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Good cause + moderate discount = more sales

Many businesses now offer customers the opportunity to make charitable donations to good causes along with their purchases, but does this really encourage the customer to buy more? According to a new study in the Journal of ...

Nov 11, 2014
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Is there such a thing as 'Facebook Murder'?

Investigators recently set out to consider whether homicides involving social networking sites were unique and worthy of labels such as 'Facebook Murder', and to explore the ways in which perpetrators had used such sites ...

Nov 13, 2014
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Scientists show IQs on the rise

(Phys.org) —Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.

Oct 31, 2014
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Rutherford's secret war mission helped pioneer 'sonar'

Manchester scientist Ernest Rutherford – famed for "splitting the atom" – also deserves better recognition for helping to pioneer a system we now know as sonar as part of a top secret World War One defence project.

Nov 10, 2014
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