Partnering With Hunters, Anglers For Citizen Science
A new citizen science project is enlisting the hunting and fishing communities to help scientists understand the basic biology of a host of fish, bird and mammal species.
Improving Public Engagement with Science Museums
A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.
Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home
A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home – but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.
How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English
A recent study finds video memes can use humor to contribute to – and reinforce – negative views of black culture.
How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being
Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer.
Researchers Propose a Blockchain Data Network to Boost Manufacturing
Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains to share verifiable manufacturing data.
Lightweight Metal Foam Blocks Blastwave, Debris From High-Explosive Rounds
Stainless steel composite metal foam can block blast pressure and fragmentation at 5,000 feet per second from high explosive incendiary rounds that detonate only 18 inches away.
“It Depends”: the Psychology of Health, Stress and Daily Life
Psychology offers insights into how we respond to the ups and downs of daily life.
Researchers Use 3-D Printing to Create Metallic Glass Alloys in Bulk
Researchers have created amorphous metal, or metallic glass, alloys using 3-D printing technology.
Could Insects Help Us Find New Yeasts for Big Business?
Yeasts are tiny fungi – but they play key roles in producing everything from beer and cheese to industrial chemicals and biofuels.