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Chefs Move To Schools Can Increase School Meal Participation

Chefs Move To Schools Can Increase School Meal Participation And Vegetable Intake Among Students

Gourmet pizza in school? According to a new Food and Brand Lab pilot study, published in Appetite, chef-made meals can increase participation in the National School Lunch Program by 9% and overall...

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Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk Of Depression

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research.

Study First To Use Brain Scans To Forecast Early Reading

UC San Francisco researchers have used brain scans to predict how young children learn to read, giving clinicians a possible tool to spot children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties before they experience reading challenges.

Teachers Quitting Due To High-stakes Testing Declining Pay

Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts.

Exercise Before School Could Help Reduce ADHD Symptoms In

Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Kickstarter Campaign Launched For Second Version Of

Kickstarter has become the go-to crowdfunding source for everything from startup businesses to college research projects. One of the newest projects, started by UC San Diego computer science students, is for a video game called CodeSpells.

Many Children With Asthma Food Allergies Lack School

Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs and handle medical emergencies related to often life-threatening medical conditions

Students Report Greater Learning Gains In Traditional

Students taking traditional, in-class science courses reported higher perceived learning gains than students enrolled in online distance education science courses.

UH Researcher Looks At The Future Of Higher Education

Most forecasts about the future of higher education have focused on how the institutions themselves will be affected – including the possibility of less demand for classes on campus and fewer tenured faculty members as people take courses online. Some changes already have begun.

More Than Half Of Biology Majors Are Women Yet Gender Gaps

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are traditionally heavily dominated by males, which is of great concern to universities as they try to improve student retention and achievement. One exception to that trend is in the field of biology.


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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

- Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)
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