Study: Cars warm climate more than planes

A trip in a car increases global temperatures more than the same trip by airplane, although the flight has a more immediate impact, U.S. researchers say. In the short run, traveling by air has a larger adverse climate impact because airplanes strongly affect short-lived warming processes at high altitudes, a study in the Journal Environmental …

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Gender equality

The gender pay gap in Singapore has not improved in the last 10 years, with men still earning nearly 20 per cent more than women, according to a study by consumer research firm ValuePenguin. ...report does not say if national service contributes in any way to the gender wage gap in Singapore, for instance, with …

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MCI (mild cognitive impairment)

Disagreement in medical views... “MCI is an intermediate stage between the normal ageing of the brain and the more pronounced cognitive decline caused by dementia,” says Dr Nagaendran Kandiah, Senior Consultant at the Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), a member of the SingHealth​ group. There is no known cause for this condition. However, Dr Kandiah says, “Increasing …

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Deterrent sentencing

杀一儆百 - Literally: Kill one, warn hundred. 「最近治安不好,主张掳人勒赎者一律处以死刑,以收杀一儆百之效。」 Due to poor public safety recently, some have advocated the death penalty for kidnappers so as to attain a deterrent effect. Ministry of Education, Republic of China, Taiwan – original in Traditional Chinese script. Regina v Wayne Evans [2017] EWCA Crim 139, 14 February 2017 - Wayne …

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Pain Management

"书到用时方恨少" (Chinese saying) - It is only when it comes time to apply knowledge that you regret not acquiring enough of it. 「每当造句写不出来时,就有书到用时方恨少的苦恼。」- Every time I am unable to construct a sentence, I become vexed at my lacking knowledge. Wikitionary. 20 Sep 2016. and Ministry of Education, Republic of China, Taiwan - original in Traditional Chinese …

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