may be a link between higher levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the environment and higher levels of hyperthyroidism in pet cats as they age. (2018-09-19)
Changes are needed to fund US water infrastructure
Water infrastructure in the western United States was funded in the early and mid-20th Century by federal financing through the Bureau of Reclamation, but such financing has declined in recent decades and there has been increased interest in alternative approaches to infrastructure funding. (2018-09-19)
Why do we love bees but hate wasps?
A lack of understanding of the important role of wasps in the ecosystem and economy is a fundamental reason why they are universally despised whereas bees are much loved, according to UCL-led research. (2018-09-18)
Hot streak: Finding patterns in creative career breakthroughs
You've likely heard of hot hands or hot streaks -- periods of repeated successes -- in sports, financial markets and gambling. (2018-09-07)
Unnecessary medicine use in patients with lung cancer at the end of life
Individuals with advanced lung cancer often have other comorbid conditions, and many may be on complex, costly, and even inappropriate medication regimens. (2018-09-06)
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