Most High School Students Are Sleep Deprived
Only about 8 percent of high school students get enough sleep on an average school night, a large new study finds. The others are living with borderline-to-serious sleep deficits that could lead to daytime drowsiness, depression, ...
Responsibility misused by politicians: study
The concept of responsibility is being used by politicians as a distraction from the real problems in society, which have to do with inequality according to research from the University of Exeter.
Gates testifies in $1B lawsuit against Microsoft
Microsoft's Bill Gates took the witness stand Monday in a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit accusing the software maker of duping a competitor prior to its rollout of Windows 95.
US believers favor international action on climate change, nuclear risk: poll
A majority of Americans professing belief in God favor cooperative international efforts to combat climate change and the spread of nuclear weapons - branding it a moral obligation - says a new public opinion ...
Digital revolution creates achilles heel for Swiss bank secrecy
The digital revolution is turning into the achilles heel of Swiss banks, according to security and banking experts quizzed about recent stolen data turning up in the hands of neighbouring countries.
US privacy groups welcome 'Do Not Track' bill
Privacy and consumer groups welcomed a "Do Not Track" bill introduced in the US Senate on Monday that would let Internet users block companies from gathering information about their online activities. ...
US lawmakers plan 'Do Not Track' bills (Update)
US lawmakers announced plans on Friday to introduce "Do Not Track" legislation that would let Internet users block companies from gathering information about their online activities.
Professor: Fear, Shame Keep Homeowners From Defaulting
(PhysOrg.com) -- Brent T. White, a University of Arizona associate professor of law, said policymakers must consider ways that emotions drive financial decisions.
Guilt fuels commitment to the job: expert
Feeling a sense of guilt or obligation towards an employer can increase an employee's commitment to an organisation, a University of Queensland Business School researcher has found in a study of Chinese workers.
NJIT business prof says first-quarter bank profits will soon prove ephemeral
NJIT finance professor Michael Ehrlich predicts that the strong profits reported by banks in the first quarter will soon be followed by more losses. Ehrlich, a market failure expert, notes that the unexpectedly ...
Philippines to seek damages for US navy ship mishap
The Philippines will seek damages from the United States after a navy ship ran aground on a coral reef in a protected marine reserve, an official said Friday.
Scientists still struggle to identify 9/11 remains
In a laboratory in the center of Manhattan scientists continue to struggle to put names to the remains of victims from the September 11, 2001 attacks, some 40 percent of which are still unidentified.
Relationships more important than genetic ties when deciding who cares for aging family, study finds
America's elderly population will nearly double by 2050, according to a Pew Research report. As baby boomers enter retirement, concern exists as to who will care for them as they age. Traditionally, children have accepted ...
Utah company wraps up $1B case against Microsoft
Microsoft Corp. purposely duped a Utah company into believing its writing application would be included in the Windows 95 rollout, then pulled the plug so Microsoft could gain market share with its own product, ...