Widening gap between workers' pay and productivity is 'central' to wage stagnation, new research from Economic Policy Institute finds
New Research: Why Infants and Toddlers Are So Exhausting
Like most young parents of very young children, my wife and I are only barely keeping up with our kids.
MDA Awards $10 million in new Research Grants
Record-breaking interest highlights progress, desire to find breakthroughs across diseases CHICAGO, August 25, 2015 – Powered by its big-picture perspective to accelerate treatments and cures across the broad spectrum of neuromuscular diseases, MDA today announced the award of $10 million in new…
Air pollution is the world's top killer, according to new research
Cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person.
New Research Could Help Predict Epilepsy Seizures Before They Happen
A pattern of molecules that appear in the blood before a seizure happens has been discovered by researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The finding may lead to the development of an early warning system, which would enable people with temporal lobe epilepsy to know when they are at risk of having
New Research Sheds Light on How Childhood Adversities Impact Adult Health
Layers of adversity and different types of challenges can hurt people in different ways.
New Research Finds 20 Percent of College Students Abuse Prescription Stimulants
Almost one-fifth of college students say they abuse prescription stimulants, a new survey finds. The most commonly abused stimulants are medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, such as Ritalin, Adderall and Vyvanse.
Yes, exercise helps depression, and new research reveals how
How a pounding workout helps lift us from the encroaching gloom was a mystery — until now.
New Research Shows Truvada, the HIV-Prevention Pill, Is 100 Percent Effective
The first "real world" study on the pill proves that it's an effective method of HIV prevention.
Why Are Murre Eggs So Pointy? New Research Debunks the Prevailing Theory
Scientists have long thought that a murre egg's shape kept it from rolling off the ledges where the birds nest, but the truth might not be that simple.
New Research Shows Why Every Week of Pregnancy Counts
New research shows that the last weeks of pregnancy are more important than once thought for development.
New Research Demonstrates the Importance of Early Learning — and What Comes After
New findings, recently shared with the Brookings Institution, by a team of researchers with the the University of Michigan, MDRC, and New York University, demonstrated that the boost young learners receive from attending quality preschool programs is reaffirmed if children transition into elementary schools that are also high-quality.
Smart People Are Nicer and More Cooperative, New Research Says
Nastiness isn't just unpleasant, it's also ineffective. Smart people understand that.
New Research On Fibromyalgia Sheds Light On Why It’s So Misunderstood — Bustle
Despite heightened awareness from celebs like Lady Gaga and Lena Dunham, the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia is still widely misunderstood, even by doctors, a new study reported. Published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, the study…
New Research Article: How Do Digital Humanities Scholars Use Twitter?
The following full text article appears in the SAGE journal, Big Data and Society. Title Networks of digital humanities scholars: The informational and social uses and gratifications of Twitter Authors Anabel Quan-Haase The University of Western Ontario Kim Martin The University of Western Ontario L...
Walking While Black: New Research Examines Why It's So Dangerous
Non-white pedestrians die at significantly higher rates than their white counterparts. Recent studies suggest drivers' prejudices may be to blame.
Why Is Wine Good For Your Brain? New Research Explains How It Protects Your Neurons
Every wine mom, spiritual or literal, knows that wine is good for you. It's one of those factoids that comes up any time a bottle of wine is produced, usually as the speaker is in the middle of pouring themselves a glass. I mean, who doesn't like to
Here's Another Reason Why Smoking Near Kids Is Bad For Their Health, According To New Research
While many adults scramble to find solutions to snoring problems — from nose strips to even corrective surgeries — the same problem in kids is often seen as harmless. On the surface, snoring in children seems like a simple bedtime quirk, but — for so…
New research quantifies how much speakers' first language affects learning a new language
Linguistic research suggests that accents are strongly shaped by the speaker's first language they learned growing up. New research sheds light on just how strong these effects can be. This work is the first to evaluate these effects on a large scale and may lead to novel methods of instruction for adults learning to speak foreign languages.
New Research Does Not Provide Any Reason to Doubt that CEO Pay Fueled Top 1% Income Growth
A new paper, Firming up Inequality, has been receiving substantial attention in the media for its claim that wage inequality is not occurring within firms but only occurs between firms. Though the authors present valuable new data, which offers the possibility of great insights, their current analysis does not disprove that executive pay has fueled top 1 percent income growth. In fact, the study neither examines nor rebuts claims about executive pay.