Study: Ads with plus-size models unlikely to work

(PhysOrg.com) -- Advertisements and catalogs featuring plus-size models are unlikely to work on their intended customers, according to a new study by an ASU researcher and her colleagues.

Web creates snowball effects in real life

To understand how information spreads among people, Swedish physicists and sociologists have studied a Brazilian Web forum for discussing escorts, high-end prostitutes. The study is probably the first to demonstrate that ...

Dotcom celebrates 25th birthday

Recognize Symbolics.com? Probably not. But 25 years ago this week the Massachusetts computer maker played a bit role in history -- it was the first company to register a .com address on what would eventually become known ...

Molding the Future of Plastic Electronic Production

(PhysOrg.com) -- E-readers that can be bent and folded, "smart" bandages that signal when they need changing based on oxygen levels, and biodegradable radio frequency identification tags that help companies track and manage ...

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