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At Iowa City Elementary School, two former students teach nature lessons in a new park

At Iowa City Elementary School, two former students teach nature lessons in a new park

It’s 8 a.m. on Wednesday, and Krisha Kapoor and Zoe Scott, seniors in western Iowa City, are teaching second graders at Weber Elementary School about environmental science in a purpose-built outdoor park. Kapoor and Scott have visited second graders at least once a week since the beginning of the school year, emphasizing the importance of …

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Walton College Launches Master of Science in Product Innovation Program

The photo has been sent The MSc in Production Innovation degree will target recent graduates and mid-career professionals who wish to develop the skills necessary to create, launch and manage products in the context of a startup project or an innovative industry environment. The Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Enterprise Innovation at U of A’s …

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Students considering new data science major a year after its creation – The Daily Free Press

Boston University Center for Computing and Data Science. Boston University launched Data Science as an undergraduate major in 2021. SAM BETSKO / DFP . Staff Rhea Parikh, a student in the computing and data science program, waited until the last minute to make a college decision. It was April 30, 2022 – the day before …

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Machine learning helps scientists look (again) into the future: New algorithm makes it easier to predict chaotic physical processes

The past may be a fixed and immutable point, but with the help of machine learning, the future can sometimes be more easily known. Using a new type of machine learning method called next-generation reservoir computing, researchers at Ohio State University recently found a new way to predict the behavior of chaotic spatiotemporal systems—such as …

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Five big questions about the new Alzheimer’s treatment

Earlier this week, drug companies Biogen and Eisai announced encouraging results from a clinical trial for patients with Alzheimer’s disease: treatment with a monoclonal antibody, called lecanemab, reduced cognitive decline by 27% in people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease compared to those with early stage Alzheimer’s disease. who are taking a placebo. After a year and …

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Scientists have discovered the remains of the first stars of the universe

What is happening Astronomers may have found chemical evidence of the universe’s first stars, also known as Population III stars, lurking in a distant quasar. why does it matter The stars of the third group have never been seen by humanity, but they could be a key to understanding the timeline of human existence. About …

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Where is the British Science Minister? Government plans worry researchers

British Prime Minister Liz Truss dissolved the Parliamentary Strategic Scientific Committee.Credit: Dylan Martinez/Getty The UK’s scientific community is urging the country’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss to appoint a science minister – a position that has been vacant for nearly three months – and recommit to the previous administration’s agenda of making the country a …

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Meet the science leaders of 2022 at Vertex: Derya Balata and Teame Araya

Congratulations to Teame and Derya, the newest science scientist at Vertex! As they are preparing to read books in their first year at the University of Massachusetts, let us introduce you to these two outstanding students who have each been selected on a full four-year scholarship to pursue a STEM-related course of study. Derya Balata, …

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