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Fear of losing money, not spending habits, affects investor risk tolerance, study finds

As the U.S. economy slowly recovers, many investors remain wary about investing in the stock market. Investors' "risk tolerance," or their willingness to take risks, is an important factor for ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Money talks when it comes to acceptability of 'sin' companies, study reveals

Companies who make their money in the "sin" industries such as the tobacco, alcohol and gaming industries typically receive less attention from institutional investors and financial analysts.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Local education politics 'far from dead'

Teach for America, known for recruiting teachers, is also setting its sights on capturing school board seats across the nation. Surprisingly, however, political candidates from the program aren't ...

Tue 29 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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How science can beat the flawed metric that rules it

In order to improve something, we need to be able to measure its quality. This is true in public policy, in commercial industries, and also in science. Like other fields, science has a growing ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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First grade reading suffers in segregated schools

A groundbreaking study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend ...

Tue 29 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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Contrary to image, city politicians do adapt to voters according to study

Political scientists have long wondered whether city governments in the United States are really responsive to their voters. Aren't local governments simply mired in machine politics, or under ...

Tue 29 Jul 14 from Phys.org

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British workers flout Facebook bans

British employees are ignoring workplace bans on social media, putting the companies they work for at risk

16 hours ago from Telegraph.co.uk Tech

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Medical marijuana support high ahead of Florida vote

Support for legalizing medical marijuana in Florida gathered steam ahead of a November referendum, with a poll out Monday showing 88 percent in favor of the measure.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Healthy school lunches get thumbs up from students

(HealthDay)—Elementary school students seem to be satisfied with the healthier school lunches being offered to them, according to a new study of school officials.

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Medical Xpress

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Counting down to FEBS-EMBO 2014 in Paris, France

Tue 29 Jul 14 from Phys.org (news wire)

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