Inquiry
An inquiry is any process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment of the ways...
NASA Just Made All The Scientific Research It Funds Available For Free
NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access.
Which countries spend the most on research and development?
Research and development is the bedrock of innovation. A big investment in R&D indicates a thriving and entrepreneurial industrial spirit, and figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation an...
Provocative Study Raises Questions About Human Transmission Of Alzheimer’s Protein
A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature by British researchers John Collinge and Sebastian Brandner provides stunning evidence that Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible to humans through...
Technology transforms Cell Phone Into High-Powered Microscope
New technology that transforms a cell phone into a powerful, mobile microscope could significantly improve malaria diagnoses and treatment in developing countries that often lack the resources to addr...
In hospitals, a little bit of rudeness can be a very big deal
Rudeness causes medical teams to perform worse, and ultimately this could have huge costs for patients.
Physicist Tests Theories Of Dark Energy By Mimicking The Vacuum Of Space
Besides the atoms that make up our bodies and all of the objects we encounter in everyday life, the universe also contains mysterious dark matter and dark energy. The latter, which causes galaxies to ...
Intellectual Pursuits May Buffer The Brain Against Addiction
Challenging the idea that addiction is hardwired in the brain, a new UC Berkeley study of mice suggests that even a short time spent in a stimulating learning environment can rewire the brain’s reward...
Researcher Who Spiked Rabbit Blood To Fake HIV Vaccine Results Slapped With Rare Prison Sentence
Dong Pyou Han, a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying HIV vaccine research, says that his troubles all started as an accident. Quickly, it became a multimillion-dollar resea...
Solving the global water crisis with bubbles
By 2030 the world is predicted to face a 40% shortfall between demand and supply of clean water. The World Economic Forum ranks the looming water crisis as the number one risk facing society, accordin...
Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests
Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs
People Who Might Actually Be Secret Geniuses
If it looks stupid, but it works...it isn't stupid.
Commission
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Problem solving
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems. Some of the problem-solving techniques developed and used in artificial intelligen...
Public inquiries
A tribunal of inquiry is an official review of events or actions ordered by a government body in Common Law countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland or Canada. Such a public inquiry differs from ...
Research
Research comprises "creative work undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowled...
Appreciative inquiry
Appreciative inquiry (AI) is a model for analysis, decision-making and the creation of strategic change, particularly within companies and other organizations. It was developed at Case Western Reserve...
NASA Just Made All The Scientific Research It Funds Available For Free
NASA just announced that any published research funded by the space agency will now be available at no cost, launching a new public web portal that anybody can access.
Independent Commission on Turkey
The Independent Commission on Turkey is a commission formed by a group of distinguished European policymakers to examine the challenges and opportunities presented by Turkey's possible membership in t...
Community of inquiry
The community of inquiry, abbreviated as CoI, is a concept first introduced by early pragmatist philosophers C.S.Peirce and John Dewey, concerning the nature of knowledge formation and the process of ...
Contextual inquiry
Contextual inquiry (CI) is a user-centered design (UCD) ethnographic research method, part of the Contextual Design methodology. A contextual inquiry interview is usually structured as an approximatel...
Parliamentary inquiry
A parliamentary inquiry is a question directed to the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly to obtain information on a matter of parliamentary law or the rules of the organization bearing on th...
Philosophical Inquiry
Philosophical Inquiry is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles, reviews, and critical notes in all areas of philosophy. The journal aims to facilitate international communication of...
Asian Banker Research
Asian Banker Research is one of the three major units of The Asian Banker, . other units are Asian Banker Editorial and Asian Banker Forums.The Asian Banker launched a research division in 2003. The ...
ADAPT – Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour and Industrial relations
The Association for International and Comparative Studies in Labour and Industrial Relations (ADAPT) is a non-profit organization that conducts and supports academic research in the field of labour a...