App developer ad choices can leave users at risk

App developers say they need ad networks to make money, but the choices they make about those networks could be putting users at risk.

U. Michigan | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology society-and-culture advertising apps consumers internet money privacy security

Environmental crime goes way beyond poaching

Environmental crime doesn't always take the form we might expect.

Layne Cameron-Michigan State | Aug. 13, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment conservation crimes government money pollution

Focus in kindergarten may predict future earnings

Boys and girls who had trouble paying attention in kindergarten at age 6 earned less money in their 30s, a new study shows.

Caitlin Kizielewicz Carnegie Mellon | Aug. 9, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture aggression attention education money

Breast cancer treatment costs influence patient choices

"Surgeons often discuss the emotional and physical side-effects of treatment, yet we rarely discuss the costs."

Sarah Avery-Duke | Aug. 5, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine breast-cancer cancer decisions health-care-costs money surgery

Raise costs for water in cities to better handle droughts?

A new simulation shows how changing the incentives for using and storing water could help deal with droughts while also meeting demand.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara | Aug. 2, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment agriculture cities conservation droughts money rivers water

Do we cheat because of our nature or our environment?

An experiment sheds light on whether cheating is an innate tendency or a product of a person's situation.

Laura Muntean-Texas A&M | Aug. 1, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture ethics honesty money morals social-lives

Better renewable energy storage could cut emissions

With more investment, better energy storage for wind and solar power could prevent extra energy from being wasted and cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Jim Erickson-Michigan | Aug. 1, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: earth-and-environment batteries money renewable-energy taxes

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances?

International airline alliances can save connecting passengers money on airfare. But those flying nonstop may not be so fortunate.

Heather Ashbach-UC Irvine | July 29, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture airplanes business consumers money

Even young kids can learn who to trust to be fair with money

Experiments with puppets and fake money show little kids can learn who to trust to make investment choices that benefit everyone from an early age.

Jared Wadley-Michigan | July 29, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture emotions money social-lives trust

College money habits shape when we see ourselves as adults

The way we budget, spend, and save our money in college could shape when we begin to form an 'adult identity' and see ourselves as grown up.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona | July 23, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture aging college-students identity money relationships

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