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Effectiveness of a serious game addressing guideline adherence: cohort study with 1.5-year follow-up Tobias Raupach. Insa

blog post image Background Patients presenting with acute shortness of breath and chest pain should be managed according to guideline recommendations. Serious games can be used to train clinical reasoning. However, only few studies have used outcomes beyond student satisfaction, and most of the published evidence is...

Bird believed extinct for 170 years spotted in Borneo

blog post image A team of researchers from Indonesia and Singapore has found evidence of the continued existence of a bird long thought extinct. In their paper published in the journal BirdingASIA, the team describes the history of the bird, why it was thought to be extinct and how it was found in Borneo.

Using Technology to Teach the Complex Science of Climate Change

blog post image "The world of education is no stranger to controversy. Every year, you'll find a splashy headline about how different school districts teach different versions of history from very different history textbooks. Or you'll encounter one special interest group or another objecting to teachers covering topics...

Letter to Cardiff University School of Medicine urging a review of 2020 student admissions

blog post image Just sent this to the undergraduate admissions team and the head of school at my old college. "To the admissions team Cardiff University School of Medicine. I write as an ex student of Cardiff School of Medicine having graduated in 1990. If you haven't already could I urge you to review all...

Are you a populist right wing conservative? Have you been hooked recently?

blog post image If I wanted to find those who have a "conservative ideology" - so that I could share my views or influence them - I would do the following: set up a new account and start making contactsshare several of those technology scare hoax stories that you see posted e.g. Dance of the Pope virus video, the Andrea...

SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity is seen in cases of COVID-19

blog post image SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls: Memory T cells induced by previous pathogens can shape the susceptibility to, and clinical severity of, subsequent infections1. Little is known about the presence of pre-existing memory T cells in humans with...

Diagnostic Tests for Syphilis Continue to Perplex Even the Experts

blog post image Diagnostic Tests for Syphilis Continue to Perplex Even the Experts: An Unanswerable Question in Infectious Diseases - HIV and ID Observations: Here’s a tricky clinical scenario: An elderly person with cognitive decline or some other non-specific neurologic symptom sees a clinician. Clinician sends...

Media predictions for 2020 from BBC's Amol Rajan

blog post image Amol Rajan's 9 media predictions for 2020: Could we see streamageddon, eco-browsing, the break-up of Amazon and a new owner for ITV? "The data shows we really are living through the most extraordinarily peaceful, prosperous, wealthy, healthy, safe period in human history. There is strong evidence to...

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software: The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing,

blog post image Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software: The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands.

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...

Aboriginal eye surgeon Kristopher Rallah-Baker makes history in one of medicine's toughest fields: Dr Rallah-Baker has wanted

blog post image 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.

A Brief History of Intel CPUs, Part 1: The 4004 to the Pentium Pro - ExtremeTech: We dive into the history of Intel CPUs

blog post image A Brief History of Intel CPUs, Part 1: The 4004 to the Pentium Pro - ExtremeTech: We dive into the history of Intel CPUs and the x86 architecture. From the very first microprocessor, through to the father of modern CPUs.

Simulation based education and expansive learning in health professional education: A discussion: The aim of this paper

blog post image Simulation based education and expansive learning in health professional education: A discussion: The aim of this paper is to discuss the application of Simulation Based Education (SBE) in nursing and wider health professional education. Simulated Learning (SL) is discussed in relation to its history,...

Tales of the Undead ... Learning Theories: The Learning Pyramid | ACRLog The story and myth of Edgar Dale's cone of experience.

blog post image Tales of the Undead ... Learning Theories: The Learning Pyramid | ACRLog The story and myth of Edgar Dale's cone of experience. "If you’re involved with student learning, you are probably familiar with the Learning Pyramid. This diagram breaks down different modes of learning and argues that more...

What Google doesn’t want you to know: Voice search is taking over display search, while Assistant…: The greatest jump

blog post image What Google doesn’t want you to know: Voice search is taking over display search, while Assistant…: The greatest jump in the history of search is happening under our eyes and Google is keeping pretty quiet about it.

The Nuremberg Code 70 Years Later: This Viewpoint examines the impact that the Nuremberg Code has had on the history of

blog post image The Nuremberg Code 70 Years Later: This Viewpoint examines the impact that the Nuremberg Code has had on the history of biomedical research ethics and discusses its place at the intersection of contemporary medicine and politics. Jonathan D. Moreno. Ulf Schmidt. Steve Joffe. JAMA.

DNA from Viking cod bones suggests 1,000-year history of European fish trade: Norway is famed for its cod. Catches from

blog post image DNA from Viking cod bones suggests 1,000-year history of European fish trade: Norway is famed for its cod. Catches from the Arctic stock that spawns each year off its northern coast are exported across Europe for staple dishes from British fish and chips to Spanish bacalao stew.

In FutureLearn's MOOCs, Conversation Powers Learning at Massive Scale: Personalized learning has to get social. Students

blog post image In FutureLearn's MOOCs, Conversation Powers Learning at Massive Scale: Personalized learning has to get social. Students learn better through conversation. Nice overview of FutureLearn's approach to MOOCs by Professor Mike Sharples highlighting the potential of personalization of learning through conversation....

Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study:

blog post image Long term gluten consumption in adults without celiac disease and risk of coronary heart disease: prospective cohort study: Objective  To examine the association of long term intake of gluten with the development of incident coronary heart disease. Design  Prospective cohort study. Setting and participants...

Testosterone and Male Aging: Faltering Hope for Rejuvenation: Hopes for hormonal rejuvenation appear periodically throughout

blog post image Testosterone and Male Aging: Faltering Hope for Rejuvenation: Hopes for hormonal rejuvenation appear periodically throughout history—with the most prominent attempt occurring around the turn of the 20th century only to vanish in the 1930s following the discovery of testosterone, which discredited testis...