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social media personality
2014-09-12 04:27:16

What you say and do on social media can be used by other people to accurately determine your personality traits, even if those individuals don’t know you personally, University of Kansas researchers report in the September 2014 edition of the journal New Media & Society.

2014-02-18 23:02:07

Connected World magazine names winners in Startup Competition.

2013-10-02 13:43:07

Ever since cruise lines first began building mock suites for passengers to try out before installing the rooms on ocean liners in the 1940s, businesses have been devising trial runs for a small number of consumers to test merchandise prior to mass production.

2013-08-13 11:09:42

University of Kansas scientists have found that infants who were fed formula enriched with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) from birth to 12 months scored significantly better than a control group on several measures of intelligence conducted between the ages of three to six years.

Researchers Find Evidence Of World's Oldest Cancer In Neandertal
2013-06-07 06:13:03

Modern day exposure to pollution, toxins, radiation, and even unhealthy foods are considerable factors in the risk of future cancer. And because these factors are associated with modern society, it is especially rare to find cancers in older civilizations.

Can You Be Judged For Your Shoes?
2012-06-14 15:01:43

It’s often been said the first thing women notice about men is their shoes. Now, a new study suggests men AND women make several snap judgments about one another based solely (get it?!) on your footwear.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.