For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

...the absence of essential broad-ranging structural reforms," said Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University.Among the businesses and individuals who in theory might benefit eventually from the ECB's actions, optimism...

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...Crawford Decker. She was raised and educated at Unadilla Central School, graduating in 1947. She went on to attend Cornell University for semester. Marilyn came to California and worked as a Flight Attendant for several years. She married Mark...

If other countries sneeze, will US catch a cold? An expert's case for US recession next year

...factories."The world hopes to ride on the coattails of the U.S. consumer," says Eswar Prasad, an economist at Cornell University, "but the U.S. consumer isn't in a position to take on the burden." Emerging markets bounced back faster from...

What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors

...remain less well-positioned for durable long-term growth," says Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade policy at Cornell University.China is struggling to manage a transition from an economy based on exports and often wasteful investment in real...

Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...cattle on a kibbutz in Israel.Nutrition scientists Marion Nestle at New York University and Malden Nesheim at Cornell University said the study makes sense, was done carefully and is important.Caldeira, whose study examined livestock and...

Health capsules - fitness news and notes

...little helps Exercise seems to bestow its benefits on people even when done only five minutes a day, a study at Cornell University has found. Such a modest exercise regimen does not work wonders - it does not cause weight loss - but it can increase...

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Radar mapping challenges notion of moon ice

...evidence of ice on the moon, data that appears to contradict scientists' earlier conclusions, say astronomers at Cornell University's Arecibo Observatory. The scientists say in an article in this week's Science that the unmanned Clementine...

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Researcher says light at back of knees can shift sleep cycles

...shinning lights into the eyes, researchers say. A Cornell University researcher said Thursday experiments showed that...into the eyes," said Scott S. Campbell of the Cornell University Medical College in White Plains, N.Y. It has...

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Health capsules

...a potential harm to musculoskeletal development. In a study of 95 youngsters in grades 3-5, a researcher at Cornell University found that none of the children had computers set up for postural comfort. The study by Shawn Oates of Cornell...

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Birders debate ethics of playing back birdcalls on phones

...increasing at a rate that concerns many recreational birders, said Michael Webster, a professor and director of Cornell University's Macaulay Library archive, the repository for more than 200,000 bird call recordings ? 150,000 of which...