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Did Use of Free Trade Cause Neanderthal Extinction?
Economics-free trade may have contributed to the extinction of
Neanderthals 30,000-40,000 years ago, according to a paper.
J. of Economic Organization and Behavior
--University of Wyoming


Earnings Surprises Catch Wall Street Analysts Off Guard
Companies that report large positive earnings surprises continue to
outperform the market and beat analysts' expectations up to three years
later, according to a University of Michigan business school study.
--University of Michigan


Angel Investor Market Sustains Modest Recovery in 2004
The national angel investor market showed signs of a sustainable
recovery in 2004, according to a new report about the 2004 national angel
investor market that includes the first national assessment of minority
angel investors.
--University of New Hampshire

Market Opportunities for Nanotechnology-Enabled Drug Delivery
According to a newly released report from NanoMarkets, an industry
consulting firm based here, nanotechnology-enabled drug delivery systems
will generate over $1.7 billion ($US) in 2009 and over $4.8 billion in


ProfNet Wire: Business & Technology: IT Security/Employee Morale
1) Is Safety for Sale?; 2) Ignorance is Not an Option for CEOs; 3)
WebMD Acquisition Validates Importance of Consumer Empowerment; 4)
Risk-Taking, Competition Can Lead to Corporate Scandal; 5) China's
Currency Policy Leading to Housing Bubble in U.S.

BizWire Policy and Public Affairs

California Utilization Review Regulations Concern Occupational Therapists
Occupational therapists urge changes to emergency workers
compensation Utilization Review Standards, citing inconsistencies and
barriers and delays to vital healthcare services.
--American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

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Babson Named Top Entrepreneurship Program by Entrepreneur Magazine
Entrepreneur magazine has named Babson College the #1 national
program for entrepreneurship. The magazine also named Babson
Entrepreneurship Professors William Bygrave, Stephen Spinelli, Jr., and
Jeffry Timmons the leading Entrepreneurship Program Directors.
--Babson College

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