How different types of knowledge impact the growth of new firms

Diversifying into new industries is vital to an economy's ability to grow and generate wealth. But to branch out into new industrial activities, a city, region or country must first have a pool of people with the right mix ...

Getting oxygenated blood to exercising muscles

ETH Zurich Professor Katrien De Bock and her team have discovered a certain type of blood vessel cell in muscles that multiplies rapidly upon exercise, thereby forming new blood vessels. Researchers can use this to find novel ...

The science of collaboration

It's a long, expensive, risky road to turn a scientific breakthrough into a treatment that can help patients. Fewer organizations are trying to tackle the challenges alone, says a new paper from MIT researchers published ...

Researchers look at who's to blame for financial fraud

When companies deceive shareholders about earnings or commit other kinds of accounting fraud, the legal fireworks can be spectacular. Even if the companies don't collapse, as in the notorious Enron case, some executives are ...

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