Archive: 21/04/2010

EBay profit up but shares hit by soft forecast

(AP) -- EBay Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 11 percent as consumers spent more on its main website, but a disappointing forecast for the current quarter pushed the company's shares down sharply in after-hours ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Business
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Do pressures to publish increase scientists' bias?

The quality of scientific research may be suffering because academics are being increasingly pressured to produce 'publishable' results, a new study suggests. A large analysis of papers in all disciplines shows that researchers ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Other
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