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Exposing Companies That Pay Women Less Than Men

How the British government is addressing a global problem<p>It’s often considered gauche to ask people about their salaries, but the British government is planning to do just that. In a bid to combat the gender pay gap, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday that his government will …

Employment

Do You Smoke? uBiome Wants To Study Your Mouthome

Studying the relationship between what you do with your mouth and what lives there<p>If you've ever wondered what bacteria are currently taking up residence inside your mouth, you are in luck. uBiome, a biotech startup based in San Francisco, is eager to find out, and is willing to let you in on the …

San Francisco

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

Indian brothers arrested over alleged kidnap and rape of Japanese student

Tour guides Sajid and Jawed Khan accused of confining and repeatedly raping woman near Buddhist site of Bodh Gaya<p>Police in India have arrested two brothers and three other men over the kidnap and rape a Japanese student over three weeks near a Buddhist pilgrimage site.<p>The 22-year-old was held …

Crime

Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Spurs New German Tank Design

Filling a Fulda Gap in future defenses<p>Germany’s parliament just submitted a budget request to develop a new tank. Nestled inside the budget committee report is the call for a Leopard III development program, to create a new “Kampfpanzer” or battle tank. Spotted at Defence Blog, the proposal to …