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‘Minecraft: Education Edition’ arrives on iPad in September

Minecraft: Education Edition is heading to the iPad and educators will have access to it starting next month. The education version of the game launched in 2016 and Microsoft says there ...

20 minutes ago from Engadget

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NYU Medical School is Now Free, Almost

All students’ tuition will be funded through its endowment.

Fri 17 Aug 18 from The Scientist

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Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds

Primary school students are more likely to eat a nutritional breakfast when given 10 extra minutes to do so, according to a new study by researchers at Virginia Tech and Georgia Southern University.

Sat 18 Aug 18 from Medical Xpress

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How Crazy Rich Asians turns a traditional Asian rom-com trope into a modern statement

Minor spoilers ahead for Crazy Rich Asians. With the new romantic dramedy Crazy Rich Asians, based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, Warner Bros. is making a rare venture ...

Sat 18 Aug 18 from The Verge

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Historically black schools pay more to issue bonds, researchers find

A new study from the University of Notre Dame found that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) pay higher fees to issue tax-exempt bonds than non-HBCUs. And the evidence points ...

Fri 17 Aug 18 from

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Saint Louis University To Install Echo Dots In All Student Residences

College dorm rooms have basic furnishings so residents have to spend some money if they want the comforts that they’re used to at home. If they have been increasingly reliant on Amazon’s ...

Thu 16 Aug 18 from Ubergizmo

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Bots on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk are ruining psychology studies

Psychologists use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk platform to study our behaviour, but now bots are spoiling things by pretending to be human

Sat 11 Aug 18 from Newscientist

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Funny bone: Survey finds 99 percent of science students appreciate instructor humor

There's nothing like a good laugh to lighten a mood, especially when the atmosphere is serious—like it can be in a science classroom.

Wed 15 Aug 18 from

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Reebok's first plant-based shoes go on sale for $95

It took a while, but Reebok's first plant-based shoes are ready for your feet -- the company is now selling limited numbers of the NPC UK Cotton + Corn through its website for ...

Tue 14 Aug 18 from Engadget

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Hackers are out to jeopardize your vote

Cyberattacks on the 2016 US election caused states to bolster the defenses of their voting systems. It hasn’t been enough, says the University of Michigan’s Alex Halderman.

Wed 15 Aug 18 from MIT Technology Review

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