Archive: 30/01/2006

Think your friends know you? Think again

Researchers conclude suggestions from our closest friends about matters of taste, such as movies or restaurants, may not be as helpful as we think they are.

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Research shows brain's ability to overcome pain and thirst

Researchers at Melbourne's Howard Florey Institute have discovered how the brain prioritises pain and thirst in order to survive - a mechanism that helps elite athletes to 'push through the pain barrier'. The Florey's Dr ...

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IM interoperability raises virus threat

Interoperability of instant-messaging services will allow worms and viruses to propagate more easily, creating more risk in online security, according to Postini's annual Message Management and Threat Report.

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Study: Information order shapes bias

Duke University scientists say they've determined consumers are likely to give support to a brand that first appears to show superiority in its category.

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