Some 20 percent of American workers are currently bound by non-compete agreements. Fourteen percent of them earn less than $40,000 per year, including fast food and warehouse workers, according to the White House.
Warming ocean waters are melting several Antarctic ice shelves faster than previously thought, a new study from NASA and the University of California, Irvine indicates.
Current methods of measuring biodiversity require labor-intensive field research, but a study published Monday suggests there may be a simpler way.
The HI4PI survey improved on the previous hydrogen study, the Leiden-Argentine-Bonn (LAB) survey, by a factor of two in sensitivity and a factor of four in angular resolution. The resulting map was a much clearer and more accurate picture of the galaxy.
Amid criticism of how Mayor Emanuel handled the situation, the Laquan McDonald Act underscores some Chicagoans' sense that officials' 'renewed commitment' toward improving relations with community members has not gone far enough.
Qilinyu rostrata – a bottom-dwelling, armored fish that belongs a prehistoric class known as placoderms – had jaw bones that suggest placoderms played a key role in vertebrate evolution.
Bao Bao, who lives at the Smithsonian National Zoo, and twin cubs at Zoo Atlanta are scheduled to return to China.
The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence will bring together experts from academia, tech, and public policy.
A pair of sexual assaults last month at San Jose State University has prompted a discussion about how colleges should notify their communities about on-campus crimes.
A satanist movement has been garnering attention over the last few years, their practices often shedding light on the proliferation of other more traditional religious practices in public spaces.
Many locals believe that the die-off is the results of sewage runoff from the town of Juliaca. Authorities observed sludge and solid waste during an investigation.
As new evidence of widespread physical and psychological abuse, inadequate medical and mental health care, and poor living conditions began surfacing in August, the government’s denial of any wrongdoing has continued.
The protest has catalyzed many young native people who, frustrated with their circumstances, see an opportunity to fight back against the myriad injustices they and their families have faced for generations.
Leonardo DiCaprio at UN: A lawsuit claims that the actor’s environmental protection charity, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, is one of the businesses to receive donations allegedly embezzled from the 1MDB fund.
In her speech, Michelle Obama called on the country to reassess its moral obligations when casting a vote in the upcoming presidential election.
A team of international scientists was able to created a 3D map and now calculates there are at least 2 trillion galaxies in the universe.
To attract Millennials, companies are offering quirky perks such as bike-sharing memberships and pet insurance. But the largest generation in the workforce is more interested in opportunities for career growth and help with paying off student loans.
This discovery calls into question the commonly held belief that Marco Polo was the first European to travel to Asia in 1300 AD, and suggests that this estimate may be off by more than 1,500 years.
A new study will combine data from NOAA scientists and commercial fishermen to achieve an accurate fish count.
Once just a shopping site, Amazon hopes that Music Unlimited will increase the rate at which customers return to the site and allow it to compete with other streaming services.
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