More results...

Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type
Filter by Categories
Arts & Culture
Happy Hours
Movies & books
Restaurants & Cafes
Brunch Time
Cooking at home
Chef’s Special
Makeup Tips
Hair & Nails
Health Care
Nutrition & Weight Loss
Sports & Fitness
Community – Education 2018-03-25T11:28:46+00:00


Study | On Twitter, False News Travels Faster Than True Stories

Research project finds humans, not bots, are primarily responsible for spread of misleading information. A new study by three MIT scholars has found that false news spreads more rapidly on the social network Twitter than real news does — and by a substantial margin. “We found that falsehood defuses significantly [...]

March 9th, 2018|

How Much Homework Should Your Child Get?

Many teachers and parents believe that homework helps students build study skills and review concepts learned in class. Others see homework as disruptive and unnecessary, leading to burnout and turning kids off to school. Decades of research show that the issue is more nuanced and complex than most people think: [...]

March 5th, 2018|

Mathaf Launches 2018 School Visit Program

Following the success of the 2017 edition, which saw more than 2,000 students explore Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, the museum has relaunched its school engagement programme for 2018. The initiative demonstrates Qatar Museums’, and its Chairperson H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani’s commitment to [...]

March 1st, 2018|

WISH to Examine Human-Centered Design in Health

'Design in Health’ will be one of nine research topics that will form the focus of WISH 2018, with the research centering on design challenges that can improve health outcomes and the day-to-day experience of healthcare providers. The research findings will be presented in a report that will be published [...]

February 26th, 2018|

Ensuring That PBL Is Accessible to All

Project-based learning (PBL) continues to gain momentum as a powerful approach to teaching and learning, and for good reason. Research indicates that when implemented well, PBL improves student motivation and achievement, and helps students master skills that are essential for college and career readiness. Yet I sometimes run into teachers and administrators who [...]

February 21st, 2018|

Researchers Advance CRISPR-Based Tool for Diagnosing Disease

With SHERLOCK, a strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest. The team that first unveiled the rapid, inexpensive, highly sensitive CRISPR-based diagnostic tool called SHERLOCK has greatly enhanced the tool’s power, and has developed a miniature paper test that allows results to [...]

February 18th, 2018|