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The roar of the crowd

The Economist Crowdsourcing is transforming the science of psychology ACCORDING to Joseph Henrich and his colleagues at the University of British Columbia, most undergraduates are WEIRD. Those who teach them might well agree. But Dr Henrich did not intend the … Continue reading

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Researchers Want To Super Stimulate Our Immune Systems With A Universal Flu Vaccine

Dave Mihalovic Prevent Disease The population is getting wise to the ineffectiveness of flu shots and both public health agencies and the medical community itself know it. The numbers and complacency rates speak for themselves. So the pseudoscientists at Vaccine … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying and bullying are not the same: UBC research

Heather Amos EurekAlert University of British Columbia research comparing traditional bullying with cyberbullying finds that the dynamics of online bullying are different, suggesting that anti-bullying programs need specific interventions to target online aggression. “There are currently many programs aimed at … Continue reading

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Most sinus infections don’t require antibiotics

Ashley Mattys EurekAlert IDSA releases first rhinosinusitis guidelines, helps doctors distinguish between bacterial and viral cause.   EMBARGOED FOR MARCH 21, 2012, ARLINGTON, Va.] – The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated … Continue reading

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