Monthly Archives: October 2022

Lawns, a big contributor to climate change

by on October 30, 2022 0
There is a call for a radical and fundamental overhaul of the parks and quarter-acre grassy sections that many Kiwis yearn for. Professor Len Gillman from Auckland University of Technology says it’s because of climate change. “And most people don’t really understand how bad it’s going to be,” he said. He helped write a... Read More

BBB Tip: How to Avoid Scammers When Navigating the New Student Loan Help Beta App | Community

by on October 29, 2022 0
A beta test of the student debt relief application website was launched recently by the US Department of Education. The site will be available on and off until the full launch later this month, with the application taking around five minutes to complete. According to the department, there is no advantage in applying before... Read More

Here come the surveys

by on October 28, 2022 0
Let’s say the GOP takes control of Congress on November 8th. What will 2023 look like? History offers clues. The Republican Congress will fight with the President on spending, immigration, the IRS, Ukraine aid and the debt ceiling. And it will open investigations into Biden’s personal and professional life. A divided government in a... Read More

University rises in higher education ranking – Newsroom

by on October 27, 2022 0
October 27, 2022 US News & World Report, Washington Monthly elevate Montclair to latest rankings Posted in: Unclassified Montclair State University has risen to the latest higher education rankings from US News & World Report and Washington Monthly. Montclair State University’s reputation is growing, and major higher education rankings are taking note. Montclair received... Read More

The ‘Kerala Model’: a mix of spectacular successes and failures

by on October 23, 2022 0
Professor KP Kannan’s paper lists four ‘spectacular failures’ of the Kerala model: unemployment among educated people – especially women, declining efficiency in tax collection, public sector as a drain on public resources, and the loss of public resources due to costly time and cost overruns on infrastructure projects Professor KP Kannan’s paper lists four... Read More

IIM Jammu Faculty Members Awarded for Best Research Paper in Economics

by on October 22, 2022 0
JAMU21 OCTOBER: Dr. Vaseem Akram, Chair of Doctoral Program and Prof. Jabir Ali, Dean of Studies, Faculty Members of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu, regarding their research paper titled “Output Convergence at Sector Level across the Indian States: Evidence from Weak Sigma and Club Convergence Analysis” received the award for best research paper... Read More

As America votes, abortion rights take center stage at a DC theater

by on October 21, 2022 0
Comment this story Comment Arena Stage’s “My Body No Choice” anime is a lengthy exploration of the multiple attacks and insults against women’s physical and mental well-being. But her unifying thesis is simple and straightforward: Leave decisions about their bodies to the women themselves. Consisting of eight short and original monologues delivered by eight... Read More

Deep learning-based classification for lung opacities in chest x-rays through batch control and sensitivity regulation

by on October 20, 2022 0
Skewed classification refers to the uneven distribution of data categories in the training dataset of a classification model and is a widespread problem in data-driven deep learning models. For example, the COVID-19 epidemic has spread around the world in just a few months, affecting the lives and health of countless people. Early in the... Read More

UTSA Libraries Collection Provides Insight into the South Texas LGBTQ Community | UTSA today | UTSA

by on October 19, 2022 0
UTSA’s LGBTQ collection is available and accessible to students, faculty, researchers, and the community at large. These materials illuminate the many ways of living, working and being on the spectrum of gender and sexuality. “The strength of this collection is its rich array of primary resources that provide an important look into the history... Read More

Changes in metamorphopsia after intravitreal injection of aflibercept for diabetic macular edema

by on October 17, 2022 0
We included 20 eyes of 20 patients with DME. Table 1 lists the basic clinical features. The average number of injections was 6.7 ± 1.2. No significant adverse events, including endophthalmitis, DR, or cataract development, were observed during the study period. During the follow-up period, none of the patients underwent cataract surgery. Table 1... Read More

The famous Arecibo telescope will not be rebuilt – and astronomers are heartbroken

by on October 14, 2022 0
The dish of the 305-meter-wide telescope at the Arecibo Observatory was destroyed at the end of 2020, after the support cables broke.Credit: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty After a world-famous radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapsed two years ago, many scientists hoped the US National Science Foundation (NSF), which runs the... Read More

