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December 18, 2017
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With lessons from the Holocaust, medical students consider health care ethics

After a two-week fellowship in Europe where they explored the history and infrastructure of Nazi genocide, two Warren Alpert Medical Students returned with resolve to recognize injustices in modern medicine.

October 20, 2013
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‘Zeitarbeitsfirma’ (temporary employment agency): The ‘other side’ of Germany’s labour market

There are hundreds of ‘Zeitarbeitsfirma’ or ‘temporary employment agency’ dominating the current German labour market. These agencies lease workers mostly on short-term basis to different industries, supermarkets and other business enterprises. Leased workers (In German: Lieharbeiter or Zeitarbeiter) are normally … Continue reading

March 29, 2013
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IBM Master The Mainframe Contest Prepares Students With In Demand IT Skills For A Smarter Planet

Over 4,600 students compete from US and Canada Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – 29 Mar 2013: Throughout the last 49 years, the IBM mainframe has advanced, anticipating both the present and future needs of businesses. Organizations are moving more cloud, mobile, big … Continue reading

March 6, 2013
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Software Piracy Costs Billions in Time, Money for Consumers and Businesses

New Microsoft-commissioned study also highlights dangers for those that use counterfeit software. REDMOND, Wash. — Although some computer users may actively seek pirated software in hopes of saving money, the chances of infection by unexpected malware are one in three … Continue reading

September 20, 2012
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IBM X-Force 2012 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report: Rising Attacks Focus on Browsers and Social Media Networks

New global security operations center in Wroclaw, Poland helps clients stay ahead of threats ARMONK, N.Y. – 20 Sep 2012: IBM today released the results of its X-Force 2012 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which shows a sharp increase in … Continue reading

May 16, 2012
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Energy in Action

For two molecules on blind date, new method predicts potential for attraction or repulsion Krzysztof Szalewicz, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware, and Rafal Podeszwa of the University of Silesia Institute of Chemistry in Poland have … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
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Belief in God Rises with Age, Even in Atheist Nations

International surveys about the depth of people’s belief in God reveal vast differences among nations, ranging from 94 percent of people in the Philippines who said they always believed in God, compared to only 13 percent of people in the … Continue reading

April 18, 2012
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Escalating Arms Race: Predatory Sea Urchins Drive Evolution

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Nature teems with examples of evolutionary arms races between predators and prey, with the predator species gradually evolving a new mode of attack for each defensive adaptation that arises in the prey species. These adaptations are often … Continue reading