Nutrition: Pesticide Produce

Making better eating choices is a crucial part of living a health-conscious lifestyle. But there’s the issue of much of farming produce containing traces of pesticide residue which are detrimental to one’s health. The EPA denied the petition to ban the use of chlorpyrifos in 2017 even though the residue on produce was found to […]

Learning Disabilities: Understanding and its Diagnosis

According to the World Health Organization, the learning disability is a medical term that refers to a permanent disorder of neurological origin. A learning disability is an impairment of one or more neuropsychological functions, which disrupts the acquisition, comprehension, use, and processing of verbal or nonverbal information. It is not caused by environmental factors, economic disadvantage or […]

Nickelodeon Peddling Sugar, Bad Food to Kids, Study Says

A new report issued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest found 65% of the ads aired on Nickelodeon to be for foods of poor nutritional quality, while not a single ad seen was for a public service announcement, fruits, or vegetables. The report, “Milkshakes, Sugary Cereals, Candy: What Nickelodeon is Peddling to […]

First Three-Parent Baby Arrives in the World

A new technique that combines DNA from three people has been used successfully in the birth of boy who is now aged five months, according to New Scientist’s Jessica Hamzelou, and the international science community is regarding it as both a revolutionary event and a cause for more discussion. Although controversial, this breakthrough gives parents […]

Coursera for Business Useful for Training, Retention

The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider Coursera has launched online learning for companies called Coursera for Business. According to Coursera CEO Rick Levin, most of Coursera’s users are specifically seeking content that will advance their careers, and are even signing in from corporate email addresses. He said: Coursera was founded to help transform lives […]