Whether our speech is fast or slow, we say about the same

Fast talkers tend to convey less information with each word and syntactic structure than slower-paced speakers, meaning that no matter our pace, we all say just about as much in a given time, a new study finds.

Hospitals in Medicare ACOs reduced readmissions faster

The Accountable Care Organization model of paying for health care appears to help reduce hospital readmissions among Medicare patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities, a new study suggests.

Are Uber drivers entrepreneurs?

A case study created by Brown undergraduates as part of an entrepreneurship class investigates the entrepreneurial aspects of the ridesharing platform’s driver model.
2016 in Review

The year in stories

As 2016 comes to a close, here are 19 highlights among Brown’s most well-read and noteworthy stories from the last year.

Galápagos waters illustrate ecological drama of climate change

Brown marine biologist Jon Witman and students have spent much of 2016 in the Galápagos Islands, continuing years of chronicling the complex and dramatic ecological changes wrought by the increasingly volatile El Niño – La Niña cycle.