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Science proves that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Through advanced data analysis, researchers have established a causal relationship between failure and future success. (2019-10-01)
Wealth can lead to more satisfying life if viewed as a sign of success vs. happiness
A new study featuring researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York found that viewing wealth and material possessions as a sign of success yields significantly better results to life satisfaction than viewing wealth and possessions as a sign of happiness. (2019-09-03)
Ultrasound guidance improves first-attempt IV success in IV access in children
When caregivers used ultrasound to guide placement of intravenous lines in children with presumed difficult access, they had higher success rates on their first attempt. (2019-08-05)
PE fitness tests have little positive impact for students
A new study reveals that school fitness tests have little impact on student attitudes to PE -- contrary to polarized views on their merits -- and for many students, fitness testing during PE may be wasting valuable class time when used in isolation from the curriculum. (2019-07-30)
Cigarette butts hamper plant growth -- study
Researchers have shown for the first time that cigarette butts reduce plant growth. (2019-07-19)
Scent composition data reveal new insights into perfume success
Mathematical analysis of online perfume data shows how the unique scent combinations found in different perfumes contribute to product popularity and consumer ratings. (2019-07-03)
Common scents don't always make the best perfumes, suggests mathematical study
Perfumes that use the most popular scents do not always obtain the highest number of ratings, according to an analysis of online perfume reviews. (2019-07-03)
Play games with no latency
One of the most challenging issues for game players looks to be resolved soon with the introduction of a zero-latency gaming environment. (2019-06-24)
The start of a new era in stem cell therapy
The research of Assoc. Prof. Tamer Önder of Koç University and his team has shortened the time required for producing stem cells from skin cells and increased the success rate of transformation by a ten-fold. (2019-06-13)
Understanding social structure is important to rewilding
Increasing the success of wildlife translocations is critical, given the escalating global threats to wildlife. (2019-06-13)
Better conservation through satellites
The use of satellite telemetry in conservation is entering a 'golden age,' and is now being used to track the movements of individual animals at unprecedented scales. (2019-05-31)
Fecal microbiota transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile
Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT), or the transfer of stool from a healthy donor to a patient, has been found effective in reversing severe, recurring diarrheal infections from Clostridiodes difficile in adults by restoring a normal microbiome. (2019-05-16)
Malnourished fruit flies preserve genital size to ensure reproductive success
Researchers report that male 'genital sparing' in fruit flies during times of inadequate nutrition is due to lower levels of a negative growth factor called FOXO in the genitals and that this phenomenon helps preserve reproductive success. (2019-05-16)
Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores
New research from King's College London finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised exams at predicting educational success. (2019-05-12)
Study shows birds use social cues to make decisions
A new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances suggests that some birds prioritize social information over visual evidence when making breeding choices. (2019-05-02)
'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)
UMBC program to support diverse students in STEM successfully replicated at PSU, UNC
Five years ago, Pennsylvania State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched replications of UMBC's Meyerhoff Scholars Program, which over the last 30 years has earned national recognition for its strength in supporting diverse students in STEM. (2019-04-25)
Kicking goals for kids with autism
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, researchers from the University of South Australia are turning autism interventions on their head with a stand-out sports program that's training coaches how to best achieve results for students with autism. (2019-03-29)
The most aggressive spider societies are not always the ones that flourish
Evolutionary biologists at McMaster University who study the social lives and behaviour of colony spiders -- some of which are docile, others aggressive -- have found that the success of their cooperative societies depend on their neighbours. (2019-03-25)
Women are more successful at crowdfunding than men, says ESMT Berlin study
Women have higher success rates at crowdfunding scientific projects than men, according to new research from ESMT Berlin. (2019-03-07)
