Dealing with diminishing returns in quantum perturbations

Perturbations to quantum field theory are valuable tools for physicists as they approximate the properties of complex systems. However, limits in available computing power mean that the capabilities of their […]

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Which factors are relevant for asset prices?

Much research effort has focused on developing estimation methodologies and models aiming to identify the relevant factors for pricing the cross-section of stock returns, meaning the change in average returns […]

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Satellite internet technology: A double-edged sword

Medical care is increasingly reliant on the internet, thus alternatives, such as satellite internet, should be available in case terrestrial services fail. William Nahm, who is pursuing dual MD/MBA degrees […]

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Retrocausality: How backwards-in-time effects could explain quantum weirdness

Since the earliest days of quantum theory, physicists have struggled to reconcile the apparently nonlocal, faster-than-light interactions demanded by quantum mechanics with the strict laws of relativity. Dr Rod Sutherland […]

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Sustainability asymmetries in buyer–supplier relationships

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This is easy to say, but the reality is more complex. New research into sustainability and Strategic Supply Chain Management […]

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Stress vulnerability and resilience: Insights from a novel mouse model

Stress and early life adversity alter the body’s stress response and are predisposing individuals to psychiatric disorders. Additionally, stress vulnerability and resilience have a genetic predisposition in humans due to […]

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The Money View: An interview with Professor Perry Mehrling

Since 2018, Perry Mehrling has been Professor of International Political Economy at Boston University. Prior to this, he served for three decades as Professor of Economics at Barnard College, Columbia […]

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How mini refineries create business opportunities in developing economies

Petroleum refineries are a huge source of transportation fuels, lubricants, and the starting blocks for chemical synthesis. Even as alternative renewable sources for energy start to replace some demand for […]

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Optimisation of truck-drone parcel delivery using GRASP

Parcel delivery has traditionally been handled by trucks, but rapid technological developments in autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles means that drones are now being used to support parcel delivery. Professor Sarab […]

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