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What matters in schools is teachers. Fortunately, teaching can be taught
submitted by sakuntala 523 days ago (via economist.com)
One American study found that in a single year’s teaching the top 10% of teachers impart three times as much learning to their pupils as the worst 10% do. Another suggests that, if black pupils were taught by the best quarter of teachers, the gap between their achievement and that of white pupils would disappear.
 
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Titanium oxide
submitted by sakuntala 532 days ago (via economist.com)
Titanium oxide is a compound well known to shed high-energy electrons if hit by UV. When those electrons interact with water and molecular oxygen, they generate reactive groups of atoms called free-radicals. Dr Gooding suspected that these radicals could be used to trigger changes in the sorts of dyes employed to colour food.
 
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OpenAPS
submitted by sakuntala 554 days ago (via openaps.org)
The Open Artificial Pancreas System project (#OpenAPS) is an open and transparent effort to make safe and effective basic Artificial Pancreas System (APS) technology widely available to more quickly improve and save as many lives as possible and reduce the burden of Type 1 diabetes.
 
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How to calculate interest on recurring deposits?
submitted by sakuntala 558 days ago (via onemint.com)
When you create a RD for Rs. 10,000 for 2 years, what you’re doing is depositing Rs. 10,000 with the bank every month for 24 months, and the bank pays you interest on Rs. 10,000 for 2 years compounding it quarterly, then for the next Rs. 10,000 it pays you interest for 23 months, and so on and so forth.
 
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SEBI “Basis of Allotment” Explained with CARE IPO
submitted by sakuntala 558 days ago (via onemint.com)
As you can check the Basis of Allotment in the table above, there were 2,45,680 applicants who applied for 20 shares with each of their applications. Out of these 2,45,680 applicants, 96,929 applicants have been allotted 20 shares each or total of 19,38,580 shares. 2,45,680 * 101/256 = 96,929 * 20 shares = 19,38,580 Similarly, 15,853 * 101/256 = 6,255 * 20 shares = 1,25,100 9,199 * 101/2
 
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Respect Matters More Than Money for Happiness in Life
submitted by sakuntala 572 days ago (via psychologicalscience.org)
New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.
 
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Penicillin V (phenoxymethylpenicillin)
submitted by sakuntala 625 days ago (via netdoctor.co.uk)
Pentids also known as phenoxymethylpenicillin is used to cure bacterial infections in the mouth, including dental abscesses
 
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Remember, you do not need an MBA. Only do it if you want to.
submitted by sakuntala 625 days ago (via economist.com)
1. Don’t fund yourself. 2. Do not believe it is for the elite. 3. It will not make you a genius. 4. Do you really want to meet these people? 5. Do it because you want to.
 
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Why YC
submitted by sakuntala 632 days ago (via ycombinator.com)
People often ask us what happens at YC and what benefits you get as a YC founder. Here is a list of the resources available to YC founders
 
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SYMA X5SW 2.4GHz 4-CH R/C Quadcopter w/ Headless Mode / 0.3MP Camera / Wi-Fi /
submitted by sakuntala 632 days ago (via dx.com)
SYMA X5SW 2.4GHz 4-CH R/C Quadcopter w/ Headless Mode / 0.3MP Camera / Wi-Fi / Lamp - White DRONE
 
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