100 scientific discoveries

100 scientific discoveries

AUGUST 30, 2016

Dialectical behavior therapy, a treatment for people who have borderline personality disorder — a mental illness that leaves them “without emotional skin” — was singled out as a breakthrough. That treatment was created by UW Psychology Professor Marsha Linehan , who has been working with borderline patients in the UWs Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinic for years. Time dubbed…

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Mayans Tools

Mayans Tools

AUGUST 29, 2016

Studying human remains reveals unique information to archaeologists about a civilization’s customs and traditions. In addition to cause of death, archaeologists can create a complete profile of the body’s lifestyle based on physiological features combined with intense critical thinking. Similarly, the remains of animals in the area can also provide great insight into a society’s…

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Current Scientific News

Current Scientific News

AUGUST 28, 2016

Bridge everyday learning and the latest scientific discoveries. Inspire more young people to pursue careers in science. Society for Science & the Public launched the Science News in High Schools program in September 2015, as part of a larger commitment to create a more scientifically literate society. More than 193, students at 268 schools in 24 states, Washington…

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Major scientific discoveries

Major scientific discoveries

AUGUST 27, 2016

Penicillin If you ve been living under a rock for the past 80 years or so, here s how the popular story goes:Alexander Fleming didn t clean up his workstation before going on vacation one day in 1928. When he came back, Fleming noticed that there was a strange fungus on some of his cultures. Even stranger was that bacteria didn t seem to thrive near those cultures.Penicillin…

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Current Events on Computers

Current Events on Computers

AUGUST 26, 2016

Fluency in Computer Science Often we remind ourselves when asked questions about curriculum, or why we teach certain topics, that we teach computer science and not just computer programming . Many of the decisions within our curriculum are prompted by that statement as new tools evolve and more algorithm based functionality is built into the libraries that accompany the languages…

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New technology in Computer Networking

New technology in Computer Networking

AUGUST 25, 2016

In 2003 Martìn Casado found himself with no small challenge on his hands: he needed to reinvent the technology that underpins the Internet. It had been developed decades earlier and was proving unsuited to an era of cyberwarfare. Casado, then a researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, had been approached by a U.S. intelligence agency with a thorny problem. Computer…

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