Archive: 11/04/2006

People don't always want bigger and better

Marketing scientists from Indiana, Northwestern and New York universities say some people don't seek products marketed as better or more effective.

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2006 Webby Awards nominees released

Top blogs and podcasts will be decided at this year's 10th Annual Webby Awards on May 9. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences released Tuesday its nominations for this year's awards, which honors excellence ...

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Wedding ring use studied by psychologist

A University of Alberta psychologist says people who don't wear wedding rings are more neglectful of children compared with people who do wear rings.

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Gender-changing fish are studied

A University of New Hampshire scientist is trying to determine what causes sex reversals among black sea bass and how to prevent it.

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New research reveals deep-sea fish population boom

A new study exploring the vast, dark plains at the bottom of the ocean has produced a rare insight into the animal populations in the deep sea. A team of researchers in the US, led by University of Aberdeen postdoctoral fellow ...

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Scientific research to expand in Wisconsin

A $50-million gift is being used to pioneer scientific collaborations at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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'Dead Zone' kills billions of mussels

A 2001 "dead zone" that formed in Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay reportedly killed billions of mussels and destroyed at least one reef.

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