The 50 most appealing American faculties and universities of 2020 Leave a Comment on The 50 most appealing American faculties and universities of 2020
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Harvard University is the best college in the US. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Education research firm Quacquarelli Symonds shared its first-ever ranking of the best colleges and universities in the United States with Business Insider.The research firm looked at four categories to create an overall index score for 300 universities.At the top of the list was…

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By Brenda Stolyar2020-05-16 21:53:05 UTC Former President Barack Obama delivered a virtual commencement speech on Saturday for over 20,000 students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And with the ongoing pandemic making for a very unpredictable time, he made sure to sprinkle in plenty of sage advice on how to continue forward. The two-hour…

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Photo: Alastiar Pike/AFP (Getty Images)This might not come as a surprise if you ever use Twitter, but it turns out bots are driving the push to “reopen America” on the platform.According to Business Insider, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that about half of more than 200 million tweets related to covid-19 that have been…

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While the idea of baring your soul to a chatbot might seem uncomfortable, sisters Claudia and Carolina Recchi think that might be exactly what college students across the United States need right now. The duo co-founded EdSights in 2017 to support high and medium-risk students to stay in school, and increase university retention rates. EdSights…

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Like many working parents, Vlada Lotkina, the founder and CEO of ClassTag, wanted to be more involved in her daughter’s preschool education. A paper notice about an upcoming field trip, squeezed between messy folders in a backpack, begged for smart technology around parent-teacher communication, she recalls. Lotkina turned to other parents in the preschool class…

Fragments of the Ineffective Sea Scrolls long thought to be clean have textual content that’s invisible to the naked gape Leave a Comment on Fragments of the Ineffective Sea Scrolls long thought to be clean have textual content that’s invisible to the naked gape
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Fragments of the Ineffective Sea Scrolls long thought to be clean have textual content that’s invisible to the naked gape

(CNN)For decades, fragments from the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls were stowed away at the University of Manchester, deemed largely worthless. Yes, they were still significant as authentic fragments of …

Inquire of Finds Vaping Locations an ‘Impossible Quantity of Stress’ on Mouth Micro organism Leave a Comment on Inquire of Finds Vaping Locations an ‘Impossible Quantity of Stress’ on Mouth Micro organism
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Inquire of Finds Vaping Locations an ‘Impossible Quantity of Stress’ on Mouth Micro organism

Photo: Getty ImagesVaping’s potential harms may extend beyond the lungs, a new study published on Wednesday in Science Advances suggests. Looking at the mouths of young healthy vapers, the study found evidence of drastic changes to the oral microbiome—changes that could raise their future risk of gum disease.Smoking is well known to seriously damage our…

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Eric Tarczynski Contributor Eric Tarczynski is the Managing Partner at Contrary, a network-driven venture firm backed by founders from Facebook, Tesla, and many others. Across the country, university campuses are in limbo. The California State University system has committed to online classes in Fall 2020. Northeastern University is reopening as normal. UT Austin is taking…

Feeble Antarctic Ice Sheet Loss Dwarfs Current Melting, Peer Finds Leave a Comment on Feeble Antarctic Ice Sheet Loss Dwarfs Current Melting, Peer Finds
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View from Agulhas II, the ship from which the AUVs were deployed.Photo: Julian DowdeswellMore than a year ago, researcher Julian Dowdeswell boarded a research vessel at the edge of the Fimbul ice shelf to the east of the Antarctic Peninsula. He and six other scientists with the University of Cambridge were setting off as part…

Robotic exosuits show shroud ‘prompt improvements’ to strolling speeds of stroke survivors Leave a Comment on Robotic exosuits show shroud ‘prompt improvements’ to strolling speeds of stroke survivors
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A new small study out of Harvard and Boston University is targeting the use of soft robotic exosuits among stroke survivors. The aim is to demonstrate how such technologies could impact the rehabilitation of patients suffering hemiparesis, a kind of paralysis that impacts muscles and limbs on one side of the body. The results so…