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Management Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Examines Non-Compete Agreements and Entrepreneurship

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New management research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers new insight into the practice of non-compete agreements common in many industries across the country.

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After-Hours Email Expectations Negatively Impact Employee Well-Being

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Earlier this year, France passed a labor reform law that banned checking emails on weekends. New research--to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management--suggests other countries might do well to follow suit, for the sake of employee health and productivity.

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UGA Expert: Take Advantage of Georgia Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

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CGM LABDAQ Unveils Latest LIS Solution, CGM LABDAQ TELEIOS, at AACC

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CompuGroup Medical US (CGM), developer of CGM LABDAQ®, has announced it will unveil its latest laboratory information system solution, CGM LABDAQ™ TELEIOS, at AACC’s Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Philadelphia. CGM LABDAQ TELEIOS throughout the week at its AACC booth #3719.

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Study: Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore the Human Element of IT

Mood and personality play an important role in how companies should manage their IT systems, according to a new study co-authored by a researcher at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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NantHealth and University of Utah Establish Heritage 1K Project to Discover Genetic Causes of 25 Rare and Common Diseases

NantHealth, Inc., (Nasdaq: NH), a leading next-generation, evidence-based, personalized healthcare company, today announced that it has partnered with the University of Utah in analyzing the entire genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals who have a history of rare and life-threatening diseases and conditions in their respective families. The landmark project will focus on researching the genetic causes of 25 conditions, including, breast, colon, ovarian, and prostate cancers, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), chronic lymphocytic leukemia, autism, preterm birth, epilepsy, and other hereditary conditions. Genomic sequencing will be conducted with unique, comprehensive molecular tests offered by NantHealth.

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WSU Students Work to Save the Destruction of the Iconic Palm Tree

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When a monster beetle arrived in Hawaii and began chomping down palm trees, students with Wichita State University's Bug Lab took action.

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Twitter Sentiment Offers Clues to Stock Performance, Johns Hopkins Study Shows

A new study by a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School professor finds a strong contemporaneous correlation does exist between the mood of a day’s worth of tweets about a particular stock and the performance of that stock.

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Study: Car Sharing Stalls Under Tax Burdens, Competition

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Researchers at DePaul University found that car rental taxes originally aimed at tourists and business travelers are hurting the car-sharing sector.

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Does Social Status Affect Generosity?

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High-ranking people don’t always turn out to be selfish jerks. It all depends on whether they feel worthy of their prominent social position, new research indicates. A series of six scientific studies led by Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business scholar Nicholas Hays found that people with high social status who didn’t believe they earned that status were much more generous than high-status people who felt they deserved the respect and admiration of others.

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Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

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DHS S&T, DARPA Co-Leading Development of Higher-Level Mobile Device Authentication Methods

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DARPA DHS S&T Cyber Security Division are collaborating actively to make enterprise-grade mobile security solutions commercially available to government agencies with high assurance needs as well as the broader community.

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Small Businesses Face Challenges and Opportunities with Capital, Regulation, Workforce, and Technology, Says New Report From Babson College

”The State of Small Business in America” offers unique perspective from entrepreneurs on how to grow the U.S. business landscape

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Gonzaga Trustees Aprove Construction of Jesuit Residence and Center for Athletic Achievement

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SPOKANE, Wash. – In a resounding affirmation of the continuing success of its $250 million Gonzaga Will capital campaign, the Gonzaga University Board of Trustees has approved the investment of more than $36.3 million to construct a new Jesuit Residence, a home and spiritual haven for Jesuits, and the Center for Athletic Achievement to support student-athletes.

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UF/IFAS-Developed Web Tool Saves Money for Strawberry Growers in Several States

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The Strawberry Advisory System, which tells growers when to spray fungicide, has been shown to save Florida strawberry growers $1.7 million a year. It is now being used in several other states, including Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina and California.

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Behavioral Scientists Help Ontario Save Money Through More Online License Plate Renewals

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Toronto - As tedious as waiting in a government services line-up can be, that's what most people do, despite having the option of getting their business done online.

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New Book: Is the Roberts Court Pro-Business? Not Necessarily

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At first glance, the new book Business and the Roberts Court (Oxford University Press) is a valuable read for lawyers practicing business law, and for the academics who teach it. Digging deeper, it’s a captivating mystery.Is the Roberts Court pro-business or not? Business and the Roberts Court provides clues about how the nation’s high court may respond to business cases put before it in the years ahead.

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Modern Off-Grid Lighting Could Create 2 Million New Jobs in Developing World

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Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting—such as candles, firewood, and kerosene lanterns—to solar-LED systems. While this trend has tremendous environmental benefits, a new study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has found that it spurs economic development as well, to the tune of 2 million potential new jobs.

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Cosmetic Therapy: The Link Between Makeup and a Down Economy

During tough economic times, women engage in the “lipstick effect,” stocking up on cosmetics and beauty products. The phenomenon has occurred during every major recession in U.S. history and multiple explanations for it have been proposed, but new research from the University of Notre Dame and Bocconi University shows that women’s motivations during these economically challenging times have moved beyond women’s instinctive need for a male provider and toward getting ahead at work.

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DHS S&T Announces Industry Day with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seeking New R&D Opportunities

DHS S&T will host an industry day, July 29, in Menlo Park, California, to connect technology startups and investors to the CBP mission in the areas of sUAS Capabilities and Enhancing Airport Passenger Processing.