Connections to Trump paid off for companies

Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

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COVID-19 has hit commercial fishing hard

Two-fifths of commercial fishers from Maine to North Carolina did not fishing earlier this year due to COVID-19, a new survey shows.

Todd Bates-Rutgers • futurity
Dec. 31, 2020 ~5 min

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Carbon emissions from ride hailing are worse than we knew

New research digs into carbon emissions from ride-hailing services with an eye towards disentangling those stats from other emissions sources.

U. Oregon • futurity
Dec. 29, 2020 ~6 min

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COVID-19 took a bite out of US seafood industry

The seafood industry in the US dropped steeply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic amd recover may depend on federal assistance, researchers say.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Nov. 30, 2020 ~8 min

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How online stores trick you into impulse buying

New research digs into how online retailers try to make you buy on impulse--and how shoppers have learned to avoid impulse buying traps.

Laurel Thomas-Michigan • futurity
Nov. 27, 2020 ~7 min

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Will food prices keep rising during the pandemic?

An expert breaks down how the pandemic has affected the food system, from restaurants struggling to get by to spiking food prices.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

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Will food prices keep rising during the pandemic?

An expert breaks down how the pandemic has affected the food system, from restaurants struggling to get by to spiking food prices.

Kim Ward-Michigan State • futurity
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

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CEO names shape their business strategies

Research on CEOs with uncommon names shows they tend to pursue unorthodox strategies. It's all about how a name shapes the way people see themselves.

Avery Ruxer Franklin - Rice • futurity
Sept. 9, 2020 ~4 min

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Can the US government really ban TikTok?

President Trump wants to ban TikTok, the popular video app, due to security concerns. But can the government totally ban an app like that?

Roger Dunaway-Tulane • futurity
Aug. 24, 2020 ~4 min

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Book: Fear of cash in politics is overblown

"We are taking on the belief that money is to blame for all that ails American politics. The reality is very different. Money does not buy elections..."

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
July 14, 2020 ~14 min

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