Cancer leaders highlight main fears for patient care, treatment and research in a post-Brexit world.
Catnip is notorious for its euphoric effects on our feline companions. What is it about catnip that makes cats go nuts, and what benefit does this have for the plants? The secret may be a chemical that has more to do with six-legged creatures than our four-legged friends. Watch the latest Speaking of Chemistry video here: https://youtu.be/G-XUpY82S18.
Much has been made in popular culture about millennials as they join the working world, including their tendency to job hop. Although this behavior often is explained as a loyalty issue, new research from the University of Missouri reveals one reason young workers choose to leave a firm is because they find a disconnect between their beliefs and the culture they observe in the workplace.
Adam Yore, an assistant professor of finance in the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri, shows that personal indiscretions by executives can have multimillion dollar consequences for the companies that employ them. Yore and his co-authors examined 325 instances of executive indiscretions. The analysis found an immediate loss in shareholder value of 4.1 percent or $226 million when CEOs were involved in the misstep.
Long discouraged, for-profit medical education has established a renewed foothold in the US, leading a trio of Brown University scholars to examine in JAMA what that rise could mean.
As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to school.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering and Applied Science are using artificial intelligence called fuzzy logic to get drones to navigate and land themselves on moving platforms. This holds promise for commercial uses such as delivering packages from moving vehicles.
Studies have shown that early childhood education programs can have a positive impact on a child's success later in life. However, the annual turnover rate nationally for teachers of preschool-age children is approximately 30 percent. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have surveyed early childhood teachers and identified factors that may lead to stress and burnout.
The term 'psychopath' is not flattering: such people are considered cold, manipulative, do not feel any remorse and seek thrills without any fear -- and all that at other's expense. A study by psychologists at the University of Bonn is now shattering this image. They claim that a certain form of psychopathy can lead to top professional performance, without harming others or the company.
Acting on recommendations from the South Carolina Act Early Team, South Carolina changed its policies to pay for early intensive behavioral intervention in children under three revealed to be at high risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by a two-stage screening process. Previously, a formal diagnosis of ASD had been required. As a result, the number of children under three receiving early intervention grew five-fold. The findings are reported in the February 2017 Pediatrics.