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Ratchet Effect: The Continuous Evolution of the Portfolio Strategy - Education Next
The portfolio strategy has driven real improvement in urban K–12 school systems over the past 10 years. Results in Chicago , New Orleans , and New York City…
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America’s Electoral Map Is Changing
Today’s political landscape is often dismissed as a partisan deadlock in which the vast majority of voters have already made up their minds and will only dig…
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How Russian Trolls Used Meme Warfare to Divide America
There’s a meme on Instagram, circulated by a group called “Born Liberal.” A fist holds a cluster of strings, reaching down into people with television sets for…
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How To Remember Anything Forever-ish
Written, drawn, and programmed by Nicky Case Also, this interactive comic is PUBLIC DOMAIN meaning you can freely use this thing for educational, personal, or…
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Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense - Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning
Assessment for Learning (A f L), sometimes referred to as “formative assessment” has become part of the educational landscape in the U.S. and is heralded to…
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Induction of apoptosis-like death by periplanetasin-2 in Escherichia coli and contribution of SOS genes. - PubMed - NCBI
Abstract Periplanetasin-2 is a 15-mer antimicrobial peptide (AMP), derived from the American cockroach Periplaneta americana. This novel AMP exhibits potent…
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Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care and Senior Adults
The Presbyterian Outlook News and Articles from the The Presbyterian Outlook Register Login Donate Subscribe Top Search/Contact Area Be A Fan Follow Us Photos…
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Comprehensive functional genomic resource and integrative model for the human brain
Structured Abstract INTRODUCTION Strong genetic associations have been found for a number of psychiatric disorders. However, understanding the underlying…
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The Personality Trait That Is Ripping America (and the World) Apart
"First there was the "Me Generation" then "Generation Me." Now we have empirical evidence that we live in what will become known as the "Asshole Age" otherwise…
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Putting Evidence‐Based Claims to the Test: A Multi‐Site Classroom Study of Retrieval Practice and Spaced Practice - Gurung - - Applied Cognitive Psychology - Wiley Online Library
Volume 0, Issue ja RESEARCH ARTICLE Token Access Putting Evidence‐Based Claims to the Test: A Multi‐Site Classroom Study of Retrieval Practice and Spaced…
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Disruption of a self-amplifying catecholamine loop reduces cytokine release syndrome
Abstract Cytokine release syndrome (CRS) is a life-threatening complication of several new immunotherapies used to treat cancers and autoimmune diseases…
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SOS genes contribute to Bac8c induced apoptosis-like death in Escherichia coli. - PubMed - NCBI
Abstract Antimicrobial peptides are one of the promising substitutes for conventional antibiotics. To examine their potential usefulness for controlling…
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The 2018 Ultiworld Holiday Gift Guide | Ultiworld
The 2018 Ultiworld Holiday Gift Guide Every holiday season, there are several events you can’t wait for: the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting, the…
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Assertion-Evidence Approach: Rethinking Scientific and Technical Presentations
Rethinking Presentations in Science and Engineering Michael Alley, Penn State Assertion-Evidence Approach Home Tutorial Principles Presenting with Confidence…
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Browse journals by subject Back to top Area Studies Arts Behavioral Sciences Bioscience Built Environment Communication Studies Computer Science Development…
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TRPV1 pore turret dictates distinct DkTx and capsaicin gating
Matan Geron , Rakesh Kumar , Wenchang Zhou , José D. Faraldo-Gómez , Valeria Vásquez , and Avi Priel PNAS December 11, 2018 115 (50) E11837-E11846; published…
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Five years of record warmth intensify Arctic's transformation
Most of the sea ice that forms in the Arctic is thinner than it's been in decades. Credit: Kathryn Hansen/NASA The Arctic experienced its second warmest year on…
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H5P
Create Richer HTML5 Content in Existing Publishing Platforms Share Content Seamlessly Across Any H5P Capable Site Reuse and modify Content in Your Browser at…
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There's a good reason why Nassir Little is fine coming off...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – An assistant coach at a high-level program, recruiting an elite prospect in the Class of 2019, says he was warned by the player’s trainer…
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MacBook vs. Air vs. Pro: This is the one you should buy!
