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One of the most common misconceptions regarding inequality consists of thinking that an unequal distribution of resources is the result of an unequal effort […] Read more The post Growing inequalities in science appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Research funding: big vs. little science The mobilization of science for World War One Selective ignorance in science
Spitzer detects proto-planetary collision near new star. Evidence of a proto-planetary collision 1,200 light-years away has been seen near a young sun-like star by […] Read more The post MI Weekly selection #90 appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:MI weekly selection #86 Mysterious vaults and neuronal regeneration Insights into a star forming Universe
Author:. Shaul Katzir is a Marie Curie senior research fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation (M4HUMAN programme), at the Minerva Centre for Humanities – […] Read more The post The mobilization of science for World War One appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Raw Science: The 600,000 year-old human who lost 2 teeth in the II World War. On the generation of problems by 20th century science and technology Selective ignorance in science
Bottles, bags, toys, clothes, prostheses… plastic is everywhere. Its global production has reached the quantity of 288,000,000 tonnes in 2012. Day to day and […] Read more The post Nomadic plastics appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Cellulose conversion to starch, a promising strategy for future global food demand Are we really prepared for bioplastics? Giant squids: keeping an eye on the enemy
In Economics, an efficiency wage is defined as a wage above the equilibrium price paid to obtain a more efficient job from the employee. […] Read more The post The golden goose effect in corruption cases appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:The coffee-ring effect Mandela was right: the Foreign Language Effect What are we talking about when we talk about glass ceilings?
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