Why are so many Americans leaving their jobs right now?

With Americans quitting their jobs and many more saying they're considering it, an expert breaks down what's behind "the Great Resignation."

UT Austin • futurity
Aug. 27, 2021 ~14 min

How a vial of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine travels from a lab in Missouri to an arm in Bangladesh

Each dose of Pfizer has a long and complex path involving mixing, storage at temperatures colder than the South Pole and specific protocols that must be followed before it becomes a jab.

Ravi Anupindi, Professor of Technology and Operations, University of Michigan • conversation
Aug. 23, 2021 ~10 min


How a vial of COVID-19 vaccine travels from a lab in Missouri to an arm in Bangladesh

Each dose of Pfizer vaccine has a long and complex path involving mixing, storage at temperatures colder than the South Pole and specific protocols that must be followed before it becomes a jab.

Ravi Anupindi, Professor of Technology and Operations, University of Michigan • conversation
Aug. 23, 2021 ~10 min

Music in sports ads boosts emotional response

Background music in sports advertising may make ads more effective, according to new research that looked at the brain waves of ad viewers.

Texas A&M University • futurity
Aug. 17, 2021 ~5 min

Music in sports ads boosts emotional response

Background music in sports advertising may make ads more effective, according to new research that looked at the brain waves of ad viewers.

Texas A&M University • futurity
Aug. 17, 2021 ~5 min

State policies can provide clear guidance on when to put on and take off masks – with benefits to health, education and the economy

After the CDC changed course in late July, recommending universal masking indoors, Nevada became the first state to adopt a flexible masking policy that can quickly adjust to changing COVID-19 rates.

Alexandra Skinner, Research Fellow of Health Law, Policy and Management, Boston University • conversation
Aug. 10, 2021 ~10 min

Generous people cheat the masses in this experiment

An experiment finds that even generous people are willing to steal half the earnings of a large group if their personal gain exceeds 100 euro.

U. Zurich • futurity
Aug. 4, 2021 ~6 min

Execs give 3 kinds of non-answers about earnings

The new paper shows that roughly 11% of analyst questions in conference calls yield non-answers from corporate managers.

Stanford • futurity
July 28, 2021 ~7 min


Resilience isn’t static. It fluctuates over time

Resilience is a dynamic process, rather than a fixed trait, a new study with members of a college marching band suggests.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
July 19, 2021 ~6 min

Electric delivery vehicle emissions depend on charging

When, where, and how electric delivery fleet vehicles are charged can greatly affect their potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, researchers report.

Jim Erickson-Michigan • futurity
July 13, 2021 ~8 min

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