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An instructor"s guide to reducing college students" stress and anxiety

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, college students were reporting record levels of stress and anxiety. According to the American College Health Association Fall 2018 National College Health Assessment, 63% of U.S. college students experienced overwh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 2nd, 2021

Plant biologists help develop guide for science outreach

What are scientists passionate about? What do they actually do, and why does it matter? Answering questions like these is often part of public outreach efforts that, through demystifying the world of science for non-scientists, can increase appreciat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

Headphone buying guide

In the market for a new pair of headphones? Trying to sift through thousands of brands and countless models can be overwhelming, not to mention exhausting. Our comprehensive buying guide can help......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

Potential-dependent switch aids water-splitting using cobalt-oxide catalysts

Using abundant cobalt and a unique experimental approach to probe ways to speed a sluggish catalytic reaction to harvest hydrogen from water, researchers from Boston College and Yale University discovered a mechanistic switch in the oxygen evolution.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Light guide plate maker GLT expects 10-15% revenue growth in 2021

Light guide plate supplier Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) expects its revenues to expand by 10-15% in 2021, bolstered by growing shipments across its product lineups......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Airborne laser scanning of gaps in Amazon rainforest helps explain tree mortality

A group of researchers led by Brazilians has used an innovative model to map gaps in the Amazon rainforest and identify factors that contribute to tree mortality. Water stress, soil fertility, and anthropic forest degradation have the most influence.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Reducing ocean acidification by removing carbon dioxide: Two targets for cutting-edge research

It is now widely recognized that in order to reach the target of limiting global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels (as the objective of the Paris agreement), cutting the carbon emissions even at an unprecedented pace will not be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Final Fantasy XIV NieR raid guide: How to complete The Tower at Paradigm’s Breach

The Tower at Paradigm's Breach is the last NieR raid of FFXIV: Shadowbringers. Here's how to beat each of its four bosses and end the crossover storyline......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Outriders crafting guide

Crafting in Outriders shouldn't seem daunting. We've laid out a complete Outriders crafting guide detailing each upgrade and where to find the needed materials......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

A beginner’s guide to Tor: How to navigate the underground internet

Privacy is a rare commodity these days. If you need a basic intro into an underground route to the web, we've got the beginner's guide to understanding Tor......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

More exposure to political TV ads heightens anxiety

We've all seen them: political ads on television that promise doom and gloom if Candidate X is elected, and how all your problems will be solved if you choose Candidate Y. And Candidate Y, of course, approves this message......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Students Who Gesture during Learning "Grasp" Concepts Better

Hand movement appears to help in teaching about statistical models -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Biden"s call for gun control "good first steps," says expert

In the wake of several deadly mass shootings, President Biden announced a list of executive orders last Thursday aimed at reducing gun-related violence, and called for Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Biden's orders includ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Scholarships do "remarkably little" to make private schools more socially inclusive, study finds

Private schools are building luxury facilities in an "educational arms race" while minimizing the amount they spend subsiding their fees for less well-off students, research says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Reminder: Student, non-profit, and government discounts available for Extra Crunch

Students, government employees, and members of non-profit organizations can get access to Extra Crunch at a discounted rate of $50/year (plus tax). That’s 50% off our annual price point. You’ll also be grandfathered in at the discounted price for.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Researchers use satellite imagery to track interactions between cows and elk at the interface of wildland and rangeland

Cows don't seem to have a whole lot going on most of the time. They're raised to spend their days grazing in the field, raised for the purpose of providing milk or meat, or producing more cows. So when students in UC Santa Barbara ecologist Doug McCa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 quest locations guide: How to get started

Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 is here, and we've rounded up the quest locations you'll need to unlock big boss battles, the main story, and the final NieR raid......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2021

When rare California toads get thirsty for love, this tiny college helps set the mood

When you're as rare and vulnerable as a black toad, you can't afford to be coy about romance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Paying for whose performance? Teacher incentive pay and the black-white test score gap

Teacher incentive pay programs that focused on raising student achievement in high-need high schools expanded the test score gap between Black and White students by between 64 percent and 85 percent......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Best college laptops in 2021: Best laptops for students

Every college student needs a laptop, but there are so many choices. We've put together a list of the best college laptops for students......»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

PSA: Verizon recalls 2.5M hotspots due to fire concerns, including ones distributed by schools

Verizon has issued a recall for 2.5 million of its Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots today. The models were sold between 2017 and 2021 and have a battery defect that can create a fire hazard. Notably, the hotspots were distributed to students by some.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021