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January 5, 2015
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IBM Study: Number of Cyber Attacks on Retailers Drops by Half; Criminals Still Stole Over 61 Million Customer Records in 2014

Cyber Thieves Scale Back, Take Off Two Biggest Shopping Days of the Year ARMONK, N.Y. – 05 Jan 2015: According to findings released today by IBM, despite an 50 percent decline in the number of cyber attacks against U.S. retailers, … Continue reading

August 10, 2014
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Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles

Invertebrate numbers have decreased by 45% on average over a 35 year period in which the human population doubled, reports a study on the impact of humans on declining animal numbers.  This decline matters because of the enormous benefits invertebrates … Continue reading

November 17, 2012
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Q&A: Assoc. Prof. Christopher Berry discusses rise of women in Congress

One of the most notable outcomes of the Nov. 6 election was the record number of women voted into Congress, including 20 women who will occupy seats in the U.S. Senate. Christopher Berry, associate professor at the University of Chicago … Continue reading

November 13, 2012
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Preschoolers’ Counting Abilities Relate to Future Math Performance, MU Researcher Says

Counting, in addition to reciting, should be emphasized in early childhood education to establish foundation for future academic success COLUMBIA, Mo. – Along with reciting the days of the week and the alphabet, adults often practice reciting numbers with young … Continue reading

November 2, 2012
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China and the Internet

Internet bringing change to Chinese society, China Forum speaker says The Internet is affecting every facet of Chinese life and shaping public opinion, according to Sanjiu Yan, the guest speaker at the inaugural China Forum, held Friday, Oct. 26, at … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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U.S. Poverty Rate Levels Off in New Report: UMD Expert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Newly released U.S. Census figures show the poverty rate essentially leveled in 2011 – beating the expectations of many experts who had predicted a fifth straight increase, says Professor Douglas Besharov, an expert on poverty and … Continue reading