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April 12, 2013
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Diversity programs give illusion of corporate fairness, study shows

Diversity training programs lead people to believe that work environments are fair even when given evidence of hiring, promotion or salary inequities, according to new findings by psychologists at the University of Washington and other universities. The study also revealed … Continue reading

February 5, 2013
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Confirmed: Stress Gradient Hypothesis: How Plant Communities Endure Stress

The Stress Gradient Hypothesis holds that as stress increases in an ecosystem, mutually supportive interactions become more significant and negative interactions, such as competition, become less so. The idea has been hotly debated but is now backed by a review … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
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Prostate Cancer Now Detectable Using Imaging-Guided Biopsy, UCLA Study Shows

Groundbreaking research by a team of UCLA physicians and engineers demonstrates that prostate cancer — long identifiable only through painful, hit-or-miss biopsies — can be diagnosed far more easily and accurately using a new image-guided, targeted biopsy procedure. Traditionally, prostate … Continue reading

July 17, 2012
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Not Your Typical Summer Job for High School Students

The iCLEM Program Gives Students Hands-On Science Experience and a Salary When we think of high school summer jobs what typically comes to mind are images of lawn-mowing, camp-counseling, life-guarding at a swimming pool, and baby-sitting. But for eight high … Continue reading

February 14, 2012
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Planck All-Sky Images Show Cold Gas and Strange Haze

New images from the Planck mission show previously undiscovered islands of star formation and a mysterious haze of microwave emissions in our Milky Way galaxy. The views give scientists new treasures to mine and take them closer to understanding the … Continue reading