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November 8, 2017
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Communicating in a foreign language takes emotion out of decision-making

If you could save the lives of five people by pushing another bystander in front of a train to his death, would you do it? And should it make any difference if that choice is presented in a language you … Continue reading

October 29, 2017
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Schüler werden zu Forschern

Ein europaweites Citizen-Science-Projekt in der Biologie braucht die Unterstützung von Schulklassen Der Geobotaniker Prof. Dr. Michael Scherer-Lorenzen von der Universität Freiburg will Schulklassen für ein Citizen-Science-Projekt gewinnen: Im Frühling 2018 wollen Forscherinnen und Forscher mithilfe von Schülerinnen und Schülern aus … Continue reading

October 12, 2017
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Verändern Hausaufgaben die Persönlichkeit?

Eine sorgfältige Erledigung der Hausaufgaben ist von einem Anstieg der Gewissenhaftigkeit begleitet, sagen Forscher der Universität Tübingen Wer seine Hausaufgaben sorgfältig erledigt, profitiert möglicherweise nicht nur von besserer schulischer Leistung: Schülerinnen und Schüler, die ihre Hausaufgaben sorgfältig bearbeiten, weisen zudem … Continue reading

October 6, 2017
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UCLA helps virtual reality lead the charge in battle for U.S. Army recruitment

The video, titled “Leaders Made Here,” features students from the UCLA ROTC unit The UCLA Army ROTC is working to inspire people to choose the U.S. military as a potential career path. Students from the current Bruin battalion appear in … Continue reading

September 29, 2017
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At 14, she’s not letting disability get in the way of her dream to create her own software

Crystal Jhoy Banzil lost any chance of having eyesight when her retinas did not develop properly in the weeks after her premature birth. Now 14 years-old, she is confident that technology will help her forge an independent and productive life and career … Continue reading