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Rural Life in the past Was a Battle for Survival: People in preindustrial Europe generally lived a miserable, handtomouth

blog post image Rural Life in the past Was a Battle for Survival: People in preindustrial Europe generally lived a miserable, handtomouth existence which would be foolish to romanticize.

Charcot–Leyden crystals - Wikipedia

blog post image Charcot–Leyden crystals - Wikipedia

Wales' Brexit vote had deeper roots than many are willing to admit: Martin Johnes, Professor of History at Swansea University

blog post image Wales' Brexit vote had deeper roots than many are willing to admit: Martin Johnes, Professor of History at Swansea University The Brexit vote was a profound shock to those who like to believe that Wales has a distinctive and progressive culture. It is little wonder that people looked for someone to...

Frailty predicts mortality in all emergency surgical admissions regardless of age. An observational study: “Frail patients

blog post image Frailty predicts mortality in all emergency surgical admissions regardless of age. An observational study: “Frail patients in any age group are more likely to die than those that are not frail. We aimed to evaluate the impact of frailty on clinical mortality, readmission rate and length of stay for...

It feels as though we learn better via our preferred learning style, but we don’t: A new study helps explain the myth.

blog post image It feels as though we learn better via our preferred learning style, but we don’t: A new study helps explain the myth. "Consistent with past research on learning styles, the participants’ preferred learning style (verbal or pictorial) was not related in any way to how well they recalled the pairs...

Online learning is supported by factors such as Accessibility, Functionality, Group discussion, Students' communicationality,

blog post image Online learning is supported by factors such as Accessibility, Functionality, Group discussion, Students' communicationality, and Technology aptitude. It is negatively influenced by time consumption and distraction. Researchers analysed learners on a large online course using thematic analysis and then...

"All forms of Brexit are bad for health, but some are worse than others. This paper builds on our 2017 analysis using the

blog post image "All forms of Brexit are bad for health, but some are worse than others. This paper builds on our 2017 analysis using the WHO health system building blocks framework to assess the likely effects of Brexit on the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. We consider four possible scenarios as follows:...

People in England will be presumed to consent to organ donation unless they opt out. Max and Keira's organ law set to pass.

blog post image People in England will be presumed to consent to organ donation unless they opt out. Max and Keira's organ law set to pass. Moving piece about a donor and a recipient of organ transplantation. The evidence is clear that nudging choices by reframing them as opt out rather than opt in greatly increases...

Exoskeleton helps people with paralysis: Floriane is able to walk using an exoskeleton that detects how she wants to move.

blog post image Exoskeleton helps people with paralysis: Floriane is able to walk using an exoskeleton that detects how she wants to move.

Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking: In this series on systems thinking, Leyla Acaroglu

blog post image Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking: In this series on systems thinking, Leyla Acaroglu shares the key insights and tools needed to develop and advance a systems mindset.

Phrases of the day: selective exposure, selective perception, principles knowledge, vicarious trial, change agent, and cue-to-action.

blog post image Phrases of the day: selective exposure, selective perception, principles knowledge, vicarious trial, change agent, and cue-to-action. I’ve been reading Everett Rogers’ book Diffusion of Innovations with a ‘learning lens’ on. I’m fascinated that the adoption of innovations is so analogous to...

Word of the day: Bürolandschaft - Office landscape. What does this mean for the modern ‘internet of things’ workspace?

blog post image Word of the day: Bürolandschaft - Office landscape. What does this mean for the modern ‘internet of things’ workspace? Can good design and smart equipment work well together? Good to see that the ‘smart workplace’ is climbing the Gartner Hype Curve.

Busicom 141-PF and Intel 4004 - a fascinating story of innovation through ‘lead users’.

blog post image Busicom 141-PF and Intel 4004 - a fascinating story of innovation through ‘lead users’.

Climate change 'greatest threat', UN told: Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest

blog post image Climate change 'greatest threat', UN told: Naturalist Sir David Attenborough says climate change is humanity's greatest threat in thousands of years.

Inspired by @oldaily's #el30 Elearning 3.0 series I have just added a #meded project to the distributed web. It now has

blog post image Inspired by @oldaily's #el30 Elearning 3.0 series I have just added a #meded project to the distributed web. It now has a permanent place on the web without even requiring a server. #eldercareApp https://gateway.ipfs.io/ipfs/Qme7F72usRCWJtRzRXBaUeKmeQW2xCChdCHaVXQdTJP2c3/ So what does that all...

Reforms must prepare the UK countryside for climate change and ensure that our use of land supports reduced emissions -

blog post image Reforms must prepare the UK countryside for climate change and ensure that our use of land supports reduced emissions - Committee on Climate Change: The Paris Agreement demands tougher action to remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. We must, at the same time, prepare for the inevitable...

EU Trials Tracker — Who's not sharing clinical trial results? : By law, all clinical trials on the European Union

blog post image EU Trials Tracker — Who's not sharing clinical trial results? : By law, all clinical trials on the European Union Clinical Trials Register (EUCTR) must report their results in the registry within a year of completion. This site tracks which universities and pharmaceutical companies are...

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to sew': A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more

blog post image Surgery students 'losing dexterity to sew': A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more adept at using screens.

Humans blamed for mass wildlife loss: A WWF report blames "exploding consumption" for average losses of 60% among vertebrates

blog post image Humans blamed for mass wildlife loss: A WWF report blames "exploding consumption" for average losses of 60% among vertebrates since 1970.

The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual

blog post image The Nobel Peace Prize 2018 was awarded jointly to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". "Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes. Denis Mukwege is the...