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Web access battles brew before UN conference

(AP)—An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Internet
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Gender-based pay gaps among US faculty

Before the Equal Pay Act of 1963 was signed into law by President Kennedy, women earned about fifty percent less than men. Nationally, women still earn an average of thirty percent less than men regardless of education, choice ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Seashell strength inspires stress tests

Mollusks got it right. They have soft innards, but their complex exteriors are engineered to protect them in harsh conditions. Engineers at the Indian Institute of Science and Rice University are beginning ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in General Physics
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Compensating for low wages

A proposal to redefine low wage employers' obligations to their workers could raise up to $190 million a year in new revenue for Connecticut to help pay for public assistance programs, according to a new study by a group ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Chinese banks a haven for web counterfeits

Kim Sbarcea knew exactly what she wanted. She typed "Tiffany Elsa Peretti mesh earrings" into Google and scrolled through impeccable photos of the delicate $450 diamond-shaped earrings until she chanced upon ...

dateMay 08, 2015 in Business
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How to kill a protein

For decades scientists have been looking closely at how our cells make proteins. But the inverse is equally important: how cells kill them.

dateApr 24, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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