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Birth Control Pills May Reduce Endometrial Cancer Risk

Birth control pills can have a number of positive health benefits that go beyond avoiding unwanted pregnancy, including lighter and less painful periods, reduced symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and even

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Business

The rise of Asian American leaders in tech

Page and Brin will oversee Alphabet, giving Pichai complete latitude in running Google, currently the sixth largest tech company in the world, and arguably the one most omnipresent in our

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Science

Internet-vs. group-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia: A randomized controlled non-inferiority trial – sciencedirect.com/science

The aim of this study was to compare guided Internet-delivered to group-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia. We conducted an 8-week randomized controlled non-inferiority trial with 6-months follow-up –

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To Feel or Not to Feel When My Group Harms Others? The Regulation of Collective Guilt as Motivated Reasoning – psp.sagepub.com

Four studies tested the proposition that regulation of collective guilt in the face of harmful ingroup behavior involves motivated reasoning. Cognitive energetics theory suggests that motivated reasoning is a function

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Benevolent Sexism and Support of Romantic Partner’s Goals Undermining Women’s Competence While Fulfilling Men’s Intimacy Needs – psp.sagepub.com

The current research demonstrates how benevolent sexism functions to undermine women’s competence while facilitating men’s access to heterosexual intimacy by prompting different support behaviors by men and women. Objective coders

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I built a Twitter bot that entered—and won—1,000 online contests for me – qz.com

This is the story of how I wrote a Twitter bot to automatically enter contests and ended up winning an average of four contests per day, every day, for about

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Generic Assignments, Strain Histories and Properties of Pure Cultures of Cyanobacteria – mic.sgmjournals.org

On the basis of a comparative study of 178 strains of cyanobacteria, representative of this group of prokaryotes, revised definitions of many genera are proposed. Revisions are designed to permit

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Government

Why Did China Devalue Its Currency? Two Big Reasons

 China’s government wants  its economy to remain on an even keel,  the renminbi, to become a pre-eminent global currency. By NEIL IRWIN,AUGUST 11, 2015. NEW YORK TIMES.

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Business

Google Creates Parent Company Called Alphabet in Restructuring

Google Inc. unveiled a sweeping reorganization that separates its highly profitable search and advertising business from fledgling efforts in an array of so-called moonshots.By  ALISTAIR BARR and ROLFE WINKLER,Updated Aug. 10, 2015,

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Alibaba, eBay and counterfeit products.

It is the federal court for the Southern District of New York, a favoured battleground for the decidedly unglamorous war against counterfeit goods. Aug 1st 2015, New York, THE ECONOMIST Print

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