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No Mercy For Robots: Experiment Tests How Humans Relate To Machines

To understand how social rules affect the interactions between humans and machines, scientists re-created a famous psychology experiment using robots. What they found is that if robots are nice to us, we're nice to them. If they're not, we "punish" them.
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Vigor, Brain Power And Other Health Claims From Coke's Advertising Past

The current debate over the truthiness of Coca-Cola's new anti-obesity message reminded us that, more than a century ago, the company actually branded itself a maker of "medicinal tonic." Let's take a trip through Coke's early advertising history.
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'March For Life' Takes To Streets In D.C.

To protest the 40th anniversary of the controversial Roe v. Wade decision, thousands of activists have taken to the streets of D.C.

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Free Breast Pumps And The Cost Of Health Care

Health insurers are now required to pay for breast pumps. What will that mean for health care costs?
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Walk While You Talk: The Meeting Goes Mobile

To stay in shape, many people stand while they work, or even use a treadmill desk. The latest advice might get you out of the building altogether. Ditch the boardroom and walk while you meet.
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New Norovirus Strain Rips Through The U.S.

More than half of norovirus outbreaks reported during the last four months of 2012 in the U.S. were caused by a strain first identified in Australia. Restaurants and long-term care facilities have been hit hardest.

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