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Incomes fall as stressed economy struggles

Australian average incomes are falling with the country's population growth "masking underlying economic weakness", according to a QUT economist.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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Flower links Civil War, natural history and 'the blood of heroes'

On August 14, 1864, in a Union Army camp in Georgia, a captain from Wisconsin plucked a plant, pressed it onto a sheet of paper, wrote a letter describing the plant as "certainly the most interesting ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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US attracting fewer educated, highly skilled migrants according to study

The U.S. economy has long been powered in part by the nation's ability to attract the world's most educated and skilled people to its shores.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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President Obama presents the National Medals of Science, National Medals of Technology and Innovation

At a White House ceremony last Thursday, President Obama presented the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation to individuals who have made outstanding ...

21 hours ago from Science Blog

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When shareholders exacerbate their own banks' crisis

Banks are increasingly issuing 'CoCo' bonds to boost the levels of equity they hold. In a crisis situation, bondholders are forced to convert these bonds into a bank's equity. To date, such ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Not all baseball stars treated equally in TV steroid coverage, says study of network news

Retired baseball stars Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro each had Hall of Fame-worthy numbers, each hitting more than 500 home runs.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Employees of small, locally owned businesses have more company loyalty, study finds

Employees who work at small, locally owned businesses have the highest level of loyalty to their employers—and for rural workers, size and ownership of their company figure even more into their ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Updated: Science gets a nod in Obama's immigration plans

White House wants to make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs and STEM students to stay in United States

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Science Now

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Firms pressure sales people to invest in costly internal negotiations

In many firms sales people spend as much time negotiating internally for lower prices as they do interacting with customers. A new study appearing in the November issue of Marketing Science, ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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