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Research suggests that boys have a comparative advantage in math because they’re worse at reading than girls

By Anne workforce / October 29, 2019

REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Alex Tabarrok is the Bartley J. Madden chair in economics and an economics professor at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He’s been writing on the research and economics of gender imbalances in different fields.  Notably, he writes, boys have a “comparative advantage” in math because they are generally worse at reading […]

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Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

By Anne workforce / September 19, 2019

Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says study Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements are needed to drive such change. […]

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What you need to know about NASA’s mission to touch the sun

By Anne workforce / August 12, 2018

A NASA probe is about to launch on a mission to the sun in the name of protecting the Earth. On Saturday, the space agency’s Parker Solar Probe is expected to launch to orbit, beginning its long and winding journey that will eventually allow humanity to touch our nearest star for the first time. SEE […]

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