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Isolation is now a choice educators make.

Isolation is now a choice educators make. | Best scoops | Scoop.it

When I started a blog, I thought it was kind of a useless activity, but when I immersed myself in it, I found it to be the best thing that I have ever done for my own professional development.


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J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, October 11, 2013 10:42 AM

Blogging is a good way to build your professional network and to contribute to community.

The Rice Process's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:42 PM

Blogging provides a reflective stance.  It is an energizing exchange of ideas. I find it empowering.

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Education for Everyone: Coursera by the Numbers

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"In just two years Coursera has grown from a revolutionary idea to a thriving community of more than 100 partner insitutions, 5 million+ students from 190 countries, and 500+ courses from a diverse range of disciplines"


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Research: Pineapple Enzyme Kills Cancer Without Killing You

Research: Pineapple Enzyme Kills Cancer Without Killing You | Best scoops | Scoop.it

In this groundbreaking study, an enzyme extracted from pineapple known as bromelain was found superior to the chemo-drug 5-fluorouracil at treating cancer in the animal model.

 

What is so remarkable about this research is that 5-FU has been used as a cancer treatment for nearly 40 years, and has been relatively unsuccessful due to its less than perfect selectivity at killing cancer, often killing and/or irreversibly damaging healthy cells and tissue, as well...

 


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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, October 23, 2013 6:47 PM

The business of cancer ... well and simply explained.

Steve Kingsley's curator insight, October 23, 2013 8:21 PM

The only question I have is: "How does bromelain keep its effectiveness as it goes through the gastric system, if it is taken orally - as is the current practice?