The World At Large
21 views | +0 today
Follow
The World At Large
Science, Medicine, and other topics relivent to the modern world.
Curated by Elizabeth Long
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Nelson Mandela dead at 95 - NBCNews.com (blog)

Nelson Mandela dead at 95 - NBCNews.com (blog) | The World At Large | Scoop.it
ABC News
Nelson Mandela dead at 95
NBCNews.com (blog)
By Tracy Connor, Staff Writer, NBC News.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Supermoon will rise in weekend night sky - Fox News

Supermoon will rise in weekend night sky - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Supermoon will rise in weekend night sky
Fox News
The largest full moon of 2013, a so-called "supermoon," will light up the night sky this weekend, but there's more to this lunar delight than meets the eye.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Edward Snowden lands in Moscow - CBS News

Edward Snowden lands in Moscow - CBS News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
ABC News Edward Snowden lands in Moscow CBS News Both Russia's state ITAR-Tass news agency and Reuters have cited an unnamed Aeroflot airline official as saying Snowden will continue along to Cuba on Monday, and possibly travel from their to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Curiosity Rover leaving 'Mars rat' behind - Fox News

Curiosity Rover leaving 'Mars rat' behind - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Curiosity Rover leaving 'Mars rat' behind
Fox News
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will apparently perform no follow-up studies of a Red Planet rock that resembles a rodent, dealing a blow to the nascent field of Martian mammalogy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

'Emergency Medicine Jeopardy' Brings Out the Best In Jefferson Med Residents - KYW Newsradio

'Emergency Medicine Jeopardy' Brings Out the Best In Jefferson Med Residents - KYW Newsradio | The World At Large | Scoop.it
'Emergency Medicine Jeopardy' Brings Out the Best In Jefferson Med Residents KYW Newsradio PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Residents studying emergency medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital are playing their own version of a popular TV game to help...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Oklahoma leads the world in tornadoes - USA TODAY

Oklahoma leads the world in tornadoes - USA TODAY | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Oklahoma leads the world in tornadoes USA TODAY Oklahoma may be "OK" according to the state's license plates, but for tornadoes, its more than OK -- it's the world champ: "Central Oklahoma has more tornadoes per square mile than anywhere on Earth,"...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Scientists Reveal Novel Strategy for Stopping Herpes - Sci-News.com

Scientists Reveal Novel Strategy for Stopping Herpes - Sci-News.com | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Scientists Reveal Novel Strategy for Stopping Herpes Sci-News.com A team of researchers from the Yeshiva University's Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, has proposed a new approach for...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

BBC Two - Horizon, 2013-2014, The Creative Brain: How Insight Works

BBC Two - Horizon, 2013-2014, The Creative Brain: How Insight Works | The World At Large | Scoop.it
A look at how scientists are trying to work out how moments of creativity come about.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Elizabeth Long from Music for the History Classroom
Scoop.it!

Horrible Histories- Rulers Song

I'm William the Conqueror My enemies stood no chance, They call me the first English king Although I come from France, 1066, the Domesday book I gave to hist...

Via Laura Roberts
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

'Geographic Human-Computer Interaction', Paris, France - Cordis News

'Geographic Human-Computer Interaction', Paris, FranceCordis NewsGeography is increasingly important to areas of human-computer interaction (HCI) ranging from social computing to mobile computing and natural user interfaces.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

North Korea considers delaying rocket launch - Fox News

North Korea considers delaying rocket launch - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
CBC.caNorth Korea considers delaying rocket launchFox NewsNorth Korea may postpone the controversial launch of a long-range rocket that had been slated for liftoff as early as this week, state media said Sunday, as international pressure on...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Egypt's opposition calls more protests after president makes partial concession - Fox News

Egypt's opposition calls more protests after president makes partial concession - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Yahoo! News (blog)Egypt's opposition calls more protests after president makes partial concessionFox NewsCAIRO – Egypt's liberal opposition called for more protests Sunday, seeking to keep up the momentum of its street campaign after the president...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Netanyahu: Hamas's Gaza jubilation proves Israel is at risk - Vision Insights and New Horizons

