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"Art in Science” depicts the microscopic beauty of science

The winners of this year’s “Art in Science” photo competition have been announced. See the winning entries in the gallery below.

Big stores enhance small ones

Lower prices and more jobs. The openings of giant retail establishments, or “big-box” stores as they are often called, have a surprisingly positive effect on a local economy.

Foreign markets: high risk, high reward

Branching into markets that are culturally unlike your own poses risks, but can be a better business strategy than staying closer to home.

Swedish transport deregulation leads to price hikes

The idea was to increase competition and lower prices. But when domestic flights and the taxi sector were deregulated, it had the opposite result, and prices spiked, Swedish research shows.