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Inside the mind of the online shopper

A new study found online shoppers are more concerned with finding a good deal, whereas offline shoppers care more about the overall quality and purchase of the experience. Type of purchase, age and gender are also key factors that factor into online...
13-Jun-2019 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What's the best kind of father? An affectionate, fun-loving one.

Today's dads fulfill household roles that their own fathers did not. Fathers are expected to be more involved in their children’s lives, a practice science finds helps both dads and kids develop.
13-Jun-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Marine Oil Snow

Marine snow is the phenomena of flakes of falling organic material and biological debris cascading down a water column like snowflakes. But an oil spill like Deepwater Horizon will add oil and dispersants to the mix, making marine oil snow that is...
11-Jun-2019 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Molecular Sieves

Molecular sieves are useful in many industrial processes, especially in the chemical and energy sectors. They could be used to remove contaminants from water and have received attention for potential applications in aerospace, rail transportation,...
6-Jun-2019 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Consumers want food labelling details spoon-fed

Consumers want information on bioengineered foods spoon-fed. Respondents in a new survey almost never used their own device to scan a QR code, while half accessed information when a separate device was made available. The results could help food...
5-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tapping Fresh Water Under the Ocean Has Consequences

Tapping into offshore groundwater resources--for drinking water, for agricultural uses or to support offshore oil drilling--could lead to adverse onshore impacts.
29-May-2019 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Removing Carbon Dioxide From an Air Stream

A University of Delaware research team has been awarded $1,979,998 in funding to build a fuel cell system fabricated with inexpensive catalysts and structural materials, which is consequently cheaper and more practical than existing fuel cell...
23-May-2019 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Age of Water

It's old--200,000 years old. But why does the age of Egyptian water matter? Because it indicates the source and as officials look to expand the use of groundwater to to mitigate growing water stress and allow for agricultural projects, having this...
23-May-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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