How ideas move through academia may depend on where those ideas come from as much as their quality, a new study suggests.
Environmental pollution in Russia increases along with economic growth, but only until it reaches a certain threshold, from where it starts to decrease, demonstrates a recent study published in the open-access Russian Journal of Economics by Prof. Natalya Ketenci, Yeditepe University. Using data from 1991-2016, she also looks into the impact and causality of key determinants for CO2 emissions. As a result, the author provides new recommendations to policy makers in Russia.
Teachers felt immense pressure from school leaders and families to respond in a certain way -- or not at all -- in their classrooms following the 2016 presidential election, according to new research from Michigan State University.
Two decades ago, a landmark study by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) highlighted the prevalence of medical errors and called for a national commitment to reduce patient harm. Despite substantial investment by government and private institutions to increase patient safety, progress has been slow and uneven. A new study, published today in the November issue of the journal Health Affairs, sheds light on what more can be done.
Young adults who are educated about dietary supplements in college are more likely to use them appropriately, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York.
While the benefits of exercise for health and well-being are well documented, new research suggests the vast majority of children do not meet current exercise recommendations.
Study suggests that childhood obesity, now at epidemic levels in the United States, may affect school performance and coping skills for challenging situations.
Study abstract suggests need to advocate for more positive depictions of academics and school in children's programming, especially as children get older.
Abstract of findings suggest sleep is not only important for physical, mental, and cognitive well-being, but also seems to play a pivotal role in the recovery of the brain following a sport-related concussion.
Investment in education, healthcare, sports, road infrastructure and transportation, rather than national defense and, to a lesser extent, national security and law enforcement, is what drives economic growth rates upwards in Russia, suggests a recent analysis of government expenditure data gathered between 2002 and 2016. The empirical study, conducted by Dr Alexey Kudrin and Dr Alexander Knobel, was published in the open-access journal Russian Journal of Economics.