Small-group learning can mitigate the effects of school closures, but only if teachers use it well

Schools aren't just where kids go to learn reading, math, science and history. The social skills they learn—like how to build and maintain relationships with peers—are also critical. This is particularly true as schools grapple with the aftereffe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

Google kills YouTube Originals, its original video content group

YouTube content group produced exclusive shows like Scare PewDiePie and Cobra Kai. Enlarge (credit: YouTube) Variety reports that Google's original video content group, YouTube Originals, is dead. The YouTube division was foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Inmates sue Arkansas doc, jail after unknowingly taking dangerous doses of ivermectin

Detainees “were not informed of the side effects of the drug.” Enlarge / Tablets of ivermectin. (credit: Getty | Nurphoto) Detainees at an Arkansas jail were given ivermectin without their knowledge or consent, a new lawsu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Electrocoagulation helps improve efficiency of microscreen drum filter in recirculating aquaculture system

Total suspended solids (TSS) affect water quality in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). The TSS with small particle size in traditional RAS is easy to accumulate, resulting in excessive ammonia and nitrite nitrogen, which limits the aquaculture.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Humans are adapting to climate change, but not quickly enough, according to new research

The evidence is overwhelming: climate change is here, and with it come catastrophes, soaring costs, migration and now, in the face of reality, human adaptation. Across the globe, people are learning to live with a climate that is unlike the one they.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

There Are So Many Details From Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ You Probably Missed

Photo credit: Marvel StudiosMarvel's Eternals is a very different beast to many other MCU movies; directed by autheor Chloe Zhao,  is a slow-paced, meditative story that explores the emotional toll of immortality on a group of extraterrestrials.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 14 min. ago

Novel design method proposed for reflective optical system with low tilt-error sensitivity

Characterized by large aperture and long focal length, the reflective optical system has the advantages of small number of optical elements and simple optical structure. But the intrinsic aberration and the misalignment derived aberration increase ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 14 min. ago

Nanobubbles provide pathway to build better medical devices

Researchers from the University of Sydney Nano Institute and School of Chemistry have revealed that tiny gas bubbles—nanobubbles just 100 billionths of a meter high—form on surfaces in unexpected situations, providing a new way to reduce drag in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Image: Rolling stones on Mars

There's more to this image of Mars than first meets the eye: nestled in the detail of the cliff face that cuts through this scene are signs of geology in motion. Zooming in reveals several boulders that have fallen from the cliff edge, leaving small.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Shifting ocean closures best way to protect animals from accidental catch

Accidentally trapping sharks, seabirds, marine mammals, sea turtles and other animals in fishing gear is one of the biggest barriers to making fisheries more sustainable around the world. Marine protected areas—sections of the ocean set aside to co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

India roundup: Mercedes-Benz to assemble EV locally in India

Mercedes Benz said it will begin car assembly soon in India, while Tata Group has set up a new fintech company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

OR and EVLOMO collaborate to roll out 150kW DC super-fast charging stations in Thailand

Thailand's leading fuel retailer, OR (part of PTT Group, Thailand's government-owned petrochemical company) announced further collaboration with Florida-based EVLOMO to expand Thailand's electric vehicle (EV) charging network......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

How Ghostbusters: Afterlife used VFX to bring everyone back

The visual effects supervisors for Ghostbusters: Afterlife explain how they used movie magic to resurrect the franchise and reunite the team......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Day Traders as "Dumb Money"? The Pros Are Now Paying Attention

Last year, amateur investors took financial markets by storm. This year, Wall Street professionals are watching them closely. From a report: Fund managers who might have once derided small-time day traders as "dumb money" are scouring social-media po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Do CS Teachers Need To Know CS?

"I'll say it over and over until I retire — CS teachers really do need to know CS," says Mike Zamansky, a coordinator of CS teacher certifications. He was criticizing groups that instead provide teachers with scripted content and short-form "tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

How to Prepare for Climate Change"s Most Immediate Impacts

The effects of the climate crisis are happening right now. From natural disasters to supply chain shortages, here's how to cope......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Logitech Signature M650: A quiet wireless mouse for big, small, or left hands

A mid-priced, cable-free option strikes the right balance. Enlarge / Logitech Signature M650 in the rose colorway. (credit: Scharon Harding) Specs at a glance: Logitech Signature M650 Sensor Optical (model not disclosed).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

In Project Zomboid, every brutal death is a learning experience

Project Zomboid is a brutal zombie survival sim that gives players wonderfully tragic stories to learn from......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Russia says it has shut down notorious REvil ransomware group

According to machine translation of the FSB’s announcement, the Russian agency raided 25 addresses belonging to 14 people. During the raids it sized around 426 million rubles (about $5.6 million), $600,000 USD, 500,000 Euros, computers, crypto wall.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Russia says it has dismantled the REvil ransomware gang

REvil members were arrested by Russia's FSB intelligence bureau which also seized close to $5.5m from the group......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Meta"s Oculus Unit Faces FTC-Led Probe of Competition Practices

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and multiple states are investigating Meta's virtual reality unit Oculus over potential anti-competitive practices. Bloomberg reports: The FTC and a group of states led by New York have quizzed outside developers tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022