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How to help buy school supplies: 9 easy things you can do for kids and teachers in need

The new school year is here. Help a kid start off with the right tools. As summer draws to a close, many Americans may be looking to do some back-to-school shopping, even if they don’t ...

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Political campaigns may influence acceptance of violence against women

During the 2016 Presidential Election, both major party candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, ran on polarizing platforms focusing on a few central issues: immigration, medicare, social ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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New industrial revolution sparked by technology gives power to service, retail, wholesale industries

The United States is experiencing a new type of industrial revolution, one in which businesses outside of manufacturing are harnessing the power of the internet to scale up production and increase ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Gamification can give dental and medical education a boost

Introducing gamification to medical and dental education can boost student motivation and lead to better learning outcomes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Using their ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Study reveals school savings accounts can dry up in 'financial deserts'

Children's savings accounts (CSAs), offered by elementary schools throughout San Francisco and in schools across the nation, were introduced to boost college-going rates, limit student debt ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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A society's cultural practices shape the structure of its social networks

It's unlikely that someone born today could independently think up all the necessary steps it would take to send a rocket to the moon. They would need to learn from those who came before them.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Study shows positive lab environment critical for undergraduate success in research

Getting involved in research as an undergraduate can have significant benefits, such as enhancing a student's ability to think critically, increasing their understanding of how to conduct a ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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One-third of physicians will take 10 or more years to pay off debt

Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt, according to the Medical School Debt Report 2019, published by the staffing firm Weatherby Healthcare.

Tue 13 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

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Too much inequality impedes support for public goods

Too much inequality in society can result in a damaging lack of support for public goods and services, which could disadvantage the rich as well as the poor, according to new research from the ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Amateur investors fail to diversify and are better off choosing stocks at random

Whether they're aiming to avoid high financial management fees, control their own investments, or enjoy the thrill of playing the market, more consumers are opening investment accounts and making ...

Wed 14 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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