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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
2014/11/17 10:35
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What to spend your money on if you want to be happy It’s not a huge surprise that people with a ton of money tend to be happier than people without – but the way you spend it can have a huge...
2014/11/13 15:42
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Membranes are thin walls that surround cells and protect their interior from the environment. These walls are composed of phospholipids, which, due to their amphiphilic nature, form bilayers with...
2014/11/13 12:21
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Mystery of how homing pigeons navigate solved: Birds use 'gyroscope' in their brain to guide them, study finds Scientists conducted an experiment over a crater in the Ukraine with unusual gravity, to...
2014/11/10 12:28
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Londoners apparently don't mind commuting despite cramped conditions and high costs(Reuters) London is the "commuting capital" of Europe, a new survey of the daily travel times in 13 capital cities...
2014/11/09 22:38
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A fossil of a reptile that lived in South Africa around 260 million years ago shows that the ancestors of turtles had a flexible ribcage and breathed like humans by alternately expanding and...
2014/11/07 15:17
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Why Is This News? Depression afflicts 30% of Americans. Worldwide, it is second to heart disease in economic cost. The psychological costs are severe—to individuals, families, and...
2014/11/07 12:22
2014/11/07 12:22
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Children don't mind their parents arguing or criticising them, as long as their home is a happy one, scientists find Scientists say children do not mind criticism as long as they are also...
2014/11/07 11:39
2014/11/07 11:39
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Turtle shells are unique in the animal kingdom. In order to be able to breathe in this inflexible casing, tortoises have a muscle sling which is attached to the shell to ventilate the lung. A team of...
2014/11/07 10:27
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2014/11/05 14:34
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Victoria — A new research paper has showcased how the management team of the endangered Coco de Mer palm in Seychelles has successfully brought scientific research and conservation policy and action...
2014/11/03 17:19
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The following is a guest post from University of California at San Diego and University of Zurich political scientist Scott Desposato, who is editing a book on ethics and comparative political...
2014/10/29 10:27
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