Classical Studies

Any meta-analysis is as good as the trials it includes | Chroniclers

Years ago, when I began to see scientific journals publishing a “meta-analysis” of such and such a subject, I was perplexed. Although I was familiar with the systematic review articles that analyzed multiple studies or related articles, I did not see how or why multiple studies would be thrown into …

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Chinese and UK scientists explain why COVID-19 can only come from nature, impossible for humans to create

A staff member handles nucleic acid test samples at a new coronavirus detection lab in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, February 22, 2020. Photo: Xinhua Twenty-one Chinese scientists and a British scholar working in China published an article clearly demonstrating why the new coronavirus can only come from nature and …

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ILEARN 2021 scores published, drops were expected after the pandemic

Monroe County students outperformed Hoosier students overall on the latest ILEARN assessments in English / Language Arts and Mathematics. The Indiana Department of Education released skills data on Wednesday, showing that 40.5% of Indiana students met or exceeded proficiency standards in English / language arts, 36.9% of state students met …

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Greek professor found dead in his office after hanging himself

A Greek university professor was found dead in his office after hanging himself, a police report said on Tuesday. According to the police, Professor Emeritus Ioannis Kazazis of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki has died following a hanging with the coronor ruling out any criminal act committed by a third …

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List of all new courses offered by IGNOU from the academic year 2021-22

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate courses, in open mode, distance and online. Every year the university introduces new short term courses as well as degree courses to keep its curriculum fresh and up to date. These courses are offered by …

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Dean of Ayurvedic Medicine Dr PK Warrier deceased | India News

MALAPPURAM: Dean of Ayurveda and Kottakkal Managing Director Arya Vaidya Sala, Dr PK Warrier, died there on Saturday, family sources said. He was 100 years old. KAS sources said Dr Warrier breathed his last around noon. The country had honored him with Padma Shree in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in …

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Bubbles in superfluid helium containing six and eight electrons: Soft, quantum nanomaterial

Abstract The role of quantum fluctuations in the self-assembly of soft materials is relatively unexplored, which could be important in the development of next-generation quantum materials. Here, we report two species of nanometer-sized bubbles in liquid helium-4 that contain six and eight electrons, forming a versatile, platform to study self-assembly …

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BU political scientist Gina Sapiro’s retirement blog looks back on 46 years of teaching, mentoring, and more | BU today

In her 46th year as a political science scholar, Virginia Sapiro sits in front of her laptop at the kitchen table at her New Hampshire farm, a 90-minute drive from Boston University, and writes about it she learned and observed about teaching, researching, “deaning and provosting” —and gardening. These, and …

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I cry no more for Nigeria which spoiled the Ayonmikes

Father Joseph Ayomike By Owei Lakemfa I can’t believe I’m writing this. The events are a nightmare that will not go away. Pa Joseph Oritseretsolokumi Ayonmike, an 83-year-old man of culture and immense intelligence, and his wife, Dr Chinyere ‘Chichi’ Shirley Ayonmike, opera soloist / duo, Technical and vocational education …

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