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Stuffy offices can halve cognitive scores The best way to tackle a tough task at work may be to crack a window and breathe deep. Compared with inhaling fresh air, gulping down the stale air found in conventional office buildings can stifle cognitive function by half, researchers report in Environmental Health Perspectives. The finding suggests […]

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Educating students in a world run by robots

Stop educating students for jobs that won’t exist The robots are coming – and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work. Home-improvement superstore Lowe’s recently began employing robot sales assistants in some of its stores. The robots can answer questions in multiple languages and take customers directly to what they’re looking […]

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