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April 21, 2014
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“Simming” a mile in others’ shoes

Scott Magelssen has had more lives than an accident-prone cat. He’s been a waiter in a logging camp. An anthrax victim. A Mexican migrant trying to cross into the U.S. A slave seeking freedom on the Underground Railroad. An observer … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
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Now Online: A Century of Women’s Entrepreneurialism

Microsoft partners with the U.S. National Women’s History Museum to launch an exhibit examining the journey of American women who have started businesses over the last century. REDMOND, Wash. – March 28, 2013 – At Microsoft, advocating for women in … Continue reading

February 7, 2013
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Economics of Public Health: Study Finds Price for Reducing HIV Risk

With a goal to reduce HIV risk behaviors, researchers investigated whether gay men and male sex workers in Mexico City would participate in a conditional cash transfer program that encourages HIV prevention education and regular testing. A new study in … Continue reading

July 19, 2012
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El Zotz Masks Yield Insights into Maya beliefs

A team of archaeologists led by Stephen Houston has made a new discovery at the Maya archaeological site in El Zotz, Guatemala, uncovering a pyramid believed to celebrate the Maya sun god. The structure’s outer walls depict the god in … Continue reading

January 11, 2012
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Microsoft at CES 2012: Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox Take Center Stage

*“Metro will drive the magic,” says Steve Ballmer as Microsoft shows off Windows 8, announces Kinect for Windows and more.* LAS VEGAS – From ultra-thin Windows PCs to the latest Windows Phones from Nokia, there’s a sense of anticipation for … Continue reading

September 28, 2011
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IBM Global Parking Survey: Drivers Share Worldwide Parking Woes

ARMONK, N.Y., – 28 Sep 2011: • 8,042 commuters in 20 cities on six continents surveyed • Parking elusive worldwide; Over half report abandoning search for parking spot • Chicago reports the least amount of tickets for illegal parking; Bangalore … Continue reading