Friday, July 3, 2020

Offbeat: Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores —

New research from King's College London finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised exams at predicting educational success. The researchers say...

Offbeat: A new study shows what nine different world regions have contributed to climate...

The science is clear that human activities over the last century have contributed to greenhouse-like warming of the Earth's surface. Much of the...

Offbeat: Inadequate sleep could cost countries billions — (Reports)

Inadequate sleep is a public health problem affecting more than one in three adults worldwide. A new study in the journal SLEEP, published...

Offbeat: Gen Z more likely than other generations to report fair or poor mental...

Headline issues, from immigration to sexual assault, are causing significant stress among members of Generation Z -- those between ages 15 and 21...

Offbeat: Ozone levels higher across China than in other countries tracking the air pollutant...

In China, people breathe air thick with the lung-damaging pollutant ozone two to six times more often than people in the United States,...

Offbeat: Using antibiotics without a prescription is a prevalent public health problem —

People using antibiotics without a prescription seems to be a prevalent public health problem. Antibiotics were obtained through various means, including saving leftover...
How to become a responsible borrower

How to become a responsible borrower

According to the statistics provided by the Bankruptcy Institute, 10 out of 1,000 residents in America file for bankruptcy every year. And many of...

Offbeat: Could we be in hot water? —

In a paper published in Frontiers in Marine Science, researchers, including lead author Joshua Stoll of the University of Maine School of Marine...

Offbeat: Initially threatened by change, people adapt to societal diversity over time —

President Donald Trump recently introduced immigration reforms that would prioritize education and employment qualifications over family connections in selecting immigrants and nominated immigration...

Offbeat: How stress leads to Facebook addiction —

Friends on social media such as Facebook can be a great source of comfort during periods of stress. However, if they don't receive...

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