Bone proteins may tell how long a corpse was swimming with the fishes

Ordinarily, when a body is found, the time of death is estimated via insect activity or body temperature. Unfortunately, that doesn't apply if the corpse is in the water. Now, a new study suggests that bone proteins could still provide at least part of the answer.

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COVID-19: Summer internships aren’t going away, but they may look very different this year

The coronavirus quarantine has impacted US summer internships, which are instrumental in establishing a career after graduation. More for CXOs Traditionally, coveted summer internships involve shadowing a seasoned professional mentor,…

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Tiny walking bio-bots get a spinal-cord pep in their step

Six years ago, we first heard about tiny two-legged "bio-bots" that used spinal muscle tissue to walk. Well, they've now received a big upgrade, in the form of spinal cord tissue that essentially makes them self-powered.

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Why policies for extended sick leave and short term disability are critical for organizations

Whether it be a global pandemic or a bad flu season, companies can benefit from guidelines around how to handle serious employee illnesses. The coronavirus pandemic has moved employees out…

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SpaceX will use sun visors to darken future Starlink satellites

SpaceX has announced that it will mount a sun visor on each of its Starlink satellites and have them perform controlled maneuvers, to make them less visible to the public and astronomers making detailed observations of the night sky.

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PwC repurposes IoT platform to make contact tracking faster and easier for employers

The Shanghai office is beta testing the first enterprise-level service to help corporations identify and manage coronavirus cases among employees. PwC is betting that employers are the best choice for…

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