Educational Resources

University ‘bridges’ US-China gap

Source: China Daily By JACK FREIFELDER As scholars and academics continue efforts to encourage the study of China, Pace University, in New York City’s Lower Manhattan, is trying an alternative tack to promote its students’ interests in the world’s second-largest economy — by subsidizing a chance to study abroad. The […]

The Internet is a ‘gift from God.’

Source: CNN (CNN) Careerist clergy. The super rich. And now we can add another pelt to Pope Francis’ collection: Internet trolls.In statement released on Thursday, the Pope said the Internet and social media are making people across the world “increasingly interdependent.””The Internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity,” […]

Teachers favor attractive kids

Source: CNN. (CNN) — It’s not news that looks matter. Depending on how attractive people think we are, we may have at times found ourselves dateless or overwhelmed with unwanted attention. Studies have indeed shown that people attribute more intelligence and competence to taller, well-turned-out or otherwise good-looking people. However, a new […]

Humans emerged from male pig and female chimp, world’s top geneticist says

Source: TOI LONDON: Humans are actually hybrids, who emerged as an offspring of a male pig and a female chimpanzee, according to one of the world’s leading geneticist. Turning the theory of human ancestry on its head, Dr Eugene McCarthy — one of the world’s leading authorities on hybridization in animals from the University of Georgia has suggested that humans […]