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Standardized assessment for students graduating from UK medical schools
SCIENCE DAILY A new study describes a standardized assessment that ensures that students who graduate from UK medical schools have achieved a minimum standard of knowledge and skill related to prescribing medications. 5 days
Researchers develop new biomedical polymer to treat atherosclerosis
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PHYS.ORG Despite decades of educational reform and legal efforts, many U.S. schools are experiencing increasing segregation, with 16 percent of public schools serving both minority and high... 4 days
Schools using smart phone technology against sex assaults
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Dietician addresses lack of healthy vegetable education in intermediate schools
PHYS.ORG A Massey University dietitian is concerned at the lack of skills taught to intermediate school children about creating and cooking simple meals using vegetables. 4 days
New nano-polymer could prevent heart failure
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) and the Sheba Medical Center have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis and prevent heart failure with a new biomedical polymer that reduces arterial plaque and inflammation in the cardiovascular... 5 days
Researchers seek atomistic insights into ferroelectric materials
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Apple's gift to schools: Free app development curriculum
PHYS.ORG Apple is creating a new curriculum designed to teach mobile app development to high school and college students with little to no prior coding experience. 2 days
A new method for creating safer induced pluripotent stem cells
PHYS.ORG Induced pluripotent stem cells (IPSCs) hold great promise in regenerative medicine, personalized medicine and drug discovery. However, while avoiding the ethical controversies associated with embryonic stem cells, they... 3 days
Health care providers should review Ebola response plans to avoid mistakes, say experts
NEWS MEDICAL With an Ebola outbreak underway in the Democratic Republic of Congo, experts say health care providers should review their Ebola response plans now to... 1 day
Research reveals insights into optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures
PHYS.ORG University of Arkansas researchers have helped define the optical properties of plasmonic nanostructures, work that could lead to improved sensors in security and biomedical devices, and have applications in solar... 4 days
Odd-petal-number states and persistent flows in spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates
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Cooking for longer time and adding onion could improve beneficial effects of tomato sofrito
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New study finds $1m-per-mile economic impact of TVA reservoirs
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Skip the Juice for Babies Under 1, Pediatricians Say
LIVE SCIENCE New recommendations from pediatricians set limits on how much juice kids of every age should drink. 5 days
How to talk to kids about the Manchester terror attack
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Medical News Today: Oxytocin: The 'relationship crisis hormone'?
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Medical News Today: Avoid fruit juice up to the age of 1 year, say the AAP
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The perils of publishing location data for endangered species
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Genetic risk factor for equine eye cancer identified
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Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1
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The mystery of quantum computers
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New technique could increase success rate, life span of implantable devices
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Designing games that change perceptions, opinions and even players' real-life actions
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Launch of space-debris-removal experiment delayed due to safety reviews
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Tornado spawning Eastern US storms examined by GPM satellite
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Conch shells spill the secret to their toughness
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Researchers help provide first glimpse of organelles in action inside living cells
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Collapsing star gives birth to a black hole
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