Nudging donors toward more effective giving

Americans are generous when it comes to charitable giving, donating more than $480 billion in 2021 (or roughly 2% of GDP). Yet very few of those dollars reflect so-called effective giving, a term for donations that make greater ...

Elucidation of proteins controlling the sleep and awake transition

Professor Hiroki Ueda, Assistant Professor Daisuke Tone, Lecturer Koji Ode, and Qianhui Zhang (4th-year graduate student at the time) at the University of Tokyo showed that CaMKIIβ, a predominant protein kinase expressed ...

Honeybees are less likely to sting in larger groups

To sting or not to sting? An alarm pheromone plays a decisive role in bees' willingness to sting—and their group size, as scientists from the University of Konstanz have now shown

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