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Top Chinese university to consider social-media posts in researcher evaluations

One of China’s most prestigious universities plans to give some articles in newspapers and posts on major social-media outlets the same weight as peer-reviewed...

Reimagining Education III

Teachers College will hold its third annual Reimagining Education summer institute on July 16-19th. COMING TOGETHER This year's Institute unites champions of strategies such as culturally relevant pedagogy...

Mystery dinosaur skeleton sells for $3 million at Paris auction

The 9m-long skeleton of an unidentified type of dinosaur, believed to be that of a new species, has fetched more than $US2.3 million ($3...

Small asteroid filmed careening into farm hours after NASA detection

UST hours after US space agency NASA detected it, an asteroid smashed into Botswana, Africa on the weekend.The space rock was only about six...

Grainy, icy dunes of methane found on Pluto

Scientists have discovered dunes on Pluto made of tiny frozen grains of methane.The pale grey and white ridges were revealed by NASA’s New Horizons...

The best nature photos from the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year...

The world’s best photographers are submitting their work to the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest, putting the year’s best nature photography...

Hawaiians near volcano warned not to roast marshmallows in lava

SOMEONE actually asked the US Geological Survey if it is okay to roast marshmallows over volcanic lava.And the USES actually took the time to...

Facebook’s Messenger Kids’ app gains a ‘sleep mode’

Facebook’s Messenger Kids, the social network’s new chat app for the under-13 crowd, has been designed to give parents more control over their kids’ contact...

Telstra contacting customers after being fined $10 million for misleading consumers

TELSTRA has been hit with a record penalty after it signed its customers up for ringtones and games without their knowledge. IF YOU’VE ever bought...

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New York: Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if...

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After a blockbuster Season One of HBO’s Big Little Lies, everyone attached to the limited series likely considered it impossible to top. Liane Moriarty,...