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Catching public transport does not give you flu

Public transport may not be the hotbed of infection it is feared to be.<p>A new survey by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has found that catching public transport does not increase your risk of getting the flu.<p>Researchers who surveyed nearly 6,000 people found that actually that …

How to Get Hesitant Teachers to Use Technology

In my consulting as well as administrative technology work, I am often asked the same questions by different schools and officials. One of the most …

Books contain fewer words about feelings - Futurity

U. SHEFFIELD (UK) — Other than fear, words about emotions have steadily decreased in books …

Danny Boyle on the Trainspotting Sequel, Directing the Queen, and Trance, “the Evil Twin Cousin of the Olympic Opening Ceremony”

How do you possibly follow up the task of orchestrating a live, four-hour Olympic Opening Ceremony that comprises more than 10,000 athletes, around 7,500 volunteers, 40 sheep, two mosh pits, one James Bond sketch featuring the Queen (and her Corgis!), one David Beckham–piloted motorboat carrying …

KQED

What do educators mean when they talk about 21st century skills? If they’re referring to things like collaboration, resourcefulness, smart use of …

Vitamin D may lower diabetes risk for obese kids - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Vitamin D supplements can help obese children and teens control their …