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Secret Facebook Study Angers Large Number Of Users

A secret psychology experiment conducted on Facebook users without their consent has sparked outrage.

06/30/2014

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Getting Into The Ivies Is Harder Than It Used To Be

igh school juniors and seniors are finding that getting into the Ivies, selective colleges, is harder than it used to be. Here’s why.

05/05/2014

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Medical Ethics Expert Decries Politicking In Girl’s Lung Transplant Case

“When a judge or a congressman or a bureaucrat says ‘I’m going to add you’ or ‘I don’t like the rules,’ this comes at a price,” says nationally known medical ethicist Arthur Caplan.

06/06/2013

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‘Social Reading’ Books Become Places To Meet

Jennifer Howard, writing on Social Reading in The Chronicle of Higher Education, asks how sociable readers want to be (think of all the book clubs!) and believes digital margins are a way to draw students into assignments.

12/11/2012

Princeton Professor And NYU Professor Share Nobel Prize In Economics

2 Americans Win Nobel Prize In Economics

Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent have no simple solutions to the global economic crisis. But the work that won them the Nobel Prize in economics Monday is guiding central bankers and policymakers in their search for answers.

10/10/2011

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