The University of Texas at San Antonio's music marketing coordinator and his undergraduate students are using geographic information system (GIS) technology to map the scale and scope of the live music scene in San Antonio. Stan Renard, in the UTSA Department of Music, has developed an app to capture, store, analyze, manage and present music-centric geographic data for San Antonio.
The online advertising business, led by companies like Google or Facebook, generated over $200 billion revenue in 2017, with an interanual growth over 15 percent. This online advertising explosion is raising serious data privacy concerns.
While fear about health concerns may grip people, adding a little hope to a message might make people more willing to take preventative actions, according to researchers.
New research by Berkeley Haas Assoc. Prof. Clayton Critcher finds that adding the required 'I approve this message' tagline to negative campaign ads makes them more credible.
The first large-scale analysis of corporate practices for sourcing sustainable materials shows that many companies address sustainability at some level, but most deal with only one or a subset of materials within a small portion of their supply chain.
Women in public relations are more likely than men to seek allies and form coalitions before they give ethics counsel to senior leaders, while men are more likely to rely on presenting research, according to a Baylor University study.
Limiting population movements during an epidemic outbreak may not always be the best approach. This type of response may adversely affect a society's ability to resume functioning normally, according to an EPFL study.
Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
Restasis, a blockbuster drug sold by Allergan to treat chronic dry eye, has done $8.8 billion in US sales between 2009 and 2015, including over $2.9 billion in public monies through Medicare Part D. In an article in JAMA Internal Medicine, 'A Clear-Eyed View of Restasis and Chronic Dry Eye Disease,' Dartmouth physician-researchers Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin argue that a more fundamental question we should be asking is: does Restasis even work?
Fake social media accounts already have a reputation of swaying political discourse, but a Keck School of Medicine of USC researcher says these automated accounts are even more dangerous -- they can be bad for your health. USC researchers focused on how these bots promoted the notion that using electronic cigarettes helps people stop smoking, a conclusion not definitively supported by research.