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Published on 12:24 GMT
How to fight racism using science
It seems we can’t move for comments about race dominating our media landscape, be it about an actor formerly known as a princess, or by an actor previously unknown to anyone outside of his famous acting dynasty. These are fractious times, and such debates …Source: News
Published on 14:31 GMT
Virginia schools steer students to computer science careers
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – A dozen flyers are taped to the window of Jay Mathis’ computer lab at Blacksburg High School. Each sheet, marked at the bottom with the logo of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, publicizes nuggets about various …Source: Washington Times
Published on 14:38 GMT
Is there a science behind creating pop hits?
When you win a Grammy, the judges tell you that your song or your album was the best of the year. But they don’t tell you why. They don’t tell you what they liked about it. But surely there’s a science to writing a hit song? David Pogue went on …Source: CBS News
Published on 10:05 GMT
Scientists say this planet could unlock insights about Earth CBS News – msnNOW
Click to expand UP NEXT Scientists say Venus may hold important insights into some of humanity’s biggest challenges. As NASA gears up for its Mars 2020 mission, CBS News’ Jeff Glor spoke to some who are looking to Earth’s mysterious neighbor. …Source: Google
Published on 09:06 GMT
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science reveals new STEM exhibit “The Robot Zoo”
Posted: Jan 25, 2020 / 08:10 PM CST / Updated: Jan 25, 2020 / 08:14 PM CST JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is excited to present a new award-winning …Source: WJTV
Published on 07:22 GMT
These scientists think Australia’s in a ‘bushfire spiral’. They have a plan
It is atop a narrow road running along a ridgeline a few kilometres out of Kinglake, about 50 kilometres northeast of Melbourne, that things start to get really, really scary. In 2009’s Black Saturday blazes, the houses along Pine Ridge Road were …Source: Stuff
Published on 10:01 GMT
Want to have a healthy social life? Science says you should sleep more
By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: January 26, 2020 2:30:25 pm Proper sleep can make you less irritable and aggressive. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) You sleep some, you gain a lot. That sleeping is important for the overall well-being is a known …Source: Indian Express
Published on 13:11 GMT
Lake research video translated into Ojibway to help promote language as well as science
An environmental science video has been translated to Ojibway and the creators are hoping it sparks youth interest in science and language revitalization. “We really believe that language is an essential part of culture and any way that we can help …Source: CBC
Published on 08:55 GMT
Newport News schools host science, engineering and technology fair
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (WAVY) – Students in Newport News got the chance to show off their science skills on Saturday, as part of the 39th all-city science, engineering, and technology fair. The students presented the results of their scientific investigations at …Source: WAVY
Published on 09:10 GMT
Scientists’ eyes on the clouds
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s WP-3D Orion aircraft. (Picture by Christoff Griffith.) By the start of the hurricane season, scientists are hoping they will be more capable of predicting weather systems. That was revealed yesterday during …Source: Daily Nation
Published on 08:04 GMT
Scientists Use AI to Diagnose Various Types of Cancers
The molecular pathology of cancer is still limited to the use of a small number of biomarkers rather than the examination of all genes. Part of this limitation is due to the challenges of computerised data analysis. To overcome this problem, researchers at …Source: IFP News
Published on 04:38 GMT
Scientists Detect Nanoparticles of Fungal Spores in Atmosphere
Tech 04:02 GMT 26.01.2020Get short URL The new study suggests that the atmosphere might contain two to three times more in the way of fungal spore fragments than previously thought. These cell nanoparticles contribute to asthma and allergic reactions, but …Source: Sputnik International
Published on 02:13 GMT
Scientists to search for relatives of extinct tortoises
Scientists to search for relatives of extinct tortoises QUITO: A scientific expedition to the Galapagos Islands will spend ten days searching for relatives of two tortoise species believed to be extinct, including those of the archipelago´s Lonesome George …Source: The News International
Published on 03:11 GMT
Monty Python star Terry Jones chose to donate his brain to science before his death aged 77
The comedian was born in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, in 1942, moving to Claygate, Surrey, at the age of five. At Oxford University he became involved in the theatre scene and met fellow Python-to-be Michael Palin, with whom he went on to write TV series …Source: Charleston Daily Mail
Published on 01:14 GMT
Young innovators appeal for regular mentoring in science, technology
Oysters and Pearls Uganda a Gulu based science and technology NGO mentors technology innovation among young generation. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dozens of school-going youths are calling for regular science and technology innovation mentoring …Source: Independent
Published on 01:11 GMT
Hundreds of Students Participate in Science Olympiad
Published on 01:02 GMT
Cambrian College introduces new general arts and science program with Indigenous specialization
Published on: January 25, 2020 | Last Updated: January 25, 2020 4:44 PM EST Bradie Granger Cambrian College is offering a new program this September to provide Indigenous students a unique, culturally relevant pathway to a college education. The one-year …Source: Sudbury Star
Published on 02:06 GMT
Forensic science: How pollen is a silent witness to solving murders
Image copyright Patricia Wiltshire Image caption Prof Patricia Wiltshire giving advice to archaeologists in the early 1990s She is one of the world’s leading forensic ecologists who has helped gather evidence for some of the highest-profile murder …Source: News
Published on Jan 25, 2020
The Powerful Science Behind Napping
It happens every afternoon – you’re in the office and you hit the mid-afternoon slump when your energy declines, your stress from the day is at its peak, and you just can’t stop yawning. If taking a quick nap sounds like the perfect solution, you’re onto …
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