When people in a business negotiation share not just a meal but a plate, they collaborate better and reach deals faster, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Immigrant academics play a critical role in the UK's international and national collaborations that bring social and economic benefits beyond academia, shows a new study of the public engagement activities of the UK's native-born and international academics.
Before TAILORx, there was uncertainty about treatment for women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer and a score of 11-25 on a tumor gene test. The trial was designed to address this question and provides a definitive answer: no benefit from chemotherapy for women over 50 with a score of 11-25; 50 years old or younger with a score of 11-15; and any age with a score of 0-10.
Northwestern Engineering's Noshir Contractor and researchers analyzed game statistics across major sports and online games, revealing that past shared success among teammates improves their team's odds of winning future games.
From companies trying to resolve data security risks to coastal communities preparing for rising sea levels, solving modern problems requires teamwork that draws on a range of expertise and life experiences. Yet individuals receive little training to develop the skills that are vital to these collaborations. A new scientific report identifies the essential components of collaborative problem solving and shows how integrating knowledge from diverse fields will be essential for training these abilities.
Despite a substantial increase in the overall use of telehealth services, underserved populations continue to use telehealth options least, according to a new study by the George Washington University Health Workforce Research Center.
A team of researchers led by Jonathan Stamler, MD, of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, has discovered a pathway for enhancing the self-repair efforts of injured kidneys The finding may pave the way for new drugs to stop or even reverse the progression of serious kidney disease in humans -- and other potentially lethal conditions of the heart, liver, and brain as well.
Initiating eDNA as a coordinated US research theme, standardized eDNA sampling and reporting protocols, agreed baseline monitoring sites, and prioritizing ocean habitats for exploration, are among the aims of the First National Conference on Marine Environmental DNA (The Rockefeller University, N.Y., Nov. 29-30). The emerging science of environmental DNA is a far-reaching, potent complement to traditional monitoring systems. Experts recently sampled Holy Land waters, submerged California caves for current and ancient life, Coney Island, Martha's Vineyard, more.
A new classification system adds real-world complexity to social dilemmas like the paradigmatic 'tragedy of the commons.'
A new report by UN University's Canadian-based Institute on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) experts offers a critical examination of the capacity of Canada's water sector to meet and help others meet water-related Sustainable Development Goals. Examined are Canadian water education and research, investments, and experiences in water technology and governance. Several avenues to elevate Canada's role on the global water stage are recommended.