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AI Coach Can Help Teens to Achieve Weight Loss
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Parent Interventions
May 17, 2019 Friday 01:16:42 IST

AI Coach Can Help Teens to Achieve Weight Loss

AI Behavioral Coach was found to be useful for teens to attain weight loss targets. The system was tested by Nemours Children's Health System based on an AI system developed by X2ai, an innovator. The interactive chat bot works with the individuals to attain their specific goals. Twenty three patients in the 9-18 age group with obesity symptoms were involved in the study. The group interacted with the chabbot over the next 10-12 weeks with 4, 123 messages from 270 conversations. The chats were initiated by the chat boats and total of 55 hours, 45 minutes of support was provided.   The new system will enable parents to make their teenage children improve their health without the need to find time and resources to visit clinics. As intensive

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Parent Interventions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 11:31:20 IST
Benefits of playroom makeover

Benefits of playroom makeover

Playrooms crammed with blinking and buzzing toys, puzzles and games, shelves full of picture books, well-used baby dolls, dress-up costumes and artwork hanging on the walls form the usual paradise for young children. The objects are reorganised by Simone Davies, a Montessori teacher in the Netherlands and author of The Montessor

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Parent Interventions
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 02:42:22 IST
Word power for kids

Word power for kids

Young children whose parents read them five books a day enter kindergarten having heard about 1.4 million more words than kids who were never read to, a new study found.This ‘million word gap’ could be one key in explaining differences in vocabulary and reading development, according to Jessica Logan, lead author of anew study and

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Parent Interventions
May 14, 2019 Tuesday 01:48:50 IST
Millennials More Prone to Distracted Driving

Millennials More Prone to Distracted Driving

More Millennials are prone to distracted driving with increased use of smart phones. Texting, attending calls, messaging and even checking emails are done

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Parent Interventions
May 13, 2019 Monday 03:12:21 IST
Children With ADHD At Risk of Externalising Behaviors in Adulthood

Children With ADHD At Risk of Externalising Behaviors in Adulthood

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may show externalising behaviors when they reach adulthood, according to a new research study.Externalising behaviors are normally in the form of teasing, losing temper, threatening and arguing and screaming. The study was based on assessment of 7,674 people in the age grou

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
May 15, 2019 Wednesday 10:39:28 IST
NTA NET admit card 2019 to be released today

NTA NET admit card 2019 to be released today

NEW DELHI: National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the admit card for UGC NET(National Eligibility Test) 2019 on its official website on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Once the admit cards are released, the candidates who have applied for the UGC NET 2019 examination are advised to visit the official website of NTA- ntanet.nic.in- to check and dow

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National Edu News
May 13, 2019 Monday 01:13:04 IST
CBSE Invites Application for Awards for Teachers and Principals

CBSE Invites Application for Awards for Teachers and Principals

Teachers with ten years of regular teaching experience and principals with ten years of teaching experience and five years as principal can apply for the National CBSE Awards. Eligibility  1. Only a working teacher with at least 10 years of regular teaching experience in CBSE affiliated school(s) and working principals with 10 years of

Get your Science and Tech fix

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 01:27:10 IST
Robots to Taste Beer

Robots to Taste Beer

Robots built with components sourced from Lego toys will be used to assess beer quality for 15 colour and foam-related parameters. Presently, quality checks are done by human volunteers.The RoboBeer works with two Lego servo motors. It has three sensors to measure temperature, carbon dioxide gas release and alcohol.It also incorporates a smart

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Technology Inceptions
May 16, 2019 Thursday 12:22:32 IST
Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

Detect Ear Infection in Children With Smart Phones

The smart phone app is capable of detecting middle ear infection in a much better way than acoustic reflectometry systems

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
May 02, 2019 Thursday 02:41:06 IST
Hunters of black holes

Hunters of black holes

The April 10th of 2019 brought apleasant surpriseto the world of science and technology! The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) made the first ever snap shot of  M87 black hole, which is 55 million light-years away from the earth! A feather in the cap of the towering genius of Albert Einstein, who predicted for the first time the presence of bl

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Creative Living
April 04, 2019 Thursday 10:53:04 IST
Those who have ear to hear, They Hear!

Those who have ear to hear, They Hear!

More than 99% of the information that reaches human mind reaches either through eyes or through ears. The other three senses, the smell or touch or taste provide only nominal input to the mental processes. What we hear is sound and what we see is light. Both sound and light are but waves. Sound is a mechanical wave transmitted via compressions

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table May 13, 2019 Monday 01:47:17 IST
Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

Fund the Student Not The Colleges: Biju Vithayathil, Amity University

The sysem of government funding and assistance for engineering and management colleges should end and it should be replaced with the funding of the meritorious students, according to Mr Biju Vithayathil, Director of Amity University. A panelist in the 48th Rajagiri Roundtable, 'The Changing Needs of Education' held at Rajagiri School of Engine