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July 28, 2015 Researchers explain how the new paradigm of a digital healthcare system, as it matures, is putting the picture of the doctor-patient relationship in an entirely new frame and not always in a positive ... read more
July 28, 2015 Like to go your own way? Most of us actually prefer to follow the pack, according to research. That's one of the outcomes from a study that examines how mathematical models predict human ... read more
July 28, 2015 Researchers have come up with a new definition of chaos that applies more broadly than Lyapunov exponents and other previous definitions of chaos. The new definition fits on ... read more
Apr. 7, 2015 The sudden closures of big-box stores like Future Shop and Target may make it seem like online shopping is killing real-world stores. But shoppers are actually engaging in 'web-to-store' ... read more
Jan. 21, 2015 It is a popular belief among marketers that online searches for brand names are good indicators of which products consumers plan to buy. But a new study suggests that searches for specific features ... read more
Oct. 25, 2013 Many companies are increasingly confused and upset about how to deal with negative online consumer reviews. One way to overcome consumers’ over-reliance on negative word of mouth would be to ... read more
Apr. 19, 2012 It turns out that all of those bad reviews of new computers, shoes, toys and other products at Amazon and other websites with consumer reviews have more impact than just helping shoppers decide if ... read more