Overcoming cardiovascular disease with a magnetically-steerable guidewire microrobot
DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi's team developed an attachable guidewire that can move and steer towards a desired direction inside complicated blood vessels. (2019-03-05)
Male bottlenose dolphins form bachelor groups with their relatives
New research has analysed the behaviour of 12 dolphin social groups in South Australia's Coffin Bay region and shows males who team up in groups of two to five to form beneficial alliances may have more success. (2019-03-05)
A real turn on: Evolutionary rotation of fly genitalia tied to mating success
Osaka University researchers sought evidence that developmental genital rotation of flies in the order Diptera evolved in correlation with a shift to accommodate mating positions; i.e., 'evolutionary cooperation' of morphology and behavior. (2019-02-27)
Live long and prosper: Mongooses enjoy lifelong benefits of 'silver spoon effect'
The benefits of the 'silver spoon effect' in mongoose pups extend across their lifetime, a new study has shown. (2019-02-25)
The black storks in Estonia are suffering from loneliness
One-third of the nests of the black stork in Estonia are inhabited by single birds who cannot breed due to lack of partner. (2019-02-06)
Time parents spend with children key to academic success
The time parents spend with their children has a powerful effect on their educational achievement, according to a large study with a novel approach. (2019-02-04)
Road proximity may boost songbird nest success in tropics
In the world's temperate regions, proximity to roads usually reduces the reproductive success of birds, thanks to predators that gravitate toward habitat edges. (2019-01-29)
Are you a super pooper?
You may have heard that your gut bacteria or 'microbiome' outnumbers your own cells -- but did you know that your microbiome ... has its own microbiome? (2019-01-21)
NBA teams that come from behind don't garner more overtime wins -- Ben-Gurion U. Research
'People talk about momentum as an indicator for success in business, sports and politics,' says Dr. (2019-01-02)
Addressing research gaps could help with development of disability-inclusive workplaces
Filling key gaps in the research and understanding of the treatment of people with disabilities in the workplace could help improve employee success on the job and develop more disability-inclusive workplaces. (2018-12-10)
Understanding the current rise of the far right using Marx and Lacan
The article posits several arguments suggesting that we must turn to thinkers Marx and Lacan and the philosophical concepts they coined to understand the rise of the far right. (2018-12-04)
When it comes to love: Personality matters: QUT research
Throughout history, competitive advantages have helped men and women achieve increased success in their occupation, sport, artistic endeavors, their ability to acquire and secure resources, and ultimately, their survival. (2018-11-19)
More than intelligence needed for success in life
Research carried out at the University of Adelaide and the University of Bristol has examined long-held beliefs that success in school and careers is due to more than just high intelligence. (2018-11-05)
Novel technique can potentially improve success of ovarian cancer treatment, study reveals
This study is the first to investigate the impact of establishing a healthy blood supply to the tumour prior to treatment in mice models with an advanced stage of ovarian cancer. (2018-10-30)
Hospitals differ widely in providing safe vaginal delivery after cesarean
Despite the conventional belief that for women giving birth 'once a cesarean always a cesarean,' vaginal delivery after cesarean -- also known as ''trial of labor after cesarean delivery'' (TOLAC) -- offers a safe option for many second-time mothers with no contraindications. (2018-10-24)
Professional, not personal, familiarity works for virtual teams
Researchers surveyed 363 people, from 68 teams, asking them about their colleagues' professional and personal lives. (2018-10-23)
The secret to being more likeable on first dates and job interviews revealed
People who need to make a good impression on dates or in job interviews should concentrate on communicating the hard work and effort behind their success, rather than just emphasising their talent, new research from Cass Business School has found. (2018-10-22)
Pairing zebrafish by personality improves fitness of the species
Scientists have challenged the theory of 'love at first sight' after discovering that they can boost the reproductive success of zebrafish by pairing them by personality, rather than appearance. (2018-09-20)
Reward of labor in wild chimpanzees
Wild chimpanzees of the Taï National Park, Ivory Coast, hunt in groups to catch monkeys. (2018-09-10)
Birds help each other partly for selfish reasons
Up to now, researchers have believed that birds stay at home and altruistically help raise younger siblings because this is the only way to pass on genes when you cannot breed yourself. (2018-09-10)
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