Archive: 03/06/2014

Offshore dispersant data and decisions

Dispersants are often used in oil spill responses because they may mitigate the environmental impacts of the spill by moving the oil from the water surface into the water column enhancing its biodegradation. While this process ...

dateMar 06, 2014 in Environment
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Listening to whispers at the water cooler

Just as she was about to retire, Lily Ledbetter, a production supervisor at an Alabama tire plant, learned that her employers had financially discriminated against her throughout her career. She filed suit for pay discrimination, ...

dateMar 06, 2014 in Economics & Business
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When to teach children about violent extremism

Dealing with the rise of homegrown terrorism has prompted governments to take novel approaches in combating such threats. The UK government, for example, has recently pushed for schools to teach children as young as four about the dangers of violent extremis ...

dateMar 06, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The future of biometric technology

Biometric security such as fingerprint, face and voice recognition is set to hit the mainstream as global technology companies market the systems as convenient and easy to use, according to a prominent information ...

dateMar 06, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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