Shocks and Stress Tests

In response to federal banking regulators' concern about community banks' increased participation in commercial real-estate lending, a University of Arkansas researcher has developed a system that allows banks to perform ...

Regulating those raging (plant) hormones

The Biblical book of Amos describes the 8th-century BC prophet as a "gatherer" of sycomore figs. Some now think a more correct translation would be "piercer," because that's how ancient farmers got that type of fig to ripen. ...

Researchers discover 'exotic' interface between two materials

In another step toward understanding matter at its most fundamental levels, Cornell researchers have found that two rather conventional materials can be made to exhibit very unconventional properties when they interface.

Floridians not entirely sold on new property tax measure

The fate of a proposed property tax amendment that would affect the existing Save Our Homes amendment in a January statewide referendum is too close to call, a new University of Florida survey finds.

Researchers help to make cars smarter

Cars already automatically lock doors when they sense motion and turn on warning lights if they detect potential engine problems. But they are about to get smarter.

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