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The brain in the supermarket: Simple 'index strategy' helps consumers make choices

Say you're out shopping for basic household goods—perhaps orange juice and soup. Or light bulbs. Or diapers for your young child. How do you choose the products you buy? Is it a complicated ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Study finds urban farmers' markets may fall short compared to neighborhood stores

Farmers' markets located in urban areas may not contribute positively to nutrition or health according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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Boys plagiarise more than girls at school

Research by the University of the Balearic Islands has analysed the phenomenon of academic plagiarism among secondary school students. The study, published in the journal Comunicar, confirms ...

Fri 27 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Will you ever pay off your student loan?

Would-be participants of higher education must be given full and transparent advice before they accumulate debts as students that follow them into the workplace, according to a report published ...

Wed 25 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Ice Hockey Exhibit Provides Slick Lessons in Science

Children learn about science from teachers, from TV and from museum visits. They can also learn about science from sports. Angles, friction, centrifugal force — understanding scientific principles ...

Thu 26 Mar 15 from Voice of America

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Ultimate Fighting Championship should save heavyweight fights for pay per view

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts league, has experienced large growth in popularity and economic success in recent years. UFC has achieved this success by marketing ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Consumers value handmade products: What's love got to do with it?

Machine-made products today are often of very good quality, and many are relatively cheaper than their handmade counterparts. But they are missing the key ingredient of "love," according to ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Obama Rubs Elbows With Some Inventive Girl Scouts

The 6-year-old inventors were attending the 2015 White House Science Fair

Mon 23 Mar 15 from TIME

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Why environmental politics is at an impasse

Daniel Hausknost (Institute of Social Ecology) has analysed the structural constraints contributing to the deadlock in environmental politics.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Suspension leads to more pot use among teens, study finds

Suspending kids from school for using marijuana is likely to lead to more—not less—pot use among their classmates, a new study finds.

Fri 20 Mar 15 from Medical Xpress

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