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Why Do Boards Have So Few Black Directors?

Why Do Boards Have So Few Black Directors? A study of boards in the U.S. reveals the barriers blocking Black directors and suggests a way forward. Barriers include recruitment, onboarding, access to board leadership roles, and board dynamics in which Black directors — and women in particular — report that their contributions are ignored or undermined. However, …

Coelophysis

Coelophysis Advertisement COELOPHYSIS (SEE-loh-FIE-sis) Period: Late Triassic Advertisement Advertisement Order, Suborder, Family: Saurischia, Theropoda, Podokesauridae Location: North America (United States) Length: 10 feet (3 meters) A mass of tangled bodies rolled with a flood, sliding over trees that had fallen into the muddy waters. The rains stopped and hundreds of carcasses of Coelophysis, the nimble …

How Artificial Photosynthesis Works

How Artificial Photosynthesis Works Advertisement If the smartest energy source is one that’s abundant, cheap and clean, then plants are a lot smarter than humans. Over billions of years, they developed perhaps the most efficient power supply in the world: photosynthesis, or the conversion of sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into usable fuel, emitting useful …

Are there military space stations out there?

Are there military space stations out there? Advertisement The idea of space bases piloted by secret military operatives sounds like something out of the latest bestselling thriller. Yet just a few decades ago, such military space stations weren’t so far from reality. In the 1950s and 60s, gove­rnment officials were looking to space to protect …