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Mathematics 6 hours ago

A mathematical model facilitates inventory management in the food supply chain

It is a long journey from harvesting in the field to the cooked dish that reaches the dinner table. The food supply chain covers all those processes and the actors involved in satisfying the consumer's needs. To ensure that ...

Environment Oct 27, 2020

Space to help build a green post-pandemic economy

ESA has several green initiatives to foster economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic while promoting clean living and digital transformation. They seek to use disruptive technologies to transform urban green areas, ...

Education Oct 27, 2020

Initiatives to close the digital divide must last beyond the COVID-19 pandemic to work

As COVID-19 continues to force many schools to operate remotely, cities throughout the nation are stepping up to provide free internet service to public school students from families of lesser means.

Ecology Oct 23, 2020

Crisis in the Galapagos: Chinese fishing fleets and COVID-19 threaten a natural wonder

Just south of the Galapagos' Marchena Island, there's a dive spot known by locals as the "fish arena."

Social Sciences Oct 23, 2020

COVID-19 has shone a light on the millennia-old balance between public and private worship

As religious services went online to protect congregants from the coronavirus, a paradox emerged: Worshipers were connected via the internet to a potentially wide community, but it felt like a more private affair.

Social Sciences Oct 22, 2020

Millions under lockdown on wrong side of digital divide

Research by the University of Liverpool's Professor Simeon Yates, on behalf of Good Things Foundation, reveals that millions of people are facing tougher regional lockdowns on the wrong side of the digital divide.

Space Exploration Oct 22, 2020

The science behind life in space on 'Away'

Do you feel like you've been locked in a small room for months on end, isolated from the people that you love? Welcome to Netflix's "Away" and the bubble of five scientists on the world's first manned mission to Mars.

Education Oct 19, 2020

Showcasing successful women's STEM achievements, a social vaccine against gender stereotypes

According to data published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), female participation in the labor market has risen over the past 35 years, with women now accounting for 52.5% of the total ...

Veterinary medicine Oct 15, 2020

Cuban animal lovers hope new law changes attitudes

Havana's streets teem with abandoned animals and are littered with carcasses of chickens sacrificed in religious rituals, while, behind closed doors, dogs are thrown into illegal deadly fights.

Economics & Business Oct 14, 2020

AI-related job growth correlates to improved social welfare through economic growth

Artificial intelligence carries the promise of making industry more efficient and our lives easier. With that promise, however, also comes the fear of job replacement, hollowing out of the middle class, increased income inequality, ...

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