Childhood financial difficulty and entrepreneurial intention: The roles of work-family conflict and openness to experience

Abstract Drawing upon the theory of underdog or challenge-based entrepreneurship, this study tested a moderated mediation model to answer how and when childhood financial difficulty affects adults’ entrepreneurial intention. It proposes that work–family conflict would serve as a mediation mechanism…

Automated social presence in AI: Avoiding consumer psychological tensions to improve service value

Abstract Consumers are increasingly embracing robots and AI. This has led them to suffer psychological tensions in their AI experiences (e.g., data capture, classification, delegation and social experiences). This exploratory research proposes that AI with higher perceived automated presence (sense…

The role of institutions in early-stage entrepreneurship: An explainable artificial intelligence approach

Abstract Although the importance of institutional conditions in fostering entrepreneurship is well established, less is known about the dominance of institutional dimensions, their predictive ability, and more complex non-linear relationships. To overcome the limitations of traditional regression approaches in addressing…

An internalization perspective on subsidiaries’ reputation and its impact on subsidiaries’ marketing advantage: The moderating roles of resources and autonomy

Abstract Internalization theory of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) provides a paradigm in the international business field. Contemporary discussions consider MNEs as differentiated network with self-initiated subsidiaries. However, while moving away from pure hierarchy, internalization theory has not fully particularized the coordinating…

Emerging digital inequality in early life: Parenting and differential usage of digital devices among urban preschoolers in China

Abstract Objective This study aims to investigate the following questions: (1) how Chinese preschoolers’ usage of digital devices differ by their family socioeconomic status (SES), and (2) how socioeconomic differences in children’s usage of digital devices can be accounted for…

From chalkboard to boardroom: Unveiling the role of entrepreneurship in bolstering academic achievement among professors

Abstract Entrepreneurial activity by academics is a critical component of university technology transfer. However, academics at the professorial level often express concerns that engaging in entrepreneurial activity might harm their research performance due to the perceived diversion of focus from…

How intergenerational estrangement matters for maternal and adult children’s health

Abstract Objective We compare maternal and adult child health outcomes across (1) estranged (i.e., no contact, or low contact and low quality), (2) socially positive (i.e., high quality, moderate to high contact), and (3) socially negative (i.e., high contact but low quality) maternal–adult child relationships. Background…

Re-partnering and single mothers’ mental health and life satisfaction trajectories

Abstract Objective This study examines single mothers’ mental health and life satisfaction trajectories around re-partnering transitions, and the driving factors of these associations. Background Single mothers are a particularly disadvantaged group in terms of their mental health and life satisfaction.…

Give a plum in return for a peach: The effect of entrepreneurial informal financing on environmental corporate social responsibility

Abstract Newswise — Private enterprises in emerging economies, such as China, heavily rely on informal financing (IF) due to their small firm-specific financial constraints. This study sheds light on the incongruent findings concerning the relationship between IF and entrepreneurial environmental…

Wren Laboratories Unveils Dynamic Executive Leadership Team and 2024 Commercial Strategy Overhaul

Wren Laboratories announced executive leadership for commercial operations and market expansion. Dr. Abdel Halim is appointed CEO and CSO. Troy Tremaine Appointed to CCO, Dr. Eva Szarek Head of Marketing, and Melissa Ferone director of quality. Expansion includes AI-driven mRNA liquid biopsy genomic assays for biopharma and diagnostics.

Confronting trauma alleviates chronic pain among older veterans

A new study led by UCLA Health and the U.S. Veterans Affairs Office found chronic pain among older adults could be significantly reduced through a newly developed psychotherapy that works by confronting past trauma and stress-related emotions that can exacerbate pain symptoms.

Penn Nursing Dean Named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives Class of 2024

Penn Nursing is proud to announce that Penn Nursing Dean Antonia M. Villarruel was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for 2024. The profiles of all the honorees are featured in the June 10, 2024, issue of MH magazine.

Mineralizing emissions: advanced reactor designs for CO2 capture

In an advancing sustainable waste management and CO2 sequestration, researchers have crafted reactors that mineralize carbon dioxide with fly ash particles. This avant-garde technique is set to offer a sustainable and lasting solution to the pressing issue of greenhouse gas emissions, repurposing an industrial by-product in the process.

MD Anderson Research Highlights: EHA 2024 Special Edition

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights showcases the latest breakthroughs in cancer care, research, and prevention. These advances are made possible through seamless collaboration between MD Anderson’s world-leading clinicians and scientists, bringing discoveries from the lab to the clinic and back.

Benjamin S. Abella, MD, MPhil, Named as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System

Benjamin S. Abella, MD, MPhil, a national leader in the study of sudden cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), has been appointed Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System.

Chulalongkorn Unveils “Microalbuminuria Rapid Test”: Easy, Accurate, Ready for Commercial Use

Ms. Supamas Isarabhakdi, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, attended the launching of the innovative Microalbuminuria Rapid Test developed by a team of experts and researchers from the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. The test, which is convenient and easy to use and offers high accuracy, allows users to self-screen for kidney damage, giving it commercial potential in order to enhance Thailand’s healthcare system. It is expected for distribution in mid-2024.

Bhatia named new head of ITER projects at PPPL

Ravinder Bhatia, a leader and engineer with three decades of experience managing collaborative science initiatives, is the new head of ITER projects at PPPL. In this role, Bhatia oversees the design and fabrication of six diagnostic systems that PPPL is building for ITER.

How entrepreneurs influence their employees’ job satisfaction: The double-edged sword of proactive personality

Abstract This paper aims to enhance our understanding of work and wellbeing in the entrepreneurial society. We integrate research on proactive personality (PP) and job design to explore how entrepreneurs’ PP impacts their employees’ job satisfaction by shaping employee job…

Nanosized blocks spontaneously assemble in water to create tiny floating checkerboards

Researchers have engineered nanosized cubes that spontaneously form a two-dimensional checkerboard pattern when dropped on the surface of water. The work, published in Nature Communications, presents a simple approach to create complex nanostructures through a technique called self-assembly.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives HRSA Grant, Strives to Improve Maternal and Infant Health in Southeast Ohio

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded Nationwide Children’s Hospital a $4.7 million grant for the implementation of the Healthy Start Initiative, striving to improve the health of moms and babies in three Appalachian Ohio counties.

Multicenter Randomized Trial Identifies Method of Preoxygenation That Prevents Hypoxemia and Cardiac Arrest During Emergency Tracheal Intubation

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) led the Department of the Defense-funded Pragmatic Trial Examining Oxygenation Prior to Intubation PREOXI study comparing the two most commonly used methods used to preoxygenate patients prior to tracheal intubation: preoxygenation with noninvasive ventilation and preoxygenation with an oxygen mask.