Once upon a time, Steve Jobs drew quadrants on a slide and, if you wanted a new notebook rather than desktop, all you had to decide between was consumer and…
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How the brain’s face code might unlock the mysteries of perception
Combining brain imaging and electrophysiology has helped Doris Tsao to peer deep into the primate brain. Credit: Sam Comen for Nature Doris Tsao launched her…
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Weekly Digest #136: Optimizing Lecture Capture
Dec 9 Weekly Digests , For Teachers , For Students Today’s weekly digest is motivated by a paper on lecture capture that I (Carolina) am currently co-writing…
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12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education
12 Alternatives To Letter Grades In Education by Terry Heick Ed note: This post was originally published in November of 2012 and has been updated several times,…
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Crowdsourcing Innovation in Class: Cancer Treatment vs. Phases of Mitosis
12/10/2018 Currently my freshman Biology class is concluding a unit on cell division. Rather than the typical unit where students memorize the phases of the…
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Identifying the pathways required for coping behaviours associated with sustained pain
Abstract Animals and humans display two types of response to noxious stimuli. The first includes reflexive defensive responses that prevent or limit injury; a…
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"Looking Forward" OmniFocus Perspective
There is a growing thread in the Mac Power Users forums about custom OmniFocus perspectives. Since it’s Sunday, I though I’d share one of my favorite Sunday…
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Gever Tulley, Founder of Tinkering School
Cool Tools Show 152: Gever Tulley Our guest this week is Gever Tulley . Gever is founder of Tinkering School , an internationally famous summer camp where kids…
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First Day of Class: Using 'Meta-Teaching' to Help Students Adjust and Engage
I taught my first class in 1992. At the time, I was young, eager to teach, and woefully unprepared to deal with an 8:00 a.m. general education class at a…
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The Full Measure of a Teacher: Using value-added to assess effects on student behavior - Education Next
When students look back on their most important teachers, the social aspects of their education are often what they recall. Learning to set goals, take risks…
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Phage therapy: a model for failure
One can sum up the 100-year history of phage therapy concisely: works great in the lab, fails in the clinic. Not a single Phase 2 or 3 clinical trial has yet…
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UNC Basketball: The seniors have got to do better
It has been the biggest area of discussion following the Tar Heels’ 84-67 loss to the Michigan Wolverines , but I believe it still warrants attention: UNC’s…
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9 days ago
UNC Basketball: Eight takeaways from first eight games
This is part one of a two-part series. Check back tomorrow for the other four things we’ve learned in Carolina’s first eight games. Carolina has played eight…
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Eight takeaways from UNC’s first eight games: Part II
5) The rebounding leaves something to be desired. It’s not weak, but not UNC-esque. The Heels are snatching 58.4% of all rebounds, ninth-best in the nation,…
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What I want to see change with this UNC football coaching overhaul
For the most part, this isn’t going to be an article about what UNC needs on the football side of things. Over the course of the past season, and really over…
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9 days ago
UNC Basketball Film Review: UNC’s problem guarding the ballscreen
As UNC gets ready to welcome UNC-Wilmington to Chapel Hill this week, it hardly seems like we are already eight games into the season. A wide array of opponents…
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Forgiving Mack Brown for 1997
I was not a UNC football fan growing up. We were firmly a basketball family, and a lot of that just had to do with when I grew up. I’m a child of the 80’s, and…
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10 Things You Need to Know About Greenbackr | Ultiworld
10 Things You Need to Know About Greenbackr Your team needs a little money to be its best, and Greenbackr is here to help! November 30, 2018 by in Sponsored…
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Tuesday Tips: Eight Unexpected Areas to Take Care of in the Offseason, Presented by Spin Ultimate | Ultiworld
Catch up on the easily overlooked things and reap the benefits. December 4, 2018 by in Opinion with comments Don’t eat too many… Tuesday Tips is presented by…
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Opinion | Is Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It?
Is Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It? Each is best suited to different purposes, and neither is superior. Mr. Willingham is a psychologist at the…
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Are Rural Voters the ‘Real’ Voters? Wisconsin Republicans Seem to Think So
A last-minute power grab by state lawmakers draws on an argument as old as the nation. Protesting in the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., this week. Credit…
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Student Choice, Intuition, and Poor Study Habits - The Effortful Educator
One of the most concerning statements I see teachers make on twitter regarding student-choice* in the classroom goes something like this: “I provide…
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10 days ago
The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education - The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
My Profile : Sign in | Register | Help ABOUT AJPE About AJPE History Policies Editorial Board Contact AJPE AACP VOLUMES & ISSUES Current Issue Publication Ahead…
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Zinc Blockade of SOS Response Inhibits Horizontal Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Enteric Bacteria
Introduction The term “SOS response” as descriptor of a bacterial reactions to DNA damage was coined about 1975, the same year that the ship Edmund Fitzgerald…
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They Are Really Sleazy People
The venality of the Trump-era Republican apparatchik has no lower bound (not that the pre-Trump ones were good people). Take, for instance, Paul Erickson , who…
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They’ve Been Very Bad For A Long Time
While the Bush Administration didn’t have quite the same daily drumbeat of hideousness that the current administration does, it was a lot worse than many…
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House Democrats Must Investigate NC’s Voting Fraud
Notice I didn’t write voter fraud, but voting fraud. From the Great State of North Carolina (boldface mine): Allegations of voting irregularities in and around…
