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2014-09-09 23:07:25

The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by

robotics and ai impacts no jobs
2014-08-12 07:19:13

Nearly half of all industry experts believe that robots and artificial intelligence will displace a significant number of both blue-collar and white-collar workers by 2025, and many of them are concerned that this phenomenon will result in vast increases in income inequality.

2014-06-24 12:27:33

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-two outstanding early-career researchers were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

2014-04-22 08:25:42

New campaign aims for international cooperation to protect sentinel species WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penguin lovers around the world will unite to observe

Readers More Engaged With News When They Directly Access A News Site
2014-03-14 05:33:35

People who directly access news websites are more engaged than those referred by search engines or social media like Google and Facebook, according to an analysis by the Pew Research Center.

To Read Or Not To Read? That Depends On The Community
2012-12-21 15:36:38

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, reading is experienced differently depending on the type of community people live in.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.