Archive: 30/04/2013

Voter optimism wanes in run-up to election day

( —Scholars have long known that voters tend to believe that the candidates they support will win, even when victory seems unlikely. But there has been little research about how voter expectations of election outcomes ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Jawbone buys gadget maker for 'Biggest Loser'

Fitness wristband maker Jawbone added muscle to its lineup of fitness lifestyle devices Tuesday with a deal to buy the company behind armbands that measure how many calories people are burning.

dateApr 30, 2013 in Business
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Sushi for peccaries?

It turns out the white-lipped peccary—a piglike animal from Central and South America—will settle for fish when fruits (its main food) are no longer on the menu, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society and partners ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Ecology
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