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Ergonomics is the practice of designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity, both for productivity and for their health. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics is the practice of designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity, both for productivity and for their health. It is multidisciplinary and draws from a variety of fields as diverse as industrial engineering, computer science, biomechanics, safety engineering,…

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How Controlled Air in Hospitals Keeps You Safe

If you’ve ever walked into a hospital anywhere in the country, you’re probably familiar with the cold, sterilized smell of hospital air. While it isn’t the most pleasant smell in…

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Water: The Mystery of Life

A film entitled Water: The Mystery of Life was circulating on websites in China. The film introduces Japanese scientist Dr. Masaru Emoto’s water experiments. Dr. Emote gained recognition through his research into the properties…

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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics is the practice of designing and organizing workplaces to optimize workers’ capacity, both for productivity and for their health. It is multidisciplinary and draws from a variety of fields…

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2016 Was the Warmest Year on Record

Last year, the Earth sweltered under the hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row, according to U.S. government scientists, raising new concerns about the quickening…

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Is There Really a White Pyramid in China?

Since the end of the Second World War, there have been reports of the existence of giant pyramids in China. One of these is the legendary “White Pyramid of Xi’an.”…

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Source of Mysterious Radio Waves Detected

A team of international astronomers has pinpointed the precise position of one of the most mysterious phenomena in the cosmos: a fast radio burst (FRB). As the name suggests, fast…

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Should We Try to Contact Aliens?

The skies have been scanned for decades looking for any alien messages. While there have been a few exciting moments, they have all ended in failure. Now, scientists from a…