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A Cornell program is reimagining kale – its color, shape and even flavor – in a bid to breed the naturally biodiverse vegetable for consumer satisfaction.
Fri 18 Nov 16 from Phys.org
The aesthetics of food packaging is geared to the assumptions people make about the product within. This research study makes clear that the color of packaging is an important, but tricky, element.
Fri 4 Nov 16 from Phys.org
If you're reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before trading up.
Wed 2 Nov 16 from Phys.org
US regulators called Tuesday for more transparency from data brokers, citing potential for abuse in a rapidly growing industry that buys and sells information on people's Internet and offline ...
Tue 27 May 14 from Phys.org
Australia's consumer watchdog Friday said it was taking online US video games giant Valve to court for allegedly making "false or misleading representations" and refusing to offer refunds.
Fri 29 Aug 14 from Phys.org
The first letter of our childhood surname determines much about our consumer behavior as grownups, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Tue 18 Jan 11 from Phys.org
Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall on our failure as consumers to make better ...
Tue 26 Aug 14 from Phys.org
Introducing innovative new products and ideas to the marketplace can be a tricky proposition. Sometimes they take off immediately (like the iPod) and sometimes they can take a while to garner ...
Tue 27 Jul 10 from Phys.org
Research suggests that it is Andy Murray's ability to manage his goals, as well as his skill, determination and motivation that makes him such a successful athlete. Murray dropped out of the ...
Mon 24 Jun 13 from Medical Xpress
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