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2014/11/28 12:31
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New research from a team of European scientists has shown that genetic material is capable of surviving both the hostile environment of suborbital space and the violent passage through Earth’s...
2014/11/28 12:31
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2014/11/28 07:08
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Physicians often find it hard to tell if a patient suffering from dementia or depression is capable of making sound judgements. This is shown by a study conducted within the scope of the National...
2014/11/28 05:26
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NICK GRIMM: In the wake of a series of global financial scandals in recent times, behavioural economists have been prompted to ask the question: are bankers dishonest by nature or by training? Their...
2014/11/28 01:27
2014/11/28 01:27
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... a Swiss referendum day guide, click here.) Nov. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Switzerland holds three referendums this weekend that have the potential to be game-changers for everything from the economy to...
2014/11/27 02:26
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Earth DNA survives the extremes of space DNA attached to the outside of the TEXUS-49 launch rocket survives the extremes of space (Source: Adrian Mettauer) Related Stories Rocket experiment DNA...
2014/11/26 22:21
2014/11/26 22:21
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DNA survives rocket trip into space: So did life even start on Earth at all? Scientists at the University of Zurich discover DNA can survive re-entry The remarkable finding was made by attaching DNA...
2014/11/26 18:53
2014/11/26 18:53
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A film by an Iranian director has been initially shortlisted for the best Live Action Short Film at the 87th Academy Awards. Parvaneh, the 25-minute short film by Talkhon Hamzavi, is one of the 10...
2014/11/26 15:42
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The value of a piece of chocolate cake can change. Someone who happens to be on a diet is more likely to choose a fruit dessert and judge the calorie-laden cake as unhealthy. Previous studies have...
2014/11/25 17:10
2014/11/25 17:10
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Files relating to official requests for media blackouts in the early 1980s were destroyed. D-notices were warnings not to publish intelligence that might damage national security. Two newspaper...
2014/11/25 15:45
2014/11/25 15:45
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The question whether a patient is capable of making sound judgements is of central importance for all medical treatments. Only patients who are able to understand, retain and weigh the information...
2014/11/25 15:19
2014/11/25 15:19
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Could it be that the culture of banking itself promotes such corrupt behavior? A newly published study in the top journal Nature suggests that might be the case. The study, by three researchers at...
2014/11/25 03:50
2014/11/25 03:50
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Ever since the financial crisis, there has been a popular perception that bankers are more willing than the rest of us to lie, cheat and steal if it means making a little more money. A new study...
2014/11/24 08:53
2014/11/24 08:53
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WASHINGTON – The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests. A team of Swiss economists tested the honesty of bank employees in a lab game that would pay off in...
2014/11/23 20:43
2014/11/23 20:43
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Strategically speaking, Apple keeps making the same mistake over and over: developing a really great product and then failing to make that product ubiquitous, Felix Oberholzer Gee tells Devina...
2014/11/23 20:08
2014/11/23 20:08
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Twenty-seven outstanding young researchers have received an SNSF Starting Grant. The funding level, duration and funding conditions are in line with those of the European Research Council (ERC). This...
2014/11/23 15:17
2014/11/23 15:17
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The Scar Model assumes that having depression has a negative impact on how people feel about themselves which results in low self-esteem (that can linger even once the depression lifts). In 2008,...
2014/11/22 01:41
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WASHINGTON -- The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests. A team of Swiss economists tested the honesty of bank employees in a lab game that would pay off in...
2014/11/21 15:44
2014/11/21 15:44
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There is something in the culture of banking that lends itself to making otherwise fairly good people do bad things. That’s the finding of a new study published in the journal, Nature. And it may...
2014/11/20 18:49
2014/11/20 18:49
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Study finds culture on Wall Street encourage dishonest behavior NEW YORK (MarketWatch) – Wall Street culture encourages dishonest behavior, according to a new study by the University of Zurich. The...
2014/11/20 08:35
2014/11/20 08:35
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How do you tell if a group of bankers is dishonest? Simply by getting them all to toss a coin. That may not seem like in-depth research, but it is the basis of an academic paper published in Nature...
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