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Need a job? Get a tattoo

Tattoos in the workplace are here to stay and may even give job candidates an advantage in competitive labor markets, according to new research from faculty at the University of Miami Business School and the University of ...

dateAug 09, 2018 in Social Sciences
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Could computers help close partisan divides?

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are using computers in new ways to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how those conversations can be shaped by media, social ...

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Religion-free church lifts your spirits

Congregational meet-ups without the worship can boost wellbeing in the same way as going to church or attending other religious groups, a new study suggests.

Problem of local news deserts is widespread, study finds

Research from Duke University provides comprehensive new evidence of the magnitude of the problem of "news deserts"– communities where news and information about critical local issues is nonexistent or severely limited.

Forecasting model could predict which bills get passed

When the United States pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord last year, 20 states—including New York and California—resolved to form a new, nonfederal agreement to address climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.

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