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Most teen workers spend, not save

(Phys.org) —High school seniors spend most of their earnings on clothes, music, movies, eating out and other personal expenses. Spending on cars and car expenses comes in second, especially for males. And ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Fewer Americans have their own vehicle

(Phys.org) —American households without a vehicle have increased nearly every year since 2007—providing further evidence that motorization may have peaked in the United States, says a University of Michigan ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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No magic bullet for coffee rust eradication

Spraying fungicide to kill coffee rust disease, which has ravaged Latin American plantations since late 2012, is an approach that is "doomed to failure," according to University of Michigan ecologists.

dateJan 22, 2014 in Ecology
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Facebook memes can evolve like genes

(Phys.org) —What started as a politically liberal Facebook meme in support of health care reform morphed as it spread across the social network into hundreds of thousands of variations—some just a few ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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