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For couples, negative speaks louder than positive

Credit: CC0 Public Domain After a long day, a couple cuddles together while watching a favorite show, taking comfort in each other's touch, scent and voices—until one partner makes an insensitive comment. Will the comment be quickly forgotten, or might it signal trouble for the relationship? New Cornell psychology research finds that the more we

Instacart layoffs hit 250 workers despite positive earnings

Instacart forecast, on Tuesday, its first-quarter gross transaction value (GTV) and core profit above estimates due to an uptick in grocery orders, and said it plans to cut 250 jobs, or 7% of its workforce, to focus on “promising” initiatives.Shares of Instacart reversed course to be down about 5% after the bell following Instacart’s lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue on slowing advertisement business.As of June 30, Instacart had 3,486 employees, according to a regulatory filing.“We are seeing in pockets, but it…

Children’s positive attitude toward mathematics fades during the early school years, finds study

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Children's interest in, and competence perceptions of, mathematics are generally quite positive as they begin school, but turn less positive during the first three years. Changes in interest and self-concept are also associated with each other. In other words, if a child's interest fades, so does their competence perception, and vice versa.

Mediation makes positive impact on suspects in criminal cases

Credit: Karolina Grabowska from Pexels The Ph.D. research of UT researcher Jiska Jonas-Van Dijk shows that mediation can positively impact suspects in criminal cases. She will defend her thesis at Maastricht University on Wednesday 7 February. In more and more criminal cases, victims and defendants are using mediation. That mediation reduces the

ArcelorMittal Positive on Demand

ArcelorMittal posted slightly better-than-expected underlying earnings for the fourth quarter despite a negative impact from the disposal of its Kazakh operations, and said it sees improving steel demand conditions in 2024. ArcelorMittal posted slightly better-than-expected underlying earnings for the fourth quarter despite a negative impact from the disposal of its Kazakh operations, and said it sees improving steel demand conditions in 2024. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Praises Taylor Swift: “Nothing But a Positive”

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell praised Taylor Swift during his annual Super Bowl week press conference on Monday, saying “it’s great” for the singer to join his football league’s fandom. “Both Travis and Taylor are wonderful young people,” Goodell said, referring to Swift’s relationship with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce. “They seem very happy. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell praised Taylor Swift during his annual Super Bowl week press conference on Monday,…

UK government urged to adopt more positive outlook for LLMs to avoid missing ‘AI goldrush’

The U.K. government is taking too “narrow” a view of AI safety and risks falling behind in the AI gold rush, according to a report released today. The report, published by the parliamentary House of Lords’ Communications and Digital Committee, follows a months-long evidence-gathering effort involving input from a wide gamut of stakeholders, including big tech companies, academia, venture capitalists, media and government. Among the key findings from the report was that the government should refocus its efforts on…

Vertex non-opioid painkiller shows positive late-stage trial results

A sign hangs in front of the world headquarters of Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston on Oct. 23, 2019.Brian Snyder | ReutersVertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday said its experimental painkiller, which is being tested as an alternative to addictive opioids, significantly decreased post-surgery pain in late-stage trialsThe drug, known as VX-548, did not work better than a popular opioid, however.Still, the trial results bring the biotech company one step closer to developing a drug that can provide strong pain relief without…

Shannen Doherty Provides Positive Update on Cancer Treatment

Shannen Doherty has provided a positive cancer update after revealing in November 2023 that her cancer had spread to her bones. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum recently made an appearance on Let’s Be Informative…with Dr. Mirhadi, the podcast hosted by her radiation oncologist, Dr. Amin Mirhadi, to discuss being diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, Shannen Doherty has provided a positive cancer update after revealing in November 2023 that her cancer had spread to her bones. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum recently…