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Ebola outbreak highlights global disparities in health-care resources

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa this year poses a serious, ongoing threat to that region: the spread to capital cities and Nigeria -- Africa's most populous nation -- presents new challenges for healthcare professionals. The situation has garnered significant attention and fear around the world, but proven public health measures and sharpened clinical vigilance will contain the epidemic and thwart a global spread.

Novel treatment strengthens bones in genetic disease neurofibromatosis type-1

An enzyme therapy may prevent skeletal abnormalities associated with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type-1, investigators have discovered. The researchers demonstrated in a mouse model of the disorder that the enzyme asfotase-alpha improves bone growth, mineralization and strength.

New technology offers insight into cholesterol

With new advanced techniques, it is possible to study cells in greater detail than ever before. The findings may, in the long term, improve the treatment of high cholesterol, researchers report.

Lionfish characteristics make them more 'terminator' than predator

New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the 'terminator' of movie fame. In behavior that is called 'alarming,' it appears that in some cases lionfish will continue to hunt until the last fish of a local population is dead.

Overweight and obesity linked to 10 common cancers, over 12,000 cases every year in UK

Antarctica's ice discharge could raise sea level faster than previously thought

Ice discharge from Antarctica could contribute up to 37 centimeters to the global sea level rise within this century, a new study shows. For the first time, an international team of scientists provide a comprehensive estimate on the full range of Antarctica's potential contribution to global sea level rise based on physical computer simulations. The study combines a whole set of state-of-the-art climate models and observational data with various ice models.

On planes, three rain radars are better than one

Putting three radars on a plane to measure rainfall may seem like overkill -- and never before had NASA flown more than two. But for a recent field campaign, more definitely was better. Future precipitation missions and, more particularly, the Aerosol Clouds Ecology mission, which the National Research Council recommended in its Earth Science Decadal Survey, have made the development of new radar systems to observe clouds and light precipitation a priority.

New material could enhance fast, accurate DNA sequencing

Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process. Now, researchers have found that nanopores in the material molybdenum disulfide could sequence DNA more accurately, quickly and inexpensively than anything yet available.

Young blue sharks use central North Atlantic nursery

Blue sharks may use the central North Atlantic as a nursery prior to males and females moving through the ocean basin in distinctly different patterns.

Tick-tock: How to quite literally speed up a woman's biological clock

The metaphor of a ticking clock is often used to refer to a woman's growing urge -- from puberty onwards to menopause -- to conceive before her childbearing years are over. New research shows that there's more truth to this phrase than you might think. "The very subtle sound prime of a ticking clock changed the timing with which women sought to have children and the traits they sought in potential partners -- both central aspects of women's mating-related psychology," says one researcher.

Forces that hold rapidly spinning near-Earth asteroid together discovered

Astronomers studied near-Earth asteroid 1950 DA and discovered that the body, which rotates extremely quickly, is held together by cohesive forces called van der Waals, never detected before on an asteroid.

Coming soon: Genetically edited 'super bananas' and other fruit?

Recent advances that allow the precise editing of genomes now raise the possibility that fruit and other crops might be genetically improved without the need to introduce foreign genes, according to researchers. This could mean that genetically edited versions of GMOs such as "super bananas" that produce more vitamin A and apples that don't brown when cut, among other novelties, could be making an appearance on grocery shelves.

With advances in HIV care, survivors face other disease risks

As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need to assess and manage health risks in the growing number of people living with HIV. "Today, with over 35 million people living (and aging) with HIV and over two million becoming infected every year, we are faced with a new challenge: addressing morbidity and mortality -- heart disease, stroke, diabetes and metabolic complications, renal disease, cancers, liver disease, and mental illness," authors write.

Living Montessori Now

Wow, what a wonderful resource for Montessori education, ideas and printouts! Check out Living Montessor Now for inspirational ideas. and resources

All About Earthquakes

Earthquake Facts by USGS Earthquakes for Kids by USGS USGS The Science of Earthquakes What Causes Earthquakes from Discovery Kids

The Helpful Garden is the Best!

If you are looking for Montessori printouts you have to go to The Helpful Garden. You can absolutely find anything you need for Montessori education. Love this site and its author for providing free and beautiful printouts.!

