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Study shows female managers don’t mean higher pay for women

A new paper in the European Sociological Review indicates that women's and men's earnings are not affected by the share of female managers in an organization,...

Green material for refrigeration identified

Researchers from the UK and Spain have identified an eco-friendly solid that could replace the inefficient and polluting gases used in most refrigerators and...

Blood pressure drug shows promise for treating Parkinson’s and dementia in animal study

A prescription drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against conditions such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and forms of dementia in studies carried...

Late dinner and no breakfast is a killer combination

People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime have worse outcomes after a heart attack. That's the finding of research published today in...

Robots that can sort recycling

Every year trash companies sift through an estimated 68 million tons of recycling, which is the weight equivalent of more than 30 million cars. A key...

Gender Identity Leaves Imprint On Human Brains

Society’s expectations about gender roles alter the human brain at the cellular level, according to a paper published by a group of neuroscience researchers...

What kids say when they report abuse through a text

With no hotline specifically designed for children and teens suffering abuse and neglect, some of these kids have been reaching out to a general...

A new signal for a neutron star collision discovered

A bright burst of X-rays has been discovered by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory in a galaxy 6.6 billion light years from Earth. This event...

New combo software tool could provide answers to some of life’s most intriguing questions

A University of Waterloo researcher has spearheaded the development of a software tool that can provide conclusive answers to some of the world's most...

Workplace wellness study finds programs fail to improve health

Workplace wellness programs have been touted as a powerful tool that can make employees healthier and more productive while reducing health care spending, but...