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  • Women in Life Sciences Suffer Salary Gap

    Women conducting research in the life sciences receive on average about $13,000 less than their male counterparts--a salary gap that can't be explained by productivity or other professional factors.

  • Microsoft Backs Digital Due Process Initiative

    Microsoft this week joined a coalition to encourage Congress to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. The Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition wants to ensure that data associated with cloud computing services receive the same level of privacy protections as data stored on PCs in homes.

  • U Toledo Powered by Solar and Wind

    The University of Toledo has just installed solar and wind power at its Scott Park Campus of Energy and Innovation in Toledo, OH. This particular campus serves as an alternative energy laboratory for teaching, research, and demonstration, as well as to generate energy and reduce the university's carbon footprint.

  • Adobe Intros Creative Suite 5, Launches New Education Resources

    Adobe has announced the new Creative Suite 5 and, with it, major new versions of each of the core applications in the suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and After Effects. They include a wide variety of improvements, from enhanced image editing capabilities in Photoshop to new rotoscoping tools in After Effects--not to mention iPhone application in Flash.