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How widespread is tax evasion?

Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments—but how widespread is it? For the first time, a new study, co-authored by an MIT professor, has put a cost on a particular kind of tax evasion, known ...

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House prices unaffected by incinerator plants

The installation of waste incinerator plants – or Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities – is often contested in the UK. Arguments such as health, cost, noise, odours, traffic movement, resources depletion ...

Should family businesses always keep it in the family?

From the Murdochs to the Hiltons, families have long sought to keep their businesses in the bloodline. But new research from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business shows that's not necessarily the best method ...

Reporting 'misrepresents' business sustainability

Several prominent Australian companies could be inflating their adherence to corporate social responsibility guidelines, often filing reports with "partial and missing information", according to a new report.

Genetic code of the deadly tsetse fly unraveled

Ocean microbes display remarkable genetic diversity

Untangling Brazil's controversial new forest code

Engineered E. coli produces high levels of D-ribose

Cell resiliency surprises scientists

Team reprograms blood cells into blood stem cells in mice

Why international sanctions do not always work

Germany, Austria and Cuba have at least one thing in common: they have all experienced what it means to be 'left out in the cold' and be considered 'bad company' by Western powers. However, just as Iran and South Africa, ...

A 'quantum leap' in encryption technology

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