Student satisfaction in flipped classroom is built on steerage, pedagogy, and a safe atmosphere

Journal Reference: Erkko Sointu, Mareena Hyypiä, Matthew C. Lambert, Laura Hirsto, Markku Saarelainen, Teemu Valtonen. Preliminary evidence of key factors in successful flipping: predicting positive student experiences in flipped classrooms. Higher Education, 2022; DOI: 10.1007/s10734-022-00848-2 In traditional higher education teaching, the student attends a lecture where the teacher gives an oral presentation to teach about … Read more

Stroke treatments safe and effective for people with existing disability or dementia, study suggests

Journal Reference: Aravind Ganesh, Justin F. Fraser, Gillian L. Gordon Perue, Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi, Steven M. Greenberg, Philippe Couillard, Negar Asdaghi, Mayank Goyal. Endovascular Treatment and Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Premorbid Disability or Dementia: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke, 2022; DOI: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000406 The … Read more

New type of ultraviolet light makes indoor air as safe as outdoors

Journal Reference: Ewan Eadie, Waseem Hiwar, Louise Fletcher, Emma Tidswell, Paul O’Mahoney, Manuela Buonanno, David Welch, Catherine S. Adamson, David J. Brenner, Catherine Noakes, Kenneth Wood. Far-UVC (222 nm) efficiently inactivates an airborne pathogen in a room-sized chamber. Scientific Reports, 2022; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-08462-z The study suggests that far-UVC light from lamps installed in the … Read more

Higher dose antibiotic shown safe in TB patients likely more effective in treating deadliest form of TB

Journal Reference: Camilo A. Ruiz-Bedoya, Filipa Mota, Elizabeth W. Tucker, Farina J. Mahmud, Maria I. Reyes-Mantilla, Clara Erice, Melissa Bahr, Kelly Flavahan, Patricia de Jesus, John Kim, Catherine A. Foss, Charles A. Peloquin, Dima A. Hammoud, Alvaro A. Ordonez, Carlos A. Pardo, Sanjay K. Jain. High-dose rifampin improves bactericidal activity without increased intracerebral inflammation in … Read more

Crows keep special tools extra safe

Journal Reference: Barbara C Klump, James JH St Clair, Christian Rutz. New Caledonian crows keep ‘valuable’ hooked tools safer than basic non-hooked tools. eLife, 2021; 10 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.64829 New Caledonian crows are renowned for using different types of tools for extracting prey from tree holes and other hiding places. While they firmly hold their tools … Read more