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US kids read little on e-readers, tablets: study

Two-thirds of young children in the United States now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use the device to read, a research institute said in a study published Friday.

Jan 24, 2014
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Crowdsourcing a living map of world health

What if by collecting data from mobile medical apps on cell phones around the world, we could map significant problems and see the flu coming like a giant whirling hurricane? A team of engineers, biologists ...

Jan 22, 2014
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Learning molecular models from data

Dr. Heinz Koeppl is part of a new team of scientists at IBM's Zurich research lab focused on systems biology and he is not afraid to claim that one day, soon, advanced biological processes, like cell mitosis, will be represented ...

Jan 14, 2014
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Teachers become healthier when they learn

Several studies have indicated a connection between learning and health. In a recently published study from University West and Linnaeus University the researchers found that the health of school teachers ...

Mar 02, 2015
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Technology changing teacher's role

Along with technological development, traditional teaching methods have been challenged by various technologically enhanced teaching and learning methods. This trend has received mixed reactions: On the one hand it is feared ...

Feb 16, 2015
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Fewer lectures, more group work

Professor Cees van der Vleuten from Maastricht University is a Visiting Professor at Wits University who believes that learning should be student centred.

Dec 18, 2014
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