Qatar, the country that will host the 2022 World Cup, is once again facing harsh criticism over its treatment of migrant workers. Earlier this week, The Telegraph reported that organizers of a marathon in Doha (Qatar’s capital) had bussed in migrant workers for the event. According to the reports, the Al Sadd Sports Club, which organized the marathon, was trying to set a Guiness World Record by having 50,000 participants run in the race. When they realized that they […]
Marathon Petroleum Company's philosophy of corporate citizenship says one thing about safety and differing viewpoints, but it behaves differently when those topics are presented bearing the names of workplace fatality victims.
Silicon wafer imaging technology has been modified to scan the human body down at the level of a single cell - zooming in and out of a joint in the body like Google Maps does from the sky.
Coupled with Google algorithms, the imaging system developed by German optical and industrial measurement manufacturer Zeiss is able to zoom in and out from the scale of the whole joint down to the cellular level, reducing to "a matter of weeks analyses that once took 25 years to
Last month, the NRECA — Costa’s Rica’s state-owned electric company — announced that the country had gone 75 straight days using only renewable renewable energy sources. According to The Guardian… “Costa Ricans are the first in the world to power their country for so long without the use of fossil fuels, and the record-breaking achievement was quickly picked up by news agencies all over the world.” Many Costa Ricans are taking pride in this […]
One thing most fun about science is a debate between researchers about conflicting theories. Take the human ability to communicate often quite complex ideas through language. The generally accepted idea is that our human precursors had a limited ability to speak based on the size of the hole in our skulls through which a nerve passed. This nerve communicates between the speech center of our brain and the muscles in the throat and tongue that allows us to form words and