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12. Dec 2019

November 24, 2019
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Report outlines integrated strategy toward diversity and inclusion in Hollywood

For Hollywood to be a more inclusive and diverse industry, companies need to implement a five-point strategy for hiring, sponsoring and promoting minorities and women — especially women of color — a new UCLA study suggests Continue Reading →

November 22, 2019
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Schön sein hilft, reicht aber nicht

Politologe Sebastian Jäckle untersucht, welchen Einfluss das Aussehen von Kandidaten auf deren Wahlchancen hat

Die Frage ist vielleicht so alt wie die Demokratie selbst: Werden physisch attraktivere Menschen eher gewählt als ihre Mitstreiterinnen und Mitstreiter? Continue Reading →

November 19, 2019
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No teeth cleaning needed: Crocodiles shed old teeth, grow new ones

MU study finds that even fossilized plant-eating crocodiles replaced their teeth

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Unlike people, crocodiles do not clean their teeth to slow down wear and tear. Instead, they get rid of them and replace them with new copies. Continue Reading →

November 18, 2019
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‘By the way, I’m visually impaired’: Sharing her disability helped others feel more welcome at work

In her 23 years at Microsoft, Angela Mills has been many things: a consultant, technical evangelist and manager for various products including Windows Server, Identity Management and Xbox Live. She is a polished presenter, compassionate mentor and a smart leader who works well with developers, sellers and customers. Last year, she took a sabbatical and began learning how to co-pilot a plane. Continue Reading →

November 16, 2019
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Ursachen für das Ende des IQ-Höhenflugs

Die Intelligenztestleistung der Allgemeinbevölkerung ist über einen Großteil des vergangenen Jahrhunderts kontinuierlich angestiegen. Zahlreiche Untersuchungen in jüngerer Zeit liefern jedoch Hinweise auf ein Ende und sogar eine Umkehr dieses sogenannten Flynn Effekts. Continue Reading →

November 11, 2019
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A way to bring peace of mind — and sleep — to parents whose children suffer seizures wins Microsoft Hackathon

For most parents, sleep is a sacrifice they accept during the earliest part of their child’s life. But for Francesca Fedeli and Roberto D’Angelo, sleep deprivation has been a constant for five years as they’ve taken turns in overnight co-sleeping vigils for their 8-year-old son, Mario, who has suffered potentially life-threatening seizures since he was 3. Continue Reading →