Researchers reconstruct a cheese recipe from the Early Bronze Age
Normally, Andrej Shevchenko and his team at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden analyse proteins and fats in the cells of fruit flies or roundworms. In this case, however, ...
Chemical ghosts of dinosaurs may help reveal new secrets
Most of life is carbon-based, that is, organic. These organic molecules containing mostly carbon and hydrogen are delicate to the ravages of time, relatively speaking. They aren't usually preserved in fossils ...
Promoting love can punish sales
Valentine's Day has come and gone. But those images of romance are still everywhere : a happy couple holding hands in an eharmony ad, two lovebirds sharing a tender kiss in a Nikon camera commercial.
Magic and symmetry in mathematics
We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu. The best ...
Researcher uses eBay experience to study consumer behavior
After earning his Ph.D. in economics in 2012, Matt Backus took a somewhat unusual postdoctoral position. Instead of heading off to the ivy-covered walls of a university, he joined other academics at eBay Research Labs.
Newly minted Mexico must innovate
MINT is the new BRIC, according to Fidelity, a Boston-based asset management firm. The term, referring to the rapidly developing and growing nations of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey, has moved into popular economics ...
Knowledge gap undermines position of foreign women in UK custody
Researchers from the Institute of Criminology reveal that many women trafficked into the UK who commit crime under duress are imprisoned without support or protection, and call for improved ways to identify ...
Giving dangerous employees socialization, close supervision can avoid problems
Two UT Arlington management professors argue that employers can prevent workplace violence by keeping dangerous employees positively engaged and closely supervising them to ensure they get the help they need.
Study shows men and women both biased against women's math abilities
Study finds investors prefer good-looking male backed entrepreneurial ventures
Question of race not simple for Mexican Americans
About half of Latinos check "white" in response to the question about race on the U.S. Census. About half check "other race."
Serbs protest moving of famous inventor's ashes
Several hundred people protested in Belgrade on Saturday against plans to move the ashes of Nikola Tesla, one of the pioneers of modern electrical engineering, to Serbia's biggest church.
Lose yourself to dance, know yourself better
Could managers gain a new kind of understanding about their interaction with colleagues and employees by 'dancing'? That's the question arising from new research published this month in the International Journal of Work Or ...
Study suggests more than two hours of homework a night may be counterproductive
Education scholar Denise Pope has found that too much homework has negative effects on student well-being and behavioral engagement.