A UK minister concerned about the growing scale of cheating at university have announced a crackdown on so-called ‘essay mill’ websites that provide written-to-order papers for students to submit as part of their degrees.
Plan to crack down on British websites selling essays to students
A study from Simon Fraser University study shows that higher Internet use leads to increased body dissatisfaction in Canadian women.
High Internet use leads to low self-esteem: Study
Massachusetts in the US saw its deadliest year for opioid overdoses in 2016.
Nearly 2,000 died from opioid overdoses in Massachusetts
Doctors, who feel burned out or overwhelmed by the demands of work, are less likely to view their work with patients as a ‘calling’ that has meaning, according to a recent study.
Doctors find meaning in their work less likely to feel burnout
Teacher shortages in the UK have reached a ‘crisis’ point, with the government failing to come up with a coherent plan to tackle a lack of staff in core subjects, MPs have warned.
Teacher shortages at 'crisis' point in UK
Mothers singing to babies is an age-old practice found across all cultures and traditions. Now US research finds it is actually an important way to create bonds and stimulate children.
Singing to babies engages their attention, creates bonds
Scientists under the guidance of Mosaic (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate) mission will attempt a round-the-year expedition of the North Pole or the Arctic Pole to study climate patterns, especially the rapid melting of ice on the pole.
Scientists to attempt North Pole expedition to study climate change
Iran has spent $266 million on the education of foreign nationals in the country, said the head of the Education Ministry's Office for International Affairs.
400,000 foreign students study in Iran
A rural residential community is not the right site to be testing this technology, said Naomi Joyce, a solicitor from Appley Bridge, Lancashire, in northwest of England. Born and raised in the village, Joyce helped to lead its fight against a proposed waste-to-fuel plant, which had hoped to convert up to 6,000 tons of plastic rubbish into diesel, gasoline and other products each year.
Campaigners reject plastics-to-fuel projects
Demand for organic food is at its highest for more than a decade in the UK, according to major retailers.
Organic food sales soar in UK

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