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The Environment Deficit
As some asshole with a blog has noted, when you have real needs and resources that can be mobilized, currency should never be the rate-limiting step. At all…
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Punish Companies That Store But Can’t Protect Your Data
I would be worried about the recent Marriot data breach, but I’m already taking defensive measures because I’ve been a victim of data breaches. At this point,…
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Because You Won't Get to Speak at Your Funeral
As I watched the funeral and memorials for President George H.W. Bush, I couldn’t help but think about how powerless he was during it all. Conversations were…
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11 days ago
The Fine Art of Bullshit
Gueldner Aug 25, 2014 Killed by Google Thursday Night in New Orleans April 1994 The lazy ceiling fan spun in the humid Louisiana night. It was weighted poorly,…
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The Music of North Carolina
Notes on the songs from our 20th Southern Music Issue Sampler featuring North Carolina Order the North Carolina Music Issue & Sampler W elcome to the twentieth…
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The virtual patient as a learning tool: a mixed quantitative qualitative study
Abstract Background The use of simulation in medical education has been widely accepted. There are different types of medical simulators that vary in both…
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The cells that help cancer drugs to cloud the mind
An unusual storm on Neptune is seen as several white streaks in this view from the Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: E. Molter et al./Icarus Planetary science 05…
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Salmonella persisters undermine host immune defenses during antibiotic treatment
Report Salmonella persisters undermine host immune defenses during antibiotic treatment Daphne A. C. Stapels 1 , * , †, Peter W. S. Hill 1 , *, Alexander J.…
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11 days ago
Dear Curiosity: How NASA's rover makes Mars feel like home
This essay is an entry in our "Dear Spacecraft" series, where we ask writers, scientists, and astronomy enthusiasts to share why they feel personally connected…
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The Discovery of Penicillin—New Insights After More Than 75 Years of Clinical Use
Volume 23, Number 5—May 2017 Another Dimension The Discovery of Penicillin—New Insights After More Than 75 Years of Clinical Use On This Page Dawn of…
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Sakai 19 Upgrade Blog Series | UNC-CH Teaching & Learning Blog
We hope you had a restful Thanksgiving Break! November is quickly wrapping up, which means our Sakai 12 Upgrade is just around the corner! The Sakai 12 Upgrade…
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Sakai 12 Upgrade: New Lessons Features | UNC-CH Teaching & Learning Blog
Last week we announced the Sakai 12 Upgrade Blog Series to introduce you to some of the new features coming on December 19 ! We are kicking things off with the…
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12 days ago
Using FiLMiC Pro to Control Your iPhone or iPad Camera – The Sweet Setup
I said in my last post on LumaFusion that I could upgrade the camera software on my iPhone by using FiLMiC Pro, but that I hadn’t taken the step. Of course, the…
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12 days ago
A chemical defence against phage infection
Abstract The arms race between bacteria and the phages that infect them drives the continual evolution of diverse anti-phage defences. Previously described…
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Ross Douthat's Praising WASPs Is White Supremacy in Boat Shoes
Photo: Getty It is with the heaviest heart that I must inform you Ross Douthat has written a column defending the ruling class , only not the current one, but…
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12 days ago
Republican Operative Faced Prior Allegations of Election Fraud in Disputed North Carolina District
Many voters in Bladen County, including the Bladenboro resident Stacy Holcomb, say they were approached at home and offered assistance submitting an absentee…
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13 days ago
Goodbye, Evernote: How to export your notes to another app
Taylor Martin/CNET Evernote recently announced it will soon up the rates for its Plus and Premium paid plans, which may have you asking, is Evernote's new price…
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A Christmas Day Plan – Rhoneisms
We generally host our family Christmas celebrations on the Eve, as is tradition in my wife’s Norwegian heritage family. Christmas Day itself has generally been…
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Utility of intermittent online quizzes as an early warning for residents at risk of failing the pediatric board certification examination
Abstract Background Traditionally, quizzes have been applied as a tool for summative assessment, though literature suggests their use as a formative assessment…
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How to choose an evidence-based medicine knowledge test for medical students? Comparison of three knowledge measures
Abstract Background There are a few studies of alignment between different knowledge-indices for evidence-based medicine (EBM). The aim of this study was to…
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Opinion | The Cowardly Face of Authoritarianism
Turning Points The Cowardly Face of Authoritarianism Credit Shonagh Rae Turning Point: China removes presidential term limits. First we see the face. The face…
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Don’t Buy the New MacBook Air
The MacBook Air just doesn't make sense anymore... Sign up for Storyblocks Video today - https://www.storyblocks.com/SnazzyLabs Buy MacBook Pro -…
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BAGSMART Pomona Electronics Cable Organizer
If you keep cables in almost every pocket of your bag when you travel, finding the one you need—especially in a hurry—can be a challenge. Worse still, loose…
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Student note taking; Guided notes & Cornell notes
For a large part of my lessons, I expect students to take notes. This is from years 7-11. At the start of year 7 we show them a quick powerpoint going through…
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Crystal structure of the endogenous agonist-bound prostanoid receptor EP3
Abstract Prostanoids are a series of bioactive lipid metabolites that function in an autacoid manner via activation of cognate G-protein-coupled receptors…
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Crystal structure of misoprostol bound to the labor inducer prostaglandin E<sub>2</sub> receptor
Abstract Misoprostol is a life-saving drug in many developing countries for women at risk of post-partum hemorrhaging owing to its affordability, stability,…
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