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  • Using time management to improve study

    Using time management to improve study

    via The New Times: With the end of year examinations upon us, education experts say it’s important for teachers and students to manage their time well so that they don’t end up stressed or overwhelmed. Why it’s important Francois Xavier Ngabonzima, a biology teacher, says when one manages their time well, they accomplish more tasks in a short period of time; and by doing so, it gives room for free time. For students, he says, time […]

  • Quantum Biology: Spooky, Mysterious, and Fundamental to Life Itself

    Quantum Biology: Spooky, Mysterious, and Fundamental to Life Itself

    via Interesting Engineering: As little as a decade ago, scientists were sure that the chemistry of life and the weird chemistry of the quantum world were completely separate things. Quantum effects were usually observed only on the nanometer scale, surrounded by hard vacuum, ultra-low temperatures, and a tightly controlled laboratory environment. Biology, however, is a macroscopic world that is warm, messy, and anything but controlled. It seemed elementary that a quantum phenomenon such as ‘coherence’, in […]

  • Career Advice: Real Talk On How To Be Young And In Charge

    Career Advice: Real Talk On How To Be Young And In Charge

    via Cosmopolitan: As cray-town as it may seem, in the not-too-distant future, you could find yourself being the boss. In fact, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 38 per cent of workers already report to someone younger than them-​selves, up from 34 per cent in 2012. But just because you’re more likely to become the boss of your peers or elders, that doesn’t mean you can shortcut the skills needed to oversee a team. And when […]

  • Nature has something to tell us. It’s time we listened.

    Nature has something to tell us. It’s time we listened.

    via The Washington Post: John McKinney is the author of 30 books about hiking, including “Hiking on the Edge: Dreams, Schemes, and 1600 Miles on the California Coastal Trail.” Not so long ago, California wildfires knew their place. They burned wilderness areas, national forests and remote, sparsely inhabited canyons far from population centers. Sometimes cabins would burn, even homes when sparks flew and landed on the wooden shake roofs that were still allowed back in those […]

  • Archaeologists Uncover Remnants of Ancient City of Tenea

    Archaeologists Uncover Remnants of Ancient City of Tenea

    via Sci News: Tenea was an ancient Greek (then Roman) city founded in the 12th or 13th century BC. It is believed that the first inhabitants were former Trojan prisoners to whom Agamemnon, King of nearby Mycenae, permitted to build their own town after the Trojan War. Hence the name Tenea resembles that of Tenedos, their home-town. “The fall of Troy, according to myth, led Aeneas to found the city of Rome. It also inspired Agamemnon […]