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Power of Suggestion
The amazing influence of unconscious cues is among the most fascinating discoveries of our time­—that is, if it's true
psychology  science  bias  research 
february 2013 by dissident
Most fraud is committed by bosses | Business | guardian.co.uk
Research reveals managers are responsible for 61% of all money taken from within companies, or £206m
workplace  labor  theft  managers  research  money 
july 2012 by dissident
OGC-97-16 Defense of Marriage Act, January 31, 1997
The Defense of Marriage Act,1 which became law on September 21 of last year, defines
"marriage" as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife";
similarly it defines "spouse" as referring "only to a person of the opposite sex who is a
husband or a wife." Because the Act makes both definitions apply "[i]n determining the
meaning of any Act of Congress," it potentially affects the interpretation of a wide variety
of federal laws in which marital status is a factor.
marriage  gay_marriage  benefits  discrimination  research 
february 2012 by dissident
Wikipedia > Encyclopedias | Savage Minds
Wikipedia is a place where you must learn to think for yourself, encyclopedias are places where you are told what to believe
encylopedias  wikipedia  information  knowledge  research  authority 
january 2012 by dissident
Study: BPA, methylparaben block breast cancer drugs
San Francisco researchers have discovered that two chemicals commonly used in consumer products - bisphenol A and methylparaben - can interfere with the effectiveness of drugs used to fight breast cancer.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/09/12/MN2U1L2ERJ.DTL#ixzz1ZfMX9NG5
BPA  cancer  breast_cancer  health  research  study 
october 2011 by dissident
BBC News - US black scientists much less likely to get funding
Black scientists in the US are much less likely to be awarded funding than their white counterparts, says a US government research-funding agency
racism  science  African_Americans  funding  research 
august 2011 by dissident

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