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After Great Recession, Americans are unhappy, worried, pessimistic, study finds

The protracted and uneven recovery from the Great Recession has led most Americans to conclude that the U.S. economy has undergone a permanent change for the worse, according to a new national ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Where you live may be putting you at risk for foodborne illness, researcher finds

(Medical Xpress)—Improving education about risky food handling behaviors would reduce the amount of foodborne illness and help improve food security around the world, according to Kansas State ...

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Saddam Hussein—a sincere dictator?

Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be – when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say. Saddam Hussein's ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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How does your wine make you feel?

University of Adelaide researchers are investigating the links between wine, where it's consumed and emotion to help the Australian wine industry gain deeper consumer insights into their products.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Healthy working environment is a salvation

Contract workers in Norway often face the worst and most unpredictable working conditions. But good management and support from colleagues makes these workers more robust.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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With IPO coming, Lending Club starts pulling out the stops

Apparently feeling some competitive urgency, the dominant peer-to-peer lending company has accelerated its expansion -- and reversed its profitability for now.

Thu 28 Aug 14 from CNET

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LA School District Suspends iPad Contract With Apple Amidst Criticism

A couple of months ago, it was announced by the LA School District that they would be halting plans to rollout iPads to their students, and if you were wondering if that plan could be ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from Ubergizmo

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Planning a better future for people with autism

In the world of special education, transition is the move from school to adult life. For most of us that move can be awkward, but for people with disabilities—particularly autism—it is especially ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Medical Xpress

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Activists urge EU to scrap science advisor job

Nine major charities urged the European Commission on Tuesday to scrap a science advisor position it says puts too much power over sensitive policy into the hands of one person.

Tue 19 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Study identifies upside to financial innovations

Financial innovations can make or break an economy. While the negative impact of financial innovation has been extensively covered, a new study of financial innovations before and during the ...

Wed 27 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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