“While ancient Mars may have had surface seas or an ocean, the possibility of an ocean under the ice cap—combined with the discovery of organic molecules at Gail crater by Curiosity—raises the possibility of microbial life existing on Mars at the present time.”
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Helen Nissenbaum, an information science professor at Cornell Tech, refers to the foundation of our digital-privacy expectations as “contextual integrity”. When we reveal information in one context, we trust that it won’t pop up to surprise us in another.
In many European countries, the salary gap between CEOs and their employees is less than half of what it is in the United States. “They have stronger labor unions over there, which makes a difference,” says Dyson Professor Steven Kyle. “Also, when you have socialists governing, they’re going to jump up and down about these things. And, obviously, we don’t have that.”
Lately, there’s been a critical mass of companies getting into hospitality. “Hotel brands are not overbuilt, but under-demolished,” says Chekitan Dev, professor of marketing at the Hotel School.
Behavioral economist, David Just explains the potential shortcomings in using electronic technology for cooking and comments on how “cookbooks are better at defining themselves around a theme.”
Director of labor education research, Kate Bronfenbrenner, comments on the House race in Wisconsin between two Democrats with close ties to labor unions.
Op-ed by psychology professor, Melissa J. Ferguson, and doctoral student, Stav Atir, on their research showing that men are more likely than women to be referred to by their last-name only — which has implications for eminence, fame, and professional opportunities.
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