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All work and no play is bad for corporate America

It's human nature to party, says a Vanderbilt University specialist in organizational behavior. As companies across the country - from Fortune 500 corporations to family-run businesses - plan summer picnics, barbecues and other informal outings, it's important for employers to recognize that corporate celebration is essential during the bad times, too.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Health, Death, Poverty

Living in a poor neighborhood can be hazardous to your health

People who live in poverty areas are 80 percent more likely to die than comparable people who live in better areas

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Education

Cornell, Agriculture, Students, Advisors, Mentors, Alumni

Ag students get career advice from alumni

A project incorporated into introductory courses in the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences teaches students how to find and contact alumni advisors for career advice, and helps them get over any fears of contacting strangers.

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Mathematics, Early Childhood

Children Begin Learning Math at Age 3

Regardless of their backgrounds, children as young as 3 have the ability to recognize numbers, and add and subtract, according to research by Susan Levine and Janellen Huttenlocher, both Professors of Psychology at the University of Chicago.

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Sloan, Astronomy, Universe, MAP, Rockosi, Chicago

Most Ambitious Map of the Universe

It is one of the most sophisticated and expensive cameras in the world, built for the most ambitious mapping of the universe: the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Helping construct the survey's critical piece of equipment is 26-year-old Connie Rockosi, a graduate student at the University of Chicago--and one of the most knowledgeable scientists in the world in electronic imaging.

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Election, Political, Voter, Ballot, Democracy, Polls

UCSD Political Scientists Ponder Voter Decision Making

It's Election Day. An exhausted businesswomen rushes into the voting booth five minutes before the polls close and in less than three minutes, punches through her ballot to indicate her preferences. As she votes she vaguely recalls the political ads she saw on television a few night ago, the few pieces of direct mail....

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Sports, Aggression, Cheating, Purdue, Coaches, Parents, Athletes, EGO

Coaches and parents to blame when ball games turn brutal

In a Purdue University study of morality and motivation in sports, teen-age athletes rated coaches as having the most influence on their likelihood to be overly aggressive or to chat in sports. Parents also were a factor, with dads having the most influence on cheating and moms influencing aggression.

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NFL, Mentors, Native, American, Youth, Sports, Camp, Wyoming

Sports Heroes Mentor Native American Youth

The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, the National Football League Players Association, and the Nick Lowery Charitable Foundation are bringing together 300 American Indian children with 25 heroes from the NFL, the National Basketball Association, and other professional sports leagues. The camp, which will expose the youth to successful professional athletes with healthy lifestyles, is part of the Native Vision Initiative and will take place June 9-11 at the Native Vision Sports and Life Skills Camp on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

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Arts and Humanities

Optical, Sciences, Professor's, Passion, for, Motorcycles, Results, dey, Curatorial, Role

University of Arizona Science Prof Revs Up Motorcycle Exhibit For The Guggenheim

Charles M. Falco, professor of optical sciences and condensed matter physics at The University of Arizona in Tucson, is a scientist whose passion for motorcycles has led him on what might be considered an unlikely journey to one of the world's most revered centers of art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, where he is playing a key curatorial role in the upcoming exhibition, "The Art of the Motorcycle."

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Sexual, Mating, Spider, Tarantula, Web, silk, Venom, fear

Students overcome fear of spiders

It's a world filled with bondage, supreme sacrifice, and cannibalism as a mating ritual. Welcome to Cornell's Entomology 215, where students learn about the biological world of spiders.







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