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March 4, 2016
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Study: Money affects children’s behavior, even if they don’t understand its value

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and University of  Illinois at Chicago. The effect was observed in children who … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
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Microsoft study reveals channel partners selling cloud solutions experience nearly double gross profits and faster growth

New study conducted by research firm highlights hybrid cloud profitability opportunities for partners. HOUSTON — July 8, 2013 — Partners with more than 50 percent of their revenue related to the cloud have been benefiting from higher gross profit, more … Continue reading

May 29, 2013
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Grassroots women’s groups could halve maternal death rate

Women’s groups can dramatically reduce the number of maternal and newborn deaths in some of the world’s poorest communities, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet. The research incorporated seven trials in Bangladesh, India, Malawi and Nepal and … Continue reading

May 18, 2013
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Berkeley Lab Startup Brings Fuel Cells to the Developing World

Point Source Power’s cheap, rugged fuel cells can provide electricity where none exists. In some parts of the developing world, people may live in homes without electricity or toilets or running water but yet they own cell phones. To charge … Continue reading

May 16, 2013
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Development in Brazil: Double cropping helps Brazil’s development

It’s not just about agriculture. Growing two crops a year in the same field improves schools, helps advance public sanitation, raises median income, and creates jobs. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — New research finds that double cropping — planting two … Continue reading

March 14, 2013
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More Power Leads to More Dehumanization, Says CU-Boulder Study

People assigned to positions of power tend to dehumanize those in less powerful positions even when the roles are randomly assigned, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The study, to be published in the May … Continue reading