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She was impressed with the altruistic service of nurses.

I also think that someone is sure to use it for selfish and not purely altruistic ends.

Peter was an altruistic video game player; he would give items to people who needed them, rather than selling them for personal profit.

Cliques make team player less altruistic.
(Science Daily - News, )

The number of altruistic organ donors has almost tripled in the space of a year.
(BBC News - Health, )

Apple goes altruistic for the holidays with the launch of its biggest (RED) campaign ever.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Scientists at Georgia State University say that this is not a purely altruistic trait, however.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Altruistic surrogacy is the only kind permitted in Australia but it doesn't always end with everyone happy.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin's ploy to be picked last in the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft was for altruistic reasons after all.
(Amy Cleveland in CBC News - World, )

When Walter Kirn, a respected journalist, volunteers to deliver a paralysed dog to a stranger, he is not acting purely out of altruistic motives.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Nguyen Ha Dong, the Vietnamese Hanoi-based developer who created and pulled the app, said he did so for altruistic reasons - not because of a legal threat.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

From caring for homeless elephants in Thailand to enlarging a medical school in South Korea, these altruistic leaders are boosting society in creative ways.
(Forbes - Business, )

Pope Francis has urged world leaders to be more altruistic and to better look out for the poor and hungry — or else mankind's greed will destroy will world.
(The Independent - People, )

Researchers studied 1-2 year olds, and say the results suggest that altruistic behaviour may be governed more by relationships, even brief ones, than instincts.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Researchers from the University of St Andrews and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, demonstrated that primates display similar altruistic behaviour to humans.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The report investigates whether training adults in compassion can result in greater altruistic behavior and related changes in neural systems underlying compassion.
(Science Daily - News, )

Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling -- they are receiving a health boost too, researchers report.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers from the Nara University of Education, Japan, discovered that music has the power to promote altruistic behaviour, but it's all down to personal preferences.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

But its dramatic ouster this month reflects a growing anti-Islamist backlash across the Middle East that serves many agendas, not all of them altruistic, Nahlah Ayed writes.
(CBC News - World, )

Manipulation is often thought of as morally repugnant, but it might be responsible for the evolutionary origins of some helpful or altruistic behavior, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

Altruistic hackers urge car makers to start taking digital threats to vehicle security seriously, as Def Con and Black Hat attendees learn more about the potential for attacks on autos.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Researchers have used several different ways of testing Hamilton's rule, the core mathematical formula of kin selection, as an explanation for the evolution of much altruistic behavior in animals.
(Science Daily - News, )

People are much more likely to decide to donate a kidney to a stranger -- an extraordinarily altruistic act -- in areas of the United States where levels of well-being are high, according to a new study published.
(Science Daily - News, )

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