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Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
With our attention spans shorter than ever, a new study found that people are willing to go to shocking lengths to avoid sitting still.
We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
There's a right and wrong way to ask how much money your potential franchise could earn when researching becoming a franchisee.
Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, its essential to understand the seller and the business.
Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.'
The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs.
Researchers at MIT have created a popularity prediction algorithm for photos. Unsurprisingly, bikini photos attract more eyeballs than those featuring plungers.
A newly published paper says geo-tagged tweets can assist in the prediction of crime.
A new study reveals that low blood pressure depletes our self-control, turning us into aggressive voodoo-stabbing versions of ourselves.
Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.
We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?
Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation.
There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.'
Our expert advises a reader about the most effective ways to connect with potential partners and clients at big events.
Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Heres how to increase your reserve.
The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen 43 percent over the last decade.
A direct mail expert explains exactly what types of mailing lists are out there and how to choose the best ones.
Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
A recent study shows that on virtually every measure of economic wellbeing and career attainment, college educated millennials are outperforming their peers with less education.
A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.
For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, an alternative to oil.