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The power of packaging in consumer choices

When it comes to deciding what food to eat, one might expect that people's choices will be driven by past experience and personal preference, but how does the general appearance of the package impact buying ...

Jan 07, 2014
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Hushed hoarders and prying pilferers

In order to prevent other birds from stealing the food they are storing for later, Eurasian jays, a type of corvid, minimizes any auditory hints a potential pilferer may use to steal their cache (food that ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Partnership unveils healthcare robot coach: Autom

PCH International is partnering with Intuitive Automata to create and bring to market what the two are calling a "healthcare robot coach." They have named it Autom (a homophone of autumn). The purpose of ...

Oct 22, 2012 report
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Dead pigs in China river exceed 13,000

The number of dead pigs found in a river running through China's commercial hub Shanghai had reached more than 13,000, the government and state media said Monday, as mystery deepened over the hogs' precise ...

Mar 18, 2013
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