Archive: 03/22/2010

Job boom, but an economic bust

Baby boomers will need to play a critical role in filling a potentially significant labor shortage later this decade after the economy recovers from its downturn, according to new research by Northeastern University.

Mar 22, 2010
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Consuming street art: Reclaiming public places

Some people love it, and others hate it, but street art provokes meaningful discussion about our urban landscape, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Mar 22, 2010
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Digging for data with Chemlist and ChemSpider

Just like the rest of us, scientists today are swamped with information. As more chemical resources become freely available, text mining applications - previously focused on correctly identifying gene and protein names - ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Fearless fish forget their phobias

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or flying could be cured with a simple injection. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Behavioral and Brain Functions suggests that one day this could be a r ...

Mar 22, 2010
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NREL's New Robots Scrutinize Solar Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- The race to build a better solar cell is looping through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where new robots are fabricating thin-film cells and analyzing glitches faster and with more ...

Mar 22, 2010
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