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How companies can minimize the stigma of affirmative action
(Phys.org) —Affirmative action policies in the workforce have increased diversity, often at the cost of stigmatizing the very workers the policies are designed to help.
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Greek PM says important tomb found in northern dig
Archaeologists excavating an ancient mound in northern Greece have uncovered what appears to be the entrance to an important tomb from about the end of the reign of warrior-king Alexander the Great, officials ...
Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
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As most researchers know, applying for grant funding is a complex process. But before the application process even starts, researchers must tackle a more fundamental task: finding a funding source that's ...