Oddly enough

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Women in Science – a Hard-to-Break Glass Ceiling

Although it has been noted and denounced for years, women remain underrepresented in the fields of science and research. Despite the existence of disparities between countries, the underlying trend remains the same: the level of education of young women is increasing without significant effects on the number of researchers or laureates in the sciences.   […]


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A Shower of Shooting Stars on Demand – It Can Be Done!

A Japanese company has embarked on the original project of artificially creating showers of shooting stars from space. When entering the atmosphere, tiny balls ejected from microsatellites will illuminate the sky and offer an extraordinary show 100 km in all directions.    The genesis of the project In 2011, Tokyo University astronomer Lena Okajima decided […]


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Between Alarm and Wonder for the Most Unusual Airports

There are some airports around the world that require an uncommon degree of composure on the part of the pilots. Between landings in the globe’s highest mountain ranges and those just a few metres from a beach or facing a cliff, there are big challenges for those who have our lives in their hands. So […]


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Employees, Dare to Enjoy a Siesta During the Day

Difficult nights, insomnia, exhausting daily commutes, night work… there are many reasons why you might be tired at work. If coffee, a chocolate bar or energy drink are no longer enough, the time may have come to consider the benefits of having a nap during the day. Some brief tips so you can dare to […]


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Ambitions and challenges ahead for the conquest of Mars

The conquest of the planet Mars is well underway around the world. The United States, United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, Russia, China… all are redoubling their energy and strategies to be the first to put a satellite in orbit around the Red Planet, to send a first unmanned mission and, the Holy Grail, to put […]


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Teamwork : What chickens have taught us!

Select the best candidates, put them together and you have a super teamwork! True? Perhaps, but the equation is not that simple, especially if one looks at the recent results of a study on the issue, one that included chickens. Focusing on the notion of productivity, William Muir, a scientist at Purdue University in the […]


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Delta receives 22,000 applications for 300 flight attendant openings

Delta Airlines received no less than 22,000 applications for 300 cabin crew openings in one week, “at the rate of 2 CVs per minute”, reported the American company’s CEO. In 2010, the company had received a similar tsunami, with 100,000 applications for 1,000 openings advertised. US Airways experienced a similar phenomenon with 14,000 applications for […]


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