Emily Cogen

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Big Meta-Analysis Says Four Teaching Strategies Are Most Effective For Low-Income Students

There really isn’t any shortage of research trying to identify the most effective instructional strategies (see The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On …

Pedagogy

The Chainsmokers Are Bad, but It’s Not for the Reason You Think

On their debut album 'Memories... Do Not Open,' The Chainsmokers embrace nostalgia, for better or probably worse.<p>For artists who make such uncomplicated, easily apprehensible music, there are many lenses through which to view The Chainsmokers. Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall represent a multitude of …

The Chainsmokers open up about the issues they care about

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> CNN caught up with The Chainsmokers at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas, where the dance pop duo got candid about the issues they care about, including public education and veteran's affairs -- areas that rely heavily on federal funding.<p>"It's really sad to see …

People are tweeting #ThanksNASA after a Trump adviser suggested he'd axe its earth science research arm

Scientists have taken to Twitter to talk about all the important work NASA's earth science program does, using the hashtag #ThanksNASA.<p>The researchers who started and spread the hashtag have not called out any political figures or made any explicit political statements around it. But context is …

We just entered an alarming 'new era' of global warming

The Earth permanently passed a global warming threshold last year that alarms climate scientists and has profound consequences for everyone alive …

Climate Change

Retro-electric: making petrol-guzzling cars eco-friendly

An estimated 30,000 old petrol cars have been given a new lease of life by small businesses and amateurs around the world<p>Big breakthroughs in battery technology have raised hopes the electric car can transform the auto industry and set us free from fossil fuel dependence.<p>Some small businesses are …

Alternative Fuel

6 charts show why no one is talking about climate change

If you're like the average American, you are probably worried to some degree about climate change. But odds are you don't spend a lot of time talking about it. At least that's what the datashow.<p>Social scientists disagree about why this is the case, but a new report from the Yale Program on Climate …

AOL

Send Around This XKCD Climate Change Web Cartoon, But Really Look at It First

XKCD has a web cartoon making the rounds that nicely summarizes 22,000 years of climate and human history. One important point: As the last ice age …

Potentially Toxic Magnetic Nanoparticle Pollution Found in Human Brains

Researchers have discovered significant quantities of potentially toxic magnetic nanoparticles in human brains, sparking fears they could lead to …

A Startup Is Turning Trash Into Construction Materials

A startup called ByFusion wants to take the world's trash and put it to good use. Waste Dive reports that the New York-based company has developed a …

MIT Invented A Single Sensor To Monitor The Power Used By Every Gadget In Your Home

Forget annoying smart appliances and an app for every gadget. Monitor all your home energy use in unprecedented detail.<p>Perhaps you want to monitor the gadgets and appliances in your home, but you don’t want to buy a ton of extra gadgets to do it. That’s a shame, because knowing how much electricity …

Rex Murphy: The environmental crowd knows no compromise

The environmental protesters who are determined to throttle Alberta’s oil industry are so invested in the narrow, regressive world of their own …

Why Dropping Music on Friday Is Pivotal (Hint: It's Not Sales)

Britney Spears' new album, <i>Glory</i>, came out this week. If you're a fan, you bought it online; if you're a superfan, you tracked down the vinyl edition. …