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Has the EU’s Graphene Flagship hit its 10-year targets?

In the spring of 2010, physicist Jari Kinaret received an email from the European Commission. The EU’s executive arm was seeking pitches from scientists for ambitious new megaprojects. Known as flagships, the initiatives would focus on innovations that could transform Europe’s scientific and industrial landscape. Kinaret, a professor at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden,… Read More »

Average US worker won’t take new job for less than $74K as salary demands hit new record: Fed survey

Dan Roccato, a finance professor at the University of San Diego, argues not enough Americans are working after a recent Federal Reserve survey showed the average worker won’t accept less than $73,600. American job hunters set a new record for salary expectations. The average reservation wage – the lowest wage respondents would be willing to… Read More »

Paying farmers to create woodland and wetland is the most cost-effective way to hit UK environment targets: Study

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Incentivizing farmers to restore some land as habitats for nature could deliver UK climate and biodiversity targets at half the taxpayer cost of integrating nature into land managed for food production, according to a new study published today in the journal People and Nature. This research is also being presented today… Read More »