Unemployment pushes more men to take on female-dominated jobs

In the last few decades, many high-paying jobs that are mostly done by men—like manufacturing—have contracted or disappeared. At the same time, many jobs in fields dominated by women—like education and health care—have ...

How #MeToo, awareness months and Facebook are helping us heal

If we have learned anything on social media in 2017 it's that everything isn't okay. Far from it. But we are finally starting to talk about it - according to researchers at Drexel University who study our relationships with ...

Multilevel approach to coping with stigmas identified

Socially stigmatized groups have poorer health than non-stigmatized groups, but a team of researchers believes that more emphasis on two-way and multidisciplinary interventions will have a greater and more successful impact ...

Researcher wins best paper award for automated interview coach

University of Rochester researcher M. Ehsan Hoque has won a best paper award at the 2013 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2013) for a computer system designed to help people ...

Seniors are attractive targets for online fraud

Victims of online fraud need greater support to help them overcome the often serious health effects that follow discovery of the deception, QUT cybersecurity researcher Cassandra Cross says.

How do stay-at-home dads seek greater social acceptance?

In order to avoid the stigma and loss of status posed by their lifestyle choice, stay-at-home fathers are mobilizing to build greater legitimacy for their marginalized gender identity, according to a new study in the Journal ...

In shipwrecks, men more likely to survive: study

The notion that women and children are rescued first during a shipwreck is a myth, scientists said Monday after analyzing 18 maritime disasters that show men generally save themselves.

Engineering safer drinking water in Africa

In the United States and other developed countries, fluoride is often added to drinking water and toothpaste to help strengthen teeth. But too much naturally occurring fluoride can have exactly the opposite effect.

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