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Are there two pilots in the cockpit?

Ever since the early days of commercial aviation, flight safety has steadily improved. Considering the number of flights, accidents are now extremely rare, and 70% of them are attributable to human factors. This has led to ...

dateApr 12, 2018 in Other
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Using technology to combat bias in hiring

Top tech companies have a diversity problem. Reports show that Facebook and YouTube—and many companies like them—struggle to build a workforce that is reflective of the U.S. population. Why? Some say that the lack of ...

dateMar 26, 2018 in Social Sciences
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Crepidula onyx resilient towards microplastic diet

Coastal marine organisms are hit hard by pollution and global climate change stress. Perhaps a result of publication bias, studies often focus on species that are negatively impacted. However, to better understand how the ...

dateMar 06, 2018 in Ecology
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