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Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

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Biodegradable Silk-Based Clingfilm Could Cut Food Waste Around The World

Scientists have invented a new silk-based alternative to clingfilm they claim can preserve food without refrigeration for more than a week. Biomedical engineers, from Tufts University in America, say the edible, biodegradable silk solution is so thin it is virtually invisible to the eye.  They hope the material will be beneficial to the environment and…

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