Low wages are due to low productivity: PC boss

“Workers have already helped the economy grow, but they’re not getting their fair share of those productivity gains,” she tweeted last week, showing a comparison of productivity with the WPI. But Mr Brennan said that comparison didn’t tell the full story. “Because [WPI] removes compositional and quality effects, it is actually limited in estimating the … Read more

Monkeypox and Sex: NPR

People are queuing up to receive the monkeypox vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption switch caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images People are queuing up to receive the monkeypox vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Men who have sex with men are still, overwhelmingly, the people most affected by monkeypox, according to the World Health Organization. And that has … Read more

Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘provocation’ during UN visit, warning of nuclear disaster

Russia has warned of the risk of a man-made nuclear disaster at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant and accused Ukraine of planning a “provocation” during a visit by the United Nations Secretary-General. Most important points: Russia and Ukraine blame each other for nuclear plant shelling Russia has made unverified claims Ukraine will stage ‘minor incident’ … Read more

Taylor Lautner Is Getting Married And His Wife’s Name Could Be Super Awkward

‘Twilight’ star Taylor Lautner is getting married to someone whose name can make social outings confusing. Lautner discussed his proposal to Taylor Dome during an appearance last week on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.” Lautner showed photos of his 2021 proposal to Dome, a nurse he’s reportedly dating since 2018, in front of a neon “Lautner” … Read more

Marc Cucurella: Chelsea defender says Cristian Romero’s hair pulling was a referee and VAR mistake | Football news

Chelsea defender Marc Cucurella says Cristian Romero’s hair pull on him was “obvious” – labeling the decision not to punish the Tottenham defender as a “referee and VAR foul”. Last weekend’s Super Sunday clash between Chelsea and Tottenham turned into drama when Romero was not penalized for pulling Cucurella’s hair when the Spurs attacked a … Read more

Turkey shocks markets with interest rate cut close to 80% despite inflation

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Sweet Nacho | Reuters Turkey’s central bank shocked markets on Thursday with a cut in its policy rate, despite inflation in the country nearing 80%. The country’s currency, the lira, fell 0.9% against the dollar, trading at more than … Read more

Bioengineered corneal tissue implantation restores vision in advanced keratoconus

In a recent study published in Nature Biotechnologyresearchers have bioengineered corneal tissue for minimally invasive vision restoration. Study: Bioengineered corneal tissue for minimally invasive vision restoration in advanced keratoconus in two clinical cohorts. Image Credit: Garna Zarina/Shutterstock Poor refractive function and loss of corneal transparency are the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Although it can … Read more

Rivers, lakes dry up during drought

Due to the drought in parts of North America, Europe and Asia, lakes, reservoirs and rivers are much lower than normal. The dry conditions create problems for people who depend on the water for grazing animals and transporting goods. Some regions are being forced to supply water to those in need, while others are resorting … Read more