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5 Ways healthcare has changed from when your parents grew up

5 Ways healthcare has changed from when your parents grew up

Technological advances have changed and improved many industries, but none have benefited more than the healthcare industry. Most patient records have been digitalized making it easier to send to other hospitals for a second opinion or to get insurance claims processed faster. Technology in the healthcare industry is saving the lives of individuals that might […] … learn more→

We should levy Facebook and Google to fund journalism – here’s how

We should levy Facebook and Google to fund journalism – here’s how

There was a fascinating moment towards the end of Wednesday’s hearings of the Senate Inquiry into the Future of Public Interest Journalism. Journalist Michael West was at the stand. West’s experience is in many ways emblematic. Once a marquee investigator for Fairfax Media with multiple scoops to his name, West was made redundant in one […] … learn more→

Parachuting in courses from the West does African entrepreneurs no good

Parachuting in courses from the West does African entrepreneurs no good

Growing youth unemployment remains a socio-economic challenge in Africa. Several initiatives, including foreign development aid programmes, are being deployed to address this. Many come with noble intentions. But they are undermined by the flawed approach of parachuting solutions made in the West. A study focusing on a seven year old multi-million dollar programme from the […] … learn more→

What happens when scientists stand up for science

What happens when scientists stand up for science

The 2017 March for Science was a powerful political statement by scientists. The marchers opposed political interference, budget cuts and lack of support for science at a government level. More commonly, though, scientists stay in their labs and avoid the public political spotlight. CSIRO scientist John Church – who initially acted as an individual (not […] … learn more→

The Victorians taught children about consumerism – and we can learn from them too

The Victorians taught children about consumerism – and we can learn from them too

Every parent dreads the day their child asks where babies come from. But perhaps we should be more concerned about how children learn where other things come from. What do we say when they ask where we get the clothes we wear, the furniture in our homes, the food we eat? Considering the volume of […] … learn more→

How AI and Virtual Reality will shake up society

How AI and Virtual Reality will shake up society

Technology is changing how individuals interact socially, as well as how businesses create new products to enhance our everyday lives. One of the latest advancements within the technology sector has been creating and improving artificial intelligence (AI) applications to help solve problems in our complicated world. AI focused startups have been gaining momentum and attention […] … learn more→

Older Americans are the happiest

Older Americans are the happiest

For all those dreading getting older and desperately trying to hold onto their youth – newsflash! Being old isn’t as bad as you think, in fact, new research has found that elderly Americans are also the happiest Americans. The study was led by Chicago-based sociologist, Yang Yang and consisted of face-to-face interviews with around 28,000 […] … learn more→

Asian countries leading IVF desitination

Asian countries leading IVF desitination

INDIA Everyone wants to visit India, no one needs to explain you about the wonders and experience they get once they visit here like villages, culture, traditions, values many more.  In India, many IVF centres in Mumbai , Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore are very successful and one can save substantial amount of money, around […] … learn more→

Reaching students with emotional disturbances

Reaching students with emotional disturbances

In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the term “emotional disturbance” encompasses significant challenges in a student’s behavior and mental health. For children with emotional disturbances, we can generally trace a developmental history where attachment and connection to an emotionally healthy caregiver has been broken in early development or a significant traumatic event has […] … learn more→

CSU: Milk is racist

CSU: Milk is racist

  I don’t mean to pick on California, but they just keep making standout innovations in insanity that I feel the need to highlight. Today I see an article from California State University’s Long Beach student paper and…well, let’s just get to it, with the article beginning with the usual claptrap It may not surprise […] … learn more→