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Stanford opening new lab to study bad science

Stanford opening new lab to study bad scienceDespite the prestige that comes with research being published in peer-reviewed journals like Nature, recent investigation into published studies have found many to be irreproducible or flat-out wrong. To help prevent this influx of bad science, Stanford University is launching the Meta-Research Innovation Center (METRIC) to verify the findings of scientific research. METRIC, The Economist reports, is led by Stanford professor John Ioannidis, an

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South Africa's Adcock says Q2 profit under extreme pressure

South Africa's Adcock says Q2 profit under extreme pressureSouth African drugmaker Adcock Ingram Holdings Ltd said quarterly profit was under "extreme pressure" as debt-laden consumers cut back on self-medication and the weaker rand pushed up costs of imported raw materials. Adcock has been at the centre of a takeover battle between South Africa's Bidvest and Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals. The winner, industrial conglomerate Bidvest, has since replaced Adcock's chairman with

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Canadian charged in webcam killing found guilty

TORONTO (AP) — A jury has found a Canadian man accused of killing a Chinese student in her Toronto apartment, attacked as her boyfriend watched via webcam in China, guilty of first-degree murder.... Read more...

Review: Disney hits magic again with 'Aladdin'

Review: Disney hits magic again with 'Aladdin'NEW YORK (AP) — The Genie in the big new Broadway musical "Aladdin" opens the show with a bang, sets up the story and then — poof — he's gone. "Try not to miss me too much!" he says, tauntingly, as he leaves.

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Is Your Social Media Failing?

Is Your Social Media Failing?Social media is moving at warp speed and most people who are charged with managing the content and distribution are not well equipped to handle the ever-changing social eco-system.

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Congressman Bill Foster Explains Why Middle Class Tax Cuts Lead to Economic Growth

Congressman Bill Foster Explains Why Middle Class Tax Cuts Lead to Economic GrowthIf you give a dollar to a middle class family, they will spend it in the local economy and spur growth, or they will use it to make a high return investment, such as paying for their children's college.

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