News tagged with work

Welfare reform that really works

A new study published in the Review of Economic Studies indicates that introducing additional welfare components to tax systems can make people worse off by changing their behavior. But certain policy interventions carry ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Light-controlled gearbox for nanomachines

Rewarded with a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2016, nanomachines provide mechanical work on the smallest of scales. Yet at such small dimensions, molecular motors can complete this work in only one direction. Researchers from ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Solar geometry sheds new light on historic painting

A re-examination of the iconic John Constable work, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, has found that the original 1831 exhibited version of the painting did not have a rainbow – and that it was added later to correspond ...

dateFeb 20, 2017 in Other
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