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Don't Smile?

A study from Michigan State University reported that customer service employees who fake smile throughout the day end up with a worse mood and withdraw from work, which affects productivity. But if the same workers focus on something positive, such as a recent vacation, it genuinely affects their mood and they withdraw less. Read the […]

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AIDS Research Can Be All Fun and Games

From the “Think Out of The Box” department comes a report that video gamers have assisted the University of Washington in solving a molecular mystery with the AIDS virus that has stumped researchers for years. Using a game called FoldIt, a competitive puzzle, gamers were able to assist researchers in mapping out the structure of […]

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