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After free lunch from drug firms, doctors increase prescriptions

Doctors prescribe more branded medications after marketing visits by the makers of those drugs, new research co-authored by a Cornell University economist confirms.
17-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hospitality, not medical care, drives patient satisfaction

Patients’ ratings of hospitals and willingness to recommend them have almost no correlation to the quality of medical care provided or to patient survival rates, according to new Cornell University research.
17-Feb-2020 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Iconic ‘pale blue dot’ photo – Carl Sagan’s idea – turns 30

The iconic photograph of planet Earth from distant space – the “pale blue dot” – was taken 30 years ago – Feb. 14, 1990, at a distance of 3.7 billion miles, by the NASA spacecraft Voyager 1 as it zipped toward the far edge of the solar...
14-Feb-2020 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exhibit sheds light on railways’ discriminatory history

The American rail system has connected people and places across the nation, but its early history is marked by division and violence.
13-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Face-to-face contact with police builds trust in fledgling states


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Consider workplace AI’s impact before it’s too late, study says

The consequences of workplace automation will likely impact just about every aspect of our lives, and scholars and policymakers need to start thinking about it far more broadly if they want to have a say in what the future looks like, according to a...
13-Feb-2020 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

ILR Study Could Help Unions Protect Workers’ Mental Health

During a three-year organizational restructuring at France Telecom that began in 2007 – which called for the downsizing of 22,000 employees, often based on ethically questionable methods – there was a wave of employee suicides. Published...
12-Feb-2020 3:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study measures consumers’ demands for cassava

Cornell University researchers analyzed farmer preferences and found that the softness of cooked cassava is a major influence on what kinds of varieties farmers actually adopt.
12-Feb-2020 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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