Thursday, November 21, 2019
Tags Policy/ethics

Tag: policy/ethics

One day of employment a week is all we need for...

As automation advances, predictions of a jobless future have some fearing unrest from mass unemployment, while others imagine a more contented work-free society. Aside...

‘Power shift’ needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report...

"Power shift" needed to improve gender balance in energy research, report saysWomen still face significant barriers in forging successful and influential careers in UK...

USC study finds e-cigarette cartoon ads may increase likelihood of vaping

Like the infamous "Joe Camel" advertisements for cigarettes in the 1980s and 90s, the use of cartoon characters in ads for e-cigarettes and e-liquids...

How nurses bring clarity to the nature of social change

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2019) - History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public...

Exploring the causes of persistent corruption

Corruption affects all of us. It impedes equitable development, destabilizes societies, and undermines the institutions and values of democracy. It is viewed by many...

Courts’ sentencing of Hispanic defendants differs by destination, citizenship, year

In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We...

Policies encouraging healthy eating could greatly cut cancer-related costs

Baltimore (June 9, 2019) - The foods we eat can play an important role in preventing cancer. New modeling research presented at Nutrition...

Do policies targeting sugary drinks pay off?

Baltimore (June 9, 2019) - Drinks with added sugar, also known as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), are one of the largest sources of...

Somebody’s watching you: The surveillance of self-driving cars

Picture the future, where driving is a thing of the past. You can hop in your car or one from a ride-share, buckle up...

Scientists call on funders to make research freely available immediately

Scientific research usually takes months to be published by academic journals, and once it is, many of the papers can only be read by...