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Workers are 13% More Productive When Happy, Study Finds

Posted: 01 Nov 2019 12:10 PM PDT

Workers make around 13% more sales in weeks where they report being happy compared to weeks when they are unhappy, according to a study by researchers from the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Netherlands. “We found that when workers are happier, they work faster by making more calls per hour worked and, importantly, […]
Researchers Develop Electronic Tattoo-Like Stopwatch

Posted: 01 Nov 2019 09:12 AM PDT

A team of scientists from Nanjing University and Lanzhou University of Technology has developed a stretchable light-emitting device that operates at low voltages and is safe for human skin. Alternating current electroluminescent displays (ACELs) are an emerging form of light-emitting device. They can be stuck on skin or other surfaces like a temporary tattoo. However, […]
Rhinoceroses Lived in Yukon Territory 8-9 Million Years Ago

Posted: 01 Nov 2019 06:26 AM PDT

The fossil tooth fragments from extinct rhinoceroses that lived 8-9 million years ago have been found in Canada’s Yukon Territory. The fossils were originally discovered by schoolteacher Joan Hodgins and her students in 1973. “In the Yukon, we have truckloads of fossils from ice age mammals like woolly mammoths, ancient horses and ferocious lions,” said […]
New Class of Low-Mass Black Holes May Exist, Astronomers Say

Posted: 01 Nov 2019 04:48 AM PDT

In a paper published in the November 1, 2019 issue of the journal Science, a team of astronomers offers a new way to search for stellar-mass black holes, and shows that it is possible there is a class of black holes smaller than the smallest known black holes in the Universe. Stellar black holes often […]

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