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Scientists explain stress-heart attack link

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Scientists said Sunday they may have unraveled how chronic stress leads to heart attack and stroke: triggering overproduction of disease-fighting white blood cells which can be harmful in excess.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Raising research superstars in your learning organization

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The Friday before last (Feb.  14, 2014), we ended by pointing out that research develops innovations in business school programs. Then, we closed by asking: “What about in the local scene?  What’s going on, for example, in the College of Business at De La Salle University?”  We turned to those questions last Friday (Feb. 21, [...]

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Banks trusted to keep money but not for financial advice–study

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Majority of consumers continues to trust their banks to hold their money for safekeeping but does not consider them a primary adviser for their finances, research has revealed.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

What do you have against qualitative research?

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Q: Since you were talking about marketing research last Friday, may we ask you to stay on that subject because we have important questions to ask. You’re well known as a “numbers” researcher. ust like the brand managers who wrote you last week, we have also attended your AMR (Applied Marketing Research) seminar. That seminar was almost all about quantitative marketing research.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Cockroaches can sense danger in sugar

This image made from video provided by Ayako Wada-Katsumata shows glucose-averse German cockroaches avoiding a dab of jelly, which contains glucose, and favoring the peanut butter. For 30 years, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out sweet-tasting bait mixed with poison. But in the early 1990s, a formerly effective product stopped working. Some cockroaches had lost their sweet tooth, rejecting the corn syrup meant to attract them. Later studies showed they were specifically turned off by the sugar glucose in the syrup. Scientists reported Thursday, May 23, 2013, that the key is an altered behavior of certain nerves that signal the brain about foods.  AP PHOTO/AYAKO WADA-KATSUMATA

Cockroaches will eat anything. Except sugar, that is.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

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