Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Opens New Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility

“Our goal is to help our patients improve their quality of life after injury, illness or surgery,” said Anthony Cuzzola, vice president, Rehabilitation Care Transformation Services, Hackensack Meridian Health. “Our dedicated medical professionals will assess your condition and develop a personalized treatment program.”

Richard Rosen, MD, Receives Prestigious Award From the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)

The American Society of Retina Specialists is honoring Richard B. Rosen, MD, ScD (hon), FACS, FASRS, FARVO, CRA, the Belinda Bingham Pierce and Gerald G. Pierce Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, with the prestigious Founders Award for 2024.

Wetland wonders unfold: aerial systems shed light on ecosystem services

A cutting-edge study revolutionizes coastal wetland mapping by integrating unmanned aerial systems with light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and multispectral sensors. This innovative approach provides detailed elevation data and vegetation analysis, enabling highly accurate classifications of diverse wetland types. The research advances conservation by offering a scalable, efficient, and cost-effective method that is instrumental in climate change mitigation strategies and informs policy-making for coastal resilience.

Energy access and female labor force participation in developing countries

Abstract Access to reliable modern energy services and female economic empowerment are vital for sustainable development of developing countries. While micro-level evidence suggests that energy access can alleviate women’s household burdens and enhance their labor market participation, there is little…

The thousand faces of beauty: How credible storytelling unlocks disability representation in inclusive luxury fashion branding

Abstract The increasing popularity of inclusive marketing as part of the broader strategies of brand activism, linked to the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) movement, is creating new opportunities for luxury fashion brands to signal their responsibility and openness when…

Exploring the antecedents of green human resource management: A path dependence perspective

Abstract Green HRM (GHRM) delineates organizations’ efforts to address environmental concerns. However, the current research has not thoroughly investigated the antecedents of GHRM. Moreover, the internal structure of GHRM remains unclear, further limiting our understanding of firms’ different approaches to…

How gendered lived experiences shape sex preference attitudes in contemporary urban China

Abstract Objective This article examines how gendered lived experiences—the constellation of women’s quotidian, on-the-ground encounters and perceptions of gender inequality—shape highly educated women’s sex preference attitudes in contemporary urban China. Background Recent theoretical developments highlight women’s experiences and views of…

New tech addresses manufacturing bottlenecks in a lifesaving blood cancer treatment

Relapsed B-cell ALL is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children and young adults. UniSA research has shown the potential of new microfluidic technology, to improve the CAR T-cell manufacturing process by efficiently removing contaminating cancerous cells and other large white blood cells – potentially leading to greater access and lower costs of treatment.

Going with the gut: Exploring top management team intuition in strategic decision-making

Abstract Intuition plays a vital role in strategic decision-making, enabling executives to cut through complexity and to navigate the information processing challenges posed by dynamic environments. However, enduring questions remain concerning the antecedents and the effectiveness of intuitive strategic decision-making.…

Biodiversity Research Institute Announces Publication of a Special Issue on Mercury in Ecotoxicology

To advance scientific understanding of mercury exposure in biota from around the world, an esteemed group of almost 200 scientists from more than 30 countries collaborated on producing 18 peer-reviewed papers that form a Special Issue of Ecotoxicology titled Assessing Global Environmental Mercury Exposure in Biota and Potential Impacts on Biodiversity.

Mental health apps may help those waiting for care, study finds

The recent surge in people seeking mental health care across the country has led to long wait times for first appointments with therapists and psychiatrists. Now, a new study offers hope that while they wait to get care, patients could still get some relief by using evidence-based smartphone apps and wearable devices to track sleep and activity.

Against the odds: the genetic secrets of a rare conifer’s climate change defiance

In a remarkable twist of evolutionary adaptation, the rare Tibetan cypress, Cupressus gigantea, has shown unexpected genetic resilience. Despite facing the brink of extinction due to climate change and habitat loss, the species has experienced a significant reduction in harmful genetic mutations.

Customer journey partitioning: A customer-centric conceptualization beyond stages and touchpoints

Abstract Understanding customer experiences through customer journeys has become a managerial priority. The customer experience literature divides customer journeys into stages, but these divisions disregard the customer’s perspective. Research has shown that individuals partition extended processes—such as customer journeys—into events,…

Sasin Action Learning: “Kung Bang Kachao: Developing Product and Pricing Strategies Concerning ESG and Circular Economy”

Sasin MBA students in the “Pricing Strategies in the Era of Sustainability and Digital Transformation” class, led by Assistant Professor Yupin Patarapongsant, had an excellent opportunity to immerse themselves in two fascinating eco-friendly experiences in Kung Bang Kachao, Samut Prakan.

Bubbling with benefits: hydrogen nanobubbles boost tomato antioxidants

A pioneering study has unlocked the potential of hydrogen nanobubbles to significantly augment the antioxidant content in tomatoes. This innovative irrigation technique not only fortifies the fruit with higher concentrations of health-boosting compounds but also opens new avenues for enhancing the nutritional value of agricultural produce.

Causal recipes of customer loyalty in a sharing economy: Integrating social media analytics and fsQCA

Abstract Built on the evolutionary stimulus-organism-response model, this study examines how customer encounters with different interaction mechanisms (stimuli) evoke service-quality perceptions and sentiments (organisms) that impact customer loyalty (responses) to accommodation-sharing services. It draws important service-quality dimensions and sentiments from…

Unlocking the genetic keys to cucumber perfection: a new player in flower and fruit development

Scientists have illuminated the role of heterotrimeric G protein α-subunits in cucumber’s development, a breakthrough in our comprehension of plant organ formation. This insight into the CLAVATA (CLV) signaling cascade may lead to innovative approaches in crop cultivation, promising advancements in both nutritional value and agricultural output.

FruitFlow: a new citizen science initiative unlocks orchard secrets

The “FruitWatch” initiative, a groundbreaking citizen science project, has significantly enhanced the accuracy of predicting flowering times for fruit trees across Great Britain. This improvement is vital for the agricultural sector, enabling better planning for pest management and pollinator support, which are crucial for maintaining optimal fruit yield and quality.

From roots to leaves: the nitrogen connection to photosynthetic efficiency

Delving into the nuances of plant nutrition, researchers have discovered that the form of nitrogen intake profoundly affects the efficiency of photosynthesis in plants. This pivotal finding sheds light on how plants process and utilize nitrogen, offering critical insights for enhancing crop productivity and optimizing nitrogen use in agriculture.

Corruptive practices, digitalization, and international business

Abstract This perspective paper, including the role of an editorial, systematically reviews extant studies on ‘multinational corporations’ corruption’ and ‘digitalization’ in the international business (IB) domain, revealing why this special issue is both timely and necessary. We chronologically identify recent…

AMR Expands Clinical Research Offerings in the Carolinas with Waccamaw Dermatology Partnership

Alliance for Multispecialty Research (AMR), a leading clinical research site company, and Waccamaw Dermatology, renowned for its comprehensive, specialized dermatological care as one of the largest physician-owned and led dermatology practices in the Carolinas, today announced a strategic partnership that expands access to clinical trials in the Carolinas.

Peeling back the genetic layers of stone fruit domestication

Unraveling the genetic underpinnings of stone fruits, a pivotal study explores the genomic landscape of apricot, peach, plum, and mei. It uncovers the signatures of selection pressures driving their domestication and adaptation, revealing a rich tapestry of genetic diversity and evolutionary convergence that shapes the traits we value in these crops.