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Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

If you abhor going to a gym everyday, here’s what you could do instead. Walking for at least 40 minutes several times every week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a study. The benefit appears to be consistent [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Progress, innovation and technology stop for no one.  But here we are, three weeks into the Presidency of Donald Trump, and he has yet to appoint any leadership for the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP).   Yes, the President needs to find a new National Security Advisor and Secretary of Labor nominee, but it [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

The Northern Ireland Science Park intends to develop another 1m sq ft of office space over the next 10 years as part of a major expansion plan. The organisation, which is changing its name to Catalyst Inc, is also aiming to support 5,000 additional jobs. It was founded in 1999 with public money. It now [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Northern Ireland Science Park to launch major expansion plan

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

The math and science achievement of U.S. students continues to surpass the global average for nations taking part in a prominent assessment, results issued Tuesday show, but several East Asian countries and jurisdictions far outpace the United States, especially in mathematics. The most striking contrast comes in the 8th grade, where nearly half of all [...]

April 14, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

The math and science achievement of U.S. students continues to surpass the global average for nations taking part in a prominent assessment, results issued Tuesday show, but several East Asian countries and jurisdictions far outpace the United States, especially in mathematics. The most striking contrast comes in the 8th grade, where nearly half of all [...]

April 2, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on U.S. Math, Science Achievement Exceeds World Average

Sevenoaks School Science & Innovation Week – Gerald High explores STEM learning

Sevenoaks School Science & Innovation Week – Gerald High explores STEM learning

Most schools have special weeks of some kind – arts, science, technology. Not many, I guess will play host to the De Lorean car from ‘Back to the Future’, the ‘Bloodhound’ Supersonic Car project, ‘Star Wars’ characters and a host of spectacular science and engineering presentations, all available free to schools across the South East [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Sevenoaks School Science & Innovation Week – Gerald High explores STEM learning

Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.

Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.

Both primary and Secondary school teachers can use a Human Sundial to enhance their students understanding and mastering of the Earth Sun relationship. Once you have installed a Human Sundial you can demonstrate how the earth’s rotation on its axis causes night and day. You can also demonstrate why the earth being tilted 23.5 on [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Learning outside the classroom, great for teaching science and maths.