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Study points researchers toward safer, more robust methods of growing stem cells

A new study led by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC), San Diego School of Medicine shows that certain stem cell culture methods are associated with increased DNA mutations. The study points ...

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February 23, 2015
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New study shows safer methods for stem cell culturing

Certain stem cell culture methods are associated with increased DNA mutations, a new study shows. The study points researchers toward safer and more robust methods of growing stem cells to treat disease and injury.

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February 22, 2015
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Scientists look at role of wetlands in battle against climate change

"A third crucial goal will be to define robust methods for measuring carbon stocks - through measuring pH and nutrient concentrations, for instance - so that rapid, affordable assessment can be made across large numbers of wetlands," Dr Lester said.

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February 16, 2015
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If you think that California is dry now, wait until the 2050s

The new study is generally in line with a broad consensus of research from the last 10 years, though it comes with added certainty given the robust methods the authors used. “I’d like to say that this is a surprise, but the evidence has been growing ...

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February 14, 2015
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Wetlands better than rainforests at storing carbon, say Deakin University scientists

An important part of the research project will be developing and defining robust methods for measuring carbon stocks - through measuring pH and nutrient concentrations, for instance - so that rapid, affordable assessments can be made across large numbers ...

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The Age
February 15, 2015
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Robust Methods For GMO Detection Ready At Hand

A new Reference Report published today by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) lists 79 reference methods for GMO analysis which have been validated according to international standards. This Compendium, developed jointly by the European ...

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November 9, 2010
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CPSC's FY 2016 Budget Request Would Create Center for Consumer Product Applications and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology

The budget request states that CPASION “will be a consortium of scientists focused on supporting the CPSC’s unique mission through research directed at developing robust methods to quantify and characterize the presence, release, and mechanisms of ...

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February 9, 2015
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CPSC's FY 2016 Budget Request Would Create Center for Consumer Product Applications and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology

The Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request includes funding to establish a Center for Consumer Product Applications and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology (CPASION), which is intended "to develop robust methods ...

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February 6, 2015
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Hidden cell types revealed: New method improves single-cell genomics analyses

But to do that properly, we need to deal with confounding factors, and until now we haven't had robust methods for doing that," explains John Marioni, Research Group Leader at EMBL-EBI. A sample from one type of tissue has built-in complexity: some cells ...

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January 19, 2015
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HRT review finds increased risk of blood clots and stroke

The review was carried out using robust methods and the trials were of good quality. Its findings are in line with the previous version of the review, and also with other reviews. There are some points to note: This review specifically looked at the ...

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March 10, 2015
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Apple Pay: a new frontier for scammers

But it is understood that US banks are seeking more robust methods to verify peoples’ identities before adding cards to the service. Abraham warns: “Fraud scales — call centres don’t. There has to be an automated process that is invisible but secure.

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March 4, 2015
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Study Shows Safer Methods for Stem Cell Culturing

The study points researchers toward safer and more robust methods of growing stem cells to treat disease and injury. “This is about quality control; we’re making sure these cells are safe and effective,” said Jeanne Loring, a professor of ...

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February 26, 2015
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Apple Pay: a new frontier for scammers

None of the US banks that offer Apple Pay contacted by the Guardian would discuss levels of fraud. But it is understood that US banks are seeking more robust methods to verify peoples’ identities before adding cards to the service. Abraham warns ...

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March 2, 2015
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Robust methods are needed to investigate association between white rice consumption and type 2 diabetes

Please login, sign up for a 14 day trial, or subscribe below. Syed Ali Raza Naqvi, research officer1 On behalf of Sarah Westwater-Wood, Ghada Alarfaj, Helen Atherton, Charles Cachoeira, Joseph Marcel El Khoury, Mary Ann McLane, Laurence Pollissard-Badroy ...

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April 30, 2012
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CPSC`s FY 2016 Budget Request Would Create Center for Consumer Product Applications and Safety Implications of Nanotechnology

The budget request states that CPASION “will be a consortium of scientists focused on supporting the CPSC’s unique mission through research directed at developing robust methods to quantify and characterize the presence, release, and mechanisms of ...

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Evironmental Expert
February 5, 2015
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Common Sense Investment Management Director of Research Develops New Method to Identify and Protect Insights Among Terabytes of Data

Founded in 1991, Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM") is an independent, privately-held investment manager located in Portland, Oregon. CSIM is a veteran alternative investments solutions provider with a 24 year track record of ...

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Financial Content
February 25, 2015
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Hidden cell types revealed

But to do that properly, we need to deal with confounding factors, and until now we haven't had robust methods for doing that," explains John Marioni, Research Group Leader at EMBL-EBI. A sample from one type of tissue has built-in complexity: some cells ...

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Biology News Net
January 20, 2015
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IMCA Publishes Guidelines for DP OSV Safe Operations

Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations in close proximity to offshore installations. Dynamic positioning (DP) is well-established as a primary method of vessel positioning in the diving, drilling, construction ...

