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Santiago Herrera Dives Deep to Understand Connectivity Patterns in Deepwater Coral Communities
Herrera’s research helps guide decisions about which sites to designate as marine protected areas in the Gulf of Mexico in the years following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Psychology, Computational Linguistics and the Evolution of Word Meaning
Barbara Malt and her collaborators examine how we talk about objects across multiple languages—and how that reflects human thought processes.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Alison Mickel Examines the Limiting Labor Practices of Modern Archaeological Excavations
Mickel explores the notion that the exclusively manual work that local site workers do not only exploits them in terms of labor conditions, but also puts them at risk of job loss if they exhibit their work as intellectual or scientific labor.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Little Talks: A Targeted Curriculum for Home Visiting Programs
Patricia Manz develops curriculum to improve home visiting services for children with significant developmental needs.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Atomic Layer Deposition: The Future of Computer Hardware
Slowly adding heat during atomic layer deposition while using an electron beam to monitor the process, Nicholas Strandwitz is helping technology to continue to shrink.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Jae Bum Kim Finds Value in the Credit Default Swap
A study in the Journal of Accounting Research concluded that the “positive” seen in CDSs could be traced directly back to the sense of “insurance” they provide to lenders.
Friday, April 05, 2019
Electrically-heated silicate glass appears to defy Joule’s first law
Experiments show electric field can modify silicate glass, causing parts to melt while remaining solid elsewhere; discovery suggests heat in glass could be produced on a very fine scale, could point to performance challenges for devices where glass is used, or could be employed for superior molding and shaping with much less energy
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
130,000 years of data show peatlands store carbon long-term
First study of the extent of global peatland and carbon storage over the last 130,000 years fills in key knowledge gap, affirms peatlands’ effectiveness as a long-term carbon storage mechanism over a long timescale
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Andrew Ward: CEOs Make Money from Bad Company News
New research finds that despite regulations, CEOs control information release and may do so for their own financial gain.
Monday, February 25, 2019
Laser-fabricated crystals in glass are ferroelectric, could power next-generation communication systems
For the first time, a team of researchers from Lehigh University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Lebanon Valley College and Corning Inc. has demonstrated that laser-generated crystals confined in glass retain controllable ferroelectric properties, key to creating faster, more efficient optical communication systems.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019