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  1. Joe Courtney: Promote STEM for security and prosperityRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Hill

    ... Manufacturers, and the American Farm Bureau - and STEM educators - including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - are promoting STEM's critical role to meet the growing demands of the U.S. workforce. Despite these trends, only 16 ...

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  2. Traditional trade figures understate importance of servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    In a landmark report released on the day before Christmas Eve last year, the mainland revised down its 2012 exports from US$2.2 trillion to US$1.4 trillion. Expressed as a share of gross domestic product, that is a drop from 27 per cent to 17 per cent.

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  3. Assignment: Education - ACT WorkKeysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKBT

    "Having that good multitasking, organization skills, depending on if you're going to be working with money, cash handling experience is always beneficial to us as well," said Foreman. Whether someone has the right skills for a specific job can be measured by a test created by ACT called WorkKeys.

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  4. Ferguson Police Showed Racial Bias: Justice Department ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RollingStone

    Police in Ferguson, Missouri have shown racial bias and used excessive force over the past two years, according to a new report the Justice Department compiled. The New York Times reports that the authorities disregarded the constitutional rights of the city's black citizens.

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  5. Common Ground: Clearing the hurdles in mathematicsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    My son competed in his first math tournament last month along with 445 other fourth- and fifth-graders who spent 90 minutes solving pre-algebra problems and more. While he struggled with some test problems, at least one young test-taker felt at ease with the exam.

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  6. Study shows who benefits most from statinsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    For each of the risk categories, Stitziel and his colleagues calculated the number of patients that doctors would need to treat with statins to prevent one heart attack over a 10-year period. This 'number needed to treat' statistic also showed the greater benefit of statins in patients in the high genetic-risk category.

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  7. 55% of Caribbean jobs go to private medicsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Vision

    OFFICIALS of Uganda's Ministry of Foreign Affairs have revealed that 55% of the country's 263 health professionals destined for work in Trinidad and Tobago were sourced from a pool of workers who were either unemployed or working in the private sector. The remaining 45% of the Ugandan health professionals selected for the temporary two-year employment in the Caribbean country are from the public sector.

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  8. Mass spectrometry-based protein identification with accurate statistical significance assignmentRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Motivation: Assigning statistical significance accurately has become increasingly important as metadata of many types, often assembled in hierarchies, are constructed and combined for further biological analyses.

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  9. Test yourself on Facebook's intelligence questionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Scientist

    A cunning team of researchers at Facebook has come up with a series of questions that they say an artificial intelligence must be able to answer if it is ever to match the brain power of a human. The goal is to evaluate an AI's ability to solve a range of useful tasks , so that eventually we can have ordinary conversations with machines.

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  10. Djokovic's Rare, Costly Slip v. FedererRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ATP World Tour

    New statistical analysis from ATP World Tour events - available for the first time this year is sure to delight tennis junkies and create deeper insights into the game. We are now tracking how many times a player recovers from 0/40 to hold serve, how many times a player breaks serve from 0/30 and much more.

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  11. Why Do College Students Work Hard, Make Good Grades and Learn So Little?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... learn more effectively. Her efforts led to twice winning the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. When she retired, she created two websites on study skills, one for high school and one for college students. As she discovered ...

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  12. Statisfaction: Five Statistical Highlights of the First Two Months of the WTA SeasonRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Tennis Now

    Lucie Safarova leads all WTA players in service games won and break points saved. We explore that and more in our latest Statisfaction.

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  13. Benford's Law: A Seldom Used Weapon in Forensic AccountingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    Benford's Law was named after Frank Benford, a General Electric physicist. Mr. Benford was the first to discover that "leading digits" do not follow a uniform distribution pattern as suggested by intuition.

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  14. Stage at diagnosis and early mortality from cancer in EnglandRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | British Journal of Cancer

    For the first time, stage completeness is high enough for robust analysis for the whole of England. We analysed data from the National Cancer Registration Service’s Cancer Analysis System on persons diagnosed with breast, colorectal, lung, prostate or ovarian cancers in England in 2012.

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  15. High society automationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Food & Drug Packaging

    Today's packaging robots are even more sophisticated than in previous years. The new designs, features and technology behind these systems help to increase speed and throughput and work to decrease downtime.

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  16. Poll: U.S. evenly torn on dress in online craze - blue or white?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Poll results released on Tuesday show the U.S. public is evenly torn in a debate that is rending the fabric of America - or at least fraying a few nerves: is that dress white or blue? The questionably colored frock became an Internet sensation after a Tumblr user posted a photograph last week, saying her friends couldn't agree on its color and asking others to weigh in. The question has sparked rants on Twitter by celebrities like Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian West and good old-fashioned breakfast table tirades from Pleasantville to Peoria.

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  17. How Brain Science Explains the Way We See #TheDressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    The human mind has a marvelous capacity for inventiveness. In our philosophy have been dreamt the plays of Shakespeare and the computations of Alan Turing, not to mention the staggering technology underlying the phone on which you are perhaps reading these words.

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  18. Labor and Employment Expert Dr. Nathan Woods Joins Edgeworth EconomicsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Dr. Woods specializes in class action wage and hour disputes and employment discrimination matters at the state and federal levels. He regularly consults with Fortune 500 companies to evaluate diversity initiatives, wage and hour compliance, and general business practices.

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  19. Birth of a Theorem: Mathematics, Boltzmann and brioRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Scientist

    CA dric Villani: looks like he stepped out of a Neil Gaiman novel (Image: Paolo Verzone / Agence VU / Camera Press) Birth of a Theorem: A mathematical adventure by Fields medallist CA dric Villani is an exhilarating but exhausting journey as he pours you into his mind

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  20. Obesity in children in their first year at primary school increased in 2013-14Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chorley Citizen

    The proportion of obese children in reception year at primary school increased in 2013-14, with nearly one in 10 four to five-year-olds classed as obese, according to newly-released figures. It also went up in children in Year 6, according to statistics released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre .

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