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1 hr ago | KCRG

Hundreds Debate Diversity Issues at Cedar Rapids Forum

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Diversity is a goal in Cedar Rapids embraced by many in the community including employers.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA, Science, African-American

5 hrs ago | New Scientist

Maths spying: the quandary of working for the spooks

Intelligence agencies hire lots of mathematicians, but would-be employees must realise that their work is misused to snoop on everyone, says Tom Leinster FOR the past 10 months, a major international scandal has engulfed some of the world's largest employers of mathematicians.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Charity , Activism, University of Pittsburgh, Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Math and Science Pay, But High Schoolers Care Less

Math and science are the peas and carrots of the jobs market: great for a career future, but resolutely unpopular with the young.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Science, Parsippany, NJ, Outsourcing

10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

U.S. News Unveils the U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index

April 23, 2014 - Despite multiple initiatives to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in the United States, America is still not producing enough workers to fill current and future STEM jobs, according to the new U.S. News/ Raytheon STEM Index , unveiled today at www.usnews.com/news/stem-index .

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Related Topix: Raytheon, Aerospace-Defense, Science, Financial Markets, Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | Ananova

Budget Deficit Drops By 6% In Last Year

Official figures from the Office for National Statistics said that the shortfall in tax revenues over Government spending fell to 107.7bn in the 12 months to the end of March.

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16 hrs ago | Charleston Daily Mail

Thomas Sowell: Liberal programs create a income inequalitya

So there is nothing surprising about its being pushed hard this election year. If nothing else, it is a much-needed distraction from the disasters of Obamacare and the various IRS, Benghazi and other Obama administration scandals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The American Scholar

Hey Good Lookin'

When I heard soprano Lianna Levine sing Handel's cantata Mi palpita il cor , tears fell from my eyes.

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The Chronicle Herald

a Quick Coffee: Less populous means less prosperous

He's a man worth listening to for a whole range of reasons: a former dean of the faculty of management at Dalhousie University and deputy minister of development for the province, he's written highfalutin textbooks and reports and was part of "four or five" economic development strategies for Nova Scotia conducted long before Ray Ivany tabled his.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran's Unemployment Statistics for 2013: Women's Unemployment Rate Rises Further

The latest figures published by the Iran Statistical Center indicate that the average rate of unemployment in 2013 for women had risen to be twice as high as those for men.

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Quirks Marketing Rsch Review

Satisfying stats: How numbers helped a diner optimize its menu

This article addresses the changing role of statistics in marketing research and uses menu optimization for the fictional Johnny's American Diner to demonstrate how numbers can tell an engaging and actionable story.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science

Trend

Children account for 30 percent of population in Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Children account for 30 percent of the population in Turkey, according to the 2013 statistics of the country's Statistical Institute.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Azerbaijan, Science

KurzweilAI.net

Creating spontaneous 'cell' division in artificial cell models

Scientists of the International School for Advanced Studies of Triest have taken a first step toward the creation of functioning artificial cells by reproducing motility in their computer models, causing the "cells" to divide spontaneously without the action of external forces Droplets of filamentous material enclosed in a lipid membrane are the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS Local

Restricting Advanced Placement Courses

Walter Fields and his wife are proud of their daughter, a sophomore at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, a good math student - scoring proficiency on state tests and earning an A in 8th grade algebra.

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Related Topix: Maplewood, NJ, Science

KSL-TV

UDOT: BYU-built app 'a game-changer' in traffic safety

Three professors at BYU have created a traffic crash model that the Utah Department of Transportation calls "a game-changer" for making roads safer and saving lives.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Business Journal

Monday Map: Where Austin's tech workers live

North and west of Austin are several neighborhoods heavy with tech talent. How to hire them is up to you.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Science

Mercury-Register

Most of state's cities haven't recovered lost jobs

Only eight of California's 25 metropolitan statistical areas have recovered all of the jobs lost during the Recession, according to a report from the State Controller's Office report released last week.

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Related Topix: California, Science, San Francisco, CA, Chico, CA

New Scientist

Smallest subversive: Mathematical fight for our world

At stake in the fierce 17th-century debate over a mathematical concept was nothing less than our modern world, says Amir Alexander in Infinitesimal DID you know that every time you use your cellphone, you strike a blow for republicanism against both monarchy and a fixed Divine Order? Historian Amir Alexander sets out why this is so in his book ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Science

Independent Women's Forum

Solution to Inequality: Two-Parent Families

President Obama has made "inequality" his second term cause. It is ironic then that his policies promote government dependence and that his party relies on the lopsided votes of unmarried women with children.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Science, University of Arkansas, Family, Kids, Parenting, New York University

Go Local

College Admissions: Will The New SAT Be Easier? Not Likely

Wednesday, the Collegeboard released more details and sample questions for the new SAT that is currently in development.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Former Norfolk JCC site is re-sculptured

"Tree" is one of two STEM sculptures donated to the city by local artist Anton Bakker.

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