Archive: 12/9/2013

Life and work: One and the same?

Flexible workplaces may seem attractive when considering work-life balance but new research being published shows it's not unusual for firms to cash-in, profiting from our "free" time and non-professional aptitudes, experts ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Social Sciences
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US Congress ready to extend ban on plastic guns

A U.S. Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Other
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Peaceful bumblebee becomes invasive

Bumblebees look cute. They have a thick fur, fly somewhat clumsily and are less aggressive than honeybees or wasps. They are very much appreciated by farmers as keen pollen collectors. Particularly in the ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Ecology
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