News tagged with occupations

The robots are coming – and they are here to help

As Europe's population ages, the number of people requiring rehabilitation following neurological diseases such as stroke is expected to rise. Specialist care from physiotherapists and occupational therapists offers a chance ...

dateAug 25, 2016 in Robotics
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Identifying pesticides in hair

For her Master's project in environmental sciences, Christelle Oltramare collected 110 hair samples in Burkina Faso and came up with a process for identifying several types of pesticides.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Environment
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French watchdog urges no 3D for under sixes

A French health watchdog recommended Thursday that children under six be denied access to 3D films, computers and video games, and that those up to 13 have "moderate" access.

dateNov 05, 2014 in Other
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It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it

How do we perceive the jobs other people do? Are there "dirty" or morally tainted jobs and how do we reconcile the fact that many of the people doing such job provide an invaluable and often essential service regardless of ...

dateSep 24, 2014 in Social Sciences
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