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Online Teaching for an Online World

Online Teaching for an Online World If Aristotle were alive today, Armeda Reitzel has no doubt that the Greek philosopher would teach oratory online. “There’s no question in my mind that the creator of the five canons of rhetoric would ...

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Right Timing Is Crucial In Life

Adult “Clunio”-Male Copyright: Tobias Kaiser Click for a full size image Right Timing Is Crucial In Life What marine midges can tell us about clocks and calendars The non-biting marine midge Clunio marinus lives along Europe’s tide-shapen coasts, where precise ...

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Click for chemistry

Click for a full size image Click for chemistry By Karoline Lawætz A few mouse clicks—and several microseconds later—you have access to a world of data on more than 600,000 chemical structures. Companies wanting to use new chemicals in their ...

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Turning greenhouse gas into gasoline

A silver-based catalyst material with a porous honeycomb-like structure, developed by the MIT team, can selectively transform carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon monoxide (CO). Courtesy of the researchers Click for a full size image Turning greenhouse gas into gasoline New ...

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Entanglement bonanza

In this illustration, each colored line represents a different state of a “spin chain,” which can be thought of as the magnetic orientations, or spins, of a string of quantum particles. Where the line rises, the spin is up; where ...

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Big Unknowns: what is dark matter

Matter as we know it accounts for less than 5% of the known universe – the rest remains something of a mystery. Photograph: ESO/VISTA/J. EMERSON / HANDOUT/EPA Click for a full size image Big Unknowns: what is dark matter? Matter ...

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Construction slump points to cooling economy

Photo: Shutterstock Click for a full size image Construction slump points to cooling economy Construction has slumped to its lowest level since 2010, and the US Fed remains divided on its next interest rate hike, writes Richard Holden. Construction accounts ...

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