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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...
Urban transformation: shopping by kayak in Denmark's greenest neighbourhoods: As nations race to reach ambitious climate goals, can sustainable urban designs help cut energy use and boost social well-being?
Been using this ‘pencil project’ software for flowcharting. Works really well for quickly sketching systems diagrams and workflows that you can export to various formats. It is available on Windows (also as a stand-alone App on PortableApps.com, Linux, and Mac) The ‘sketchy’ style wireframing...
Risk of first-time and recurrent depression in patients with psoriasis - a population-based cohort study. - PubMed - NCBI
Big nutrition research scandal sees 6 more retractions, purging popular diet tips
Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis | New Scientist
NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling in England: Two drug companies were trying to stop doctors offering a cheaper eye treatment.
Breakthrough that literally opens up online learning? Using AI for free text input: When teachers ask learners whether they know something they rarely ask them multiple choice questions. Yet the MCQ remains the staple in on...
Did crafting beer lead to cereal cultivation? | Stanford News: Stanford researchers have found the oldest archaeological evidence of beer brewing, a discovery that supports the hypothesis that in some regions, beer may have been an underlying motivation to cultivate cereals.
Tom Watson 'reversed' type-2 diabetes: Labour's deputy leader says he lost seven stone by cutting out sugar, fatty foods and beer.
Radical open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptions: Eleven research funders in Europe announce ‘Plan S’ to make all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published. European Commission special envoy Robert-Jan Smits has spearheaded a plan to make all scientific works free...
Donald Clark Plan B: Research shows Good Behaviour Game is constructivist nonsense
Randomised experiment: If you're really unsure whether to quit your job or break up, you really probably should
Donald Clark Plan B: Agile production – online learning needs to get its skates on
Doctors told to use 'plain English': Doctors must learn a new skill - writing letters that are easier for patients to understand, guidelines say.
Over-85s in 24-hour care 'set to double': The social care system is "at breaking point", a local government official warns.
The New Science of Designing for Humans (SSIR): The rise of behavioral science and impact evaluation has created a new way for engineering programs and human interactions.
Fish oil for a healthy heart 'nonsense': The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts.
The doctor who chose to stay in the cave: The expert caver gave the OK for the boys to dive their way out and was among the last to leave.
Half of young people want electric cars: Young drivers increasingly want to buy electric cars - but myths are still deterring older drivers, survey shows.