Maheswaran Balaraman

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Enhancing the student digital experience: a strategic approach

• How are you responding to the changing digital needs and expectations of your students and staff?<br>• Do the experiences and the digital environment you …

New Research Shows Audiobooks Have Powerful Impact on Literacy Development

Looking for scholarly research on the power of audiobooks in literacy development? A study released today has great information for parents looking …

How to Teach Internet Research Skills

With mobile connectivity so pervasive, it’s not surprising that app-based interfaces and searching strategies are dominating research methods, …

Learning

Comment on The 7 questions every new teacher should be able to answer by annemarie

A huge mind shift is needed as educators tend to teach the way they were taught. This change in approach should start at the universities.

Mind

Einstein’s Brilliant and Unusual Life, in a Graphic Novel

From relativity to romance, an illustrated chronicle of genius.<p><b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18, 1955) is celebrated as “the quintessential modern genius” and his groundbreaking discoveries have changed the course of science, but he was also a man of enormous and thus inescapably fallible …

Albert Einstein

Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes

Green architecture may still be somewhat of a niche in Israel, but the country is making a noteworthy push towards weaving more eco-conscious …

Green Living

Cats could have the hunting instinct 'edited' out of their genes

The days of the family cat dragging the bloodied carcass of its prey into the home may be numbered, a leading veterinary scientist has said.<p>Feline behaviour expert Dr John Bradshaw said domestic cats could become genetically engineered to remove their hunting instinct, as modern owners become …

Pets

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Graphic Design

Now Quarter Of The Earth’s Power Comes From Renewables

Renewable energy sales are on the increase as people realize this is the best way to go if we want to save the planet. With several different forms …

Renewable Energy

Scientist Has Solved The Mystery Behind Brain Disorders Such as Alzheimer’s And Schizophrenia

Beth Stevens, being a very well-known brain researcher, may have thought of microglia as being much of an annoyance during her very first years of …

Neuroscience

Japan Turning Its Back On Nuclear Energy

Japan has been considering to make some changes in regards to its energy sources, which may very well mean shifting as soon as next year from what it …

Nuclear Energy

New Development for Biologists as They Discover How Plants Regenerate Stem Cells

Extensive amounts of time and money have gone into research concerning stem cells and their many uses in medicine. Stem cells are an important …

Stem Cells

Ocean Acidification Could Kill Coral Reefs Around The World

Only a minority of Britons have heard of ocean acidification. In fact, one would be considered to be a scholar if it is known to him or her that …

Climate Change

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

Indiana first in nation testing new technology to catch truckers breaking rules

CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana is the first state in the nation to test new technology to catch truckers who violate weight restrictions and other …

Humanizing Education's Algorithms

Community<p>Humanizing Education's Algorithms<p>By Junaid Mubeen     Jun 10, 2016<p>ImageFlow for Shutterstock<p>There is a human story behind every adaptive …

Gadget Ogling: Lingering Echoes, DIY Scanner Projects, and Empowered Pitchers | Tech Buzz

Gather around, everyone, for the latest edition of Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, the column that deciphers the coded messages of the latest gadget …

New Smart Mirror Takes a 3D Body Scan and Tracks Fitness

You can now own a smart mirror that generates a 3D model of your body, instantly. California start-up Naked Labs opened pre-orders on April 14 for …

Startups

Make a 3D Scanner Using Milk, Because Why the Hell Not

All a 3D scanner does is capture cross sections of an object, so some people are coming up with cheap ways to do it. And for $15, this is one of the …

This $15 3D scanner consists of a tub of milk and a smartphone

Apr 23, 2016 | By Benedict<p>Here’s an article you can probably afford to skim-read: Instructables user <b>yenfre</b> has developed a low-cost (~$15) 3D scanner …

Student’s 3D-printing idea could help people with feet problems

When Marco Fernandez realized that commercial insoles weren’t helping his flat-feet problems, he decided to work on a more customized insole product …

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Markets

Threeding Collaborates Again with Artec 3D, Library of 3D Animal Models Available for Free Download

The world of animals is one that never ceases to fascinate. And often, as we have the privilege of exploring the realms of other species, it’s a …

Photo Gallery

In my 2016 Maker Faire talk, I mentioned wanting to visit someone's tiny bedroom desk shop because you can do the most amazing things in the smallest …

Amazing

Maker Faires Are a Big Draw for Kids, Maker Movement Encourages Future Scientists & Engineers

Children may often become desensitized to the classroom experience, grumbling over math and science in general and latching on to the idea that they …

The Weather-Predicting Tech Behind $62 Billion Monsanto Bid

A self-driving John Deere tractor rumbles through Ian Pigott’s 2,000-acre farm every week or so to spray fertilizer, guided by satellite imagery and …

Farming

Will Data Science Make Your Business Instincts Irrelevant?

Here’s what you need to know to balance your intuition with the data–now that there’s more of it than ever.<p>For now anyway, intuition is alive and well in the era of data analytics. Only about a third of executives in a 2014 PwC survey reported relying first and foremost on the data for their last …

Can Web Search Predict Cancer? Promise And Worry Of Big Data And Health

"Big data" is a very 21st-century kind of buzzword, which ambiguously invokes the idea of using large sets of data to draw computer-assisted conclusions about trends, patterns and correlations, often about people and their behavior.<p>But if you wanted to trace the origin of using big data for health …

Big Data

How Turning Math Into a Maker Workshop Can Bring Calculations to Life

It might have been the banana piano. Or perhaps the bongos, made from lemons that students had plucked from the citrus tree at school. Elizabeth …

Mathematics