Netanyahu: Hamas's Gaza jubilation proves Israel is at riskVision Insights and New HorizonsHamas's 1988 founding charter calls for the destruction of Israel and for recovering all mandate Palestine, although Hamas leaders have said in recent years...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

MIT researchers devise world's toughest tongue twister - Fox News

MIT researchers devise world's toughest tongue twister - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Daily Mail MIT researchers devise world's toughest tongue twister Fox News A nonsense string of words devised by MIT researchers investigating speech errors and brain functions proved so difficult that no test subjects could repeat the phrase --...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Now, robots helping to sanitize hospital rooms - Newstrack India

Now, robots helping to sanitize hospital rooms - Newstrack India | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Now, robots helping to sanitize hospital rooms
Newstrack India
Washington, June 23 (ANI): 3-foot robots emit cidal ultraviolet (UV) rays for 15 minutes in closed, unoccupied rooms to systematically kill germs in hospital rooms.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Chemistry Teacher Mixes Science and Innovation and Sets it on Fire - PBS NewsHour

Chemistry Teacher Mixes Science and Innovation and Sets it on Fire - PBS NewsHour | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Chemistry Teacher Mixes Science and Innovation and Sets it on Fire
PBS NewsHour
"There is trend in the current educational literature that we should mimic as much as possible or perhaps even just do real science in the classroom," she said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Report: NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers - NBCNews.com (blog)

Report: NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers - NBCNews.com (blog) | The World At Large | Scoop.it
ABC News
Report: NSA collecting phone records of Verizon customers
NBCNews.com (blog)
By Alastair Jamieson and Matthew DeLuca, NBC News.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

World's Most Dangerous Oceans Identified - Discovery News

World's Most Dangerous Oceans Identified - Discovery News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
French Tribune
World's Most Dangerous Oceans Identified
Discovery News
Some of the world's busiest oceans are hotspots for shipwrecks, often caused by adverse weather that will only increase with climate change, according to a new study.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Sahara went from green to desert in a flash - NBCNews.com (blog)

Sahara went from green to desert in a flash - NBCNews.com (blog) | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Sahara went from green to desert in a flash
NBCNews.com (blog)
The results will appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

BRAIN Initiative: A Bold Venture Into Brain Science - Huffington Post

BRAIN Initiative: A Bold Venture Into Brain Science - Huffington Post | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Brandeis University BRAIN Initiative: A Bold Venture Into Brain Science Huffington Post A top priority for science in the United States is the encouragement of high-risk, high-reward research, the kind that has the potential for transformational,...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Algae Blooms Threaten Lake Erie

Algae Blooms Threaten Lake Erie | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Lake Erie was once considered an environmental success story after it was pulled from the brink of death. Now it is sick again.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

Navy SEAL killed in rescue of American doctor in Afghanistan - NBCNews.com

Navy SEAL killed in rescue of American doctor in Afghanistan - NBCNews.com | The World At Large | Scoop.it
Philadelphia InquirerNavy SEAL killed in rescue of American doctor in AfghanistanNBCNews.comA U.S. Navy SEAL was killed early Sunday in the rescue of an American doctor who was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan, defense officials tell NBC News.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

How A Superbug Traveled The World - NPR (blog)

How A Superbug Traveled The World - NPR (blog) | The World At Large | Scoop.it
How A Superbug Traveled The WorldNPR (blog)Just as the name implies, Clostridium difficile is a difficult pathogen to beat. It causes a nasty infection in your gut, and it's often resistant to many antibiotics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

The next Earth? 7 possibly habitable worlds identified - Fox News

The next Earth? 7 possibly habitable worlds identified - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
The next Earth? 7 possibly habitable worlds identifiedFox NewsA new catalog aims to list all the known planets in the galaxy that could potentially be habitable to life. The count is at seven so far, with many more to come, researchers said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Long
Scoop.it!

American doctor rescued from Taliban, US-led coalition says - Fox News

American doctor rescued from Taliban, US-led coalition says - Fox News | The World At Large | Scoop.it
DAWN.comAmerican doctor rescued from Taliban, US-led coalition saysFox NewsKABUL, Afghanistan – An American doctor abducted by the Taliban five days ago was rescued Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S.-led military coalition said.
more...
No comment yet.