By Mary Miranowski RDN, Home Cook and Nutrition Educator Think of me as your Home Economics teacher. Wait, they don’t call it Home Ec anymore. It’s Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) now. Many of you may not recognize either term from school. This class used to be required in middle school, but about 20 […]
The week of my previous blog entry, George Floyd died. Since then Minneapolis police officers have been charged with committing, or aiding and abetting, murder. Both peaceful protests and violent confrontations between activists and police have spread across the country and beyond. So have critiques of what many describe as systemic racism in law enforcement […]
July 30, 2020 Cameron Woodard has kindly shared the following write up about PiDose, an open source system for oral drug administration to group-housed mice. “PiDose is an open-source tool for scientists performing drug administration experiments with mice. It allows for automated daily oral dosing of mice over long time periods (weeks to months) without […]
Author: Anna Garcia
As a young person living in the year 2020, I have grown up in the age of technology and seen its influence on individuals and populations in a variety of settings. Phones, computers, tablets, and other forms of technology keep people in a place of constant distraction and gives them the ability to have information at their fingertips every minute of every day.
Higher education is facing a number of challenges in the twenty-first century. Some of the top challenges include declining student enrollments, financial difficulties, and decreased state funding, to name a few (Wiley Education Services, n.d.). In a 2016 survey by the Babson Survey Research Group, two-thirds of academic leaders polled said that online education is […]
The Hagia Sophia is one of the oldest sites of continuous worship in the world and an iconic symbol of cultural exchange across Eurasia. Since its founding in the year 537, the Hagia Sophia has alternately served as a Christian church and Islamic mosque for many centuries. In 1935, it was turned into a museum, […]
July 23, 2020 Semih Günel and colleagues have created a deep learning-based pose estimator for studying how neural circuits control limbed behaviors in tethered Drosophila. Appendage tracking is an important behavioral measure in motor circuit research. Up until now, algorithms for accurate 3D pose estimation in small animals such as Drosophila did not exist. Rather, […]
Despite the prevalence of online learning today, it is often viewed as a less favorable option when compared to the traditional, in-person educational experience. Criticisms of online learning come from various sectors, like employer groups, college faculty, and the general public, and generally includes a lack of perceived quality as well as rigor. Additionally, some […]
July 16, 2020 In a recent bioRxiv preprint, Gonçalo Lopes and colleagues from NeuroGEARS and University College London have shared information about BonVision — an open source software for creating and controlling visual environments. With advances in computer gaming and software rendering, it is now possible to create realistic virtual environments. These virtual environments, which […]
Author: Anastasia Simakina
In today’s world, we typically value looking good in one way or another. One of the most common complaints that people may have about themselves is that they wish that they would be slimmer or more toned, but they feel like achieving their dream bodies can be a hard thing to do.