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Working long hours might lead to higher risk of having a stroke

...Patients were then followed for an average of seven years. Researchers found that after adjusting for differences such as age, gender...hours are a marker for risk factors not accounted for by the researchers, such as high blood pressure or diet, that contributed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-26/working-long-hours-might-lea
Researcher recruitment pays off, Ga. schools say

ATLANTA - Spending about $12 million to recruit eight world-class scientists and 60 of their colleagues is bringing Georgia universities more than $27 million in federal research grants, the Georgia Research Alliance announced.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-26/researcher-recruitment-pays-ga-scho
SC medical researcher guilty of fraud

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A medical researcher in Mount Pleasant has been convicted of defrauding the federal government. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-05/sc-medical-researcher-guilty-fraud
Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

...regular cigarettes in both groups.The researchers considered traits that might make teens...University of Southern California researcher Adam Leventhal, the study's lead...culprit.University of Rochester tobacco researcher Deborah Ossip said because teens' brains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/teens-e-cigarette-use-linked
Tech firms eye driver's seat for car innovation

...employee poaching. Apple recently hired Fiat Chrysler's former quality chief. Ride-sharing service Uber snagged 40 researchers and scientists from Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh robotics lab. Tesla's head of vehicle development used to work at Apple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/tech-firms-eye-drivers-sea
Push for higher minimum wage ignites worry about enforcement

...that many businesses with thin profit margins will be forced out of business or fire workers to stay afloat.Tia Koonse, a researcher at the UCLA Labor Center, said there is no question that some employers doing things legally now might be tempted to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-10/push-higher-minimum-wage-i
USC Aiken, Savannah River National Laboratory sign scholars agreement

...The goal is to train and educate the next generation of researchers, the two agencies said in a news release.Initial funding...in cutting-edge scholarship with SRNL's world-class researchers," said Dr. Sandra Jordan, the USC Aiken chancellor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-14/usc-aiken-savannah-river-
Study shows chronic fatigue among air traffic controllers

...FAA's request.In the field study, researchers concentrated on controllers who worked...also refused to share the report with researchers from the National Academies, which...sleep in the previous 24 hours.NASA researchers completed the study draft several months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-10/study-shows-chronic-fatigu
Phinizy Center, Richmond County Mosquito Control join efforts to identify mosquito species

...and the identification is so important. It gives us a better idea of what we're looking for," he said.Phinizy Center researchers set and collect traps at 12 sites and the Phinizy Swamp constructed wetlands, said Oscar Flite, CEO and senior scientist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/phinizy-center-richmond-count
Automakers struggling to prevent hackers from seizing control of cars

DETROIT - When researchers at two West Coast universities took control of a General Motors car through cellular and Bluetooth connections in 2010, they startled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-05/automakers-struggling-prev