News tagged with judgements

Megaupload boss wins right to see US evidence

The boss of file-sharing site Megaupload has the right to see US evidence against him so he can defend a bid to extradite him from New Zealand on online piracy charges, an Auckland court ruled Thursday.

dateAug 16, 2012 in Internet
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When prejudices become a disadvantage

(PhysOrg.com) -- Swiss researchers from ETH Zurich have been exploring the question of whether prejudices might be rational under certain conditions. Using game theory, they created various scenarios and played ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Social Sciences
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IRBs could use pre-clinical data better

In this week's PLoS Medicine, Jonathan Kimmelman from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and Alex London from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA argue that ethical reviewers and decision-makers pay insufficient attent ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Other
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Dogs may be pessimistic too

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study has gained new insight into the minds of dogs, discovering that those that are anxious when left alone also tend to show 'pessimistic' like behaviour.

dateOct 11, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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