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The economics behind Uber's new pricing model

Uber is changing the way it calculates fares, moving to a system that charges what customers are "willing to pay", based on factors like whether you are travelling to a wealthy suburb. But while this change has been met with ...

date3 hours ago in Business
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Video: How GMOs are, or are not, regulated

Pink pineapples, non-browning produce and other genetically modified organisms are becoming part of our food system. Though most scientists say they're safe, GMOs still face fierce opposition from critics. But what about ...

dateMay 18, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Price awareness can be a buzzkill

Most people who buy a new car, electronic device or music album online want to enjoy the purchase as long as possible, but researchers have discovered something that decreases our satisfaction more quickly.

dateApr 04, 2017 in Economics & Business
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