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Drawing from almost 200 scientific studies on workplace meetings, a team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for making the most out of meetings before they start, as they're happening, and after they've concluded. Their report is published in...
MIT Media Lab researchers have developed a wireless system that leverages the cheap RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potential food contamination -- with no hardware modifications needed. With the simple, scalable system,...
Despite increased attention to opioid abuse, prescriptions have remained relatively unchanged for many U.S. patients, research led by Mayo Clinic finds. The research, published in The BMJ, shows that opioid prescription rates have remained flat for commercially insured...
A new analysis published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that the world's protected areas (PAs) are experiencing major shortfalls in staffing and resources and are therefore failing on a massive scale to safeguard...
Mike Pence broke ranks with Donald Trump on the DNC hacks allegedly originating out of Russia. Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence says evidence implicates Russia in recent email hacks tied to the US election, contradicting his running mate, Donald...
With the first large fines for breaching EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations upon us, and the UK government about to review GDPR guidelines, researchers have shown how even anonymised datasets can be traced back to individuals...
Harrison Browne, a forward for the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women’s Hockey League, has publicly announced he is transgender, becoming the first athlete in professional team sports to do so as an active player. “I’m making official what has...
Kerry Katona has joked her panellist job on 'Loose Women' ruined her marriage to Brian McFadden. The Atomic Kitten star, who was a panellist on the popular ITV daytime show from 2003 to 2004, returned to the show to celebrate...
Tyrone Lavery, postdoctoral researcher at the Field Museum in Chicago, traveled nearly 8,000 miles to find two species -- a giant rat and a monkey-faced bat -- in Malaita, one of the Solomon Islands' largest provinces. The search for...
Learning one's native language may seem effortless. One minute, we're babbling babies. The next we're in school reciting Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech or Robert Frost's poem "Fire and Ice." But new research from the...

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