Archive: 12/03/2008

New 'control knobs' for stem cells identified

Natural changes in voltage that occur across the membrane of adult human stem cells are a powerful controlling factor in the process by which these stem cells differentiate, according to research published by Tufts University ...

Dec 03, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 1

Stereotypes, bias and personnel decisions

In an article in the December issue of the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Frank J. Landy questions research that is said to demonstrate that stereotypes about social groups bias personnel decisions. He arg ...

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Understanding the daily variation

For over two centuries, meteorologists were puzzled by the observation that atmospheric pressure in the tropics peaks at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. nearly every day. In the late 1960s, a theory was proposed that ...

Dec 03, 2008 3.7 / 5 (6) 1