DURHAM, N.C. — Energy companies used nearly 250 billion gallons of water to extract unconventional shale gas and oil from hydraulically fractured wells in the United States between 2005 and 2014, a new Duke University study finds. During the same period, the fracked wells generated about 210 billion gallons ofContinue Reading

WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2015) – Most people take breaks during their workdays. Coffee breaks. Lunch breaks. Short chats with coworkers. Maybe late afternoon walks around the building. But are they taking the best type of breaks? Breaks that boost energy, concentration and motivation? Two Baylor University researchers have publishedContinue Reading

In these days you can find an event for new entrepreneurs almost in every corner. There are thousands and thousands of meetings, gatherings, parties, conventions, summits, conferences and any kind of convocation across the country. There are two factors pushing people to become a businessman (maybe they think they’re doingContinue Reading

Lueneburg. A recent study on the psychology of trademarks shows that they are perceived by the same psychological mechanisms as those, which enable the recognition of faces. The survey, whose result is particularly interesting for the advertising industry and brand management, originated at the Institute for Experimental Business Psychology atContinue Reading

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Economic well-being for low-income families in the U.S. is often determined by federal measures that establish basic requirements for essentials such as food, shelter and clothing, but a new study by a University at Buffalo research team suggests that such a definition is unrealistically narrow. To helpContinue Reading

Most people will get a point where they need a loan in order to meet their financial obligations. Unfortunately, we don’t all have thousands in our bank account. Nobody knows when this need will arise, but it is almost guaranteed that it will arise at some point or another. HowContinue Reading

CATONSVILLE, MD, August 19, 2015 – Counterfeit products have the power to stimulate innovation in the fashion industry and benefit consumers, according to a new study published in Marketing Science, a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).Untangling Searchable and Experiential Quality Responses to CounterfeitingContinue Reading