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2012-07-25 12:21:47

Tools designed to predict an individual's risk of repeat offending are not sufficient on their own to inform sentencing and release or discharge decisions.

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Among the organizations choosing Appointment-Plus enterprise scheduler for their booking solutions in fourth quarter 2011 were Gap, five United Way branches, Liberty Tax Service and several universities.

2011-10-11 20:13:46

Chance and probability play a natural role in statistical physics.

2011-05-10 05:04:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although professional football is America's favorite sport, there is some talk that the upcoming NFL season may be delayed or even cancelled because the current labor lockout will continue.

2010-12-23 02:03:52

People who feel powerful are more likely to believe they can beat cancer if it's described in human terms, according to new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

2010-05-17 08:00:00

PARIS, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to quickly develop new structured products and vastly speed up Monte Carlo-based derivatives for its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) customers, Reval, the global leader in derivative risk management and hedge accounting solutions, chose SciFinance® from SciComp Inc.

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2010-03-04 08:57:42

Probability matching is tempting, but strategists are better off going by the numbers when choosing winners in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

2009-12-03 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, announced today it donated $40,000 to high-needs schools in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

2009-09-21 08:19:45

Nanotechnology is viewed favorably, but possible risks should be acknowledged.


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