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Every day we hear news about rape, domestic violence, poverty, corruption and various other social issues which make us wonder how can we try and lessen the prevalence of such things. However, eradicating such issues or solving these problems in a day is a difficult thing to do. So here is the point where the art of communication comes into play. The art of communication...

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Health is wealth is an old maxim. We eat to live and not live to eat. We are studying since childhood that one should take a balanced diet. A diet that contains all the nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, et cetera in a proper ratio is called a balanced diet. It is useful for proper growth and metabolism. So, considering all this everyone...

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“Affirmative action” means positive steps taken to increase the representation of women and minorities in areas of employment, education, and culture from which they have been historically excluded. The outcomes of public and private affirmative action programs in the past have been mixed yet they are probably negative on the balance. Affirmative actions in American society are popularly believed to have been a product of...

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Roger Geise is a professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Science at Northeastern University. One fine day, he had asked his students to write him a note on the back of their quizzes during lectures, as a way of communication between him and his students. Surprisingly, a few students turned in drawings. Here, he came up with an idea. These doodles inspired him to encourage their...

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In this world where capitalism is deep-rooted in every single transaction, all we see around ourselves is a bunch of advertisements trying to get us to buy a product or a brand. There is an obvious saturation of information, commodities, as well as marketing campaigns which makes it extremely hard to market new products and items. However, with the help of various cases studies, marketers...

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The first time an adolescent gets a taste of adulthood is when they move to college and start living on their own. It is a fact well known that college opens doors that high school doesn’t. And college can change kids and shape them in ways that are quite unimaginable. Not only does it help them grow as a person, but it also encourages them...

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Podcasts have existed on the web for nearly a decade and a half, and pretty much in the same way you know them now: pre-recorded audio files of spoken-word shows that you can download, stream, and play on any internet-connected device.   Now, there are over a hundred thousand different podcasts on various platforms like Spotify and Audible. The variety of the topics that are being talked...

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Underground water is the largest source of freshwater for humans. Groundwater depletion, a term often defined as long-term water-level decline caused by continuous and uncontrolled groundwater pumping, is a key issue associated with groundwater use. Many areas of the United States are experiencing groundwater depletion.   Groundwater pumping can alter how water moves between an aquifer and a stream, lake, or wetland by either intercepting groundwater flow...

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ASome neuroscientists have been studying the explanation of how the brain works. The research basically focuses on the brain’s predictions and expectations about reality. A “predictive coding theory” was developed which suggests that the brain makes up models or beliefs at each level of the cognitive process. These beliefs generally revolve around the information that they should be receiving from the lower part of the...

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It is only apparent when we look deeper into the extent of medical help that is provided to the students with financial problems, how healthcare assistance is a privilege and not a service. Rani Viroja observed this unfortunate situation for the students when she saw patients having their teeth pulled without a local anaesthetic and yet, expressing their gratitude after the procedure.   Viroja, who worked in...

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