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Monthly Archives: June 2017

, Monmouth University and Erin Hughes, Villanova University When Joan Holloway – the bombshell office worker on the show “Mad Men” – enters a room, she knows she looks good and is going to turn...

Kalle Lyytinen, Case Western Reserve University When the iPhone emerged in 2007, it came with all the promise and pomp of a major Steve Jobs announcement, highlighting its user interface and slick design as key...

Many cognitive processes, such as decision-making, take place within seconds or minutes. Neuroscientists have longed to capture neuron activity during such tasks, but that dream has remained elusive — until now. A team of MIT...
black holes

Using the supersharp radio "vision" of the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), astronomers have made the first detection of orbital motion in a pair of supermassive black holes in a galaxy...

Kui Xie, The Ohio State University and Nicole Luthy, The Ohio State University For decades, textbooks were seen as the foundation for instruction in American schools. These discipline-specific tomes were a fundamental part of the...

It’s one of the tiniest organisms on Earth, but also one of the most abundant. And now, the microscopic marine bacteria called Prochlorococcus can add one more superlative to its list of attributes: It...

Parvati Nair, United Nations University A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael Winterbottom’s 2002 docudrama In this World brought the inside story...

Simon Smith, Charles University What happens when journalists join in the discussion in the often-frightening comments section below their articles? That’s one of the questions I sought to answer in my book, Discussing the News:...

Terence Tse, ESCP Europe ; Kariappa Bheemaiah, Grenoble École de Management (GEM), and Mark Esposito, Grenoble École de Management (GEM) The application of the computational analysis and learning techniques described in previous research, manifest themselves...

Andrea Lackner, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt Most people are familiar with sign language, the system that deaf people use to communicate. What fewer may know is that there are many different sign languages around the world,...

Early life stress encodes lifelong susceptibility to stress through long-lasting transcriptional programming in a brain reward region implicated in mood and depression, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at...

Laparoscopy is a surgical technique in which a fiber-optic camera is inserted into a patient’s abdominal cavity to provide a video feed that guides the surgeon through a minimally invasive procedure. Laparoscopic surgeries can take...