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Magnifying Smartphone Screen Apps For Visually Impaired, Online Anti-Bullying Programs, A One Atom Engine and more in the Technology News Source

Magnifying Smartphone Screen Apps For Visually Impaired, Online Anti-Bullying Programs, A One Atom Engine and more in the Technology News Source

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Time Spent Working Rotating Night Shift and Risk of Heart Disease

Among female registered nurses, working a rotating night shift for 5 years or more was associated with a small increase in the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study appearing in the April 26 issue of JAMA.

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Early Analysis of Seattle's $15 Wage Law: Effect on Prices Minimal One Year After Implementation

Most Seattle employers surveyed in a University of Washington-led study said in 2015 they'd raise prices on goods and services to compensate for the city's $15 minimum wage law. But a year after the law's implementation, the study indicates such increases don't seem to be happening.

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Are Children Career Killers?

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Working women who want to minimize career income losses related to motherhood should wait until they are about 30 years old to have their first children, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis.

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Why Education Doesn’t Bring Women Equal Pay

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Women are closing the education gap with men, but a global study on gender equality based on two decades of data from more than 150 countries shows these advances are failing to bring equal access to quality jobs and government representation.

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Can Training Help Make Employees More Resilient?

A five-hour educational program can promote resilience among employees facing downsizing and restructuring, according to a study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

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Standing Up for Comfort

Sit-stand computer workstations are intended to provide a healthier and more comfortable work environment. But how do you find the best setup of workstation components for a standing workstation? And should it be the same as the setup you use when you’re sitting down?

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UA Study Details Brazilians’ Lack of Desire for Children, Marriage

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Researchers compared a 1984 study of Brazilians' mate preferences with one conducted in 2014 to see how an increased population and social shifts, like women holding leadership positions, have affected mating psychology and extant cultural values.

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Supervisors, Coworkers Tolerate Unethical Behavior When Production Is Good, Baylor Study Finds

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A new Baylor University study published in the journal Personnel Psychology investigates why employees’ unethical behaviors may be tolerated versus rejected.

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Running Out of Money Linked to Fear of Death

Roughly 52 percent of American households will not have enough retirement income to maintain their standard of living if they retire at 65.

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You Still May Have to Pay the IRS, and 4 Other Things to Know When Filing a Tax Extension

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Doubts About Career Potential Can Pave Way for Immoral Professional Conduct

For those highly determined to pursue a profession, receiving negative feedback may lead to the endorsement of immoral behavior, a team of researchers has found.

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Best, Worst Employees Work Harder When Ranked

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Can Too Much Talent Harm Your Team's Performance

Research from Columbia Business School shows why a team needs a range of talent levels to be most successful.

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Shuffling May Be Best Cybersecurity Defense

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A team of George Mason researchers proposes a “moving-target” defense against distributed denial-of-service attacks. The defense works by repeatedly shuffling client-to-server assignments to identify and eventually quarantine malicious clients.

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Workplace Status Matters – but Not in the Way You Think

Are employees more likely to help co-workers above them or beneath them in the corporate pecking order? A new study suggests that may be the wrong question to ask. Researchers found that workers are most likely to help colleagues who are moderately distant from themselves in status – both above and below them.

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Seven Tips to Mastering an Online Job Interview

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For current or future job seekers who don’t enjoy being “on camera,” it’s time to move past that insecurity. There’s high probability that your initial interview will take place online.

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What Are the Four Characteristics That Predict a CEO?

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business has identified four factors that predict whether a job candidate will become a CEO and reveal that boards often overweight interpersonal skills when hiring a CEO.

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Johns Hopkins Expert on What, if Anything, Works for Sitting Less at Work

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Companies That Are Interactive, Informative Can Be More Influential

Customers may respond better to social media campaigns and messages from companies that more frequently interact with consumers than companies seen as credible, but less interactive, according to researchers.