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The pitfalls of hospitals seeking donations from their rich patients

Sara Konrath, IUPUI and Reshma Jagsi, University of Michigan The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Most Americans find a...

Kids as young as 3 years old think YouTube is better...

Brenna Hassinger-Das, Pace University and Rebecca Dore, The Ohio State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Young...

Curved origami offers a creative route to making robots and other...

Hanqing Jiang, Arizona State University and Zirui Zhai, Arizona State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Building robotic...

Conservatives value personal stories more than liberals do when evaluating scientific...

Randy Stein, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Alexander Swan, Eureka College, and Michelle Sarraf, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona The Research Brief is a short...

To save threatened plants and animals, restore habitat on farms, ranches...

Lucas Alejandro Garibaldi, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro; Claire Kremen, University of British Columbia; Erle C. Ellis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Sandra...

Want to teach kids about nature? Insects can help

Akito Y. Kawahara, University of Florida and Megan Ennes, University of Florida Insects are everywhere – in backyards, balconies and the park down the street. In...

A tiny circular racetrack for light can rapidly detect single molecules

Judith Su, University of Arizona The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea My Little Sensor Lab at the University of...

Worsening hurricane season threatens billions of chickens

Tom Tabler, Mississippi State University CC BY-SAHurricanes can have devastating consequences for both residents and businesses in their path. And one sector that’s particularly exposed...

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The case for closing down women’s prisons

By Patricia O'Brien, University of Illinois at Chicago It sounds like a radical idea. Stop incarcerating women, and close down women’s prisons. But in the...