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Marine Link
May 4, 2015
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UK is leading the way at the forefront of cyber security

This shows a sea-change in the industry where, rather than the development of technology driving progress forward, it is now end users applying pressure to enterprise to adopt more robust methods of authentication for their services. This all comes down to ...

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IT Pro Portal
May 7, 2015
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How to select the next UN secretary-general

Putting in place a code that sets out clear standards for identifying conflicts of interest and robust methods for dealing with complaints about a leader’s behavior is crucial. In recent years, allegations of improper behavior have led to resignations by ...

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May 7, 2015
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IMCA publishes DP vessel guidelines

Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations in close proximity to offshore installations. Dynamic positioning (DP) is well-established as a primary method of vessel positioning in the diving, drilling, construction ...

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May 5, 2015
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Hidden Menace

In the absence of robust methods for detecting latently infected cells, treatment interruption remains the sole way of testing HIV cure interventions. Ceasing therapy, however, risks resumption of HIV production and reseeding of the reservoir, which may ...

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The Scientist
May 1, 2015
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Tredegar community nurse receives award for her work with bereaved families and patient safety

Work with bereaved families and patient safety has resulted in a community nursing award for a Tredegar-based community nurse ... and I am committed to trying to find robust methods to tackle and hopefully reduce the incidence of health care associated ...

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January 6, 2015
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Nanotechnology: The Big Challenge Behind the Characterization of the Small

These risks are compounded by a lack of robust methods to characterise nanomaterials in complex biological matrices. This was the challenge behind a three-year multi-national project, ‘Chemical and Optical Characterisation of Nanomaterials in Biological ...

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Drug Discovery & Development
June 10, 2015
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Multiplex microRNA Profiling from Crude Biofluids

In addition, the implementation of clinical biomarker assays requires robust methods for sample preparation, typically consisting of specimen collection, RNA purification, and library preparation. Another barrier is sample preparation, as methods currently ...

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
June 14, 2015
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The Science of Innovation

This is true only if we root out pervasive myths and substitute effective, robust methods. We characterize innovation into 10 types. We have used this method for many years to diagnose industries and categories (to see how innovative they are now); analyze ...

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May 6, 2013
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Harsco celebrates 40 years in Middle East

Harsco’s activities in the Middle East commenced in 1973 when SGB were invited to bring their European expertise and trusted safety leadership as more robust methods of construction were demanded in the oil boom of 1970s. Sandy Maxwell, regional MD ...

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Construction Week Online
February 5, 2014
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Protein analysis kit provides sensitive and reproducible results

The increased reproducibility of digestion possible with this kit should enable users to implement generic, fast and robust methods for high throughput processing of samples. Furthermore, the SMART Digest kit is designed to provide higher sequence coverage ...

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Pharmaceutical Processing
June 23, 2015
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Oil Probe Asks Reporting Agencies to Adopt Robust Methods

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Companies involved in setting price levels used in the oil market should adopt “robust” controls to protect the reliability of the benchmarks, according to a commission appointed by the Group of 20 nations to investigate possible ...

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October 5, 2012
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BIS paper says broader approach needed to supervise clearers

So far, regulators have focused on ensuring individual CCPs, like Eurex Clearing, part of Deutsche Boerse , ICE Clear, part of Intercontinental Exchange , and LCH.Clearnet, owned by the London Stock Exchange , hold enough capital and follow robust methods ...

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The Fiscal Times
December 6, 2015
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Why Tech Startups Want to Suffer in the Woods

Researchers refer to those more robust methods as team training, not team building. Those activities tend to happen in a conference room, not at a campsite. Still, managers often say you have to escape from the office to improve performance in it.

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Bloomberg
December 3, 2015
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Genome-wide gene–environment interactions on quantitative traits using family data

Given the importance of allowing for model misspecification when evaluating gene–environment interactions, robust methods are generally recommended; however, in scenarios where model misspecification is unlikely, mixed models using model-based SE ...

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Nature
December 1, 2015
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IMCA Report Covers Mini RadaScan System for DP Ops

Reliable and robust methods of positioning are required for safe vessel operations at offshore installations. The development of dynamic positioning (DP) systems has been gradual over the past 50 years and today, various manufacturers’ systems are ...

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November 18, 2015
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High-frequency traders slowed by headwinds

“HFT is cannibalising itself, since it is driving out of the market the very traders it needs to feed off,” says Karim Taleb, of Robust Methods, a New York trading firm. In response, most traders are already turning to other strategies less dependent ...

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Financial Times
July 13, 2011
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DP Shredder Securely Shreds Your Files

You can use a basic overwrite with all zeros, pseudo-random blocks of data, or opt to use more robust methods. DP Shredder can wipe with the power of US DoD 5220.22.M ECE 7X—which, if you must know, deletes the files, overwrite all locations with a ...

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Lifehacker
January 28, 2009
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CSIM appoints Director of Research for liquid strategies business

"We welcome Matt to the CSIM Liquid Strategies team," says Mel Meinhardt. "His addition will help ensure we maintain our leading edge in portfolio design and management, exploiting the best of new and robust methods."

