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Cheaters sometimes prosper—on Facebook

What does it mean to cheat in a Facebook game like FarmVille? Is it any different from breaking the rules in a traditional videogame like World of Warcraft? New research shows that players often dismiss the seriousness of ...

dateSep 29, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Should countries honor their climate debts?

All countries have contributed to recent climate change, but some much more so than others. Those that have contributed more than their fair share have accumulated a climate debt, owed to countries that have contributed less ...

dateSep 08, 2015 in Environment
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Are early childhood educators undervalued?

With the federal election around the corner, child care has become a major ballot issue. While every party has its own idea of how best to offset the costs of raising children, no one is looking at how we perceive and value ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Can personal devices interfere with hospital care?

Thousands of patients die each year in hospitals across North America due to medical errors that could be prevented were doctors and nurses provided with instant access to patient records via wireless technology. Cue the ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Engineering
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The true cost of fuelling conflict

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is widely reported to be the single largest consumer of petroleum in the world, spending billions of dollars on fuel every year. While the DOD provides Congress with yearly budget ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Economics & Business
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