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Why the Rich Are Less Ethical: They See Greed as Good

Maia Szalavitz TIME While stereotypes suggest that poor people are more likely to lie and steal, new research finds that it’s actually the wealthy who tend to behave unethically. In a series of experiments — involving everything from dangerous driving … Continue reading

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Neuroscientists make headway turning thoughts into speech

Source: USA Today In a report out Tuesday, scientists say that through a kind of surgical wiretapping they were able to translate brain electrical signals back into single words overheard by patients, with 89% accuracy. The report raises the possibility … Continue reading

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Diabetes again linked to colon cancer risk: study

Source: Reuters People with diabetes have a somewhat increased risk of colon cancer, an international study said — but the reasons for the connection, and what should be done about it, remain unclear. Researchers headed by Hiroki Yuhara, at the … Continue reading

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