News tagged with occupations

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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Study to inform Maryland decision on "fracking"

The Maryland Department of Environment and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released on August 18, 2014, a report by the University of Maryland School of Public Health, which assesses the potential public health effects ...

dateAug 20, 2014 in Environment
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Men's 'overwork' widens gender gap in wages

(Phys.org) —By now, social scientists once predicted, the gender gap in wages should have been as thin as a Roosevelt dime. More and more highly educated women were entering and staying in the workforce – many in lucrative ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Social Sciences
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