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Economics = MC2 -- A Portrait of the Modern Physics Startup

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In recent decades, many large high-tech companies have eliminated in-house research programs, turning instead to startup companies as their primary source of breakthrough innovations. AIP has released a new report on physics startups, based on interviews with 140 physicists and other professionals at some 91 startup companies in 14 states, companies which are engaged in making medical devices, manufacturing tools, nanotechnology, lasers and optical devices, renewable energy technologies and other products.

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Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

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NYC Taxi-Accessibility Surcharge: Experts Available to Comment

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Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher Quality Care

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Patients get the best care when they are treated in units that are staffed by nurses who have extensive experience in their current job, according to a study from researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and Columbia Business School.

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Marginalized Populations Would Be Hurt by Ryan Budget

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Single Mothers Don’t Delay Marriage Just to Boost Tax Credit, Study Says

When the Earned Income Tax Credit was expanded in 1993, supporters hoped it would reward poor parents for working while critics feared that it might discourage single mothers from marrying or incentivize women to have more children to boost their tax refund. A new collaborative study done by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University reveals the EITC has helped the working poor but hasn’t affected personal choices.

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As the 2013 Tax Deadline Draws Near, Texas Tech University Tax and Financial Planning Experts Can Provide Tips, Tax Advice and Commentary

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Meaning Of ‘The American Dream’ Different For Minorities, Whites

Though owning a home is considered the American dream, race can influence just how sweet that dream actually is.

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Legal Expert on Paycheck Fairness Act/Obama Executive Order, and April 9, Equal Pay Day Available for Commentary

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