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Nov 29, 2018

The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.

Nov 28, 2018

Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.

Nov 27, 2018

Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?

Nov 21, 2018

We're surrounded by sounds like cars driving, planes flying, trees blowing in the wind every day.

Nov 19, 2018

These days millions of people are turning to the sounds of whispering,tapping, and scratching to help them relax and de-stress.

Nov 9, 2018

Evening Edition: In the news today, we manouver through the curious case of missing milk, the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders, and the most efficient way to stop music piracy.

Nov 9, 2018

Illegally downloading music can be easily prevented, suggests a paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. If you do not want people to steal music from the internet anymore, you have to tell them that it is illegal and warn them that they may be monitored if they continue to do so.

Nov 8, 2018

In Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel Les Misérables, a police officer named Inspector Javert endlessly pursues the hero, Jean Valjean, for stealing a loaf of bread. Javert would probably be great at ending music piracy, based on the findings of a new paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

Nov 7, 2018

Precise scientific analysis of formulations shows fear of threatened privacy.

Nov 6, 2018

STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined.

Nov 6, 2018

Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines

Oct 16, 2018

We all know that piracy is illegal, but the lure of getting something for nothing is too much to resist for a lot of people. So how do you put them off? A new study has, perhaps unsurprisingly, found that the most explicit warnings also tend to be the most effective.

Oct 15, 2018

The entertainment industry has been attempting to combat piracy since the dawn of the digital age, but it turns out explicit warnings are the most effective.

Oct 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Oct 15, 2018

The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Oct 15, 2018

That is the conclusion of a study from researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas looking at the different types of anti-piracy messaging and which have the most impact with consumers.

Oct 14, 2018

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, conducted a study to find out which piracy warnings are seen as most effective by the general public.

Oct 3, 2018

"Vegas Strong" has become a catchphrase of resiliency and unity since the shooting. But is the strength of being Vegas Strong measurable?