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June 20, 2013
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QONQR triumphs in fierce mobile games market

Microsoft BizSpark startup combines an inspired gaming premise, rigorous execution and progressive business choices to rise above competition. REDMOND, Wash. — June 20, 2013 — Mobile users can choose from a vast array of games, so how can game makers … Continue reading

December 18, 2012
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Corporations Favor Elite Nonprofits

ANN ARBOR — Businesses are good for nonprofits, but they are especially good for nonprofits that directly benefit the corporate elite such as art institutes, symphony orchestras and private schools, according to research from the University of Michigan. The study … Continue reading

October 6, 2012
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The Right to Vote

A lot is up for grabs this November in America—the presidency of the United States, for one. Not to mention a third of U.S. Senate seats, all seats in the U.S. House, and state-level amendments on issues ranging from voter … Continue reading

August 27, 2012
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Better Monitoring of Food Quantity Makes Self-Control Easier

UMN study shows eating less is about reduced desire as well as willpower MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL — New research from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management suggests learning how to stop enjoying unhealthy food sooner may play … Continue reading

August 9, 2012
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Fish-tailing Robots

Robotic boats track radio-tagged common carp in area lakes As a stiff breeze sweeps across Staring Lake in suburban Minneapolis, a five-foot, antenna-sporting robotic boat plies the water in a back-and-forth pattern. On the shore, Volkan Isler follows the action … Continue reading

November 24, 2011
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Art Detective

*A forgotten artist’s work can help us understand ourselves, says U graduate* “I am a detective of sorts,” Annika Johnson says. “And I find clues in paintings, documents, and letters that tell me about who the artist was that made … Continue reading

October 12, 2011
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Worms Among First Animals To Surface After K-T Boundary Extinction Event, CU-Led Study Finds

A new study of sediments laid down shortly after an asteroid plowed into the Gulf of Mexico 65.5 million years ago, an event that is linked to widespread global extinctions including the demise of big dinosaurs, suggests that lowly worms … Continue reading

October 3, 2011
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Rich Country, Poor Country: Economists say Financial Sector Key Driver of Economic Growth

Economists have long suspected that one reason developing countries struggle to emerge from poverty is that they lack robust financial sectors, especially when compared to wealthier nations. Although it may seem obvious that a weak financial sector would stifle growth … Continue reading