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Parent, Help Thyself
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3rd Eye
October 11, 2019 Friday 09:27:51 IST

Parent, Help Thyself

#Outcome of parenting is not fate or destiny

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Parent Interventions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 06:58:48 IST
Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Alters Babies' DNA

Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Alters Babies' DNA

High levels of Alcohol consumption by pregnant women can lead to change in their babies' DNA, according to a Rutgers University study. “Our findings may make it easier to test children for prenatal alcohol exposure – and enable early diagnosis and intervention that can help improve the children’s lives,” said lead author

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Parent Interventions
October 04, 2019 Friday 07:14:09 IST
Seizure control with ketogenic diet

Seizure control with ketogenic diet

Infants and young children with epilepsy due to a confirmed genetic abnormality have a better response to treatment with ketogenic diet, compared to patients with other types of epilepsy, according to a review of 10-year experience at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.Ketogenic diet continues to be a safe, effe

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Parent Interventions
October 03, 2019 Thursday 09:37:22 IST
Parental Stress  Block Maternal Sensitivity, Weakens Mother-Child Relationship

Parental Stress Block Maternal Sensitivity, Weakens Mother-Child Relationship

A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has revealed the effects of the stress of parenting in the brains of both mothers and their children.The researchers analysed the brain activity of 31 pairs of mother and child from Singapore while they were watching children’s animation clips together.

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Parent Interventions
October 03, 2019 Thursday 05:34:44 IST
Social Isolation in Adolescence Can Cause Habit-Like Behavior in Adulthood

Social Isolation in Adolescence Can Cause Habit-Like Behavior in Adulthood

Experiments done in mice have shown that social isolation in adolescence can lead to habit-like behaviors in adulthood as opposed to goal based behavior. Humans and rodents who experience early-life traumas or adversities appear to be prone to habit-based behaviors, often occurring at the expense of goal-oriented actions. Despite

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home- William Temple Quotes

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National Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:24:13 IST
UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC guidelines on plastic use

UGC has issued guidelines on use of plastic material in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Accordingly, excess-consumption of plastic combined with limited waste disposal systems has become a challenge to the urban waste disposal systems. Calling for a systematic campaign, UGC  has urged all universities and colleges to adopt policies

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International Edu News
October 11, 2019 Friday 03:23:13 IST
Asian students converge on 5 countries

Asian students converge on 5 countries

There was a two-percentage-point increase in the share of internationally mobile students acrossOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries between 2010 and 2017, according to the ‘Education at a Glance 2019’ report. Of all mobile students across the OECD, 56% came from Asia, but two-thirds of Asian students con

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
October 10, 2019 Thursday 10:40:10 IST

Scientists are Wearing VR Goggles to Analyse Data

Scientists have started using virtual realty tools nto for gaming or entertainment but to analyse and comprehend data. "In the future, a scientist might be working on their desktop, and then they could just grab a pair of virtual reality glasses, or they may even be already wearing regular glasses that enable VR, and then start manipula

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Technology Inceptions
October 08, 2019 Tuesday 06:19:00 IST
eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

eDantseva, app on Oral Health Released

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the first ever national digital platform on oral health information and knowledge dissemination. Titled eDantseva, the website and mobile application was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health.The Union Health Minister also released the Braille booklet and Voice over on

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
October 04, 2019 Friday 10:53:35 IST
Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

Born to be a Unicorn: Saga of d’Alembert

#Jean-Baptiste le Rondd'Alembert was an orphaned child who grew up to carve a unique place in the history of Western mathematics and science.

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Higher Studies
October 02, 2019 Wednesday 06:09:25 IST
Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

Wharton School Expands MBA Deferred Admissions Program

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced that it is expanding its MBA deferred admissions program to students outside the University of Pennsylvania. Designed for promising undergraduate students, the Wharton MBA Advance Access Program enables students to secure an early place in a future Wharton MBA class. Accept

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table October 04, 2019 Friday 09:46:10 IST
Teaching in The Time of AI

Teaching in The Time of AI

India's education system has come a long way since the Gurukula system of learning that provided undivided attention of the teacher for each student. The Pallikkutam system, considered more inclusive, reportedly gave opportunities for children from all strata of society to learn. The present organized system of education is a legacy of the Brit