Water Cycle Songs

Sing the Water Cycle Song

Cloud in a Bottle Activity

Clouds are a constant part of weather. Here are some links to make a cloud in a bottle with your student or child:> WikiHow How to Make a Cloud in a Bottle Physics.org Cloud in a Bottle Planet Science Make...

Creative Momma

I am Momma Hear Me Roar is a feast of simply creative ideas for making ready wear and accesories. It is just too good not to check out!

Painting with Ice Cubes?

This is so fine! Check out painting with ice cubes at Share and Remember. You can use this as a fun science lesson too. Very tactile, visual and Montessori!

Gingerbread Train and Santa Cupcakes

My sister told me tocCheck out these fun recipes to do with your children. Santa Hat Cupcakes Gingerbread Train

Braided Rag Rug

You can make an easy braided rag rug for a doll house for the holidays. Craft Passion has great ideas for this and other recylced artistic ideas.

Using Applesauce for Science

Mike Kruckenberg has a wonderful blog entry about 3 year-olds using the scientific method to make applesauce. What a yummy way to learn!

Black Hole Reading Cards

Back holes defy your imagination. Learn more about them at montessorimom.com Check out the free reading cards too! Related articles Teach Kids about the Solar System

Dot to Dot Constellations Printout

Check out the free printouts for contellations at montessorimom.com! Your children will find this a fun exercise if they like dot to dot activities.

Stars and Nebulae

Printout out these star and nebulae reading astronomy cards at montessorimom.com. My favorite star is our sun! Related articles Teach Kids about the Solar System

Pluto and the New Team

Pluto is now considered a dwarf planet. Check out these printouts at Montessorimom.com. Make 3 part cards for reading exercises.

The Moon

Check out the phases of the moon printout at montessorimom.com. Science and reading can be fun!

Inner and Outer Planets

Planets are categorized into different groups. The closest planets to the sun, or inner planets, are called rocky planets. The planets furthest from the sun, or outer planets, are gaseous planets. Printout out free reading science cards at montessorimom.com. What...

9, Sorry, 8 Planets of our Universe

You can print out these planets for free at Montessorimom.com. They are wonderful science reading cards to study the planets.

Learn about the Sun

The sun is the center of our solar system. Check out the parts of the sun free printout at montessorimom.com.

Teach Kids about the Solar System

Our Solar System is an easy to understand overview about the vast area where we live. Enjoy learning with your children about the solar system with free illustrated vocabualary cards. It includes printouts and reading cards about the sun, planets,...

Ang's Montessori Cutting Box Activities

A Montessori Cutting Box This is just beautifu! What an exciting way to teach cutting skills to your preschool child. Check out angahome for an enticing approach for small motor skills lessons and ideas. Luv it

Montessori and Tips for Moms

Montessori and Tips for Moms is a helpful site with some cute downloads. It's encouraging blog for moms with preschool children. I'm going to try some of the recipes, they sound so good!

Our Daily Life and Work

Our Daily Life and Work is such an uplifting and worthwhile blog. If you are looking to incorporate Montessori into your child's religious life this is a great place for ideas with nice pictures. Check out the fun homeschooling ideas...

Super Fun Mama

Super Fun Mama has great links and ideas for moms and teachers. The photos are beautiful and inspiring!

Home Free

Home Free is a blog about handwork and living a beautiful life, which is all very Montessori. I like the finger knitting pictures and instructions and walking with her two year old grandchild. Check out all the beautiful handwork ideas...

Let's Explore

Let's Explore is a colorful and illustrated blog for early learning using art and the senses. What a fun, learning environment!

My Montessori Journey

My Montessori Journey has clever ideas for holidays and special days. The ideas are fresh and creative, and your preschool children will love doing these activities. The photos are inviting too!

Good Tree Montessori Homeschool

Good Tree Montessori Homeschool has beautiful pictures and lessons for Montessori at home. Check out the archives for lots of helpful ideas.

Sew Liberated

Sew Liberated has handmade Montessori manipulatives. The items are so inviting for children. Nice textures to feel and beautiful images to see.

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Sandy Dentist

posted at 8:17 a.m. on October 17, 2012

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posted at 12:26 a.m. on August 4, 2014

Thanks for sharing the list of headlines, I will try to read this all after my works, I am so interested to read an article about education,

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