Suit filed in US over Twitter feed in test case
A former blogger for a US mobile phone news site is being sued by his erstwhile employer over ownership of his Twitter feed in a social media test case for the Internet age.
People with higher IQs make wiser economic choices, study finds
People with higher measures of cognitive ability are more likely to make good choices in several different types of economic decisions, according to a new study with researchers from the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities ...
Stickleback fish show initiative, personality and leadership
Researchers have shed light on the distinct, complex personalities displayed by stickleback fish.
Start of Ramadan could signal substantial stock gains
During the holy month of Ramadan, which starts next week, stock returns are almost nine times higher in predominately Muslim countries than during other times of the year, an indication that Ramadan positively affects investor ...
Scientists learn how brains process images of faces
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stare at a stranger's face for too long, and two things will likely happen: You'll feel uncomfortable, and you'll get the sense that the stranger doesn't like it.
Sesame Street program improves development for children in Indonesia: study
Children exposed to Jalan Sesama, an Indonesian version of the children's television show Sesame Street, had improved educational skills and healthy development, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Virginia Congress races aim to cross digital divide
Congressman Scott Rigell faces the tightest re-election battle in all of Virginia, so while he steps up his campaign ground game, the lawmaker is turning to what helped get him elected in the first place: ...
'End of Bling is Nigh' warns new study
New research at the University of Leicester reveals that the recession will bring with it a new ‘economic ethic’ which will curtail the display of ostentation and conspicuous consumption.
Structured reflection on roles and tasks improves team performance, study finds
(Phys.org) —Maybe the boss' staff meeting shouldn't be such a boring snooze, but rather a more structured event to improve the performance of the team, new basic research at The University of Alabama in ...