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Have you ever experienced the frustration of  trying to connect with your audience when giving a presentation or speaking to a group of  people—but somehow failed to engage them? Uri Hasson, Ph.D. – Princeton University. Photo by Denise Applewhite If you have, discoveries by a team of Princeton researchers, lead by neuroscientist Uri Hasson, about how we communicate and connect with our listeners may come to...

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Tokyo: New Carbon Emission Trading Program...

Pioneering scheme by Metropolitan Tokyo a ‘World First’ Tokyo: Wants to keep its skies blue and clear …. Effective April 1, 2010, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has introduced an emission trading scheme for businesses as part of its plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020, compared to 2000 levels. The scheme may also provide business opportunities for foreign companies with technology products...