Archive: 11/29/2012

When good service means bad behavior

Economists and professionals praise the merits of competition, as it leads to lower prices and improvements in quality. But in the automobile smog-testing industry, competition can lead to corruption and even public health ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Economics & Business
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'Wake-up call' for higher education

Joseph E. Aoun, pres­i­dent of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said America's higher-​​education system has flour­ished because of its social com­pact with the country's cit­i­zens. As part of that ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Nanotechnology: Smiles all round

A smile can say more than a thousand words, the saying goes. Orthodontics can help improve the appearance and position of people's teeth and jawbones, for better functioning teeth and more attractive smiles. ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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