Fracking wells and air emissions

Hot on the heels of the weekend’s deluge of fracking stories comes research from the US that suggests chemicals released into the air in the process of hydraulic fracturing could prove a health risk to those living nearby. A three-year study by the Colorado School of Public Health looked at the airborne chemicals released near […]


science and health degrees earn graduates more

The Sunday Star Times has compiled a table (see below)¬†of university degrees and what graduates from these degrees can expect to earn after a year and three years in the workforce respectively. Not surprisingly, science, health and engineering graduates have much better earning potential than those working in tourism, architecture, agriculture, sports, creative arts and […]