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Employment realities don't match people's dreams

When it comes to career aspirations for teenagers, a University of Houston psychology researcher believes it's best to shoot for the moon, so you can at least land in the stars. The truth is the moon may sometimes be unreachable.

Connection between exposure and long-term sick leave

High levels of exposure lead to serious consequences for those who are exposed to gender-based or sexual harassment. A new large registry study shows a connection between exposure and long-term sick leave.

Researchers find 3,000-year-old shark attack victim

Newspapers regularly carry stories of terrifying shark attacks, but in a paper published today, Oxford-led researchers reveal their discovery of a 3,000-year-old victim—attacked by a shark in the Seto Inland Sea of the ...

Cities 'must become car-free to survive'

Cities must become fully car-free in order to be liveable in the future, according to the UCL experts behind a new modeling report looking at urban car use.

DNA from sediment reveals epic history of Denisova Cave

In a landmark study, scientists from Australia, Germany and Russia have used ancient DNA recovered from sediment samples from Denisova Cave in Siberia to reveal a detailed occupational history of this unique site by three ...

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