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Hedge Week
November 20, 2014
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TOR Project External Evaluation

4.Scope of the evaluation and approach and methods, establishing the basic methodological requirements Oxfam values the contributions of the external evaluator towards proposing appropriate, innovative, and robust methods of evaluation. The evaluation ...

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November 17, 2014
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From the synod: “We must develop more robust methods to share the truth about marriage”

Today, a couple from the United States, Alice and Jeff Heinzen, addressed the bishops. The text is below: My husband and I have asked ourselves this question: “How did our parents live their lives as a married couple that has led us to where we are ...

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Patheos
October 6, 2014
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Robust methods for GMO detection ready at hand

A new Reference Report published today by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) lists 79 reference methods for GMO analysis which have been validated according to international standards. This Compendium, developed jointly by the European ...

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November 10, 2010
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Robust methods for population stratification in genome wide association studies

Genome-wide association studies can provide novel insights into diseases of interest, as well as to the responsiveness of an individual to specific treatments. In such studies, it is very important to correct for population stratification, which refers to ...

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Bio Med Central
April 19, 2013
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Hedge Fund Robust Methods Up 4.04% in April 2011

New York (HedgeCo.net) – HedgeCo listed Robust Methods’ hedge fund portfolio returned 4.04% net of fees in April. Profits came from the commodities and energy sectors mainly. Inflation indexes continue to point upwards and are now forcing policy-makers ...

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May 17, 2011
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The Science of Innovation

This is true only if we root out pervasive myths and substitute effective, robust methods. We characterize innovation into 10 types. We have used this method for many years to diagnose industries and categories (to see how innovative they are now); analyze ...

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Businessweek
May 6, 2013
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ARMC receives low marks for safety in report

Hammock said the hospital system valued the findings in the report. “They use pretty robust methods we pay attention to,” Hammock said. Leapfrog uses an annual survey that focuses on measuring hospital performance and data from the Centers for Medicare ...

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October 30, 2014
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Oil Probe Asks Reporting Agencies to Adopt Robust Methods

A commission appointed by the Group of 20 nations to investigate possible manipulation in oil markets concluded today that price reporting agencies should adopt robust methods and audit trails to ensure the reliability of derivative contracts based on ...

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Bloomberg
October 5, 2012
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Prize Competition: Challenges in Single Cell Analysis

The NIH Common Fund Single Cell Analysis Program is seeking novel robust methods for analysis of individual cells that can detect and assess changes in cell behavior and function over time either as a result of natural state changes or when perturbed (e.g ...

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August 18, 2014
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Aortic Valves Best Replaced at High-Volume Centers

Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner High-risk patients undergoing aortic valve replacement ... validated clinically robust methods (STS risk calculator ...

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MedPage Today
October 31, 2013
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Combining human and machine learning for morphological analysis of galaxy images

The increasing importance of digital sky surveys collecting many millions of galaxy images has reinforced the need for robust methods that can perform morphological analysis of large galaxy image databases. Citizen science initiatives such as Galaxy Zoo ...

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SpaceRef
September 30, 2014
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Adobe's Creative Cloud And The Expansive Future Of The Digital Workplace

This year it is expanding the offering to include more robust methods of collaboration, education and self-promotion. This is an important corner to turn for any digital product because of the potential elevation from a price-sensitive commodity to a ...

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Forbes
May 5, 2013
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Exposure to stress and environmental toxins: Effects across generations

Even the authors of this analysis admit that most studies utilized self-report questionnaires which are subject to recall bias, and more robust methods are required to measure life stress such as interviews or use of social services records. Posttraumatic ...

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November 5, 2014
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Animal welfare initiative to improve the lives of millions of dairy cows

A new animal welfare tool is being launched to help improve the lives of millions of dairy cows across the UK through practical, reliable and scientifically robust methods of direct observation. This standardised system of direct observation has been ...

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University of Bristol
May 31, 2012
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Carbon loss from tropical forests 'underestimated'

The amount of carbon lost from tropical forests is being significantly ... pay countries to reduce emissions from forests but the process has struggled to find robust methods for verifying the actions taken to curb deforestation. Last November in Warsaw ...

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BBC
May 22, 2014
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DECC demands evidence of Green Deal's impact on UK housing

“We are looking for good quality research and reports that have used robust methods and significant sample sizes to develop our catalogue of evidence. The data analysed in the research should prove the conclusions and it is helpful if it has been ...

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24 Dash
October 29, 2014
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Common Sense Investment Management, LLC Appointments of Dr. Matthew J. Schneider as Director of Research for Newly Launched Liquid Strategies Business

"His addition will help ensure we maintain our leading edge in portfolio design and management, exploiting the best of new and robust methods." Founded in 1991, Common Sense Investment Management, LLC ("CSIM") is an independent, privately-held investment ...

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November 20, 2014
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