Bills on pig-stealing, rural mental health funding advance in House on Friday

Utah lawmakers on Friday approved funding for two additional mental health crisis response teams for Cache County and the Uintah Basin. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Approximate reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — House lawmakers wrapped up the second week of the current legislative session by approving funding for mental health crisis shelters … Read more

The workforce is failing women. Business leaders can stop it

The last few years have shed a brighter light on the experience of women in the workplace: we are exhausted, underpaid and constantly fighting for basic rights. In fact, we’re in the depths of “giving it up”: one in three women wants to change careers or leave the workforce altogether, joining the millions of women … Read more

The workforce is failing women. Business leaders can stop it

The last few years have shed a brighter light on the experience of women in the workplace: we are exhausted, underpaid and constantly fighting for basic rights. In fact, we’re in the depths of “giving it up”: one in three women wants to change careers or leave the workforce altogether, joining the millions of women … Read more

The workforce is failing women. Business leaders can stop it

The last few years have shed a brighter light on the experience of women in the workplace: we are exhausted, underpaid and constantly fighting for basic rights. In fact, we’re in the depths of “giving it up”: one in three women wants to change careers or leave the workforce altogether, joining the millions of women … Read more

Who’s Who: Deema Al-Athel, Technology Services Delivery Leader at IBM

Financing opportunities are boosting investment in the Saudi real estate sector, say experts at the Riyadh forum RIYADH: The second Future of Real Estate Forum concluded in Riyadh on Wednesday after the participation of 30 countries and 100 speakers representing the public and private sectors, along with leading economic experts, investors and decision makers, both … Read more

Gen Z has new “retro” technology to obsess over

Camila Cabello with her flip phone. “I’m the flip phone revolution team,” singer Camila Cabello tweeted Thursday, posing with a vintage TCL flip phone. “Maybe I can write the theme song.” (Camila Cabello via Twitter) Approximate reading time: 7-8 minutes ATLANTA – First, it was disposable cameras. Back then, it was low-waisted jeans. Now, Gen-Z’s … Read more

Sitting too much is bad for your health, but offsetting the effects is easy, a study shows

The scientific community has known for decades that sitting can increase the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. New research says reducing risk is easy. (Mac Duong Vu, Alamy) Approximate reading time: 5-6 minutes ATLANTA — Sure, you’ve heard about the dangers of sitting all day, but with most … Read more

Science summary: Danish scientists play key role in redrawing map in fight against diseases like Alzheimer’s and MS

American and Danish scientists did not expect to make a startling new discovery when they decided to remove the brain of a corpse by cutting off the entire head. Normally, scientists simply remove the brain, but cutting off the entire head reveals a layer of cells not previously discovered: a fourth meninge that undoubtedly plays … Read more

Foodics to become the leading food technology company in the region

RIYADH: Preparations are nearing completion ahead of the 44th Conference of the International Energy Economics Association, which will be held in Riyadh at the King Abdullah Petroleum Research Center from February 4-9. Held in the Middle East and North Africa for the first time under the theme “Pathways to a clean, stable and sustainable energy … Read more

Tech executives signal spending in 2023 even amid massive layoffs

FAANG stocks listed on Nasdaq. Adam Jeffrey | CNBC As the potential for a recession and a drop in consumer spending grows, companies across sectors are signaling they are cutting costs and either slowing hiring or laying off workers through 2023. But tech executives say they expect to spend more on key initiatives such as … Read more