Archive: 07/8/2008

Older workforce requires variety of recruitment strategies

Employers globally are facing challenges and needs posed by baby-boom generation employees. A new Penn State study of 208 U.S. employers found a wide range of strategies used to recruit and retain older workers, rather than ...

Jul 08, 2008
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Crop management: How small do we go?

The use of on-the-go crop and soil sensors has greatly increased the precision with which farmers can manage their crops. Recently released research in Agronomy Journal questions whether more precise management is necess ...

Jul 08, 2008
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Self-moisturizing contact lenses, naturally

Even contact lenses are joining the trend to go green. Chemical engineering researchers at McMaster University have shown that a common fluid found in our bodies can be used as a natural moisturizing agent in contact lenses.

Jul 08, 2008
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European league-tables for antibiotic resistance revealed

Tests of antibiotic resistance in cattle have revealed stark variation across thirteen European countries. The results, published today in BioMed Central’s open-access journal Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, show that major ...

Jul 08, 2008
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