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How politically effective is terrorism?

Why do some militant groups continue to use terrorism when it's politically ineffective, even counterproductive? The answer lies in their leadership deficits, according to Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and newly appointed ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Data tells a compelling story

The journalists behind The Boston Globe's "68 Blocks" series, which takes an in-depth look at life in the city's Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood, knew they wanted hard data to play a key role in their work. But ...

dateJun 25, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Feds: Ex-Harvard prof faked data in experiments

(AP)—Federal investigators have found that a Harvard University psychology professor who resigned after being accused of scientific misconduct fabricated data and manipulated results in experiments.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Other
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Write-off contributes to NY Times losses

The New York Times Co. posted a loss of $88.1 million in the previous quarter on Thursday, as a write-off in the value of website About.com wiped out gains from increased online subscriptions.

dateJul 26, 2012 in Business
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