100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below.
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Timeline Shows 3 Paths To COVID-19 Treatment And Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC) In uncertain times, we are witnessing one of the greatest moments in the history of science. Scientists are breaking speed records in their race to develop treatments for the new coronavirus. Some are panning through old molecules hoping to find effective drugs. Others are applying the latest breakthroughs in synthetic biology to engineer sophisticated treatments and vaccines. It's time to end 9-5 office hours: the business case for the five-hour workday When he first heard about the five-hour workday, David Rhoads thought: I want to give this to my employees. David is the CEO of Blue Street Capital, a California-based company that arranges financing for enterprise IT systems. He’s also an avid surfer. So when he saw an article about how Tower Paddle Boards – an online, direct-to-consumer company that sells stand-up paddleboards – had moved to a five-hour workday, he was intrigued. Stephan Aarstol founded Tower in 2010.
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Getting Started with Remote Collaboration Whether it’s budget cuts, travel restrictions, or health concerns, more and more organizations are being forced to experiment with remote work. This is a new dynamic for many teams. For some, this means meetings and workshops are postponed or outright canceled. But for others, they need to continue business as usual from outside the office. People feel worried, disconnected, and unsure of how to continue working.