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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.
China’s Emerging Role In Global Health 'Historically, China’s approach to DAH was grounded in the principles of people-to-people connection, including providing a health system that emphasizes primary health care and a community-based disease eradication strategy, principles that are generally in...
25 Years of EdTech - 2012: MOOCs - The Ed Techie
Amazon Meanders in Sunglint: The largest river in the world is full of bends and meanders, a result of the water course snaking back and forth across the landscape over time.
25 Years of EdTech: 2011 - PLE - The Ed Techie
Redruth vegan woman's 'shock' at frog in her Aldi lettuce: A would-be vegan finds unwanted animal protein in her Aldi salad.
'Age better by doing right workouts': People can age better by doing the right workouts, says Public Health England.
Poorer areas of England have more fast-food shops, figures show: Health agency calls on councils to consider imposing limits to help reduce obesity
Seeing the same doctor over time 'lowers death rates': Continuity of care really is a matter of life and death, a review of studies suggests.
Four principles to make evidence synthesis more useful for policy : Reward the creation of analyses for policymakers that are inclusive, rigorous, transparent and accessible, urge Christl A. Donnelly and colleagues. Reward the creation of analyses for policymakers that are inclusive, rigorous, transparent...
Aboriginal eye surgeon Kristopher Rallah-Baker makes history in one of medicine's toughest fields: Dr Rallah-Baker has wanted to be an ophthalmologist since starting medical school and now has his sights set on taking the elegant craft of eye surgery to the Australian outback.
How a simple change - a nudge - is cutting coffee cup waste: A university campus has cut the use of disposable cups by reducing the cost of all drinks by 25p and charging a fine of 25p per drink to those who don’t bring a reusable cup. Changing from the previous incentive of ‘25p off’ for using...
BP buys UK's largest car charging firm: The oil giant follows rival Shell and hedges its bets by buying UK car charging network Chargemaster.
3 Food Sensors to Track Every Bite and Gulp - IEEE Spectrum
Marree Man: The enduring mystery of a giant outback figure: Etched into the outback 20 years ago, the vast figure remains a subject of fascination.
Slate’s Facebook traffic has dropped by 87 percent since 2017. (Anyone else wanna share numbers?)
Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement: This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis with bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65...