The next time you crack your knuckle, know that you’re actually creating little gas-filled bubbles in the fluid that lubricates your knuckle’s joints. The cavities appear because the bones at the joints separate rapidly, creating a low-pressure volume that’s filled by gas ‘pumped’ out of the higher-pressure fluid. This is what Greg Kawchuk, a professor at… Read More
Let's begin with a riddle - what do insecticides, make-up removers, and antipers...
Hey-- have I mentioned the new CCP study on judges & motivated reasoning yet?!
I guess not!
But here's another excerpt.
This one shows how we supplemented our use of conventional "statistical significance"/NHT testing of the study results with use of Bayesian likelihood ratios.
We did use former, but I think the latter are more useful generally for conveying practical strength of evidence & also for assessing the relative plausibility of competing hypotheses, an objective central
Wow, what a week! From March 21 to March 28, Science Cheerleaders made their presence known across the Atlanta Science Festival. Our thanks to Alexandria and Kiva who cheer for the Atlanta Falcons, as well as Brandi, Jamika, Kristy, Memorie, Mimi, Raquisha, and Zenobia for sharing your Science Cheerleading stories and the message of the importance of citizen science! We would also like to thank the Atlanta Metro Pop Warner team for joining us on stage to cheer for science...[ Read Full Story ]
Headlines about catastrophes, accidents and fines related to safety performance grab our attention, and there often is more than enough finger-pointing to go around.
April 15th marks the 103rd year anniversary of a major maritime catastrophe: the sinking of the Titanic, arguably one of the most talked about safety tragedies of 20th century. The sinking of [...]
Conducting an ergonomic assessment is a foundational element of the ergonomics process. Your ergonomics improvement efforts will never get off the ground without being able to effectively assess jobs in your workplace for musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risk factors.
Systematically conducting ergonomic risk assessments gives you a clear view of the risk present in your workplace. This [...]
The family of a man who worked at a slaughterhouse is suing his former employer, claiming excessive overtime hours doing strenuous work in cold conditions contributed to his death.
The family of Bao Min Cheng filed the suit against Hallmark Poultry Processor Ltd. in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada.
The lawsuit says Cheng died [...]
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1. India’s new forest laws are criminalising tribes’ once-normal livelihoods “India has forest coverage of 23% and more than 200 million live in and around these forests and depend on them for their life, livelihood and cultural identity. But under the banner (some call it “guise”) of scientific management of forests, the intended objectives of […]
Under threat of significant financial losses, conflicting reports of what caused the October 28 (2014) Antares rocket crash have emerged – one from its manufacturer, Orbital ATK, and the other from its engine’s maker, Aerojet Rocketdyne. Reuters reports, Ronald Grabe, Orbital’s executive vice president and president of its flight systems group, told the annual Space […]