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Testing

Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

Swedish power company Vattenfall is testing a technology that stores energy in salt, with a goal of proving whether the process would be useful for storage of renewable energy such as from wind and solar farms. The pilot project, commissioned April 11 at the Reuter thermal power plant in Berlin (Figure 1), is being conducted [...]

June 3, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Storing Energy in Salt—Vattenfall Testing Technology at Berlin Plant

‘Don’t get me started about the testing’: Teachers reveal how education has changed over the past 20 years

‘Don’t get me started about the testing’: Teachers reveal how education has changed over the past 20 years

Across the US, thousands of college graduates are taking the final steps in their education. A lot has happened since they were born in the mid-1990s, and perhaps no one has seen the effects of those changes on future generations than teachers. Business Insider spoke with a handful of elementary, middle, and high school teachers [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on ‘Don’t get me started about the testing’: Teachers reveal how education has changed over the past 20 years

University sells HIV testing kits in vending machine

University sells HIV testing kits in vending machine

Students at a Chinese university now have the option to test themselves for HIV at their convenience, as they can now purchase affordable testing kits in vending machines. The urine test kits cost approximately $4.40 and are sold next to instant noodles and other snacks at Southwest Petroleum University in Nanchong City in southwestern China. [...]

October 25, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on University sells HIV testing kits in vending machine

Experts: Keep Social and Emotional Learning Out of the Testing ‘Quagmire’

Experts: Keep Social and Emotional Learning Out of the Testing ‘Quagmire’

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), passed in December to replace No Child Left Behind, requires states to use at least one “non-academic” factor to help measure school progress. For the National Education Association and other advocates of a broader vision of student success, this key provision guarantees that schools start addressing the needs of the whole child so that [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Experts: Keep Social and Emotional Learning Out of the Testing ‘Quagmire’