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Barbs fly between HP and former exec on probe

Hewlett-Packard and the former head of a British software firm it acquired traded barbs Tuesday over the US firm's allegations of deliberate accounting tricks ahead of a massive writedown.

dateNov 27, 2012 in Business
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'Old' stereotypes affect young children

(Phys.org) -- If people think their toddlers are missing the old-person barbs that Homer, Bart and the others toss at Grandpa Simpson, they may want to change their minds—and the channel. Young children ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Mating that causes injuries

Researchers at Uppsala University can now show that what is good for one sex is not always good for the other sex. In fact, evolutionary conflicts between the two sexes cause characteristics and behaviors that are downright ...

dateFeb 20, 2009 in
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