Trend to ban mobile phones in Australian high schools ‘not supported by research’, expert warns

Although the NSW Labor government will ban mobile phones in high schools if elected, an expert says the popular policy in Australia is not improving student focus. Key questions: NSW Labor says students have been asked to tackle the impact of technology on their own The Minister of Education believes that higher education institutions are … Read more

4CMenB vaccine is effective against invasive meningococcal disease in children under 5 years of age

A complete vaccine with four components, the protein-based meningococcal serogroup B vaccine (4CMenB) is effective in preventing invasive meningococcal disease in children younger than 5 years of age, according to a study published in the Feb. 2 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. Jesus Castilla, MD, Ph.D., from the Instituto de Salud Pública de … Read more

The history of England’s cricket following captain Ben Stokes’ stigma associated with his Māori heritage

Getty Images Ben Stokes’ tattoos have different meanings to him. Listen to the full episode of the Podcast in the player below. Part of Ben Stokes’ vast collection of ink are figures linked to his Māori heritage, but the England Test superstar couldn’t get his first body art without his parents’ permission, his mum has … Read more

BlockJoy Raises $12M to Help Lower Operating Costs for Businesses Running Blockchain Nodes • TechCrunch

BlockJoy, a startup that provides white-label blockchain nodes as a service, has raised a total of $12 million in its seed and Series A rounds, the company shared exclusively with TechCrunch. The Boston-based startup aims to reduce the operating costs of enterprises running staking nodes and APIs as a service by up to 80 percent, … Read more

New Zealand likely to remain in recession until next year – Infometrics predicts

Construction, along with retail, are expected to be the two sectors most affected by the recession. Picture: 123 RF According to one economic forecaster, the economy is likely to be in a recession right now and will likely be squeezed into next year amid rising interest rates and household budgets. Consultancy Infometrics has released a … Read more

Researchers Reveal Origin and Quantity of China’s Freshwater

Schematic diagram of high-speed hydrogen ions injected from the sun’s surface into the moon’s surface and deposited on lunar soil particles Credit: Professor Lin Yangting’s team Recently, much attention has been focused on the abundance, distribution, and origin of water on the moon’s surface as an important part of future space exploration. A research team … Read more

A new hope for glioblastoma treatment

Reminiscent of a Trojan horse, researchers adapt their ability to attract and find cancer cells … [+] Other cancer cells to infiltrate glioblastoma brain tumors. getty Glioblastoma is one of the most lethal and intractable cancers affecting the brain. Cancer forms masses of tumors on the surface of the brain while simultaneously migrating and taking … Read more