Toward ‘greener,’ inexpensive solar cells

This news release was issued on 28-Sept-2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without envir..

PharmaMar shows new clinical data on Yondelis® and lurbinectedin at ESMO 2016

PharmaMar (MSE:PHM) will present the data obtained from various clinical trials carried out with its antitumoral compounds of marine origin: Yondelis® (trabectedin) and lurbinectedin (PM1183), at the ..

Leadership expert says political skills important to leader satisfaction

Credit: Kansas State University MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- Leaders skilled at influencing others may be happier at work, according to a Kansas State University researcher. Andrew Wefald, associate profe..

Donald or Hillary? Why listening to them makes a difference to voters

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY'S HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS--Does listening to Donald Trump's or Hillary Clinton's opinions humanize them to voters more than reading their opinions? A ..

Believing that others understand helps us feel that we do — even when we...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- Experiments described in a new study reveal that our sense of what we know about something is increased when we learn that others around us understand it. The fi..

Shrubs more expansive than trees

Shrubs are more widespread than trees in nature and on Earth. A new study explains their global success. It turns out that the multiple stems of shrubs are of key importance....

Young cancer survivors in economic struggle

If you survive cancer at young age, then you have a higher risk of becoming unemployed and economically dependent than others, a Norwegian study shows. Children, adolescents and young adults that have...

Medicare’s new way of paying hospitals could cause a bundle of problems for some

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Hospitals that take care of the oldest, sickest and most complicated patients could suffer financially under the Medicare system's new approach to paying for some types of car..

The Exascale Computing Project announces $39.8 million in first-round development awards

The Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project (ECP) today announced its first round of funding with the selection of 15 application development proposals for full funding and seven proposals for seed funding, representing teams from 45 r..

Oberg Industries partners with Pitt’s Swanson School to advance additive manufacturing

PITTSBURGH (Sept. 7, 2016) ... As additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, continues to advance in industry and academia, knowledge gaps can appear as researchers push the technology to new limits. To ..