Data privacy is an important topic in the digitalised economy. Recent policy changes have aimed to strengthen users' control over their own data. Yet new research from Copenhagen Business School finds designers of cookie banners can affect users' privacy choices by manipulating the choice architecture and with simple changes can increase absolute consent by 17%.
Necessity is the father of invention, but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women.
In a new paper experts review the vaccine research and development process and propose areas where reforms could increase access, speed time to market and decrease costs -- from R&D to manufacturing and regulation to the management of incentives like patents and public funding.
A study from Michigan Medicine reveals that Epic System's sepsis prediction tool performs much worse than indicated by the model's information sheet, correctly sorting patients on their risk of sepsis just 63 percent of the time.
Knowledge systems outside of those sanctioned by Western universities have often been marginalised or simply not engaged with in many science disciplines, but there are multiple examples where Western scientists have claimed discoveries for knowledge that resident experts already knew and shared. According to a new paper there are five interventions to build a more anti-oppressive and decolonial ecology.
Do users, customers, employees, and others have a right to know how companies that use algorithms make their decisions? In a new analysis, researchers explore the moral and ethical foundations to such a right. They conclude that the right to such an explanation is a moral right, then address how companies might do so.
Researchers from MSU are developing a mobile app to act as a safeguard for popular but vulnerable "wallet" applications used to manage cryptocurrency.
University at Buffalo research shows 3D printers can be identified by thermodynamic properties, which could could aid intellectual property, security
This new tool uses an artificial intelligence system to generate fake documents that foil IP theft by fooling adversaries
Open access (OA) democratizes access to research literature, but OA authors are more likely to be males in STEM fields at wealthier institutions.