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Kolkata, in India, is among the last places that still has rickshaws pulled manually as one of the options for public transport. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

A Tale of Disappearing Jobs

International Workers’ Day or Labor Day, celebrated on May 1st every year, honors the working classes as truly the backbone of every nation. It is a national public holiday in many countries highlighting the success of the labor movements for…

The scientific team found microscopic glass shards that had travelled nearly 9,000 kilometers from the eruption site and landed in the archaeological sediments of two sites on the south coast of South Africa. 
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How Did Early Humans Thrive Through Volcanic Winters?

UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years ago, which created a decades-long volcanic winter. Cleghorn, a UTA associate professor of sociology and anthropology, said:

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A Tale of Disappearing Jobs

International Workers’ Day or Labor Day, celebrated on May 1st every year, honors the working classes as truly the backbone of every nation. It is a national public holiday in…

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How an Unloved Women Saved the State of Qi

During the Warring States Period, in a place called Qi, there once lived an extraordinary woman called Wu Yan. She was still unmarried at the age of 40 because she was…

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How Did Early Humans Thrive Through Volcanic Winters?

UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years ago, which created a decades-long volcanic…

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The Not So Expensive iPhone X

The iPhone X was released last year to much fanfare, as is common to all iPhones. Furthermore, the iPhone X was touted to be unique, as it boasted features such…

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Microsoft Blames the Government for WannaCry

WannaCry ransomware, which caused havoc in the summer of 2017, is a computer virus that infected and spread across 150 countries. According to Forbes, it affected the systems of 48…

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Hubble Captures Most Distant Star Ever Seen

While astronomers routinely study galaxies much farther away, they’re visible only because they glow with the brightness of billions of stars. And a supernova, often brighter than the galaxy in…