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Does teaching ECGs with a clinical vignette improve training? Not greatly ... but having seen a condition previously (and presumably the ECG that went with it) is probably best. The researchers concluded that "ECG training should therefore not rely on experiential learning alone, but instead be supplemented...
"The government has announced that visa-free touring has been negotiated for UK artists in 19 EU member countries" This is great news for musicians but also good to see that individual EU states also still have control over their borders (they always did). It will be great for us all to have freedom...
A dedicated site for ashes to be scattered into flowing water is officially opened in Cardiff.
Investors managing $14 trillion in assets on Friday said they wanted all companies to set a climate transition plan and allow them to vote on it, ahead of next year's season for annual general meetings.
A judicial review into road works near the world heritage site finds for the campaigners.
Learn to use rhetoric in writing and life with this extensive list of rhetorical devices, complete with examples of the devices in action.
"The high prevalence rate of gout in the friary is at least partly explained by the consumption of alcohol and purine-rich diets by the friars and the wealthy townsfolk. Medieval medical texts from Cambridge show that gout (known as podagra) was sometimes treated with medications made from the root of...
The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet was imported illegally into the US before being bought by Hobby Lobby.
Major fires and resulting emissions are set to continually increase across the world’s forested regions, fueling more warming and more fires to come.
"Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay." Notable mentions of the conferences Collision, Web Summit, and RISE, and the speed networking software Mingle. "[T]he Distance Learning Association's Thomas Capone says that the future of meetings and events...
The brain rarely fires on all cylinders even at the best of times - what more during a pandemic?
Israeli tech firm NSO denies media reports that its software has been sold to authoritarian regimes. The Android and iOS spyware can apparently see photographs and contacts, log everything that is typed, and turn on the camera and microphone.
Everyone knows the adage “money can’t buy happiness,” although few of us seem to believe it. The best-known theory on this topic is that money actually can buy happiness, but only up to a point. This comes from a study by two Nobel Laureates, Daniel Kahneman and Angus Deaton (2010), which found...
Cats and dogs can be infected by the coronavirus — but cats are more susceptible to infection, a new study suggests.
Blended learning has transformed higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions should continue to leverage its benefits.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'freedom day' ending over a year of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England was marred on Monday by surging infections, warnings of supermarket shortages and his own forced self-isolation.
Scientists take a crack at recreating the hypnotic fractal spirals of the Romanesco cauliflower.
"New App Has Exciting Potential For Today’s Educators | Emerging Education Technologies" I've used Clubhouse for a couple of months and it certainly provides the opportunity for communities to come together and invite expert speakers. It is refreshing in that it doesn't have screen time and you can...
A cyber-security firm says it believes the Russia-linked REvil ransomware gang is responsible.
Advocates say having computer programs decide how much help vulnerable people can get is often arbitrary - and in some cases downright cruel