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Researcher Explains Political Implications of Irish Cuisine

Researcher Explains Political Implications of Irish Cuisine

By Tom McLaughlin On St. Patrick’s Day, the whole world seemingly turns green as revelers everywhere savor the holiday with Irish food and drink. But aside from pleasing the palate, traditional Irish meals, known for their sparse, simple, and inexpensive ingredients, and “Americanized” staples, such as the ubiquitous corned beef and cabbage, are infused with […]

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Researcher Reveals How Supply Chain Companies Save on Audit Fees

Researcher Reveals How Supply Chain Companies Save on Audit Fees

Audit fees can be costly for many public and private companies, but a Rutgers University–Camden professor has discovered a way they save some money when going through the process. By analyzing data from 2003 to 2009, Sungsoo Kim, a professor of accounting at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, and his coauthors conclude that auditors offer […]

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Researcher Explains Mechanisms of Skilled Joint Actions Through the Olympic Games

Researcher Explains Mechanisms of Skilled Joint Actions Through the Olympic Games

A figure skater lifts his partner overhead and, in one fluid motion, tosses her high into the air. She completes a full rotation and he catches her, setting her down gently onto the ice. This dynamic episode is just one of the countless examples of skilled joint actions that the world’s preeminent athletes will perform […]

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Rutgers–Camden Researcher Studies Ice Worms to Help Extend Organ Life for Transplants

Rutgers–Camden Researcher Studies Ice Worms to Help Extend Organ Life for Transplants

The cold weather keeping much of the country in a deep freeze this winter can quite literally be a real drain on a person’s health.  A Rutgers University–Camden researcher is looking for a way to keep energy levels up, even when the temperature drops. “If you want to live in the cold, you have to […]

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Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt: Groundhog Day Serves Psychological Purpose, says Researcher

Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt: Groundhog Day Serves Psychological Purpose, says Researcher

With bitter cold gripping the U.S., Americans everywhere will be watching with bated – and frozen – breath to see if the groundhog sees his shadow on Feb. 2. According to folklore, if he does, the groundhog will retreat back into his burrow and winter will continue for another six weeks. If he doesn’t, then […]

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