Walmart, a bastion of mass-market retailing, turned to one of the tech world's brightest female stars to beef up its board of directors Monday, nominating Google highflyer Marissa Mayer.
While theories about race, gender, and math ability among high school students have long been debated, a recent study found that math teachers are in fact, unjustifiably biased toward their white male students. This study ...
Like snow sliding off a roof on a sunny day, the Greenland Ice Sheet may be sliding faster into the ocean due to massive releases of meltwater from surface lakes, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder-based ...
Consumers who feel financially deprived are more likely to seek scarce products, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
People who feel ignored tend to engage in conspicuous consumption, whereas consumers who are rejected are more likely to volunteer or donate to a worthy cause, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
X-rays create a window on glass formation: First ever visualization of how powder becomes molten glass
Scientists have for the first time visualised the transformation of powder mixtures into molten glass. A better understanding of this process will make it possible to produce high quality glass at lower temperatures, leading ...
People who believe the world is a just place trust salespeople more than consumers who don'tbut only after they've made a purchase, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
(AP) -- Space shuttle Discovery has one last mission to complete.
Apple said Monday it would start marketing its new iPad on Friday in South Korea and 11 other countries, and the hot-selling tablet would be available in more than 50 countries by the end of the month.
Is it drugs, medicines or explosives? At the Analytica trade fair, German researchers are presenting a terahertz spectrometer that provides reliable, contact-free identification of substances.