New management approach can help avoid species vulnerability or extinction

New research can help ecosystem managers identify species vulnerabilities and prevent populations from becoming at risk, like the endangered Mexican gray wolf. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service More than 3,000 animal species in the world today are considered endangered, with hundreds more categorized as vulnerable. Currently, ecologists don’t have reliable tools to predict when […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns — ScienceDaily

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

Want a hot stock tip? Avoid this type of investment fund

Credit: CC0 Public Domain “Buy low and sell high” says the old adage about investing in the stock market. But a relatively new type of investment fund is luring unsophisticated investors into buying when values are at their highest, resulting in losses almost immediately, a new study has found. The lure? Buying into trendy investment […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

UK warns people with significant allergies should avoid Pfizer vaccine

The U.K.’s Regulatory Agency is advising people with a history of “significant” allergic reactions to avoid Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, after two National Health Service members developed severe allergic reactions to it on Tuesday (Dec. 8). “As is common with new vaccines the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) have advised on a precautionary basis […]

Five election misinformation campaigns to avoid resharing

As the final votes get counted, what results can you trust? (Halimqd/Deposit Photos/) Kate Starbird is an associate professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington. Jevin West is an associate professor and director of the Center for an Informed Public at the University of Washington. Renee DiResta is a research […]