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What is Unconscious Bias? The Equality Challenge Unit defines this as implicit bias happening by our brains making incredibly quick judgments and assessments of people and situations without us realizing. These can be influenced by our background, cultural environment, and personal experiences, and results in feelings and attitudes towards others based on race, ethnicity, age,
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Shutterstock Why can’t intelligent design include evolution? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, evolutionary biologist, on Quora: Intelligent design and evolution don’t have to be opposed. Most versions of intelligent design (other than some kinds of Young Earth
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Zoox cofounder Tim Kentley-Klay, left, was unexpectedly removed as the company’s CEO on Aug. 22. Jesse Levinson, cofounder and CTO, has been promoted to president.Timothy Archibald for Forbes One month after stealthy startup Zoox raised $500 million to accelerate development of its futuristic electric robotaxis, the company unexpectedly fired cofounder and CEO Tim Kentley-Klay, the
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19 August 2018, Germany, Doeringstadt: Only about half of the moon can be seen. Photo: Nicolas Armer/dpa (Photo by Nicolas Armer/picture alliance via Getty Images) On Tuesday, NASA officials at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) confirmed the first definitive evidence of water on the surface of the Moon, settling a decades-long debate about whether the substance
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In a recent article, I discussed the growing epidemic of workplace bullying. Research has proven that almost 75% of employees surveyed had been affected by workplace bullying. The 2017 US Workplace Bullying Survey showed that almost 60% of US workers are affected by it.  UnsplashUnsplash Workplace bullying is also not carried out by supervisors and superiors alone, but also
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Despite being wild birds, house sparrows occur almost everywhere that people live, and are almost never found where people are absent. Did these birds evolve special adaptations that help them live in such close association with humans for so long? “Fast Food”. Female house sparrow (Passer domesticus) on a city street prepares to feast on
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SEATTLE (Reuters) – The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market. A new family of launch vehicles including air-launch system, medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane, are
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Cambridge University spin-out Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS), has partnered with Nvidia to bring AI-powered edge-computing to the most powerful communication network: the nervous system. CBAS – cofounded by computational neuroscience researcher Emil Hewage and bioengineer Oliver Armitage – is on a mission to create the broadband connection for the body. They are making neural interfaces
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia does not plan to put weapons in space first and considers this to be an important signal that Washington should not ignore, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency on Monday. The United States last week voiced suspicion over Russia’s pursuit of new
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