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Weight bias plagues US elections

Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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'Ivory tower' bucking social media

University scholars are largely resisting the use of social media to circulate their scientific findings and engage their tech-savvy students, a Michigan State University researcher argues in a new paper.

dateMar 31, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Fair bosses pay a price

Bosses who are fair make their workers happier and their companies more productive, but in the end may be burning themselves out.

dateMar 24, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Global attack needed to catch credit thieves

Stopping massive data breaches like the one that hit Target will require a more sophisticated, collaborative approach by law enforcement agencies around the world, a Michigan State University cyber security ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in Security
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