Swinburne welcomes Made in Victoria 2030 manufacturing statement

by on October 14, 2022 0
Swinburne welcomes the Victorian Government’s ‘Made in Victoria 2030’ statement, which outlines its priorities for improving advanced manufacturing in the state, attracting and stimulating investment and creating new jobs. Victoria is a leader in advanced manufacturing and this $31 billion industry is growing through a pipeline of government-backed investment policies and partnerships. Innovation, creative... Read More

Demand for home loans remains strong despite rising interest rates

by on October 14, 2022 0
Between 2017 and 2020, home loan growth was mainly driven by the affordable housing segment, including metro outskirts, while high-end locations in metropolitan areas such as Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore remained subdued , Keki Mistry, vice president and general manager of Housing Development Finance Corp. Ltd., told BQ Prime. The trend changed after 2020... Read More

He can do magical things

by on October 11, 2022 0
Union Saint-Gilloise star Dante Vanzeir has praised Brighton & Hove Albion loanee Simon Adingra for the amazing things he can do on the pitch as well as the pace he possesses. Adingra signed for Brighton in the summer and was immediately loaned out to Seagulls sister club Union Saint-Gilloise in Belgium. The 20-year-old has... Read More

An alternative to resume reading and screening for HR professionals who want to get the best results for the company

by on October 11, 2022 0
It’s been nearly 25 years since Schmidt and Hunter’s peer-reviewed article on the psychology of personnel selection showed that then, and now, HR teams still select the wrong people. They found that there was very little correlation (about 25%*) between the perceived qualities of the candidates based on their CV and the performance of... Read More

Architecture Professors Named University of Columbus Design Research Fellows

by on October 9, 2022 0
Christopher Columbus exhibition announced seven University Design Research Fellows (UDRF), including Molly Hunker and Greg Corso, assistant professors in the School of Architecture, who have been selected to participate in the 2022-23 cycle of the exhibition which this year will put a special focus on downtown Columbus, Indiana, rich in modernist architecture. • Molly... Read More

Steroid abuse led to black fungus

by on October 7, 2022 0
A research paper from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has confirmed that the inappropriate use of steroids during the second wave of the pandemic led to an increased frequency of fungal infections, or mucormycosis, in covid patients. . About 40,824 cases of mucormycosis have been reported across the country, with 3,229 patients... Read More

Pre-mobile childhood bruising shouldn’t automatically trigger Section 47, government advisers say

by on October 5, 2022 0
Photo: Rawpixel.com/Adobe Stock Councils should stop automatically triggering child protection inquiries under Section 47 of the Children Act 1989 in response to bruising in pre-mobile infants, government advisers have said. The Child Protection Practices Review Committee made the call in a briefing released last weekas the research found that an increasing number of authorities... Read More

Biden’s student loan forgiveness request is coming soon. Here’s what you need to know

by on October 4, 2022 0
By Katie Lobosco, CNN The application for President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is expected to go live this week. Announced in late August, the plan will provide federal student loan forgiveness to millions of low- and middle-income borrowers. Individuals who earned less than $125,000 in 2020 or 2021 and married couples or... Read More

Sexual assault plaintiffs can enjoy ‘full immunity’ from defamation suits

by on October 2, 2022 0
What is absolute privilege? Absolute privilege is a defense against defamation that provides complete immunity from liability. It applies to matters published in the course of proceedings before a parliamentary body or an Australian court or tribunal. If the defense applies, it is irrelevant that a posting was deliberately or intentionally false or misleading.... Read More

Das Capital – Free Washington Beacon

by on October 2, 2022 0
Berlin is a wonderful read. The author doesn’t just cram prose like an oversize New Yorker room. Focusing on the essentials, he wraps his story in a dazzling dramaturgy that makes the reader want to browse more than 400 pages. An accomplished storyteller, Sinclair McKay writes like a journalist covering the past, but he... Read More