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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Research suggests that you’re more likely to find a narcissist in the corner office than just about anywhere else. As psychoanalyst leadership expert Michael Maccoby has argued, that’s because narcissists often thrive in leadership roles, since so-called “productive narcissists” are super comfortable with risk and charming enough to get people’s backing for their ideas. “Narcissists
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The Arctic permafrost really should stay frozen. In many places it’s been frozen for tens of thousands of years, locking away greenhouse gasses and ancient diseases. Unfortunately, our planet’s changing climate is denting permafrosts around the world. And now NASA-funded research has confirmed that the expected gradual thawing of the Arctic permafrost is being dramatically
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